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EL PASO HERALD
TODAY'S PRICES. Pesos, 51 V4c; Xencu gold; $50; nadonalee, S25J0; bar silver, domestic 9954c, foreign 67Hc; copper, 13 iS'Ac; grain, tame; livestock, steady; stocks, lower. HOME EDITION WEATHER FORECAST. El Paso, fair; west Texas, fair; Hew Mexico, fair; Arissna, fair. LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS RAIDERS fOTTflN SLUMP i m o iw COTTON SLUMP HITSSALTRIVER VALLEY FARMS Many Growers Will Return lo Alfalfa And Buy Back Cattle They Sold. SEIBERLING HIT IN THE SLUMP Goodyear Rubber Fight Due lo Cotton Losses; Phoenix Growing. Br G. A. MARTIX. POHNTJC Aril, Jan. 5. Cotton's stamp in price has hit Phoenix and the Salt river valley of Ari zona very hard. It is scarcely possible that half the acreace cultivated this year Till be planted next year. This year's crop amounted to about 186.000 acres and w-here a price of M cents and more was expected, except where termers had contracted their sale in advance, u-ey can't sell for 20 cents now. One of the thins that put the Good year Tire and Robber company into financial difficulties and is fords; rr-uK a. oeioerung to met tne bat tle of his life to save it from the hands of a receiver, which certain stockholders are clamortnc for. is the Salt river cotton crop. His firm of fered to guarantee M cents for cot ton of the long- staple variety grown here and actually contracted for a majority of the crop. The company "made good" on its promise, but is not In the market for another crop next year and cannot set rid of what it has bong-nt. How El Paso 1 Interested. El Pssosds axe Interested in the matter of Salt river cotton, because cotton was Introduced as an El Paso crop during the past year and many farmers thought that at last a crop had been secured that would fr-rever prove a money maker. People of the Salt River valley until very recently thought the same tring. Bat next year there will be si ore alfalfa In the Salt rlvr val ley than there will be eottoa aad the tea who pleafffcea' up their 1 raas;e and grapefralt grove t 1 plant cettea are aw vry. Alfalfa is at present bringing S3; a ton in this valley, but cattlemen are authority tar tan rtal ant fas can be bought in stacks in Kansas and the middle west for 15 to 11 a ton. and they feel lat the present high price here is just a loeal condi tion and that the price of alfalfa is likely to drop too, as soon as it be comes the ntaitle crop here, as it was before the cotton erase. Selling Ont Gotten Land. Cotton as a Salt river valley crop v. .u not be abandoned but it will not 1 ring such prices again as it brought he last few years and at the present ort of labor, it cannot be made to liar, many fear. It is said the Goodyear company is now attempting to sen off a lot of i' cotton land to homesteaders farmers who will make a small pay ment down and pay off the rest in rotes. The plan is to sell these tracts in 46-acre plats. It is also reported mat the company is to surrender all :ts leases on cotton land around "handler, where It first started the long- staple cotton industry in this alley and confine its efforts next i ear to its newly acquired meaa lands r.i Litchfield, along the west banks of the Agua Frio. Water is pumped from xbaUow wells, with electric power. 1 rom the Salt river dam, for irrigating this acreage and moat of it was put nto cultivation this year and last. ,-uh large sums were spent to re claim the land and erect homes for the workers including a town with a ..mmunlty center, school, church. t c all handsome, modern, well . quipped bondings that the company means to hold onto this land. Destroyed Cttras Orchards. Farmers in the Salt river valley, in j their enthusiasm tor cotton, oisposea .f almost everything else. Jinny of them ploughed up producing orchards of oranges and grape fruit or al monds, because, regardless ot the usual mild climate, they occasionally have frosts here and this causes partial, if not complete, losses. Cot ton seemed a certainty and who could ask for better than a bale to the acre, with the price as high, always so Contlaaed on page X. coim .) How Much Does Mabel Weigh? HOW tall is little John? School children should be con stantly weighed and measured. By careful inspection at home it is possible to tell whether the child is making the proper pro cress In growth, and to detect the presence of disease. The American Red Cross has fi nanced a new booklet, which was Prepared by the American School Hvgiene association, that contain complete height and weight table for both boy and girls from 6 to 18 t-ears of age: 48 page3 of text, tables and illustrations. It is now being distributed tree by the Washington Information bureau of The Herald. The only cost is two cents in stamps for each name which Is used for return postage- Frederic J. Haskin. Director. The El Paso Herald. Information Bureau. Washington. D. C. I enclose herewith two cents in stamps for return postage on a free copy of The School Child's Health. Name Street City . State Good Faith nr i w m voxth iv tk .v. m ARIZ., AND MEX-. ELSEWHERE. Il.it. Wife Goes On Hunger Strike To Make Hubby Embrace Her Reli gion U Ernest R. Harrington has fasted 17 days, and declares she will continue to abstain from taking nourishment nntll her hus band Joins the church of which she is a member. "1 do not believe in her kind of religion and besides. X am not ready to Join the church. said the husband. He added his wife had been offered food every day since her fast began, but she refuses to eat. A doctor today said she was rapidly starring to death. IMMIGRATION BAN IS URGED ON SENATORS Washington, D. C. Jan. S. The im migration problem is the most vital confronting the nation." Frederick A. Wall is, commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island. New York, declared today before the senate immigration committee which is considering legis lation to stop temporarily the flow of aliens into the country. He added that the more damrerous phase of the problem was in the "im migrant himself." rather than in im migration as a whole. "All Europe is bending this way," Mr. Wants said. "Conditions there have not improved greatly since the war. xou cannot niame tne people for coming, but that does not mean they can come. The question is transportation. Only 10M4H can get here in a year. "We have a perfect right to skim the cream of those who come, but that skimming should be?in on the other side,' Republican To Offer New Tariff At Extra Session Washington. D. C Jan. 5. Plan for the introduction of a new Re pot) I lean tariff bill soon after the convening of the extra session of congress which president elect Hard ing is expected to call in March, were announced today by chairman Ford ney of the house ways and means committee Mr. Fordney said it waa proposed to continue hearings on tariff ques tions with only brief interruptions until all interests had been given an opportunity to lay their views before tne committee. Tomorrow the committee wfU begin formal consideration of schedule A of the Underwood tariff act. embracing cnejnicais, via ana piinnT, Mexican Labor For U. S. Is Reported As Certain the imilarstlwi MB wfO aaSuSnro- rislon for seasonal immigration of Mexican farm labor has been given the Texas delegation in Washington ty members of the senate committee investigating the subject according tc a telegram received here from Wal ton Peteet, manager of the agricul tural department of the Texas cham ber of commerce. He headed a Texas delegation which pleaded before the committee the necessity of Mexican laborers in agricultural work of the southwest. Senate Resumes Probe Into Army's Coal Costs Washington. D. C. Jan. 5. High prices paid by the army for it coal during the ahortage scare last sum mer, were inquired into again today by the senate eontmrttee on recon struction. Lieut. Col. James B. Bar ney, in charge of coal purchases for the army, testified that only three bids, for a total of ?5do tons, were received when the department adver tised for a million tons for the east ern department last July 1. The price ranged from $4. at to $1-50 a ton and since bidders had offered to supply coal in the west and on the Pacific coast for a little as J 2.70 a ton, the eastern bids were rejected. Few Slackers Escaped, Is Belief Of Palmer Washington- D. C Jan. S- Attor ney general Palmer informed the house Judiciary committee today the department of justice had made every effort to arrest and convict violators of the selective service act and he did not believe any consider able number had escaped. Chairman Volstead of the commit tee said he believed adequate efforts had been made to arrest violators and It was unlikely that seeretaiy Baker or Mr. Palmer would be called to testify, as requested by S. W. Gal braith, national commander of the American legion. Mr. Volstead said he did not be lieve men should be branded as slack ers until convicted. Legion Chief Seeks Light On War Slacker Cases Washington, D. C, Jan. 5. Re quests that secretary Baker and at torney general Palmer be -called be fore the house judiciary committee "to ascertain facts surrounding the mysterious official silence" which In vests the war slacker situation," has been made by F. W. Gal braith, na tional commander of the American legion, in a telegram to representa tive Volstead of Minnesota, the com mittee chairman- The committee has before It the Watson bill to make non applicable the statute of limitation in slacker cases. Houston Approves Bill To Amend Banking Laws Washington. D. G, Jan. S. Senator McLean, Republican, has announced that secretary Houston and the fed eral reserve board had approved Ms bill providing for the use of profits of the federal reserve banks for re tirement of outstanding treasury cer tificates of indebtedness. Manila Editor failed For Criticism Of Lawmaker Manila, P. L, Jan. 5. Gregorlo Per fecto, editor of La Nacion, organ of the Democratic party, was sentenced here today to two months imprison ment following conviction on a charge of having criticised members of the legislature. Is The Foundation Of Business EL SEIZE S250.000 IN LIOJIO HfOST AIRMEN DISARMAMENT MA Y PARTY LEADERS IU. S. AGENTS MA LOST OWE LIVES TO HOWLSOF DOG Mock At Death In Raging Storm For 42 Hours Before Landing. LOSE CLOTHES IN PERILOUS DESCENT Wander 4 Days In Frozen Wilderness; Near Ex haustion When Found. HEARSTS- Ontario, Jan. .5. Tales of terrible hardships endured with the utmost fortitude by the three stranded American naval balloonists from Rockaway, X. Y-, in the frosen wilds of the Canadian north were re lated here today by Indian trappers arriving from the lower Hudson Bay district. Their stories in the main corrobo rated reports from Cochrane that the airmen were on the verge of starva tion and were forced to eat their two remaining carrier pigeons to keep alive. The men now are slowly wend ing their way back to civilisation by dog train, with the thermometer reg istering 19 degrees below zero. Un less unusual storms are encountered, they should reach Mattice no later than Friday. A Pullman coach will be placed at their disposal when they leave tne irau were. Saved By Dogs. According to the stories of the In dians, the howling of a moose dog caught in a trap as Shipsands. the original trading post of the Hudson Bay company, was responsible for the safety of the airmen last Sunday. When they heant the dog's cries, the ballonists decided: to land. The great ballon struck in a clump of trees 10 miles south of the post and its occu pants were almost stripped of their clothing in the perilous descent. At the time of the landing the mer cury waa only 19 degrees below zero, the mildest weather for this season of the year in the history of the trading post. When the men extricated them selves from the wreckage, the first words were uttered by Lieut. Walter Hi n ton, a veteran of the historic trans-Atlantic flights in the NC-4 who extended "gracious thanks to the Almighty for their existence. Mock at Heath. The next thought of the airmen waa to express thanks to the unfor tunate dog whose howls caused them tunate dog vhw ilk if nanii Fir American had m mocked death In a fasc ine storm hisrh In the air and for the time being they ware toe exhausted to oo aayuuag Dot congratulate themselves upon their safe landing. Th. airmen had been drenched to the skin and ideies hong over their torn dothinsE. For four davs tnv wandered aimlessly in the wilderness and were at the point of despair when mey were aisoovereei ny a rrigntened Indian trapper. Jockey For IXonr. Before attempting a descent, the balloonist told George McLeod. an Indian mail carrier, who brought the news of their d sweat to the Outside world they Jockeyed for eight hours to find a safe place. During that time they were tossed by a raging sale that at times TMehid vAlnnlrv of 7, miles an hour. xney decided to chance it when they heard the howling dog and as they descended. Lieut. Stephen Farr.ll spied a smokntack in the distance. It disappeared from view as they struck the tree tons and vim th.v crawled from tbfj balloon there was no sign or a habitation. They at last made camp for the night and waited for daylight. With renewed spirits they set out in the morning in a southerly direction until they again saw the smokestack In the distance. Making for it they met the aged Indian. Tom Marian. He took to his heels; pursaed by Liuet Kloor who caught the old man and Induced him to lead them to a refuge. He took them to his hut and from there sent his wife to Moose Factory to notify Hudson Bay company men of the appearance of the strangera. Worm Once More. Company employes then came to their aid and took charge of them. Warmed, fed and dressed in dry cloth ing the men told the thrilling story of their flight. The men are in good health, although Farrell suffered from frost bite and shock. After their departure from Rocka way. N. Y.. they said, the balloon drifted nothward toward the Adiron dack until the vicinity of Fork Mountain, near Wells, N". Y.. it waa caught by a terrific storm. The offi cers felt no alarm, however, and de cided not to send out any of the pigeons, reserving them for a more serious situation. They expected to take a westerly course after reaching the St. La, rence river, bat before arriving there, they were caught by a southeast gale which swept them toward f .., o effort was made to make a landing until they reached Southlands. There three attempts were made before suc cess was attained. At times they floated at a high elevation and at others dropped close to the tree tops in the hope of finding an open space. When the men landed, their cloth ing was in rags and they were with out food, the second of the pigeons having previously been eaten. POLAND'S PRESIDENT ILL. :WaIaw- Poland. Jan. 5. President Pllsudski. who in miffrtn0- fw . attack of influenza was reported slightly better today. He still hopes t n Aan-v nnt !.. -I.. 1 I nr. saw for Paris on January 10. $10 Saoes A Life. THE people of El Paso have con tributed less than l?0vo.0 for the relief of the starving children of Europe. This amount has been given by 250 individuals or organizations, representing about three percent of El Paso's population. If you belong to the 97 percent who have done nothing to relieve the misery of the starving chil dren, please .send in your check without delay to C N. Bassett. treasurer, or any member of the undersigned committee C. N Bassett J- G. McNary U. S. Stewart H. D. Slater H. J. Simmons. PASO. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY BE HARDING'S PLEA FOR WORLD LEAGUE By DAVID WASHINGTON, D. C Jan. Disarmament may yet be the basis for the new association of nations planned by the next admin istratlon. President Wilson will not avail himself of the privilege given him by the naval act of 1914 authorising the call of a conference of nations to discuss the question of a reduc tion of armaments, but there are in dications Mr. Harding will call such a conference. Members of congress who have been at Marion reflect senator Hard ing's views on naval armament as somewhat dissimilar from the atti tude of those In consfress who want to enter Into naval agreement with Japan and Great Britain alone. Mr. uaraing is representee: as anx ious to approach the whole question in an effort to jcet a aeneral under standing with all naval building na tions, and he Is further said to be unwilling to see America cut down the size of Its navy until a definite agreement with the other powers has oeen reacneo. Sees Hlsunderatanding. Perhaps the insistence bv the Wil son administration on completing the big building program authorised in is is nas oeen wiaeir misnnaerstooa as a sudden turn to naval ism and self ishness. Foreign critics have car tooned America as a second Germany, but the truth is the Meals which ac tuated the Wilson administration In the "too proud to fight era have not been surrendered, but lessons taught by the war have been taken to heart. Men like Josephns Daniels, who came into the navy department in 1911 believing that war was Impos sible and that America's entrance into the European conflict when It did arise could be avoided, are not so trustful as before. With suspicion and Jealousy alive, the necessity of being prepared for further interna tional disturbances is regarded as es sential In other words, the Wilson admin istration is just as trustful as It ever was of other nations, but it sees the duty of the present hour as one of caution and preparedness, letting changes in policy be made only when all other nations have signed on the dotted line a pledge to stop building ships or preparing for war. Borah Plan Opposed. Every effort to cut down the size of the navy will be resisted by the present administration until an in ternational agreement is reached with other nations. All resolutions looking toward the limiting of arma ments of Japan and England alone will be rejected, as the disposition of the navy department here is to look upon the Borah proposal as nothing more nor less than the beginning ot GERMAN RAIL STRIKE FOR WAGES NEAR Ministry of Transportation Firm in Opposition; Men Favor Action. London. England. Jan. 5. Germany again is threatened with extensive railway and industrial strikes, ac cording to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Berlin today. A large majority of the German railway men hare voted In favor of a strike, says the message. In the Ruhr and Rhine Industrial districts, the dispatch add. 91 per cent of the workers have voted fav orably on a proposition to strike for increased wages. The ministry considers the demands of the transportation men exorbitant and has threatened with dismissal any of them who go on strike. AMERICAN SMELTING WORKERS HAVE WAGES CUT 15 PERCENT New York. Jan. 5. All employes of the American Smelting and Refin ing company paid less than 350. 0 n year were notified today that their salaries would be reduced 15 per cent. The company also announced there would be no bonus this year. TURKS DENY NEGOTIATING WITH BRITAIN Constantinople, Turkey, Jan. fc. Statements by premier Llojd George In the British house of commons De cember 22 to the effect that the Turkish government had attempted to negotiate regarding the control of Constantinople were formally denied here today by grand vizier Tewfik Pasha and Sefa Bey, foreign minister. Mr. Lloyd George is reported to have asserted that the Turkish gov ernment had proposed that if a guar antee should be given that Constanti nople should not be taken from the Turks, they wouli bear the loss of Syrarna and Thrace. I'MTERSITT REGEM RESIGNS. Santa Fe. X. M., Jan. 5. Felix Baca of Albuquerque, member of the Albuquerque armory board of con trol, and W. S. Cortner, of Laa Ve gas, regent of the Normal university at Las Vegas, have resigned. Their successors will not be appointed un til the legislature convenes. Husband Canned Fruit, Now He .Starts Suit To "Gin" His Wife CINCINNATI. O. Jon. 6. Claim ing he washed the dishes, scrubbed the floor, washed windows, put up preserves and had to gt his own breakfast, Michael W. Cunningham has asked for a divorce from Ruth S. Cunningham. Cunningham claimed his wife was an Incompetent housekeeper. Boon after the honeymoon, he said, his wife started to pout, threw food away and bought ex pensive clothes beyond his means. Finally she left him, Cunning ham said. They were married a little ofir two 3-pars ago EVENING, JANUARY 5. 1921. LAWRENCE. a political alliance with Japan and sngiana. The Wilson administration ts grati fied that senator Borah has seen the necessity of an International agree ment of some kind and has given up the position he took during the cam paign that be dldnt want any politi cal alliance or agreement with any nation, but so long as the proposal contemplates only throe nations and does not include all the powers of the globe. It will not have the sanction of the present administration. Moreover, to call an international conference now would mean a meet ing not earlier than the last of Feb ruary or early in March, when the Harding administration would be coming late power. So It is practi cally certain no move toward tne as sumption of responsibility for such a conference will be made until after March 4. Mean white It cannot be taken for granted that congress will cut down the stse of the American navy, as It is reported that senator Harding docs not want any move made that might take the cards ont of his hand when ho alts down with the representatives of other nations to discuss the re duction of armaments everywhere. Hardlnc lm Interested. Senator Harding is deeply Interested In the provision) of the naval act of ltlC. under which the present build ing program was launched. He need not ask congress for authority. He need not go to senators Borah and Johnson, or members of any other group In the senate, for the law is already on the statute books and the appropriation for the expense of such an international conference Is al ready made. Mr. Wilson did not call the confer ence, because he believed the league ot nations would tackle the question. ; It' has but America, being an out-1 aider, could not participate officially i in the dlscassion of armaments, i Through the question of disarms-. raent the whole subject of Interna- ! Uonal cooperation may be opened and the way paved for an agreement with the rest of the nations of the world to prevent war and preserve peace. Zi8armameat has come concretely before the peoples of the world. In cluding America, through the enorm ous tax programs involved. The Wfleoa administration by stick ing to its naval building program has emphasised, the necessity of interna tional agreement and some kind of a league of nations. That Is why an effective move toward disarmament will have the approval of the Demo crats in congress even after the Wil son administration passes ont of power. Copyright. 1931. by David Lawrence. B0RAHNAVAL PLAN FAVORED BY SENATORS WaahlKlnn. n. C. Jan K v. tlon of world war Armaments by vol untary agreement among the princi pal jwr -was oDssiierea again to day ny the senate forele-n relation. committee. Senator waleh. Democrat, Montana, appeared to savport his resolution re-questiUE- president Wilson to anooint an American representative to sit with the league of nations disarmament commission, and senator Borah. He- -Ilkll-.- T., 1 I 1 looking to an agreenunt between the United States, Great Britain and Ja pan to reduce naval construction by half during the next five years. The hearing today was the lan scheduled by that committee, and prominent members raid they had every hope the committee would re port the Borah resolution favorably, but with amendments. Committee sentiment was said lo favor includ ing France and Italy in the proposed building reduction agreement. It also was said to oe probable that the clause to limit taval construc tion for five years would be amended so as to remove the time limit. MISSING BRIDE HALTS WEDDING OF NAVAL MAN Girl Fails to Keep Engagement Third Time; Disappears With Another Man. Clinton, Ia Jan. S. The relatives early today atUI were awaiting word concerning the whereabouts of Miss Celeste Lamb and Robert & Smith, jr.. who disappeared yesterday morn ing. Miss Lamb's wedding to Ensign Harold Holcomb of Pasadena, Calif, was to have taken place last night at Woodlands, home of Miss Lamb's mother. Mrs. E. A. Young. Ensign Holcomb. thrice disappointed, departed last night for his home. The wedding originally had been' planned to take place on the inland og Guam, la mid-Pacific laat summer. Ensign Holcomb, on duty with the United States navy, having headquar ters there. It waa postponed and an nounced as a holiday week event in Clinton. On the eve of the date set, it was announced that Mia Lamb had become seriously ill. aad the marriage again waa postponed. Then the wed ding was announced for last alght- Headliners In Todays Theaters BUOC -Broadway And Home,- Eugene O'Brien. KLLANAT The Song of the Soul." Vivian Martin. GRECIAN "Fixed by George," Lyons and Morgan, PALACE "The Mark of Zorro." Douglas Fairbanka. RIALTO "The Devil to Pay." USIflDE "Ton Never Can Tell," Be be Daniels. WIBWAM '"The Fortune Teller." Marjorle Ram beau. ' (Read amusement ads on page S.) And Society, And Cannot Be Trifled With OF NEW MEXICO OUTLINE PLANS Unite In Plea For Effi ciency And Fulfil ment Of Pledges. FALL ATTENDS CONFERENCE Only Able Men And Re publicans To Be Recom mended For Offipe. SANTA PE, K. M Jan. 5. Tie Republican slate executive committee adjourned this morn tag auhjeet to the call of the chairman without having recom mended any appointments. This action was taken to nllow all who desire to do so to file their applf eatlon. The next meeting f&ely wfll be held soon after the eon venteg of the legislature. SANTA F2. X. xCjan. L Plea for efficiency in administration in all departments of government and for the fulfilment of all party plat form pledges formed the keynote of tt abort speeches made at an open conference which the Republican state executive committee Held wita parry leaders from all over the state. Senator A. B. Fall returned from Washington to attend the conference, which had been called for the pur pose of forming plans to assist in making the forthcoming Republican administration the best and moat ef fective in the hiatory of state and nation. As senator Fall expressed his understanding of the purpose of the conference, it was to enable -fighting Kepublleane to organise xnemsexves Into a committee of the whole for the good of the union.- In a subsequent talk in which he outlined his views, senator Fall declared he is not pledged to any applicant and has no candidate for any office. Only Able Men to be Recommended. -While I am charged with the responsibility." the senator said. 1 will not recommend the appointment of any man who is not qualified for the office he seeks. It is certain that a fight will be made upon the con firmation of any man who is not qualified, and I do not propose to have to go into the aenate and con duct a defence for an applicant who does not merit the office. Every ap- (CenrJsned on page 4. column .) WILD RUMORS . CAUSE MEXICO BANK PANIC Financial Conditions Declared To Be Sound By Leading Bank en. Mexico City. Mex Jan. S. General public alarm, caused by sensational newapaper reports of unstable finan cial conditions, was declared by lead ing bankers as the cause of a mild form of panic which brought about the closing of one bank and caused a run on another yesterday. Seven representative bankers de clared that rumors published here were without foundation and there was no need for fear on the part of depositors. The run on the Banque Francaise pu Mexique. which began Monday, continued yesterday. Hundreds of depositors crowded the building and all were paid their deposits in silver coin. When the bank closed its doors at 4 oelock yesterday afternoon more than 200 persons were outside at tempting to enter. Jules Lacaud. manager of the bank, asserted all demand would be met. Intimating that other banking insti tutions would come to his assistance. MEXICAN MINE RAILROAD WILL MOVE FREIGHT Torreon. Coahuila. Mex, Jan. 5. The Com pan i a Metales y Mimerales. owners of the Mapiml smelter and mines and the Torreon and Mon terey smelting plants, who have be tween 99 and 40 engines and 1909 freight cars, are to place thl rolling stock at the disposition of the pub lic Due to the low price of silver and fuel shortage the smelters and mines are closed and in the meantime the metals and ore company will operate trains over the National lines of Mexico in the northern part of the republic for the benefit of other in dustries. This move will enable large ship ments of merchandise at the border to be moved and will also give the ranchers In the states of Durango. Coahuila. Chihuahua and Zacatecas an opportunity to ship crops. It will result in a further lowering of prices of fruit, corn, beans, chili, sugar, etc.. in the local markets. It is probable that these trains will be operated under the direction of O. H. Whitoff. traffic manager for the mining and smelting company. Durango Mines Expected To Resume Operations Durango, Durango, Hex, Jan. S. The mining Industry In the state re mains practically paralysed, but with fair prospects of an earlv resumption of operations. The fuel shortage is remedied by the reopening of the coal mines of Coahuila and the lew price of silver has been offset by Improve ments in the mining laws favorable tc mine owners. The only new filing at the nftnlng office during the week were those made by Jose VlTlanueva, who Is tak ing up a number of gold and silver claims In the Basis district in the re mote mountainous region west of here. The Guadalupe and Crux-Providen-Centiaued on page 12, column 4.) CARRIER DELIVERY. 11 A MONTH. SINGLE COPIES, t CENTS. BIGGEST VOLSTEAD ACT HAUL IN N. Y. Champagne, Imported Liquors, Whisky Taken From Huge Ware house of Singer Brothers After Deliveryman Made Alleged Unlawful Trip and Keeper of Records Is Said to Have Altered His Accounts. MEW YORK. Jan. 5. The biggest raid in this city smce the Volstead ad went into effect mi made here today when liquor valued at $250,000 was seized by federal agents at the wholesale establishment of Singer Bros., ob lower Third aveaoe. Scores of cases of highest quality champagne and Volstead Act Puts Terrific Wallop In Whisky, Judge Finds NEW YORK. Jan. 5 T have seen more drunken chauffeurs ar raigned in this court since the Volstead prohibition act went Into effect than ever before where do they get it?" This observation was made by magistrate House, In traffic court, after two men. charged with op erating automobiles while intoxi cated, pleaded not guilty. They were held In $1999 and 959 nail for trial. "Liquor most be plentiful to ob tain." continued the magistrate, but these chauffeur tall mo they had 'only one drink.' One dram of prohibition whisky apparently baa more kick than a doses drtnks of the old days. IRISH AMBUSCADE PARTY WIPED OUT BY BRITISH TROOPS Sixteen Men Slain and All OtbeK Captured With Arms After Hurling Bomb and Opening Fire on Military Lorries; Soldiers Uninjured; Escaped Sirm Fein Member of Parliament Is Recaptured at Dublin. Reported. T 0NDQN, Eng., Jan. 5. Sixteen members of a party that warlaid a de tachment of troops at lVleelin. Hied by tbe sctbers they attacked party were captered, with all their dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company today. None of the troop was injured. This is the first time, it Is declared, that an ambush on a large scale has been effectually beaten. The ambush, according to an live ning News dispatch from Cork, oc curred in a secluded roadway. Three military lorries, says the account, were coming from Hallo when a bomb was thrown at the leading ve hicle. The bomb missed its mark. Revolver fire was then opened on tbe lorries, which halted while the troops poured rifle fire into both sides of the road. Use Smoke Screes. Aided by a smoke screen, continues tbe account, the troops made a sortie and accounted for all the attackers in killed and captured. James J. Walsh. Sinn Fein member of parliament from the city of Cork, who escaped from Mount Joy prison. Dublin, is months ago, was arrested early today, it is said in a dispatch received here. OXalmghaa to Testify. Newport News, Vx, Jan. & Daniel O'Callaghan. lord mayor Cork, who arrived yesterday as a stowaway on the American steamer Weat Cannon in company with Peter XacSwlney, brother of the lata Terence kfac Swiney. declared today the editors of the New York Nation bad invited him to testify before tbe committee of 199 at Washington investigating the Irish situation. The statement was in answer to that of Frederick C. Howe, chairman of the commission, who said last night the mayor had not been asked to ap pear before the commission. "The invitation was extended by IOWA SOCIALIST MAYOR LEAVES RADICAL PARTY Davenport. Iowa, Jan. S. Dr. C L. Barewald. e'ected mayor of Daven port on the Socialist ticket a year ago, no longer is a Socialist. He has announced bts resignation from the party. Purely local, issues prompted the mayor to leave his party, it was said today. With him in the council are fire Socialist and three Republican aldermen. In an Interview today the mayor said "I have had no cooperation from the Socialist aldermen in th council work and they have permitted their radical ideas to Interfere with the welfare of the city." Dr. Barewald announced he would continue as mayor of Davenport, but not as a Socialist. MKASLES EPIDEMIC If EARED. Santa Fe. N. M.. Jan. 5. A general epidemic of measles is likely to oc cur within the next few weeks, ac cording to a warning issued today by the state health department The Boy As A Salesman SEVXHAL fcnsatcd stack? lads ia tke soatbwsst have earned vacation trips aad otbsr priies fas procariaf aew subscribers for The El Paso Herald. In doing this, they has, honored themselves by becoming producers. This work proves the boy. SalesmaatUp is oa of the finest accomplishments ksews to the bnsnKM wax Id. It is the most ia danaad today of all bosi aMccoBTBjshjneats. Everywhere the salesman is wanted and needed. Tbe Herald has hndreds of prizes to offer boys and girls. These prises can be had for procuring one or more new subscription. For farther particulars call to see or write to H. H. Fris, tirciuatioB manager, El Paso Herald. 12 PAGES TODAY. MAKE a Imported wines, with hundreds of cases of bonded whisky, constituted the stock seized by the raiders Joseph Walsh, a driver, and Moe Herman, a clerk, employed by Singer Bros., were arrested. Singer Bros., according to enforce ment agents, had a permit to trans port liquor, but Walsh is alleged to have made deliveries without author ization, and Herman is alleged to have altered records. Polish And Lithuanian Parleys Reach fmpassc Warsaw, Poland. Jan, E. (By the Associated Press). The Pollsn-Litii-uanian conference over the ptems'-i te planned to be held in the Vllna dis trict has reached an Impasse and the Lithuanian delegation left Warsaw today for Kovno to obtain further in structions from Its government. Po land insists Vllna shall be included in the plebiscite area, The league of nations, with which roiana nas restea ner case, is ex pected shortly to make a ruling which win clear tne sit nation. northwest county Cork. IreiaadL were aad the remainder of the afiabashiag 9ns and ainmtnrtioH, says a Dublin the New York people several months ago. - mayor o cauaghaa said. Inunicratlon inspector L. R Parkr ln charge at this port, said today he uu was awaiting worn irons w ald ington as to the admissabllity of the Irish official. Mayor May Be Deverte. Washington, D. C. Jan. I In vestigation of the circumstances sur rounding the entry into this coantrv or Daniel J. O'Callaghan. lord mayor of Cork, who arrived at Newport News yesterday as a stowawa and without a passport, was ordered o- cay by the state department. Officials of the department 1 n : 1 -mated that unless some extraordinary casts for extenuation was found :t was probable that no discretion oiud be drawn between his case anJ that of any other stowaway OCanaarhan will be held ur."l tha immigration authorities can c-- mine wnetner ne is umiM, 1 v said today at the departmr.-. ot labor. Greetings Sent to Mayor. New York. Jan. 5- A messae greeting to Daniel O'Callaghan. lord mayor or rjorK. wno arrivsu at port ewi. yesterday as a stowau a on the steamer West Cannon, was en from here today by I Hollmrsworrh Wood, 'Chairman of the committer o' one hundred investigating the lr-s- question. 1 ne message asked th lorn mayor 10 appear before the r, mittee January 17 to testify -egard lag conditions in Ireland. Mr. Wood said mayor O'CaT'agaar waa invited "some time ago to 1s1r tne cm ted states for the ranos- of testifying before the coram! tie. H:r amvau, jit. wood said, was a sur prise. TURK PEACE PARLEY FAILS, BLAME RUSS Constantinople. Turkey. Jn. 3 me peace aeiegauon of the Turkish government which, under the leader ship of Txset Pasha, went to Agra to confer with Mustapha KemaS Pasha, head of the Turkish National- is lorce, in an attempt to bring a-ott peace between the two parties, "as been recalled. This action was 'ak-n when it was found to b ir-p"si tl to reach an agreement on the t- titls proposed by the Nationalist. The Turkish government will b un- acie to maxe counter proposals fo the .Nationalists unless the allies as prepared to make certain corn-ess If is believed that if the allie per severe in their refusal to modify th peace treaty, the Turkish govrnrrtrt will have no alternative but to resij-r One of the p ri net pal re as-c as signed for the failure of the nego; a tlons with the Nationalist was tbe presence at Angora of a Russian Bol shevik mission, nhich has been leak ing frantic efforts to defeat the negotiations.