El Paso Herald (El Paso, Tex.), Ed. 1, Monday, August 25, 1913 Page: 2 of 12
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Each succeeding season is showing smarter styles in men's hats.
Men are throwing off the shackles of somber conservatism that has so
long held them in subjection on their headwear. The new more ar-
tistic and more fanciful styles authorized now by fashion votaries are
bringing out many handsome effects in soft felts velours and mixtures
and even the stiff hats show novelty tendencies. ALL the best and
most fashionable departures are here.
The Finest of
IS COM SCHOOLS
"Miss Myra Winkler County
Selections For Term.
Miss Myra Winkler county school
superintendent announces the following
as the teachers selected for the county
schools for the ensuing school year:
District No. 1 Smelter Miss Annie
White 1332 Myrtle avenue El Paso;
Miss Fratfces Scott El Paso; Miss Jane
McKiel 116 Bolivar street Denton Tex.;
Airs. Elizabeth Seay Fort Bliss Tex.
District No. 2 Concordia Thomas J.
Yoe Mrs. Thomas J. Yoe Mrs. Stella
McBride El Paso; M. H. Turner 2311
Mvrtle El Paso; Miss May Campbell
1212 North Kansas street El Paso; Miss
Katherine Harper 1305 North Kansas
street El Paso.
District Np 3 Socorro Miss Mar-
guerite Moon Belen Tex.; Miles Hansen
it Ysleta Tex.
District 'No. 4 San Jose Mrs. Martha
Gilliam. Ysleta Tex.
District No. 5 Clint Miss Ruth
Cntchett 801 Arizona street. El Paso;
Mrs. M. W. Compton El Paso; Miss
Abbie Cumin Clint Tex.
District No. 6 Fort Hancock Harry
Warren Valentine Tex.
District No. 7 Sierra Blanca C. E.
Lunstord Shatter Tex.; Miss Evelyn
Wells Xtenton Tex.
Disfaet No. 8 Allamore Miss Allie
Whittenberg Peeos. Tex.
District No. 9 Ysleta James . Wohl-
ford. Fort Davis Tex.; Miss Florence
Hughes Burlingame Kan.; Miss Vera
Poid Abilene Tex.
District No. 10 Toxico Miss Pearl
Harrell El Paso.
District No. 11 White Spur Miss
Rosemary Pelham El Paso.
District No. 12 Fabens T. A. Miller
Van Horn Tex.; Mi63 Helen De Lacy
1301 Overland street. El Paso. '
District No. 13 Vinton Mrs. Alma
McKamv La Tuna Tex.; Miss Eloise
Ketchum. San Saba Tex.
District No. 14 Island Miss Lila Shaw
ADVENT OF THE SLIT SKIRT
PROPHESIED 200 YEARS AGO
"There Is Naught to Be Ashamed of
in That Which God Hath Created"
Said Scotch Nobleman
Cornish Colo. Aug. 25. The arrival
of the diaphanous the hobble and the
slit skirt is the fulfilment of the
prophecy and the hopes of sir Charles
De Puyster GoMwin. of Scotland who
lived 200 years ago according -to an an-
cient manuscript found by Mfcs Faith
Corson Smith in an old trunk in the
attic of her home.
The manuscript dated November 10
1704 says in part:
'Perhaps posterity will learn that
there is naught to be ashamed in that
which God hath created no matter what
station in life may be mentioned.
"The creator never meant men and
women to be so burdened with velvet
ribbons lace and powder that his handi-
work should be coneealed or distorted."
Sir Goldwin lived on the Scottish side
of the border until he became involved
in political offences that made him a
fugitive to London where the fashions
of the time evoked his displeasure and
Great Value for
Call and See Our
SAN ANTONIO STREET
Letters to .The Herald.
CA11 communications must bear tho
signature of the -writer but the name
will be withheld if requested.
"THE C03EJIISSIOXEKS' OVTY."
Editor El Paso Herald:
As to the opinion of the attorney
published in the last column of the
editorial page of the Sunday morning
paper I can only say that the commis-
sioners' court will manifestly Tiolate
its duty if it adheres to its proposed as-
The words of the statutes require
that court to assess property for tax-
ation at its fair cash value not at 60
or 50 or 90 percent of that value but at j
100 percent thereof; therefore if the 1
court assesses property at 60 percent.
instead of 160 percent as the attorney
seems to suggest the court will plainly
violate the letter of the law.
The statutes and the constitution
state and federal both by their words
and in their spirit plainly require the
court to equalize value so that the
public burdens shall be equally dis-
tributed. Now if the average assess-
ment rate of the whole state is 30 per-
cent of the fair cash value and our
court should asseSs at the rate of 60
percent of such value the result will
be that the court will fall between two
stools and neither comply with the law
nor do justice.
In the last six years this straddling
the issue has cost the citizens of this
county at least 5375000. As to the
amounts received by this county from
the state it is not denied that the
state does make some return to our
citizens but nothing like the amount
which by the hands of our own com-
missioners' court it is unjustly at-
tempting to exact from them whereas
some of the very richest counties of
the state on a balance of the account
pay nothing to the state and at least
one of them. Ellis gets from the state
thousands of dollars.
Our court of civil appeals spends
most of its time in trying cases not
for our citizens but for those of Ellis
and other tax dodging counties.
We have not got the School of Mines
yet and won't get it until we donate
to the state the site it is trying to
fprce us to accept and as to the new
district court we have got one. and a.
good man to be the judge thereof but
that judge only costs the state 53000 a
year and it is making us pay at least
560000 a year for him. A few more
trades of that .sort and El Paso county
will defray the entire expense of the
To be consistent to have any defence
whatsoever for its action the commis-
sioners' court must do one of two
things. Assess property at 100 percent
on the dollar or at the average rate
adopted by other counties which is
about 30 percent.
As to the 591000 a year for the edu-
cation of our school children the at-
torney does not seem to remember that
a very great part of this comes from
the rent of public school lands and
from the bonds belonging to the pub-
lic school funds and not from tax-
ations. As a matter of fact on a bal-
ance of accounts the tax payers of EI
Paso county are being taxed to edu-
cate the children of other counties.
Jos. TJ. Sweeney.
SIXTEEN WOMEN SWIM FOR
PRIZE; ONLY ONE GIVES OUT
St. Louis Mo.. Aug. 25. Fifteen out
of 16 women who entered a two-mile
swimming contest for their sex only in
the Mississippi river finished in fine
condition here. The sole quitter left
the water at the three-quarter mark.
Miss Bemice Wireffs of Webster Grove
a suburb near here won the race.
PUT FOUR CENTS IN STAMPS
ON MERALD'S PROGRESS NUMBER
Put a couple of two-cent stamps or
fouf ones on the wrapper of the El Paso
Herald's Midsummer Progress edition
and mail it back home. Uncle Sam
exacts a toll of 4 cents for carrying
the special edition of the southwest's
204-206 E. OVERLAND ST.
Canned Goods Sale.
CLIFTON CHILD IS
RUN DOWN BY TEAM
Sheriff Goes To Seattle "Wash. to
Brills' Former Express Agent
Mitchell Back to Clifton.
Clifton. Ariz.. Aug. 25. Little Flos-
sie Averill sustained painful Injuries
and narrowly escaped being killed
when she was knocked down while at-
tempting to cross the street in front
of a team. She was badly bruised
about the head and face.'
M. R. Mitchell formerly "Wells Fargo
agent at Clifton it is said will be
brought back from Seattle. He is
ohftrerpfl with heiner shnrt S1000 in his
accounts. Mr. Mitchell left here
about two weeks ago saying he was
going to Oregon and Washington and
it is learned that he was detained at
Seattle. Sheriff Patty has left for that
place to bring him back.
Miss Etta Dawson who has been
visiting Mrs. E. Horton for the past
two weeks has returned Xo her home
Mrs. Antonio Spizia. and children
are spending a several weeks vaca-
tion in California.
J. A Irving has gone to California
to join his wife who is spending the
summer at San Diego.
Thomas J. Clark and Miss Blsie
"Wacherlin were married at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Lyons on 'Shan-
non ' Hill by Rev. W. J. Gordon.
Mrs. Baylor Shannon and daughter
who have been spending the past sev-
tral weeks in Silver City have returned
to- Clifton. Mrs. Shannon will be the
guest of Mrs. Jas. Kerby several days
before returning to her home .on the
Mrs. Jas. Davidson and daughter
who have been spending some time at
Santa Cruz have returned home.
Jas. Nygren of Phoenix formerly of
this place has returned to take a po-
sition in the drug department of the
Messrs. Riker and Robbing expect to
move their stock of drugs Into the
new Spizia building about September
Rev. father Timmermans. vicar gen-
eral of Arizona stopped in Clifton on
his way to Morenci where he Is to
decide whether it Is advisable to build
a new church to take the place of the
one which was destroyed by dynamite.
Father Timmerman was formerly lo-
cated In Clifton coming here about
20 years ago and leaving here when.
Rev Mr. Carnet took charge six years
Miss Rytha Backstein who has been
attending the university of California
at Berkeley is at home on a visit to
J. K. Chilton has been spending a
few days in Clifton from his ranch.
Mr. and Mrs. B. R Lanneau Miss
Margaret Lanneau Dr. Brlley and Mr.
Clark of Duncan were Clifton visitors.
Mrs." Martin and son Harry who
have been visiting relatives at Hurley
N. M.. have returned to Clifton.
Dud Eldridge of the Sunset ranch
has been in Clifton several days.
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Tunis and daugh-
ter who have been spending some
time in Duncan are at home again.
Dr. Elliott of the A. C. medical
staff who has been stationed at Met-
calf for the past month has gone
to the coast for a several weeks' va-
cation. One his return he will locate
'Mr. Dodds who is employed In the
railroad office of the A. C. Co. is
spending a several weeks' vacation
visiting relatives in Kentucky.
Mr. and Mrs Wade Hampton enter-
tained informally with a porch party
at their home. Dancing was engaged
in after which a luncheon was served.
J. B. Averill who has been ill for
the past week is able to be at work
Jas Smith who has been spending
the past six weeks in California has
jcLuruea to iuiiun.
CARS WILL RUN ON
Cars will certainly run on the valley
line next Monday. Superintendent G.
G. Morse of the Electric Railway com-
pany is arranging the schedule of train
crews for the interurban service ana
the first car will leave the Paso Del
Norte for Ysleta at 6 oclock Monday
j.iui jnufe. i.ituij Kiuiuj parties ana pic-
nics are being planned for that day
which is Labor day on the interurban
Arouses the Liver ad Purifies the Blood
The Old Standard general strengthening
tonic GROVE'S TASTELESS chill TONIC
ornnspfi thA livfr tn ntAn .li AP Ac-
I laria out of the blood and builds up the
J system. For adults and children. 50c.
Commissioners Will Hold an
Open Discussion on Tax
The state's deficit.estimated to run
into hundreds of thousands of dollars
and blamed on false assessments of dif-
ferent counties is held responsible for
the present state tax rate of 45 cents
which has been received by the county
commissioners. The present rate it is
said is the highest in years. Last year
the rate was 26 2-3 cents on the ?100
valuation. Five percent of the present
rate however is for confederate pen-
sions fixed by a regent constitutional
amendment that the voters of the state
passed almost unanimously.
A meeting of the commissioners court
will be held in the county court room
at 2 oclock Tuesday afternoon. A dis-
cussion of the inequalities of assessments
by the different counties of the state
held before the last meeting of the com-
missioners will be the topic at the
meeting Tuesday. It is probable that
the county tax rate will be fixed'at this
timQ and taxpayers are expected to be
"Many counties of Texas contribute
less to the state in taxes than they re-
ceive in return from the state through
the state school fund and other sources
of revenue" said county judge A. S. J.
Eylar. "It is a pity that a deficit in
the state revenues caused by these false
assessment counties cannot be estimated
with some exactness. It would prob-
ably run into the hundreds of thousands
of dollars and may be largely respon-
sible for the present increased tax rate
the honest counties being compelled to
make up the deficit of the dishonest
"The cbmmissioners' court would bo
glad to have the facts from all ac
quainted with these false assessments 5
presented at its meeting tomorrow.'
It is also suggested that any member
of the legal profession interested in this
subject might examine a decision of
the supreme court of Texas found in
120th Southwestern Reporter and also
the decision of the United States su-
preme court cited in this opinion dis-
cussing the effect of the inequality of
taxation. Some who have read the3e
opinions believe that if the facts of the
inequality of assessments by the differ-
ent counties of the state were clearly
presented to the courts thr the state
of Texas would not be able- to collect
any taxes until it remedied these condi-
tions. PYTHIANS TO HAVE
TWO DAYS' SESSIONS
District 3IeettaR To Be Held Here
Thursday and Friday and Grand
Lodge Rank "Will Be Conferred.
Thursday and Friday will be Knights
of Pythias days in El Paso. The dis-
trict meeting of the second grand
chancellor's district of the grand do-
main of Texas will have Its annual
session in the castle hair of tha El
Paso lodge No. S2 on those days. .
Representatives from the lodges in
this domain are expected here to at-
tend the annual meeting and in addi-
tion there will be a number of high
officials of the Texas lodge here t
attend the meetinjg.'
Tom Connally grand chancellor for
the order in Texas will be hero from
Marlin Tex. to represent the grand
lodge. He will arrive here on tha
Texas and Pacific "Wednesday evening
and will be accompanied by a number
of grand lodge officers including
Henry Miller veteran grand keeper o:
records and seals from "Weatherford
TeSas. H. P. Brown past supreme
chancellor of the supreme domain from
Cleburne Texas will be here. Mr.
Brown Is now In Cloudcroft and will
come down for the meeting. TJ. S.
Goen. of El Paso grand master at arms
will be in attendance and will be the
El Paso representative at the grand
The meeting on Thursday evening
will include a short business session
of the El Paso lodge followed by the
formal reception to the grand lodge
officers. Each will deliver an ad-
dress and short talks will be made
by the members of the local lodge. A
special session of the (grand lodge- will
be held on Thursday night to confer
the grand lodge rank upon all chan-
cellors who have not attained that
rank. Those who will receive the rank
will be John O. Wyler. F. M. Filler.
Claude C. Smith J. J. Kaster and
The rank of knight will be conferred
upon a candidate from the El Paso
lodge and the grand chancellor will
demonstrate the secret work for the
benefit of the lodge.
Friday night the business o tho
grand district will bo transacted and
will bo followed by a social session.
The lodges included in the district all
of which are expected to send delega-
tions except the Mexican lodges are:
Ballinger. Big Springs Colorado San
Angelo Del Rio Eagle Pass Midland
Kerrville "Winters Odessa Junction
Sweetwater Miles Snyder Ozona So-
nora Roscoe. Seminole Alpine Fort
Stockton and San Luis PotosI Mon-
terey and Torreon Mexico.
TRIAL A JOKE BUT
JUDGE TAKES HINT
Xott a Bright Nickel Xnmber Plate
Takes Place of Cardboard One
on Judge Eylnr Car.
On the rear of county judge A S. J.
Eylars five passenger Ford hangs
"1393:" in legal size bright nickel
plated numbers. Before Sunday the
paste board top of county engineer
Herbert Nunn's shirt box hung there.
The judge had the number painted On
the box top with a brush and black ink.
Constable Domingo Montoya told
judge Eylar that he was wanted In the
court of justice of the peace E. B. Mc-
Clintock on a charjge of unlawfully
operating an automobile. County at-
torney P. R. Price prosecuted the judge.
Sam Gillette offered to defend him.
The judge wanted to look up the law.
Judge Eylar thought it was all in
earnest until justice McClintock fined
him $13.92 and Instructed sheriff Pey-
to J. Edwards to hang the number on
the judge's automobile. Anyhow the
judge now has a number that complies
in CTery way with the law.
CRAWftRDTQ OPEN TONIGHT
Trl-Sate Musical Company Will Pro-
.dnce Popular anwicai comedy
as Initial Attraction.
"The Maid of Dundee" will bo the at-
traction tonight at tho opening of the
Crawford theater. The musical comedy
has scored a hit in the east and on the
Pacific coast and should prove a strong
opening attraction. The show will be
produced by the Tri-State Musical com-
pany the stock company that will be
the attraction at the Crawford this fall
The company is composed of some of
th best musical and comedy talent on
the Pacific coast. The management of j
tne urai"u otvyc ai. jiiia uiie ot me
best stock companies that has ever
played in the Pass City. The theater
has been remodeled and many improve-
ments made. The company will play
all of the latest eastern musical com-
edies. Advertisement - - -
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ly reprtsentations to provisional presi-
The French government declares
Itself convinced by its advices from
cific intentions of the United States
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goveroment-toward the Mexican people.
A rumor emanating from apparently
well informed circles included that
president Poincaire would not receive
Francisco de la Barra. recently ap-
pointed Mexican minister to France
but Inquiries at the foreign office to-
day brought out.the authoritative af-
firmation that the French ministry
would not raise the slightest difficulty
in the way of the reception of senor
de la Barra 'by the French president at
an early date.
It was pointed out that the question
of the acceptability of senor de la
Barra in France had been settled be-
fore he left Mexico for Paris and It
was also declared that he was a per-
sonal friend of president Poincaire.
Senor de la Barra has arrived in
Paris and the Mexican charge d'af-
faires will make immediate inquiries
at the foreign office as to when he can
present his credentials.
Rumor Says Trevino Will Succeed Him
Bnt President's Friends Say No
Trntb. In Report.
Mexico City Mex. Aug. 24. Rumors
continue that Huerta Is considering re-
signing possibly in favor of Gen.
Geronimo Trevino but there Is no sound
basis for these assertions. Those close
to the executive declare he will not
alter the stand Ije has taken and will
await "Washington's action. The public
opinion Is expressed here that there
will be a swift culmination of all
peaceable relations If congress i3 given
an opportunity fcr a free debate on
president Wilson's statement of the
facts in the case.
Senor Gamboa minister of foreign
affairs denies the reports that Mexico
will make any proposal to the United
States but expresses the hope that
Washington might reply to Mexico's
note rejecting the American demands.
Mr. Lind. president Wilson's personal
representative malntainsrcordial rela-
tions with the foreign office but little
has been done during the last few days
by him and senor Gamboa which would
bo calculated to alter the situation. At
present official negotiations between
the two countries have ceased Mr. Lind
being now a spectator of events rather
than an aotor. It is not expected that
he will leave here before president
Wilson's message is read.
GAMBLE SEEKS TO
GET MEXICANS FREE
Will Bring Habeas Corpus Proceedings
to Get Release of Prisoners Taken
From Fort Bliss.
Los Angeles CaL. Aug. 25. A move-
ment to obtain the release by habeas
corpus of 215 Mexican soldiers held
by United States authorities at Fort
Rosecrans San Diego was brought to-
day to the attention of United States
district attorney Schoonover here. Mr.
Schoonover said H. R. Gamble an at-
torney of El Paso. Tex. was behind
the proposal. Gamble first initiated
proceedings in the federal court in the
western district of Texas but trans-
ferred his activity to Los Angeles when
the Mexicans were ordered to Fort
Schoqnover said he and Gamble
would confer tomorrow and probably
decide whether a petition would be
AMMUNITION TO BE
SENT TO DOUGLAS
Douclas is to b drawn unon for I
ammunition to fill the 600000 round
permit which has been given the fed- I
erals for exportation to Juarez.
There are 50000 rounds In Douglas
held there by the United States au-
thorities. It is to be released and sent
to El Paso for exportation to Juarez.
The original permit was for 600000
instead of 500000 and the federals are
finding difficulty in obtaining this
SIX FEDERALS ARE
KILLED NEAR BORDER
Tucson Ariz. Aug. 25. In an en-
gagement below the Arizona border in
northwestern Mexico between 80 fed-
erals and 50 "Constitutionalists" six
federals were killed and four taken
prisoners. The "Constitutionalist
junta claims this is the result of the
first attempt to cross the federals re-
cruited in Tucson Phoenix and Yuma.
Antonio Bustamante and G. Lucero are
said to have commanded tho federals.
AMERICANS ARE ALARMED
BY BATTLE NEAR MEXICALI
El Centro Cal.. Aug. 25. An attack
by rebels on the federal force at
Sharp's Heading intake from the Colo-
rado ri.-r of the irrigation sjstem
for the Imperial "laUei California.
Are Nearly Over
Summer Dresses and Suits Soil Easily
ihey are just as easily cleaned if you send them for
Scientific Dry Cleaning
Put your vacation clothes away clean.
It requires years of experience careful expert vorkmanship to
clean summer garments as perfectly as it must be done.
No matter what has happened to your garments we can make
Our repair department is also at your service when
Our wagons are everywhere. "The Same Careful Ser-
Cleaning Department Phone
caused great uneasiness on the Ameri-
can side of the border today and a re-
quest for troops was wired to "Wash-
ington. One soldier was killed in the
fight. It is stated.
The federal garrison at Mexfcali on
the border was held in readiness to re-
pel an attack on that place.
SATS SOXORA IS QTJ1ET
AND XO BATTUES LATELY
P. Hernandez an officer In the "Con-
stitutionalist" army in Sonora has ar-
rived here from Hermosillo. He says
that conditions are normal in the So-
nora state capital; that Gov. Maytorena
is in charge; Obregon commands the
I TebJT. a?fs111? rAi? ""w11
Cananea. Hernandez says that no bat
tles have been fought lately and that
there is no change in the situation in
the border state.
AMERICAN IN" COMMAND OF
MEXICANS IS MISSING
Marathon Tex.. Aug. 35. Capt. Mil-
ler an American who has been com-
manding a small detachment of Mexi-
cans across the river from Bo-quillas
90 miles from here is missing. Friends
of Miller fear he has been made away
with by Mexicans.
DIAZ STIM. A CANDIDATE.
New York. Aug. 25. Rumors that
Gen. Felix Diaz will not be a candi-
date for president of Mexico at the
election in October are replied to i
a telegram from Gen. Diaz himself ia
response to an inquiry by W. H. El-
lis a promoter of Mexican enterprises-
The telegram dated Quebec reads: 'In
regard to your inquiry as far as I
know my partisans continue to work
1 in my behalf."
DETECTIVE TO AID
IN THAW'S FIGHT
Fugitive Awaits Arrival of Roger
O'Mara Jerome Traverses the
Ronte Taken by Thaw.
Sherbrooke Quebec Canada Aug. 25.
A week and a day since Harry K.
Thaw's sensational escape from Mat-
teawan. today found Thaw still con-
fined in the Sherbrooke jail 'and the
two men who are to lead the forces
fighting for and against has return de-
layed in arriving on the scene.
They were William Travers Jerome
former district attorney of New York
and Roger O'Mara a Pittsburg de-
tective who for the better part of his
life has been retained by the Thaw
family to help Harry K. Thaw In his
While O'Mara is not a lawyer the
Canadian counsel employed for Thaw
look to the detective of ficially lo rep-
resent the family in proceedings that
are to come. The first of these is to
be Thaw's arraignment in the superior
court here on a writ of habeas corpus
on Wednesday next.
William Travers Jerome arrived late
this afternoon. traversing the same j
route in his automobile that Thaw
traveled in reaching Canada.
The general understanding still pre-
vailing is that Thaw will be arraigned
Wednesday morning on the commit-
ment under which he has been held a
fugitive from the Matteawan hospital.
turned over to the immigration author-
ities and ultimately deported to "Ver-
mont. Thaw Rows With Jnller.
Thaw had a row with the iail au-
thqritTBs today because his breakfast
from a hotel arrived late. It was the
worst show of tenmer since his deten-
" J. Parkinson of Montreal connected
with the Dominion secret service
reached Sherebrooke to keep in touch
with the case.
FOR TENNIS FINALS
Tennis Champion Will Play R. Norris
Williams the One Remaining Con-
tender at Newport Tuesday.
Newport. R. L Aug. 25.--The finals
in the all-comers tournament for the
national lawn tennis championship to-
morrow will be fought out between the
present title holder. Maurice E. Me-
Loughlin. of San Francisco and R. Nor-
ris Williams of Philadelphia both of
whom won their places today in a de-
McLoughlin put out Wallace F. John-
son of Philadelphia in straight sets
6-0. 7-5. 6-1.
Williams had a comparatively easy
time in eiminiating the Boston aspir-
ant N. W. Niles in four sets. 6-4 7-5
The outcome of the matches today
was expected and McLoughlin is a 2
to 1 favorite for tomorrows event.
It was only in the second set that
Johnson proved any sort of an oppo-
nent for McLoughlin. His chop strokes
which worked havoc in the champion's
game last year were fathomed today
as if McLoughlin had made a special
study of such a branch of the sport.
Williams loafed through his match
with Niles. letting ball after ball go
by without effort.
SHOOTS AT A TARGET AND
STRIKES WOMAN IN" SIDE
Josefa Navarro Is in the county hos-
pital with a 22 caliber bullet in her
liver as a result of Lewis Terrazas.
aged 16 years shooting at a target Sun-
day afternoon and missing it by two
feet The accident occurred in the ailey
near Fourth and Ochoa. n the neigh-
borhood where the marksman anj his
victim resid " .- -
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New Schedule Will Not Be
Operative Untfl De-
cember 1 1913.
Washington D. & Au. 25. Free raw
wool was agreed to in the senate today
without a roH calL No objection was
made to ratification of the program
although Republican senators will de-
mand roll calls on substitutes for thf
wool schodules when the bill leaver tht
committee of the whole.
The finane& committee amendmenl
providing that free wool should not be-
come operative until December 1 1913
also was agreed to.
The entire free list was approved with
the exception of paragraphs relating tc
works of art which were re-committed
May Jfot Change Money Bill.
Informal conferences of Democratis
members of the house currency com-
i mittee emphasized the fact that tha
I acuve supporters or tho president s
currency plan expect to pass the meas-
ure through the house without substan
The amendments proposed by thi
conference of bankers In Chicago ii
was pointed out by house leaders all
were considered in detail when the bill
originally was prepared and in the lona
debate over its provisions in the house
committee on banking and currency
The proposal to reduce the quantity ol
reserves and give country banks the
privilege of keeping part of their re-
serve in tho large cities had many sup-
porters and ultimately may be worked
into bill in the senate but the change
is not expected in the house.
Will Hear Bankers' Views.
The bankers will have an Opportunitj
to present their views openly to con-
gress after the currency bill gets lata
the senater Chairman Owen of th
senate currency committee said thai
while hearings had not yet been ar-
ranged he expected leading representa-
tives of the leading "factions" among
the bankers of the country would be
invited to give their views of the bill
to the senate committee.
FORTE WILLING TO
Noted French "Writer Says Bulgarians
Perpetrated Atrocities at Thrace.
London Eng.. Aug. 25. The sublims
porte has opened direct negotiations
with the Bulgarian delegate. M Noche-
vitch who has remained in Constanti-
nople since he went there at the out-
break of the second war to negotiate
an understanding with Turkey. It is
understood that the porte remains firm
with regard to Adrianople and KirB
Kilisse but is prepared to make con-
cessions in other territory.
Pierre Loti the noted French writer
"The Bulgarians have made ol
Thrace a desert surpassing in abomi-
nation everything I had been told and
all that I had imagined. With what
fury have these Christian liberators
worked in order to accomplish so much
destruction is a few months."
He describes orgies of massacres and
violation and desecration. Adrianople
itself only escaped by a miracle be-
cause the Turks arrived a day earlier
than was expected and so defeated tha
Bulgarian plans for a similar massacre
M. Loti confirms the story of several
thousand Turkish prisoners being
herded on an island and the allowed
to starve to death by the Bulgarians
those who survived starvation betas'
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clos no relation. The latter resigned
because he had not received any pay
for two weeks.
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