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9 DO YOU EAT WHEAT? HERE IS FARMERS' SIDE OF FIGHT TO RAISE BREADSTUFF PRICE JIMCHITA, Kans.. Dee. JT- Wheat 'V Growers' association ef America, ubich has been cpnducting a -in.iiaign te induce growers to with i old their wheat from the market ua t 1 prices are higher, plsns to have 'n'dwestern slates so v-ell organized v. ,thia the next six months that the growers will be able to control the 'rice paid for the 1921 wheat erop. according to V. H. McGreevy, secre tary apd threasurer. The association new has a member Mp of approximately 100,066 in the - lates of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas anu . breaks, and will be extended to Minnesota, North Dakota and South I'akota. PuiMt la States. ihe punpose of the National Wheat 'frowers' assielation ts te control the .'tribution and marketing; of wheat ; i rough financial and selling agencies f its own selection vt a price baaed on cost, plus a fair and reasonable profit ' sxld cGreevy. Not only tte wheat growers of our 'fcat-iatien but the waeat growers in -ereral are refusing- to sell any wheat present prices except in eases ere financial conditions farce the - we For mere than 30 days we have withheld our wheat pem tbe market -r.til now a largrer number of flour he are idle and the local and ter m.nal elevators are nearly empty. Too vheat grower feels that he hass prae- cally accomplished what seemed at first impossible, and Is now enoenr igcd to continue withheldlns; Ms heat from market in erder tnat a price which is fair and Just shall be fcaid him for bis labor and money In- ested. ' Mr. McGreevy objects te the use ef the term "wheat strike" In referring to the action of the wheat growers. Hot Wheat Strike. "Oar rrowers are net striking as Is commonly meant by the terra." he said "We are still towing and at tending to tbe many arduous duties ef t ie fans. We are only holding eur w heat to be marketed at any time tbe producer may think it at a fair pries." The organisation was formed about a year and a half age in southern Kansas and northern Oklahoma. A. S'aughter, of Manchester, Okls-, was FORMER GANG LEADER SLAIN; PALS SOUGHT e v Terk. Iec 27. Belief that "lonk EAStroau, who far two decades ed one of the lower east aide's moat ; otorioua un ef thuya, was slain as tha result of "gwg fend, today f?t detecttvea en the trail of a score of character! known to have boon his associates at various times. Eastman.' who wen distinction la 'he war tinder his real name, WI1 ! am Delaney. and was restored te -. .tjjenship by Gov. Smith on his promise to "go ctralcht," was found dead at the corner of Fourth avenue "nd 14th street, within a block of is eld underworld haunts, his body pierced by fire bullets. J. A. Ayers told rierters ho was or of several persons who rushed out of a restaurant, hearing the first thot. in time to see four more shots Tired at Eastman. He said the mur derer bent over his victim a soomeat, then ran to a 'air''!. and sped away. In the dead man's Dockets were 146, a watch and chain and a 'Christ mas ear a. Vendetta Gnsed SUria-. The police say they believe the killinc was the result of a vendetta. Eastman was the sen of wealthy and indulgent parents. He chose as. jus companions tbe sTaaretara of the one time "toughest" district i New vork. near 14th street and Third avenue. A dozen years ajro the "Monk" KsBtman eansr was comnoeed of run en. burclars and drur addicts, and t h Dollce claimed to have traced score of murder mysteries to its sons vi operation, xneir leaner, nowever. ie-ved terms for lesser erimes. Kastman last appeared on police records in 11S, when he was sea tenced to two years in prison after pleadlna; milty to robbery. On his release in Ucto&er. is it. he enllstad :n the army La the 164th infantry of ziin aiviEiooa ne mis was 4S After the war he was honorably discharged, but lacked the right of citizenship because he bad been eoa A:cted of felony. Gov. Smith, In re storing the soldier's civic status, tcted on tbe recommendations of the regiment's officers. The letter of i- eut. j. a- n.emean read: "Durinr the attack on Vlerstaat r.age, eiaatiaan was wotmoea and taksn to a casualty cleartnr station. He remained only three days, for cpon n ean n it tnat tne reeimeat pected to co into the Use attain, be 'cara, jomea nia company ana was action throughout tbe Hlndenhurf ' 1 n e show. H! conduct was exem ?iary and he has never been reported 'or absence without leave or any other offence." t Crfmiaal Seet. Another incident related was that Kastman, under heavy fire, had gone over the top" on hands and knees :th grenades to attack a Oerman acclne gun nest. He sained his "Mective. Tbe holdinff fn $100,eee bail of co. I. King, believed to be leader f a criminal band of nation wide ac- - vity. was a feature today in New 1 o-Vs crime situation. King was arraigned on a charge of ssault and robbery- Be is said te ave confessed be directed the holdup nd robbery of Henry Ptttel. wealUrv tired real estate operator, ta Brook vn. District attorney Lewis said he ad Information King- Is wanted for f fence committed In California and n er states. He is said to have "rved a seven-year prison sentence fr conviction of forgery in Califor- - a Kinjr Ingratiate himself, the po ' ce claim, with wealthy persons, then forms accomplice, who "carry out -e job. Fie men. charged with the assault id robbery late Christmas night of tmes Kay, Brooklyn cafe owner. re held in ball each. Negro Kills 2, Shoots 5 Whiles, Makes Escape 1V:lson. Ark-. Dec. 2T. Armed with 5 automatic shot gun and an auto natic pistol. Charle Giles, negro. 40 ears old. is beUered to be hiding; to 37 somewhere near the Mississippi .yjr atter killing- O. T. Craig, a Mis .saippi coonty planter, and his daurh fr. Mrs. Marbell Wilson, and Serlous vJwSunttoS Cher's two sons, Dick rd Hugh Craig Saturday. Giles also fired upon and slightly wounded three deputy sheriffs who among thos3 who went in pur suit of him. The negro was a share rropper on the Craig farm. Bloodhounds were unable to tollow the negro's trail because of heavy Freight Train Stalls; Bandit Holds Up Crew Kanass City, Mo.. Dec. 27. Difri Jity piled on difficulty for the crew of an outbound Kansas City Southern reight trair. Not only did their train ' reak down i" a suburb, but while th6 men were awaiting help, a bandit. a .wu-guu one. ne:a mem up ile brakeman f.rst occinied the ... -..tt.u.u i.iSt uixupin me I a: d.l s nttention. While he was be- I fr re' -ved of his watch and a sum r- Tic rngme-f- and firf-man t icu -li wui.cn the orislnator and early nsamatar. According to its promoters its growth in the first ix months wag stow, bnt in the last few months it has been rapid until tbe mesatuwahlp baa spread to every wheat gpewtse Mus ty ta the few states eWaniied. The feqr states new orpzalxed (Ne braska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas) in which a membership ef 1 00.060 is claimed, base llft.lOt wheat growers, according to Kansas board of agricul ture statistics. Forty-five percent of growers are members of the sssoalstianj according to this. Mr. MeQreevy-s statement is that mbeut 4 percent af growers to the wheat seetiens of the states how organised as memaers. Knnr States' Production. The four states produced this year ;3Z, ssk.se s Bushels eat or tne tetai for United States af 7H,t,s bush ed s. The addition of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota would bring the production cp te xet,0J, OOe bushels, or slightly toss than ens, half that of the entire United States. The Kansas state board af agriettf ture recently issued a report en the wheat in farmers' bands in K'aul It says: This year's Kansas wheat crop amounted approximately to 145,060. 060 bushels, according; to a prelim inary report. Growers now estimate that of the total pspduetlea 51-4 per cent, or 77,414.721 bushels, is still Is) the farmers' hands. At about the same data last year 3U percept, or 50,666,666 bushels was In possession of producers, while in 1618, 11 percent. or is.eee.oos buseeis, was reported as held by growers. "Chief anosr the reason ctven for the unusually large amount ef wheat in farm en' hands are the drastic drop In price and the ear shortage. Re porters indicate that probably 47 per cent ef the wheat unsold would have been marketed early had cars been available, but that wbeat ts being held mainly In hepes of sueh an up turn is price as will return a profit an exercise ef business Judgment which should bo as free from criti cism or excite bo more comment than the action of say. a haberdasher who decline to sell hats costing jie f9r which his customer offers $&." LEG BROKEN, CRAWLS MILE, KILLS HIMSELF Havre, Moqt., Dee. ST. "Lone" tlearsfe Wands erawled a salle with the temperature at 10 degrees below sere when his leg was fractured in an automobile wreck north of Havre. Be was unable te go farther aad ended his life by euttins his threat. Francis lost his appeal from con viction on a eesno ox sresmngr noreee and wax to report tomorrow to start serving a prison term. , Armenians Starting Under Soviet Regime Constantinople, Turkey, Dec. ST. D la patches from Armenia depict the situation unaer we soviet retain e as lamentable, owing to the food short aare. EiarhtT carloads of Brain have been sent to Srivan. the capital, by The 11th Bolshevik army went without a bread ration so It might be given the workers and peasants o( soviet Armenia, the dispatches say. HEART DISEASE SUDDENLY KILLS MRS. W. H. BISHOP Mr. W. H. Bissep, Tf years old. of " ifurasno street, was stricken suddenly with heart disease while on her way hem from her son's house, leel Myrtle avenue, and died Sunday night, soon after the atUsk. Besides "J"?"4- niT!T,B flT " A. R. Schorup. T. T. Bishop and A. J. Bishop, ef XI Paso, and W. W. Bis. hop and Joseph Bishop, of Shreveport. Xuneral arrangements will not be an nounced until the outoftown seas ar rive. MANY MOURN OVER DEATH OF MRS, FRANCISCO RODRIGUEZ Vnnersd services for Vra. Fruidim C. Rodriguez were held Sunday at Guadalupe church in Juarez. About Zooo persona were in the funeral pro cession, which was one of the largest ever held in Juarez. Burial was In the Juarez cemetery. MRS. I. BAHO.V DIBS. Mrs. I si dor Baron, of 147 Martinet place, died Sunday afternoon at the local hospital She te enrvived by her husband, a daughter, Mrs. B. Bur man, of Clint. Texas, and a sen, Lee Arnold, of New York. Funeral serv ices will be held at 10 ocloclc tomorrow- morning. NAVAL OPFICBR. DBAD. Annapolis. Md- Dec nCanm. oore jonn Eccieston craven, rr. s. N. retired, died suddenly at his home here yesterday. He was it years old. FORT WORTH POLICE TO BE , QUIZZED IN LYNCHING PROBE (centfaned from pas 1.) fore the special Brand inrr invest!. sating the lynching on December 22 w rom vieaery. In charging the grand Jury Judge George Hooey inti mated that certain policemen might have had knowledge of the affair. KBGRO IS Ll'NCUED. Joneabora. Arir rw 7 ura xaomaa, a negro woo snot and killed policeman cimer nagiwnn. annng a raid on a dice nm was taken from tbe Jail by a mob of 400 citizens and hangfed to a teloaTanh nele near th vwne oi nis crime. i ne body was tnen riddled with bullets. COWPBSS MURDERS, HEPORT. East St. Lonls. Til tw tt7 Tn, murders nad several burglaries and holdups were cleared up with the alleged confession of Alfred Lane. 18. and Raymond Kltsworth. 17. negroes, who. the police say, admitted shooting two men daring holdups. I.EGIOV COMHATCTimt KIT.T.tcn Poteau. Okla. Dec 27. C B. Var rer, commander of the local American legion post and son of T. T. Verner. corporation lawyer, was shot and killed at the home of P. P. Dismukes, his fatherinlaw. Dismukes was held. PHIEST IS BEATEN. Detroit. Mich.. Dec. 17. Mistaken for a thief as he was hurrying to hla church with communion cups under his arm. Rev. G. Mlley. pastor of St. Paul's English Evangelical church, was badly beaten by a crowd. RANCHER IS SLA IX. Turns, Ariz.. Dec. 27. J. M. Stew art, a rancher living 22 miles south of here, was found dead at San Luis, a border village, on tbe American side with a knife wound in his heart. CHARGED WITH SMBGfil.I.'SG. Charged with an attempt to smug gle morphine. J. M. Tut was arrested Sunday at the Santa Pe bridge by cus toms Inspector P. H. Grady. He will be arraigned before United States commissioner A- J. w. Schmid this ' aiiernoon. WOHIJi POUND DEAD. Santa Fe. N. Dec. 57. Mrs. Vir T- 'on "? re"a.ent. Santa FV wan hSmT m C.T McConxiW who after her bufci ee street, by James C no naa oeen Joking woman Had beiui dfari least A in 't It a Grand and Glorious Feelin '? whsm You HAve DRf$$ SHIRT CQULA, 7b SPARE Amd You Curs e TARIFF WAR IN SPAIN, FRANCE HURTSTRADE Madrid, Spain. Dee. 27. The tariff war between Spain as4 France Is oc cupying the attention ef eommoratsl men here, as it is aauslag ooBaMer ahle prejudice to trade, sot only that of tbe two countries concerned but also of other nations. The neaotla- tlons, which have been In pro T see lor some time, snow jrranee ana apain at present displaying' a firm standpoint, the former refusing to reduce the, duties on Spanish wines unless the latter consents to abolish the in creased duties recently Imposed on mere than ISO articles coming front France. This Spain hesitates ta do, aa the reduction would also hava to be granted to the other nations en titled to oenalderatien under the mast favored nation clause. The question of the Spanish credit loan te Kranoe also is involved in the discussions. Spain has made demands for rtpavnteat of the credit loan, which Prance finds herself unable IS Oom ply with immediately. RELIEF FUND FOR CHILDREN TOTALS $4528 Donations to the fund for starving .children In Europe retched a total of f Utlt.it at noon Monday. Bl Paso churches took un collec tions Sunday for the fund, but as yet only two of them nave raaac their reports, tne jtunuana 1'irjt jfetneaut and the East El Pass Methodist The Highland park ocmreh gave 1(0 and tne Bast ill n ennrcn cave zie. Bev. w. a Huggttt la pastor of both cavrcava. Tne aaaiueaai contributions are: Teses Clesnuur 4: Dye Works. . K.00 J. A. Bradshaw B H. Gamble A M. nralli' . . White Star Loach Room SI Pas. Times Cash L J. Tarter Silk Emnermm , W. K. Rill A Ce , Oeodyear employes , Ads P. Csllsner , MeKee Brothers Bueraees Women's elsb R. Mentgomery .............. Hughes-Bnle company Henry Kemp , K. a. TncaapseB O. Zerk Robert MsCart Jr. C- c HendersoD s.ve ll.ts 40.00 (.00 10.00 200.00 T.I0 ie.ee S.00 5.0S 21.M 1.00 S.00 I 71 42.10 iaoo 10.00 10.00 M.O0 21.00 2S 09 10.00 Alezander Dogeld Mrs. Lm Meer Jee Bvaas Mrs. Prask Lrneh , Msbel Palrey Cash Dr. P. H. Brows D. C Booth Frssk R Bryant Mlse Issstl Qua Beverly H. Bower Mrs A. M. Berzen Ueyd W. Fltssersld W. O. Wsls eempeny Bdwsrd O. Hfrdce Jsllen R- stepheseen Rabbi Mania Zielonka Andereen Investment company. ... H. R Herding .VTT..... Cart Halpera R L. N'lebels H. Leslnsky ntnpeay Robert L Bolliday WUlism P. KeU. Leke TetUy. N. u Lee H. Crews Elee K. Crslge D. B. H. Mamsmslt Mr. and Mrs, W. C Williams Mr. and Mrs J. D. Newton Joeepb Spenee Charles A. Powell M. Poeener Ro.ers Furniture company P Harvey Wilcox El Paso Gas eompesy TJ. R Stewart H. T. Ponsf ord- A gens. John Wylee Banmgarten A Wyler Pacific Ocean confectionery K. T-. Simons r. T. White . Tmeba-Zoxers. Inc " Walters A Durham Western Woodenwsre company N. Abraham O. A. Graham Anna Rowland Anna Krom9 ............... Qeersla&a R Sekel Mrs. Betty Hlaes Mrs D. r. Hal. . XBWM 10.00 1.00 2.10 z.ee 1.00 S.00 21.00 i 00 :.oo 1.00 10.00 2I.00 til 10.00 1.00 10.00 LM (.00 1.00 2t.ee 10.00 (.00 (.00 I 00 lo.oe 10 00 10 00 (.00 (.00 10.00 2S.0O (. 1(0.00 (0.00 (.00 (.00 2L0O 10.00 10.00 (.00-1 10.00 S.oe 2(00 (.00 10.00 4 00 f.00 10.00 (0 10.00 (.00 10.00 C. A Wist R F. Raloey FhlUlp Baber MOTION PICTURES MADE OF LOCKHART FAMILY REUNION For the first time hi the history of the familv the LockharU of El Paso were all together Christmas at a re union, and as part of the celebration a motion picture was taken. The re union was attended bv Mr nnit w-. C H. Lockhart, 2265 Bites street, their siz sons, their daughter, their rela-tives-in-law. and their grandchildren. The reunion was held at 221S Montana I street and at 1202 Elm street. At the reunion In addition to Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Lockhart, were L. E. , Lockhart and his son. Ross: H. L. Locktiart. sr.. and his wife and daughters, Edith and Katherlne; C. R Lockhart. jr . his wife and daughters. Jessie. La Vanche and Helen and his son C-cil- L M. Lockhart. A M. Looknart and Mr and Mr Frank H I Sf.I'-. 1. JPZJ&C I -ivwsu rttekt, lit. And "rfau im re pace AMD rnvjeRA TVhimG X. I - .A 2Sf OK A AMD uuwH ' SPSrrZGe: , F A SUDJ)Er4 The little collar Butxom slips through FLU ATTACKS LEAVE VICTIM IMMUNE, CLAIM Washington. D. O, Dec 2T In flnenxa attacks carry with them "a definite immunity to subsequent at tacks, lasting several years," xccord lar to conclusions reached by Dr. Camming, chief of the public health service, after intensive study la the homes whve the disease was epi demic In ffll-ll. Dr. Camming pointed out. however, that there was no way of definitely foretelling "whether this winter will witness any recurrence of Influenza In epidemic form. He added that It was "unfortunate" that the public was "so little moved'' by the -dally occurrence of preventable death." "Of the Ll.0.000 deaths ecenrrliur In the United States . annually, at least 100.008 could easily have been nrevented hv the annlinat Inn Af avail able medical knowledge," he said. j HOOVER HOST AT KIDDIES' RELIEF MEAL New York, Dec. 27. Beef stew, bread aad cocoa will comprise the menu ef a JlOftO hotel "banquet" here on Wednesday evening to raise funds for the European relief council. Every guest will thereby be the means of feeding ISO hungry Euro pean children this winter who will be -Invisible guests" at the dinner. The meal will cost 22 cents and will be twice as elaborate as those served in the council's relief kitchens. Herbert Hoover, Gen. John J. Per shing, and Franklin K. Lane will be hosts. Fort Bliss Colonels Are Part Of Court Martial Col. George T. Langhorne. CoI.fn.Vi 01 . Novomber amounted to Charles J. Symmonds and Col. Ernest D. Scott, of Fort Bliss, are members of the general conrt martial at Camp Harry J. Jones. Douglas, Ariz. The other officers making up the court are Col. Edwin B. Winans. 10th cav alry; Col. Edward Anderson. 12th cavalry; Col. James J. Hornbrook. Sth cavalry: Col. Earl C. Carnahan. 21th Infantry, and Col. John B. Scboeffel. 24th infantry. MaJ. John Cocke, of tbe 1st csalry. is the defence eoun-' sel. end Lieut. Bruce G. Kirk, of the 24th infantry, is the judge advocate, succeeding Lieut William H. Sweet, of the 1st cavalry. Lieut. Clyde Pickett, of the same regiment, is assistant Judge advocate. Lieut. Rob ert B. JaCkSOn. of that unit rnrmnrte held the office. Lieut- Clric U Fomby succeeds Lieut. Donald S. Qrlmm as Judge advocate of the general court martial at Xogales. Arli. Lieut. Wiley H. n'Mnhiimlm i ...!..., Judge advocate of the court there. Lieut. John K. Cannon, of the 24th Infantry, is Judge of the court at Columbus. N. M. COL TOMPKINS IS SPENDING HOLIDAYS WITH FRIENDS C01. S. R. H. Tomnlrma lArmnr ,M,m- mandrr of the Seventh cavalry. Is in El Paao for the hnllitava rni Tompkins is now m command of Camp Stanley, near San Antonio. I will always be an El Paso booster," said Col. Tompkins. "I get the El Paso papers right along to keen un with thins-a. T like v. ! n and will never forget my old friends here" Col. Tompkins was in command of the Seventh when the regiment crossed the river In pursuit of Villa a year ago last June. MAJOR TO HELP BOLD HOSPITAL. sum. John D. Kilnatrick. of the quartermaster corps at Camp Travis. San Antonio, has been ordered to Fort miss to neip In the construction if the base bosoltal and zone ware- bouses. Technical Sergt. Thomas J. McBurney has been transferred from Fort Bayard. N. M., to the quarter master detachment at Fort Bliss. DEMOCRATIC VIEW OF PRIESTS DENOUNCED BY POPE Borne, Italy. Dec. 27. In secret conalstory the pope again denounced the alleged schismatic association known as the "Jeonata" in the Csecbo-Slovak clergy. He declared the Catholic church would never abolish or mitigate imposing celibacy on clergy and would never introduce In church discipline such democratic forms as asked by certain Czecho slovak priests. ACCUSED OIT T1G WIFE. Zerapln Carmona. ow, er of a store at Ninth and Soutti Santtm. t'e streets, was arrested Sunday, aftt- police were told thai he had whippy -t his wife. The woman had been strw-k with the butt of a revolver. Tom Threespoons,. the policeman who ar rested him said A rharce of aggra vated assr lit nrobal 'r " ill be f -1. d Ntw Terk Txtbass. (ae,t weXsiv AMD CENTRAL LATIN UNION TAKES STEP. FORWARD Sea Salvador, Republic ef Salvador, Dee, IT. Delegates; representing Hon. dime. Oosta Rice. Guatemala and Sal vador, who are attending the Central American Union CongreM at San Jose. Casta Rica, will sign the agreement for a union, no matter what stand Nicaragua irajr take. The senior Nicaraguaa delegate has gone to Managua to OORlBlt his government regarelins; mcaragua'a aeooptanoo of the terms of the agreement. Trade Bans Abolished, Washington, D. C Dec 27. Guate mala, as a "step toward the economic aad polities! union of the five repub lics and Central America," has issued a decree abolishing trade restrictions between that country aad Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, it was an nounced tonight by Dr. Julio Bianchl, Guatemalan mtnUter. NOTED ITALIAN DIPLOMATIST DIES IN ROME Rome. Italy, Doe. 27. Baron M mondo Mayor Des Planches, former Italian ambassador to the Lnlted States, I. dead. It was announced here this morning'. He waz bom July 27, 1831, and entered public life in 1871. He was named ambassador to the United States In 1001, serving; nine years. He was a member of the Interallied council held in London dnrlna- the late years of the war. Ho was one of the Italian delegates to the labor conference in Washington In 11. $131,051.93 Cash on Hand At Slate Prison, Reporl Austin. Tex- Dec 27, Expenditures of the state prison commission for the 27.427 and receipts for the same o riod were 2t,184.7, aceordiac to the monthly report of the commission filed with tha governor. Cash on hand on December 1, Is U1,0(1.J2. WOO Persons Hear Conlala "Bethlehem" The Christmas cantata "Bethlehem" wss snag to an audience of 1000 peo ple at the First Presbyterian church Sunday night. The solo parts wore taken by Mrs. H. M. Long. Mrs. J. J. K aster, James O. MeNary. Tom Wil liams, vr. jt'ioya roe ana c J. An drews. Mrs. James G. MeHary played tbe organ. Dr. Poe Is Presented With Ouija Boardl Dr. Floyd Foe got an ouija board as a Christmas present. He referred , to tiro, gift in his sermon Sunday nignu MRS. E. K0HLBERG IS NAMED I SOCIAL WELFARE SECRETARY I Mrs. E. Kohlberg ha been ap- ! pointed membership secretary for El i-aso ot tne -xexas tjonxerenee or ao rtal Welfare. The organisation is de voted to cooperation ia socl& work. Its membership Is open to all persons interested ia social prgoress. whether or not ther are actively engaged in social service work. The 'conference hopes to enrol between 2000 and 2000 people who are interested in the so cial progress of Texas, by January 21. The officers of tbe conference are: Elmer Scott, president: Mrs. Maggie W. Barry. Dr. Oscar Davis, vice presidents: Miss Buby A. Black, secretary; J. K. Hexter. treasurer: Miss Mabel Ferguson. Prof. Max S Handman. Dr. J. Elliott Ross. H. Wirt Steele, directors. SCHOOL OF MINES TO GET . LARGER APPROPRIATIONS Increased appropriations tor the School of Mines will be made by the legislature at Its January session, ac cording to dean S. H. Worrell. Plana for the new athletic field and the boys' dormitory were expected soon and construction bids would be asked for shortly, be said. The ath letic field will cost 118.000 and CO.000 will be sot aside for the dormitory. This year's enrolment Is the largest In the history of the school, even though tbe entrance conditions were raised In September. Tbe graduating class in June also will outnumber any previous class. First grade teachers' certificates no longer are given at the School of Mines Those wishing to teach must take an examination before the county school superintendent. DR. E. W. BRYAN 4.T HOME SICK. Dr. E. W. Bryan is dangerously 111 at his home, 2800 Hueco street, ac cording to members of his family. He naa oeen sick lor more tnan a month i and nn .tcouih of sickh'.s had to close tvs office l By Brim? Y9V OH - H H - H AIM'T IT A Gte-R-RAMD AND GLOR'R-R-?e-yus FEELW' H P. ft COAL EXPORTS TO COAHUILA REMAIN HEAVY EarlC Pass., Tex- Den, IT he Southern Paetfle railway yards here are congested with coal destined te Mexico as a result of the recent strike of coal miners la the (tats of Gm hvila. Although the strike was set tled throe weeks ago, mining cannot bo resumed at a normal predseties for another month beoanao of the flooded condition of the mines, ae eordlacr to resarta here. Aside from heavy coal sbjsmests. bn.1 nH n ether liaee of trade with Mexico is usually heavy Uvoagt. this pert. Indicating Mexican offlamls de clare, that the snath era republic is rapidly returning to the prerevelutlen sansatcr. DOMESTIC WAS TVBALTKT. Boston, Mass, Dee, 27. Although la bo ring a a domestic tip to the time of her fatal itlaeei, Miss Catherine KeUiher. of Dorensater, who died at the age of 70 years, left an estate val ued at more than ls,sne- CONSTANTINE PLANS VISIT TO WAR FRONT Athens, Creese. Doc, 3T Br the Associated Prees.1 Kins Constantino today declared to ttologaUena from 'the province that he matt go ta the Smyrna front. Be is receivlac tele grams of felicitation from all parts of the country. Constantino, slowly and carefully is formulating the speech with which ha will open parliament on January 2. The cabinet members today were decorated with tna cross or tne re- daamav. Madame Maaos, wife of the lata king Alexander, visits oneca Sophia daily in connection with too Inven tory being- taken at Alexanders prop erty, which the court hare receotly held to be the inheritance of Mme- Manos. SPANISH GOVERNMENT PARTY WINS CONTROL OF CORTES Madrid, Spain. Doc jr. Latest re turns from the elections show the government has Iff seats tn tbe eor tos aad further returns are expected to bring the number to 205. Next Sunday4, senatorial elections, accord ing to a government forecast, will result in the return of 21 supporters of the cabinet and H oppooition sena tors. RUMANIA DECIDES NOT TO INTERN JEWISH REFUGEES Vienna, Austria, Deo. 27. Human la has withdrawn (ta otMer to intern 12.000 Jewish refugee In Becaarabla, most of whom are victim, of po groms in the Ukraine, says a Bucha rest dispatch today. THE WEATHER V. S. DEPARTMENT OP AOEtCPLTUBB WBATHWl BOBEAB. vn , lt ,. 1 Observatlen. taken WXMA'SSkAtESJ rtdan time. Dec BLTT 97. lfta Ifcrvcacta TH1 $ jjn. SI Pate aad vicin ity: Tm.It tODicbt and Tas.ay. New Mexico: Gen erally tetr toatcht aad Te today; colder tooigat In eeatheeet poiUoa and Wavrmer east ef venBtains TMeday. nlaM aad Taeetlav: oeTder toalfht with freeatar ttmperatare eoath - oentnl per tiea. Wot Texas: Taniaht fair; oelder ex treme eofjOiaut iertlea: Tvee!ay fmir. rim ing temperature north portion. Relative humidity ta Kl Pass at noon II on day was IS percent; temperature waa SI decrees. Preetpttation last U hoars (laeaee State of weataer- . LowMt Temo. laet night I tucneex xemp. yeec'c Temp, .lit m- Abllene AmatiHo AtlanU Cbieaco ClndaBati Deavipr Duluth BL PASO aatvMton Havre Kaaaae City ... UtOe Rock ... Los Anaelec ... New Orteaas ... N-w Terk Phoenix Roewtll St. tn Salt Lake City. Sea Antonio . . . Ban Frandaeo . . Santa Pe ... Seattle . . . . 4t Oeody 'Clesdy Bsia Clear CletMty Clear Clear (Tlear Clo.d Cloudy Cleer Cloudy Clear Clesdy Rain Clear Clondy 8now Clondy Cleudr Clcar Clear Rain 10 s: c ti 1C 40 CI 4 tl 61 69 34 21 0 6 Waehtagtea 31 Clnady Csiii.ai-.MTe El rase reeieft.itSB. Jan. Jan. 1 to Dee. 55. laclvvlve. ItU. 7.4 la. 1 to tec. ii. iDclartve. isn. C 4s m. 1 te Dec 5. iucluslro. Hi. zt In. 1 to DtM-. IS. tncludve. 1ST. 87 In. 1 o nc 5, tTWluwU-, 1 91 S. 17 ia 1 - I r nr u'l, l'1;rt K 21 in : Jan 1 to De-. 21 :oi,lulre. 9 T4 .i Jan. Jan Jan. Tr -i CENTRAL MARKETING SYSTEM FOR PERISHABLE FOODS IS URGED BY TRADE COMMISSION 1 1 TABHWOTON. Bl C Bee. Jt. VY tabllshmont ef central markets for pariahs hie food products in all large cities aad the settles' up of a lodosaJ, lieanatag system applicable to all dealers la sueh foods at those saarkats Is proposed bp the federal trade oosamlssian ia its aanual report ta congress Tha commission's conclusions are basod aa "an investigation eovoring seamy months and It declares that federal actios Is, risessssry to obtain effective regulation and to avoid un fair" aad wasteful practices with the eeaeqaeat .fleet oa prices. In the Present system the oommiastoa sees as a. hlsdrane. to the proBor passage ef perishables from the producer to the consumer eortaln latertrade deal ings which It believes should be eltmiuated and It sages ts that the handling of these produots ho sur rounded by numerons ragu tat lens and restrictions such as the recording: of available supplies, the dating of cold storage periods and provisions for auction marketing. BJMfnlaate Hoarding. Facilities should bo made adotiuate. the commission says, to enable the producer tit ship freely Into the cen tral markets and with pre per pro tsstlon of his interna ta." "Tha mar keting system should be so governed tt obiectiosahl. hoarding won) be eliminated and ere per eoordlBatjoB of isportation fsjuiesmould aoo pilshed to make deliveries eer- wnan rsaoiroeu The nmissi sion says that "the needed reforms ean hardly bo as. seated te be aocomnllsnen1 bv tha In I . Hativa ef the dealers, and assorts that state and municipal authorities lack adequate power ta effectively regulate the handling of the feed supplies. Although one pe ratio ef state and local authorities aad rail roads might accomplish tha ends sought, the commission believes this plan does not bold out much nope for . nMHiwmr n' uiisn ni unn prvo- lem. Turning te wheat products, the commission says it has found that! concentration of tha milling industry.! NEW DIAZ WAR FOR MEXICO IS SUSPECTED Mexico City, Me, Dee. 2T.-,FelLx Diaz, ono time revolutionary loader, who after his capture In the state of Vera Cruz, was deported to Cuba, baa arrived In Guatemala and Is said ta be contemplating- aggression against xne siezican government, according to reports last akrht. Candido Aguilar. aonlahtw of the late president Carransa. ts known to be la Guatemala. In connection with Agu liar's movements, the war Office hers naa several times announced they were watenins; mm. Refuses te Be OaetetL New Orleans. Ls Dee. 27. Felix Diaz, when told of reverts in Max. ico uy mat ne naa unaeq at uuate mala preparatory to starting a move ment against the Mexican government, laughingly replied that the report had been greatly exaggerated. The former Mexican revolutionary leaner siatea max as yet ne nas made no Plans for the future. When ankiwl If he would lead a revolution against ztexicaa omeiais snouia tney go con trary to hla views, he refused to bo Quoted. Obregon Government Will Improve Mining, Belief Torreea, Coahulta, Max. Doe. IT. American employes, connected with the Sierra mining district an in the city. They report the prtnaipal mines of that region closed down or pro paring to suspend operation until tha fuel shortage and other drawbacks are remedied. Reports from Mexico City are en couraging for prompt bottorment of raining conditions throuifftout the public It is believed tbe federal gov ernment will not permit the mtnlur Industry to remain pa rails ed for any groat length of time. Laws are being considered for re duction of taxes en mines and their out put. Improvement of the car shortage and freight rates, and the free Importation of explosives and other raining supplies. With these benefits, together with tha lowering of prices of merchandise and labor, tbe mlninsf industry should be able o resume operations under laore favor able conditions than existed before tbe drop in prices of silver and cop per. Villa Reported Aiding Madero's Governor Boom Torreon. Coahullx, Mexico, Drc. 2T. Zt is prsitnUy mntorM that Gen. Krnclco Villa spent HTnU dayi in Torreon incognito. TH obWet of hla visit was to con far with mands of Rani Mmilaro. who arc lavnehinc Xadaro's nam as a candidal tor governor of this stata. Villa is a rostdsnt of thv stata of Dvrasffo. bnt propoaaa to assist Madaro In ovary way possible to become governor of the state of Coahnil. Rani Madero si a brother f tha lata Franclseo Madero. Political clnhe are be Ins: formed thronshont the state to work xor nis election. Mexicans Will Have Sixty U. S. Scholarships Austin. Tex.. Dec 27 Sebelarnhlrni from 0 universities of tha United States have been extended to Mexican etudents. and the Univeraity of Texas heads the list, with six scholarships of J 000 each, aceordinar to officials of that Institution. NEGRO ACCUSED OF STABBING SALOON MAN IN JUAREZ George Johnson, a negro, was ar rested by Juarex police aa a result of an attack on Charles Hetdrick, a saloon man. The negro. Incensed over being: ordered to keep quiet, waited outside the bar until Hetdiick came oot, the police said. The stabbing fol lowed. Hetdrick waa taken to a hos pital in 1 Paso, He will recover. SEEK TO EXEMPT MEXICANS FROM ALIEN EXCLUSION When the United States senate's committee on Immigration meets Jan. 1 in Washington It will be asked to exempt Mexican laborers from its recommsndatlon lor alien exrlnamn John A Happer. who represents the I chamber of commerce In Washin.ton. I will appear before the committee and make tne request for exemption. RATES TO PORTS BKIX5TATKI1. Joint passeng-er tariff In connection I with trans-Atlantic lines and railroad lines runnlne from Ri pano tn Rm. ton, HaltfaT. Montreal, Quebec, and ' Dm.r pons 01 emDarxation aiscoo tinued during the war win be rin atated February i. accordinr to Geo Deck, district passenger aaent of the Texas Pacific. Passengers present Ins trans-Atlantic tickets, or orders for trans-Atlantic tickets, will receive speclsl rates from El Paso to the port from which their ship is sched uled to salL Kif-v rlay TOO per.om go to !h e in t'w "Vork Cry. nreareeaad far eneusrh so that "probably 10 of tbe largest milling eoneerns could supply the domaaa of the country for flour." The eosusls sion mentions incidentally that its figures from 27 milling corporations showed that their sales had increased from SMO.OOA.OOe te $1(4.M.M bf twoea 114 and nil, while their an nual profits had grown from SS,!ML to 2M,tM,M0 in the same period. 783 Oeaeen Reporting on the operation ef the Webb-Pomereno act permitting for mations of associations for export trade, tha commission Informs con gress that this act has served as "a decided factor" ia promoting the progress of American manufacturers In foreign mankats. The commteslen says that durffg the year 4 asso ciations csmpHstng approximately Til concerns whose Offices aad plants are distributed over 41 states of the anion reported ta It as operating us er the export act. "Records of the commission seem to demonstrate." tbe report continues, "that the crltieism so often charged against United 8tates exporters of falling to cultivate aad maintain per manent trade relations abroad aadt too often withdrawing from a pas ties lar foreign market as soon as mere attractive opportunities present themselves at homo or elsewti.ro will not apply to associations operating; under the export-trade act. . . . "In reply to questionnaires sent act hp the eesemissien requesting an ex pression of opinion as to the actual working out ef the export-trade act, tha replies received for the moat part onsesaeel satisfaction over results obtained under the law. It was re ported that the system ef collective advertising and selling makes vor the elimination of much useless expense and duplication of effort. Several associations reported that their sys tem of conducting business abroad is meeting; with the hearty approval of the foreign customers." The CQtasaiacien says also that the raw Instead of increasing the strength of the already groat Americas indus trial establishments, has enabled- the smaller eoneerns to- sand together In a fashion to push folly organised ex pert trade in a keen competitive naaaaer which they are not able ts da at home. Tn this extent, tha eoae- miasien believes, the law has worked to the great advantage of the ssaall firms. IMEXICO STOPS PASSPORTS TO "BORDER TOWNS f more five and tern day Ufi reyasHs tHU to aseepted hy the Meteaa famlcralien & 1aer$tls. An order waa reeetred la Jurei Ma-vday Iry Boaeyto d la Mara, enaiaitleaer mt laanl sratteBw yattfas; that rnl iaTta etfeet. Seeres of lesrlals wha had vraowirod vandta fre-m iha 4aaHe-) IxseuiionUaa astnoritles fara fanted haei. at tha Stan tea a4 Saata Fe hrldaa. Tha panaose of (ha order, according to My. da ia Mara, la ta set. if pas aialt, the wama prlyUaa for Maai aaa traAeieata that are extended to Americans. At present ana. five aad tea day perm Its are not issued to Mexican visitors aieafr the border far the reason that the roles of the American immigration service do not permit their recoanltlon. Mantaa da Oea Oat at Town. Hereafter, aooordinv to a statement leaned by Mr. de ia Mora, all regular harder paraaita previovaly lasaad will ha a7te4 Jttat aa they hava been. In the, rtitvra no AasericaJia withont rev uiar border permit, which at tut ba ae eompaaiad by photoaaahs. will be admlttad to Mexico. The Mexieaa consul ia SI Paao, it was explained, may vise tha American paaaporu for any period deal red. Ha alee is to determine the viae charge until he Seta orders from Mexico City. Lois Mantes do Oea, Mexican con- am general to m ruao, Is in Uinn. At tne Mexican consulate It waa said Monday that no official Information had boon received ia regard to the new order. Up to M oclock one, five and ten day tourist permits were be inc stamped as usual. After that hour permit applicants were being told what ta expect at the bridges. V.-8. As. eta HclpJcas. At tbe immigration office at the chamber of eommeroe persons apply ing for one. five and 10 day permits war being accommodated the same as usual. "We know nothing about the order,' said Pater A. Rome, im migration agent. The Mexican Immigration authori ties telephoned to the effieo of tha American Immigration authorities sn the Mills building aad served notion about the new order. T. w. Berk shire, Inspector ia charge of the dis trict was not In- Oeorge J. Harris, hla assistant said thero was nothing he ooald do or say about the order. It is the Intention of the Mexican Soverament, according to Mr. de la tors, to make the passport rules in Mexico conform to those ef the United States in the belief that It will im prove, rather than disturb the friendly relations betwen the two countries It was said in Juarez by many persons tn business that the measure was really a step In the direction of keeping bad characters out of Mexico, Maj. Mendez to Visit Gen. Diaz In New Orleans Mai. Julio Mends, is en hi. n t. New York, where ho will enter the commission business. MaJ. Menttcx eras forarIy an officer In Gen. Velix Diaz's army and later was associated, with Sen. Diaz In the revolution against Cnrransa in tha star 4 of Vera cruz. He haa planned to at end a part of tha winter with Gen- Diaz. In New Orleans. He said Gen. Diaz would go to Europe soon and then settle some where in Brazil. "I have been restored to full citi zenship in Mexico." said Mendes, "and ss soon ss I am established in New York I will return to Mexico to make my permanent home." BARRACAN SAYS PELAEZ HAD NO PART IN CARRANZA'S DEATH Goo. Juan Barracan, former chief of staff under Oarranza, made a state ment in San Antonio absolving Gen. Manuel Pelaez of all blame for Car ranaa'a death. "While I cannot go Into details surrounding tbe death of my chief, I want toaay now that Gen. Pelaez la representative of the finest element of people In Mexico and was ia no way connected with Herrero. whose troopa were responsible for the trage dy." said Gen. Barragan. Barragan does not belirve Lucio Blanco will be called to the cabinet of president Obregon- He said Blanco was popular in Mezlco, but therd was little chance of him and Obregon working together. Barragan went to So rope after sis aepnrturo rrom .Mexico, Coahuila Plans Gigantic Irrigation Development Saltillo, Coahuila. Mexico. Dec. tl. The state of Coahuila will expend a million pesos in iTtgation work tn tbe district of Sab! naa. Dams, reser- constructed. bringing under cultiva tion large tracts of fertile land which will be cultivated by sm.Il farmers. names originating from an over heated automobile engine Tuesday af ternoon were exttnsaishe-l before ssr ious damage was dne a t1-- K' F.so ion nliimrrnitin,r V v, . rso a i U est Franklin strttt.