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EL PASO HERALD
Fair Tonight and Sunday; Colder
EL PASO TEXAS
May 3 1913 32 Pages
yOUR SECTIONS TODAY.
SUFFRAGETS0FAR1Z0NA TAX SiNALQA WILL
NEW UK MEASURE fS NOW FIT
PARADE PASSED flUEHTI
Thirty-five Thousand Form
Biggest Pageant Ever in
NEW YORK. May 2. Eyes front
heads erect shoulders squared.
3S.OO0 women. and men
. larched eight abreast to the blare of
4u bands up Fifth avenue this after-
noon in the greatest parade ever held
lor the cause of woman suffrage.
Behind a squad of mounted -police
the long line swept out of Washington
square shortly after 2 oclock. a white
ribbon of marching womanhood span-
gled with the ellow banners of suf-
frage broken here ana there ny the
somber colors of detachments of male
Over 200 Felice GHard Route.
0er stiietB that had been swept and
scrubbed till the glistened in the sun-
light the paraded to central park at
ai'th street Tens of thousands held to
to the curb b 1200 blue coats gave
vociferous welcomes of applause.
lor dajs the leaders of the great
parade had planned the pageant and
todaj it was perfect. The city au-
thorities intent on avoiding repetition
of the disorder of the suffrage parade
at Washington made elaborate police
arrangements and these was every in-
dication that the parade would not be
marred l untoward incident.
Pllgrams From Many States.
Hundreds of women from other
states were in the long line. Women
voters from the nine "white" states
on the suffrage map; "General Rosalie
Jones and her little army'.' at pilgrims
who tramped from New York to Al-
bany and from New York to Washing-
ton clerks and stenographers tele-
phone operators shop girls milliners
factory workers these and marchers
from almost every other calling where
woman labors were in the procession
each canying a tiny flag and each
trying her best to observe the grand
"Keep step; ap talking or laughing."
Two Mass Meetings.
At the plaza where Central park
meets 59th street and the avenue the
marchers disbanded for two mass
meetings one m the plaza the other in
Roosevelt TJrges Suffrage.
J demonstration aiuuns or several 1
thousand persons men and women ;
alike was held last night in the Met
iop oli tan opera house.
Theodore Roosevelt appealing to -the
eaet and especially to New York state
to grant votes for women and holding
that it-Is womaa'-s. -right to be repre-
sented on 1'ie floor of the state's .com-
ing constitutional convention was the
Dr Anna Howard Shaw president of
the National American Woman Suf-
frage association called upon the
country's women to add five new stars
to the suffrage flag In 1914 and four
new stars in 1915.
erdlca Takes Part la Tableau.
A brilliant pageant-tablean. portray-
ing woman's "dream of freedom" was
a feature of tne demonstration. &o-
cintv lAfirfWra fltrSP Atlll niMrft sin AT-
pvS took part. Hope Handmaidens of
Justice and Columbia were among the
characters with madam Nordlca taking
the part of Freedom.
The audience took every opportunity
to show its enthusiasm by waving the
triangular flag of the cause. Dr. Shaw
made an appeal for funds.
Panda Are Fledged.
Within 20 minutes from the time the
collecting of subscriptions began
nearly $10060 was pledged. A supreme
court justice promised $25 a month for
one year A city official and an opera
singer gave ?100 each.
POR $500000 FIRE
Bradford Eng. May 3 Extensive
sheds belonging to the Midland railroad
containing much freight burned down
here last night causing a loss of $500-
000 Nineteen loaded freight cars and
quantities of dry goods and carpets
Mysterious fires have broken out in
tbese sheds on three successive Friday
nights. The militant soffragets were
suspected of arson but there was no
proof of this. The latest fire was evi-
dently incendiary for the firemen dis-
covered it had been started simultane-
ously in several parte of the building.
SUPFAGETS BURN SCHOOL.
Aberdeen Scotland. May 3. One of
the public schools of this city was
partly burned this morning by militant
suffragets. The damage amounted to
32500 A large quantity of suffraget
literature was found scattered about
TEXAS GIRL'S PORTRAIT
TO AFPRAR ON CURRENCY.
New York. May 3. Mtes Evi-
Una James of San Antonio 4
Tex. an art student here is 4
receiving the congratulations of
her friends as she is the girl
whose portrait is likely to be-
come more popular than any
otner. it is sate to say aex pic
ture will be in every American
home as it will appear exctu- !
sively on Uncle Sam's paper
It was recently selected by &
committee of congress as the 4
central feminine figure of a
decorative group on the reverse
side of the new currency.
Herald To Ge Free Conesrt In
Cleveland Square Friday Evening
REYES'S Boys' Banfl will play a coacert ia Cleveland square next Friday
evening comptiraeaUry to tie people of El Paso. The concert has been
arranged by the El Paso Herald for this date and the program will be a
select one. Prof. Reyes has worked kd for the past three years getting his
boys into shape as musicians and now has an excellent musical organization.
He plans to try and arrange for weekly concerts for the band following this
one which The Herald has arrapged for. He will solicit the merchants for
funds to keep the concert going. He will play weekly concerts for $65 a
week and a dollar apiece from 65 badness bosses each week would pay it-
It seems as if there should be bo diffknlty abant making the arrangement so
that El Paso conld have a concert a week. If the military band is arranged
for the Seyes concert might still be held giving the music lovers two concerts
a week. Anyhow come out and hear the band next Friday night and decide
for yourselves if it is worth keeping np.
Local Option Measure Is
"Killed Segregated Dis-
tricts Are Provided For.
TpyHOENIX ARI?L May 3. With six
j dissenting votes the house today
passed the tax commission bill
with Ahe Graham mine tax bill as a
.rider. Senate concurrence is doubtful.
The senate killed the new local code
and decided to adopt the present law.
So WfaltevTanh 1 et.
Quick work was made in the house
Friday of senator John Hughes's reso-
lution calling for an examination of
the accounts of the penitentiary by the
state examiner. W. H. Plimkott
The resolution came up in commit-
" " mt wnoie am ine reaaing clerk
had just begun on it when Jacobs
moved that it be indefinitely post-
poned. Irvine and Brooks protested
that they did not know what the reso-
lution was and wanted it read . nut
the Jacobs motion was carried by a
viva voce vote.
The opponents of governor Hunt
have asserted repeatedly that an in-
vestigation of the prison records by
the state examiner. Hunt's appointee
would-be a farce since Plankett would
be sure to bring in a report white-
washing the administration.
Wren's memorial to congress put-
ting the Arizona legislature on record
as favoring national equal suffrage.
was killed. There was no debate on
the merits of the proposition itself.
state Jioau Hnrt
Are there any laborers in Arizona.
excepting aliens. wMllng to do hard
work on the public roads?
This is the question that was de-
bated for two hours in the house oom-
niiitee of the whole yesterday. Gra-
ham asserted loudly and often that
there are laborers in Arizona win
would be glad of employment on the
state roads at 32 or $2.50 per day.
Brooks Linney and others asserted
that it is practically impossible to get
Americans to work on roads at any
"ch wages. Even Bradner a leadar
of the "labor" element in the house
took this view. To work convicts on
roads it was asserted is not to brine
them into competition with free labor.
Senator Hughes's general bill for the
working of convicts on state roads and
Bridges which makes some changes
w..? .. u..ii iiia&ca is'
i i. Trn ! woe n nr. Ai.
CU88i0. The bill was final Iv renort-!
Begiseer Cobb Wins.
A final quietus wag given the Lovin
scare engineer bill senate bill Jse. 17. I
when the house indefinitely-jMHrtpoaed 1
HJjfe vote ofwXl te 12. This is the I
MR thaVfAS drawn to shear the statd I
state engineer bill senate bill Ne. 17.
engineer of hie-power.
Ohce the bill was Indefinitely post-
poned in the house but a. motion was
made to reconsider and it was taken
up again Thursday. It occupied prac-
tically all the morning session of Fri-
day. The 12 who voted against indefinite
postponement are Babbitt Brooks Bills
Gonzales Graham HalL Jacohson John-
son Kane. Kelton. Mattox and Wren.
Public Grazlnzr Land.
Another bill on which the committee
HfffV muf? m resterday Is house
tional amendment removing the limit
on the area of public grazing land that
(tan be leased to one person. The limi-
tation in the constitution is now 84f
acres and Irvine would remove this al-
together. The bill will he taken up
again in committee ol- the whole.
House Billx O. KM
Other house bills considered in com-
mittee of the 'whole and recommended
for passage are: JCo. 29 by Drennan
giving the land commission authority
over Carey act projects within the
state: No. 48. bv code revision com-
mittee incorporation and disincorpor-
ation of cities. No 31 by code revision
committee the alien land law; No. 53.
by code revision committee giving the
state jurisdiction over public roads
streets bridges and ferries.
Following are the senate bills acted
on favorably by the committee: No. 31
by Willis for relief of squatters on
school land; No. 44. by Lovin regula-
tion of houses of lewdness; No. CI by
code revision committee contracts for
the construction of public buHdtnga.
For Segregated Districts.
An important amendment was adopt-
ed to the Lovin bill. It was restored
to its original form and now provides
for segregated" districts within Incor-
porated cities and towns. These dis-
tricts were the principal purpose of
the bill but the senate cut out that
provision after a long debate. The
vote in the house by which the stricken
section was- restored was 24 to 9.
After the senate had receded from its
amendment to the eminent domain code
house bill 11 it was sent to the gov-
ernor. Against Forejgn Corporation.
The senate adopted an amendment
prohibiting any company not Incorpor-
ated under the laws of Arizona bringing
condemnation proceedings in court.
Conference committees were appointed
and finally the senate receded.
An agreement was finally reached oil
house bill 3. the pharmacv biH. and It
was sent to the governor. The governor
also received house bill No 8 the Hen
code which was the subject of much
The code revision committee intro-
duced house bill 59 relating to the as-
sessment and collection of school taxes.
Tt was r.fprrl t.. the eAlla.sti.n Am
Bead Per Bulillc BuIIdlnc.
If it is possible to issue bonds for
state buildings the general appropria-
tion bill will be cut down some 1354.900.
The members of the house appropria-
tions committee have asked attorney
ienetal Bullard if It Is legal 10 istnie the
bonds. If his opinion is favorable the
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Governor of the State Is
Alive The Sonora Rebels
Claim a Victory.
NOGALES. ARIZ.. May 3. Filtpe
Riveros governor of Sinalqa
taken prisoner to Mexico City
and .later reported drowned at sea has
escaped and arrived safely at Havana
Cuba. A telegram received today from
the headquarters of governor C
ranza of Coahuila said that governor
Riveros was expected to return j
once to lead the insurgent troops 05 I
his state which is located on the Pa-1
cific coast below sonora. xnis wouia
make three governors in the field
against the Huerta national govern-
Rehelv Clnlm Victory.
An official report received here to-
day from governor Pesqueira of So-
nora reported that federals pursuing
the state troops which evacuated Bm-
palme were repulsed beHnv Hermoslllo
with heavy losses.
The Yaqul Indians under chief Bule
were said again to have taken the field
and led in the fighting. All wire com-
munication between Empalrae and
Hermosillo is cut.
Whole Family Killed.
The only apparent result of the shell-
ing of Kmpanne Friday upon the state
troops evacuation was the killing of
an entire family. A shell from the gun-
boat Guerrero burst over a house in a.
suburb of the town killing a man and
his wife and their several children. .No
Americans were reported injured.
Rttie fire late in the dav indicated
that the federals had begun a move-
ment irt pursuit of the fleeing "Con-
stitutionalists" whose hasty exit ac-
casioned the shelling on the. part of
the federal boat. It was believed that
the federal reinforcements recently ar-
riving at Guaymas had begun an ad-
vance. The state troops leit on trams con-
an the availa-
Thus the pur-
r"". vv " - L.
W. I-iw' ?5i?lt- iSS" "f SI!
t r.th. flaMle Vw 111 WA5Z rfi-
Ojcda to Command.
Gen Fedro Ojeda whose daring de-
fence of Naco Sonora. occasioned much
official recognition has been made com- 1
rnander pi tne rirsi nraixary 's Itz '
iiwtinc ftnnnra state. A consular re
.. coo that h has sailed for Giiai-
mas to take the field against the same tisanship was lost sight of. Demo- I Xr tn'osl2F of8ne-. ILW5 eaH5b-
insurgits who droe him from Naci rrats and Progressives Toted to- ' Z '"fc1 " .J? ?S"i 'JS?
nly after agrueling campaign of many j.cther jn what t0ok to bVie de- I ?" has now grown and developed until
weeks. nnnd nf th nem.iI f r.iwUi. "Sfcli- lt completely surrounds this district.
So O.eda. who skilfully defended Naco i n !? 5a"l"rn- ThI hich fewtthl one-half block of Over-
with a small force against a much
..; nv n-lii he 9 hi o to demon- i
rje'irS"T SndilKe a stronu-
body f men in the projected movement
ftomho gigf-tiBi iionlwrt Hawagcflta
the Insurgent Sonora state capmO.
No American Hurt.
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wa.kimrfAn n c. Mtv 3. Official
ronnrts of to shelling of SmMlme b
fgderal gunboats yesterday make no
mention ol casuuiun vuu"& .-
- In- answer to reports from Henry
Lane Wilson ambassador at Mexico
City of precarious and disturbed condi-
tions on thp west coast of Mexico the
naval auxiliary ship Galceir now at
Topolobampo with the gunboat Annap-
olis will proceed at once to Masatlan
to guard American interests there.
"Carrancistas" in Culdad Porfirio
Diaz report a battle at JBsplnosa near
"Constitutionalist" agents here have
advices reporting Gen. Obregon at
Guaymas with 'reinforcements and say-
ing the Carranza forces have been
largely augmented by Yaqul Indians in
SET FOR OCTOBER
Washington D. C May 3. Klection
for president of Mexico will be con-
ducted Oct. 26 by the Huerta govern-
ment according to advices to the Mexl-
ican embassy here. The report said
the date was agreed upon at a confer-
ence between provisional president
Huerta Gen. Felix Diaz the cabinet
and representatives of all parties in
both houses of congress.
Gen Dit5 now is expected to be the
leading candidate for the presidency.
Many people believe however that
Gen. Huerta also will enter the race
and it is suggested that Francisco de
la Barra minister for foreign affairs
in the provisional government also
may be a candidate.
Probably no adherent of the Liberal
party of which the late president Ma-
dero was leader will enter the race
unless in the meantime peace has beeu
completely restored. In the event of
peace it is regarded here as almost
certain that Dr. Francisco Vasquez Go-
mez who claimed to have been elected
vicepresident at the general conven-
tion just prior to the Madero revolu-
tion will become a candidate. Reports
frpm Mexico also suggest governor
Venustiano Carranza leader of the
mesent rebellion in northern Mexico.
as a presidential possibility although
he has disclaimed presidential ambi-
tions. REBELS BUTCHER .
Mexico City. Mexico May 3 A whole
block of buildings including 33 struc-
tures were destroyed by dynamite by
the rebels when they gained posses-
sion of Matehuala on Monday. The
news is brought here by mail from
San Duis Potosi the censorship there
having prevented telegraphing.
The matehuala garrison of 90 sol-
diers was wiped out in an unequal
fight the rebels being aided by hun-
dreds of miners who continued in the
ranks when the rebels evacuated tho
place. Just how many were killed is
unknown but there was house to house
fighting looting executions and de-
bauchery' of the bloodiest sort.
Mariano Zuniga the jefe politico
wasrexecuted because he refused to cry
The government had shipped 2000 ri-
fles Into the town for its defence but
the guns were still unpacked when the
attack occurred. The rebels seized
them. The robberies committed netted
the rebels approximately .60000 pesos
mostly in silver which they carried
away on burros.
Rebels did not kill William B. Ding-
wall an American citizen at Mate-
huala. as reported on April 89. Mr.
Dingwall owner of & foundry and di-
rector of the Santa Maria de la Pax
Mining company was not even injured
during the fighting:
AUBERT RRPORTUD SOW
TO HAVE SURRENDERED
Eagle Pass. Texas May 3. Gen. Tru-
cy Aubert commander of the federal
forces in northern Mexico has surren-
dered to Venustiano Carranza rebel
leader according to an officer of the
reiolutionarv forces at Pledras Ne-
... TV. ... . - .
j.jic .uin-rmtr I'joit Diace at
Lampazos. according to the officer
I All telesraph wires leading to Lam-
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California Lawmakers Pass
Measure Ignoring Advice
of President Wilson.
BUT LEASES GRANTED
SACRAMENTO CALIF. May 3.
Contrary to the advice of presi-
dent Wilson the administration
anti-alien land holding bill drawn by
attorney general Webb passed the
senate at 12:45 oclock this morning by
a. vaIa nt 2 tn fiftar -l in
hours of debate. The only negative (T 0IDBMNING " existence of the
votes were cast by senators Cart- I . reservation as unlawful recom-
wright. Democrat and Wright Repub- mending the forfeiture of road
'ahom -tfn n u1.1
The principal provisions of the hill
Aliens eligible to citizenship may
acquire and hold land to 'the same ex-
tent as citizens.
All other aliens are limited to the
specific rights conferred upon them bv
the existing treaties between the
United States and the nations of which
such aliens are dtizens or subjects.
In the case of the Japanese the bill
prohibits ownership of farming or
agricultural lands while permitting
them to own residences and factories
manufactories and shops.
Lease Farm Lands.
xLease .of agricultural lands by such
aliens are permitted for a period not
exceeding three years. There is a
question as to whether renewals would
Aliens ineligible to citizenship cannot
inherit land. Upon the death of an
alien land holder his property shall
be sold by the probate court and tbj
proceeds distributed to his heirs.
The state specifically reserves tts
soverign right to enact any and all
laws In the future with respect to the
acquisition of real property by aliens.
Present holdings of ineligible aliens
are not affected except that they can
not be bequeathed or sold to other
classified among those hot ell- i
Sbe to citizenship.
CTble tn ritlzensMiv
JeiBB whi si nm
companion measure identical in 1
Phraseolotrv- probably will pass tne
assembly today and will he signed by
governor Johnson after "a reasonable
time" has elapsed in which to hear'
iwssioie protests rrora president Wll- !
son who has requested a respite.
Tn th. rini.. kn . r j.vl. '
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B i-ran's Mbmlen Futile.
The faUUtjr. of Wralarr f starffe
1 Bryan's mission was shown by the vote
or tne memoers or his own party.
Nire of the ten Democrats voted con-
trary to the advice which he brought
from president 'Wilsopv wh.ile pot a
single Progressive yielded "to his elo-
quence. BryaB. Starts to Capital.
Secretary Bryan's mission to Califor-
nia is ended without waiting f jr the
assembly to take action on the alien
land holding Mil. he will leave Sacra-
mento for the east this afternoon by
way of Los Angeles
In the midst of his preparations fo
leaving Sacramento secretary Bryan
sent -word to governor Johnson and the
presiding officers of the two houses
of the legislature asking for another
conference. Mr. Bryan will hurry to
Washington accepting no invitations
to make stopovers on the way. At Tuc-
son Aria he expects to be joined by
his son for a brief chat.
Big Victory Says Governor.
The passage of the bill by the sen-
ate in spite of the softening clause
permitting leases to ineligible foreign
ers is regarded by governor Johnson
as a great victory for the people of the
"We have done the big thing" said
the governor this morning. "When this
bill has passed the assembly we shall
have made it impossible for aliens who
are ineligible to citizenship to get a
foothold on the land of California.
"As for leases I may say that erery
bill that has been considered seri-
ously has contained a clause authoriz-
ing leases. The Bradford bill which
passed the assembly two weeks ago.
and represented the views of the as-
sembly and all who opposed alien own-
ership at that time provided for five
year leases. The present bill reduces
the term to three years.
AMENDED LAND BILL
Secretary of State Bryan Is Ready to
Start Rant at Once to Confer With
Washington D. C. May 3. It was
learned here today that the Webb bill
in its present form is not satisfactory
to the Japanese government.
Although there is a possibility of
amendment in the lower branch of the
legislature or in conference the con-
viction obtains that nothing remains
to be done from the Japanese point of
view at present but await the return to
Washington of secretary Bryan. Then
it will be in order to take the matter
up diplomatically probably the first
step being to ascertain whether the
administration can be counted on to
begin a legal test of the constitution-
ality of the new act.
If the question between the United
States and Japan should not be settled
within the next three months it was
intimated here today that Jiurun might
make a formal request Tor the sub-
mission of the issue to arbitration at
the Hague tribunal.
The special arbitration treaty be-
tween the two countries negotiated In
1900. which is believed to cover the
case will expire by limitation unless
renewed August 21- It will be neces-
sary for Japan to claim the benefits of
treaty before that date.
Secretary Bryan has telegraphed
president Wilson he would leave Sacra-
mento tonight and arrive here Thurs-
day. Until that time the president it
is understood will make no comment.
Officials here hope no bill will be
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1. How is it that a man with
long legs cannot travel faster than
one with short legs?
2. Transpose something bright
into bulky. -
3. If you pull a dog's ears what
will he say to you?
4. Behead a man's name and
leave an obstruction.
6. Behead part of a boat and
leave a tree.
Answers will De found under
their appropriate numbers scattered
hrough tne Classified Advertising
FREE CATTLE AND MEAT
GRAND JURY SUGGESTS TH
LITIDN OF RES
Would Forfeit Licenses of Roadhouses and Suggests
Getting After Local "Clubs" Wants Chihuahuita
Streets Cleaned and Says There Are Too Many
Saloons in That Section Danger to Girls
in Restaurants and Skating Rinks.
house licenses for la violations de-
clarlng that many socalled "clubs" in
the city are- merely for evading the
Sunday and liauor law and declaring
that there h?s been illegal practices in
the Issuance of polltax receipts the
March grand jury made a written report
Saturday morning to judge Dan M.
Jackson and was discharged for the
term. The grand iury examined 1$4
'witnesses and found 179 indictments.
It condemns the city jail and recom-
mends painting of the county jail; it
condemns the skating rinks as danger-
Vous and recommends that restaurants be
prohibited from selling liquor to parties
1 of less than four. It recommends ma
trons for the moving picture theaters
and suggests compulsory school at-
tendance. Chihuahuita is recommend-
ed for a cleanup and the statement is
made that if there were fewer saloons
in that section there would be lees
crime. The police are charged with
being unfamiliar with their duties In
many instances and an investigation by
tne . police commission is urged The
sheriffs office and police ate
mended for assistance to the grand
jurj and Judges Jackson and Isaacs are
praised for their manner of conducting
the district courts. The report of the
grand jury in full follows:
We. the grand jury empaneled for
fully sutmit this our final report.
We have been in session 31
the .March term of jour court respect-
v ho... kw.n c a.-aA T 4ov
li..'.. '4h". ZlaTZZ.
found 17S indictments which have been
returned to your court.
The lied Light District
We have given much attention to law
violations in he red light -district and
r" "" li". "?.!. w .hiiu
in violation of the laws of the state of
Tezas. and we would most respectfully
land. Mse "LtaU wwt wln one
and one-half blocks of Salt Antonio
street tho principal retail street of the
town and within one-half block of the
travetea htaffiray to mxtoa Schools
churches and homes are within dose
proximity and school children must
either pass through this district or go
a considerable distance out of their
way to and from school.
Call en City to Act.
Wa ll wtn the mttvn ant h.A nil.
lice authorities to suppress this res
ervation ana are convinced dv tne
evidence before us that the district
would not be open 12 hours after such
an order is gien to the police.
We are of the opinion that much of
the viciousness in this district comes
from the sale of liquor therein and we
quote from the state law in regard (to
the selling of liquor in bawdy houses.
"That if any person whether the owr.- i
er lessee manager housekeeper pro-
nrietor. servant agent employe in
mate visiter or any other person shall
sell give away or drink or permit to
be sold given away or drunk any splr-
itous. vinous or malt liquors whether
capable of producing intoxication or
not. in any bawdy house disorderly
house or assignation house shall be
guilty of a misdemeanor and upon con-
viction such person or persons shall be
punished by Imprisonment in the coun-
ty jail for a period of not less than 30
dajs nor more than 90 days and by a
fine of not less than 550 nor more than
Law In Not Enforced.
This biw against the sale of liquor In
disorderly houses has not been effect-
ively enforced although the law Is so
framed as to make its enforcement easy
As will be seen the criminal liability
does not rest alone with the proprietor
or inmate and proof of sale is not re-
quired. We condemn as absolutely -vicious.
the fine system wherein a fine col-
lector appointed by the mayor collects
S18 permonth from each of the unfortu-
nate inmates of the restricted district
We believe that the excuse for main-
taining th's system vl: That the rev-
enue is applied to the expense of po-
licing this district will not be sanc-
tioned by the taxpayers of the city and
believe there is no taxpayer who would
not rather have his taxes increased to a
slight extent than to be put in the po-
sition of profi'ing by the wages of these
"VIcloBMly Corrupt Fine System."
The "fine sstem" has been in vogue
many years. The system was inherited
by the present city administration who
we believe are not wholly in sympa-
thy with it. It has been condemned by
all Investigating bodies as being
viciously corrupting in every way
We find that minors are by no means
excluded from the restricted district
and that messenger boys from 15 to 18
years of age are permitted to go and
come with perfect freedom In our
opinion minors should absolutely be
prohibited from visiting this district
even when the pretense is made of
transacting legitimate business.
rVegro CIhIik and Gambling.
We would commend the chief of po-
lice and his sergeant for their prompt
action in closing the negro clubs
where gambling has been open and no-
torious where lewd women resort
where liquor Is sold on- Sunday and
after midnight and earnestly recom-
mend that this action be made final and
they be not permitted to open again
undeii any pretense. Much of our evi-
dence In regard to the red light district
has been gathered by the police and
we wish to express to them our thanks
for the assistance rendered.
Road IlouseK Asnalled.
Attention is called to the road houses
on the county road between El Paso
and Tsleta. This jury has much el-
dence that these places are active vio-
lators of the law; that liquor is freely
sold on Sunday: that they are the re-
sorts of lewd women and we believe
their maintenance to be a menace to
young girls and boys Furnished
rooms are maintained at these places
and dancing is carried on. and an abun-
dance of liquor is sold after midnight
and on Sundays and many times these
orgies are kept up all Saturday night
until davlight Sunday morning. First
the exhilarating auto ride then
drinks and dancing. then more
drinks. then ruin. In our opin-
ion there is no excuse for the
existence of these law violating de-
moralizing olaces. and we recommend
such action by the county and district
attorneys as win lorieit tnese liquor
Danger In Skating Rink.
A deplorable case called to tfe atten
tion of th' il nd Ji" eiiirhiiies the
need of ' r -up i n 1 of hating
rinks where juuns girls arc allowed
without being properly chaperoned. We
recommend an ordinance prohibiting
minors of both sexes .from visiting these
places later than 8 p. m unattended.
We also endorse the suggestion of the
women's societies of the city that both
rinks and picture shows be looked after
by proper matrons appointed by the
city. It isdesirable that picture shows
shall be sufficiently well lighted to per-
mit general supervision and we are glad
to say that only a small proportion of
the 1 Paso picture shows are unsatis-
factory In th's respect.
Liquor la Restaurants.
We also recommend fur tne consider-
ation of the city authorities the adop-
tion of an ordinance prohibiting restau-
rants from serving liquor to parties of
less than four people in private dop-
ing rooms. The system of having pri-
vate booths where two people alone are
served with liquors. Is conducive to
Gambling in "CluUs--
Evidence was given before this grand
jury tending to show much gambling
in El Paso at the present time. This
gambling appears to be carried on in
Hotels and In socalled clubs organized
for this purposv. It has seemed to this
iurv that the nrooer peace officers
1 should take more vigorous action for .
uie suppression 01 us vice aim tne
matter is respectfully submitted to the
next grand jury for further investiga-
tion. Clubs As Imxr Violators.
It has been called to tne attention
of this jury that in a number of cases
socalled clubs operating in SI Paso have
been nothing more than a cover for the
violation of the Sunday liquor law;
that there is a distribution by mes-
senger service of Hquor on Sunday;
that many saloons in the lower part of
town are dispensing drinks on Sunday
thereby bringing discredit to the sa-
loon men who maintain a proper ob-
servance of the law.
Illegal Pell Tax Payments.
Three indictments for Illegal poll tax
paying were found by us and we were
grven evMeheo that poll taxes have been
Issued to men who did not pay for them
in person. In direct violation of the law.
We find that loans have beea made by
polled officers an4 ethers' for poll tax
paying and wo have evidence that poll
tT Tagatoll ar iTopnrlaM fcrnrri been
Toiirir l(i jMsts uiTiilofl unable to
appear In 4ne eottctoif office. We are
advised by our district attorney that
deputies who issue poll tax receipts
illegally are not punishable under the
election laws; that the penalty applies
only when the tax collector himself is-
sues tbese receipt. In person. This
opens the way to the issuing of many
illegal receipts and we most earnestly
recommend that more care be taken in
the colle. tor s office to Insure that poll
tax receipts be issued only in person. to
the voters entitled to receive them.
As to the .Sheriff's Office.
We are glad to say that we have had
the full support of the sheriff but we
emphasize the importance of all possi-
I ble promptness on the part of the sher
if rs olflce in arresting persons In-
1 dieted bv the mund inrv. In nn
it has seemed likely that the delay of
zs or 39 days said to oe unavoidable
may have prevented the recovery of
valuable stolen property.
Jackson and Isancks Commended.
Upon the selection of juries depends
a great part of the effort for law en-
forcement. We wish to commend
judge Dan M. Jackson for his care in
the selection of juries and for Issuing
such orders as prevent professional ju-
rors from serving in his court.
Our thanks are given Judge S. J.
Isaacks for his advice and instructions
during his brief attendance on our
court. Coming here an entire stranger
his grasp of the true situation has been
of much assistance to us.
County Criminal Docket.
Wr believe that one week in each
two months usually allotted for the
trial of criminal cases in the county
court is often too short and we recom-
mend that the county attorney request
the county judge at the approaching
term to set apart a greater number of
days for the clearing of the criminal
Crime and Liquor.
We have given much attention to the
condition of affairs in the Mexican sec-
tion known as Chihuahuita and we be-
lieve that nearly all of the crime there
is attributable to the sale of liquors in
that locality. Twenty saloons are now
operating In this small section. We
have the statement of the chief of police
that If the liquor traffic was done away
with in Chihuahuita that crime would
almost cease and the expense of polic-
ing that section would be greatly re-
duced. "Clean Id Chihuahuita.'
We would also call the proper au-
thorities' attention Jo the condition of
the streets in that section and urge
that for sanitary reasons a thorough
cleaning should be had and we recom-
mend that if lawful both county and
city nrisoners be nut to work in thor
oughly cleaning streets alleys and I
premises in tne Mexican section.
Compulsory School Attendanee.
We are also of the opinion that the
city if lawful should provide for com-
.pulsory school attendance that a tru-
ant officer should patrol the city and
that more schools with manual train-
ing facUitleb be provided in the Mexican
quarter for tne thousands of children
now roaming the streets
Police Are Lnlnfernied.
We endorse the suggestion of the
chief of police that meads be provided
for the systematic instruction of offi-
cers as to their duties We found that
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RECLAMA TION SER VICE
COMMENDED BY INTERIOR DEPARTMENT
UPHELD BY SECRETARY
ASH1NGTON. D. G. May 3.
Louis C. Hill supervising en-
gineer of the southwestern di
vision of the reclamation service who
constructed the Roosevelt dam of the
Salt river project in Arizona today
made a statement of the operations on
the project at the conference between
secretary Lane reclamation officials
and water users. Secretary Lane so id
frankly to the conference that after
two days of consideration of the Salt
rier project no facts Indicating fraud
or gross wastefulness had been devel-
had been offered
Sentiment Is Growing in Fa-
vor of Passing It to In-
clude Free Cattle.
FREE WOOL GOES
INTO THE MEASURE
Insurgent Democrats Rally
With Republicans For
Tariff on Wool.
ASHTNGTON D. C May 3 i
Cattle on the free list as vrell
as xaeats la now regarded as
a possible feature of the Democratic
tariff blU. Representations made to
Democratic senators in the past few
days have left their mark. Sentiment
is growing on the Democratic aide of
the senate to change the pending tariff;
bill to admit cattle tree.
Fight Over Wool Schedule.
"Schedule K" the much discussed
always disputed 'wool tariff upon.
which the Democrats maintain the Republicans-
stumbled in their fall front
power last fall and over which their
own party is divided brought the tar-
iff fight la the house today to a ch
it was apparent early in the day that
free raw wool as projected tn the ad-
ministration bill was in a three cor-
nered fight the Republicans demand-
ing a duty of about 18 percent sup-
ported by some of the Progressives.
and the wool insurgents of the ma-
jority demanding a 15 percent duty.
which they claimed was the original
judgment of the ways and means com-
mittee until president Wilson took &
Wo-1 Schedule Sustained.
The house late today sustained the
-wool schedule of the Underwood bill
193 to 74 and voted down the Repuo-
Amend Cheeeiate Rates.
The chocolate paragraph was amended
raising to 25 percent ad valorem the
rate of sweetened chocolate. Imported
for retail bade. JThe rate oav unsweet-
ened chocolate was left at 8 percent.
An attempt to raise the rates on po-
tato starch failed.
From the end of the agricultural
schedule representative Treadway. of
Massachusetts offered an amendment
providing that the rates in the present
Payne law should remain in effect un-
til "a non-partisan tariff committee '
could have time to report on the sched-
ule. This evoked an extended debate but
went down to defeat by a vote of 4S
WANT AD. COLUMNS
AUTO MARKET PLACE
Secondhand Cars Bought and Sold la a
Hurry Through Herald Bargain
FOR SALE Klectric Stanhope fine
condition. A bargain. Owners sav sell
quick regardless of Its worth. Rich-
ardson 42 1 San Antonio St.
There were IS advertisements In the
automobile Want Ad. columns of The
EI Paso Herald Friday afternoon. This
is the answer to tho question of what
becomes or the secondhand cars. Thev
are advertised In the Auto Want Col-
umns of The Herald and are sold
A Kissel car five passenger practic-
ally new and. the tires in good condi-
tion to prove it may be bad for a rea-
sonable price by addressing box 1164.
"J. W P." has a Reo runabout that ha
will take $75 for -If sold at once A
Chalmers "SO" is offered for $750. if
sold within the next few days; phons
74 or 4035 and find out about it. An-
other Chalmers this time a "six." 13
offered to the first comer by A. B C.
who wants to see you at once. A dem-
onstration car also a Chalmers but a
3." is offered at a bargain by "Bar-
gain" to anyone lookinjr for bargain
A spick and span Stndebaker 1912 model
and. newly painted may be had for cat a
at awow figure another Want Ad say.
Ask for Mr Freeman when ou call
phone 189 and find ou.t about an Over-
land which he has for sale. A Path-
finder roadster an unknown car for
valley lands: a 1912 Ford a Stevens -Duryea
Which weighs 2000 pounds an
Overland "30 are ail offered for salo
in the Classified columns dedicated to
the automobile game.
In addition the accessory dealers
have realized the value of Want Adver-
tising and are offering their wares for
sale to owners. Junk dealers offer to
buy secondhand tires and a puncture -proof
compound is also advertised in
the specialized department of the Clas-
AUSTRIA'S VICTORY WILL BE
COSTLY SAYS KIG XICHOLAS
Paris. France May 3 Telegraphing
from Cettlnje the correspondent of
the Temps says that king Nicholas de-
clares Montenegro will be beaten if
Austria attacks her.
"But the victory will be a terribly
costly one" the correspondent quotes
the king as saying "It will cost Aus-
tria dearer than Algeria cost France.
than the Caucasus cot Russia or the
Transvaal cost Great Britain"
The conferees have devoted all their
time thus far to a discussion of the
Salt river project. It became evident
today that the differences between the
water users and the government offi-
cials were largtly based ijpon misun-
derstanding and that the improvements
in the project which materially in-
creased its cost were approved b the
Objction wa5; made to the high tost
of power particularly that furnished
to small manufacturers. It was urxtd
that all contracts ought to be submr .1
to the board of governors of the w i
user- ass tation b"ore thev were
I closed finally by the government.
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