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AH the News
Herald Prints It First
While It's Fresh. JLudW JLaI hJHLm m r iSm JmmMr r
1 fj K S g jl MM 1 I 1 I I lis BbSbE tc
Supports Borah in His Ef-
fort to Get More Money
for Reclamation Work.
"Washington D. C Jan. 8. Senator
Borah's plan for pushing to 'completion
all of the government's irrigation proj-
ects so as to bring immediate relief to
settlers on the reclaimed lands of the
west has -won the endorsement of pres-
ident Taft. The senator as a result is
greatly encouraged in his campaign to
place the reclamation work ou a new
and sound financial basis.
The senator calledat the white house
at the invitation of president Taft.
Mr. Borah told the president of the
bill he has introduced providing for a
bond issue of 30000000 'for the finan-
ing and completion at once of 27 exist-
ing .reclamation undertakings. He de-
scribed the urgent need of bringing the
entire work to a speedy conclusion ou
account of the hundreds of settlers who
have taken up homesteads in the re-
claimed areas and now are facing the
possibility of waiting years before
water can be brought to thelrland. The
president expressed the utmost concern
over this situation" which was placed
in a new light by the senator's state-
ments. Explains Opposition to Bill.
Mr. Borah dnformed the president that
the opposition that so far has developed
to his bill arisesfrom the reluctance to
authorize additional bond issues. A
good many memoers oi congress iavor j
the issuance of certificates of Indebted- I
ness against individual projects. The
senator strongly opposes the certifi-
cates which he maintains will be of
doubtful value and difficult to market
compared with bonds.
Since this talk president Taft has
told western senators who were inter-
ested in the reclamation work that he
will recommend in his special message
to congressipn conservation which wllL
be sent to the capitol on Monday of next
week that congress authorize a loan of
$30000000 to be floated either as short
term bonds or certificates of Indebted-
ness to secure the necessary money to
complete the existing reclamation pro-
jects. The money is to be repaid to the
government from the proceds received
from the sale of reclaimed lands.
ESCAPES FROM HOSPITAL;
FOUND IX SNOW BANK
Ft. "Worth Tex. Jan. 8. A man be-
lieved to be Alex Renisky a foreigner
who was undergoing treatment at the
medical college hospital escaped from
his ward early this morning by break- 1
lag through a window. -4
He was later found in a snow bank
with only a sheet wrapped around him.
He was returned to the hospital and
was tied' to a cot.
CO AHULL A'S GOVERNOR
REVIEWS U. S. TROOPS
San Antonio Tex. Jan. 8. A review
of the "United States troops at Fort Sam
Houston was" held this morning in honor
of governor Jesus De Valle of Coahuila
Mex. who is the guest of the city.
Precautions were taken against any at-
tempt of violence on the part of sym-
pathizers of Mexican insurrectionists.
A banquet will be held tonight.
CANT HOLD TWO JOBS.
Austin Tex. -an. 8. The attorney
general's department today ruled that
a person cannot serve both as a county
and city health officer. The ruling is
being called to the attention of mayors
of various cities by a letter sent out to-
day by state heajth officer Brumby.
JAPAN REJECTS U. 5.
Tokio Japan Jan. S. Leading newspapers tomorrow will disapprove of
the acceptance by Japan of secretary Knox's proposition for a neutralization
of MancHHrfan railways.
The concensus of opinion here is that It Is Impracticable because Japan
would not receive a benefit proportion ate with the sacrifice Involved.
The Japanese government is bow conferring vrttU" Russia and the tenor of
the Japanese reply will depend largely upon the attitude taken at St. Peters-
hBrg. It Is generally believed here that Rnssia will decline to accept the Ameri-
can suggestion. .
It Is reported from Pekln that Great Britain has agreed ln"princlple to
the American proposal of the neutralise atlon of the Manchurlan railways.
MAN THOUGHT HE HAD CATARRH
HIS NOSE 22 YEARS
SBpposing himself to be suffering from catarrh of many years standing
E. TJ. Stegall roundhouse foreman for the G. H. & S. A at Valentine called
on Dr. J. B. Gray company oculist while in the city on business yesterday.
Instead of treating the patient for cata rrh the physician removed a knife
blade more" than two inches in length from the side of the railroad man's
For more than 22 years the blade had been embedded at the base of the
nose near the corner of the right eye without the knowledge of the sufferer.
The steel tras lodged In the nose as the result of an accident when a boy. For
man? years the G. Jl. employehad supp used he was suffering from catarrh.
ow the round house foreman Is carrying a broken knife blade In his
waistcoat pocket instead of ia his face just as a souvenir.
J. Pierpont Grains Control of
Two MoreGreat Financial
BIG LIST OF
New Tork Jan. 8. Business circles
are catching .their breaths and recover-
ing from the announcement that Mor-
gan interests have captured Levi P.
Morton's trust company in which Thom-
as JTorxune Ryan the .dethroned street
railway king of New York was a pow-
erful factor; the Fifth Avenue Trust
eomnanv and the Guaranty Trust
company and that they are to be rele-
gated into oblivion while in their stead
is to be erected the new Guaranty Trust
company the second largest trust com-
pany in the world with a total capitali-
zation of $5000000 but with resources
Levi P. Morton once vice president
of the United States is to be the chair-
man of the board of the new trust eom
nanv. but the company will be a Mor-
Sn company with all that that un
Morgan King Indeed.
Morgan has time and again been re-
ferred to as the money king of America
but he never deserved thetitle more
than he does at the present moment.
Here are the banks and trust companies
and insurance concerns that he either
owns straight or controls through In-
fluence: Equitable Life $472339508.
Equitable Trust company $63.S21500.
Mercantile Trust company $68474700.
Guaranty Trust company $170000000.
National Bank of Commerce $226-
First National bank $1396216S9.
Chase National bank $107.2S5710.
Mechanics National bank $51364-
National Copper bank $40307764.
Liberty National "bank $24705014.
Bankers' Trust company $53926900.
Astor Trust company $la'205900.
New Tork Life $494408307.
National City (Standard Oil con-
New Tork Trust company $66145-
300. Standard Trust company $18450100.
Railroad and industrial corporations
of which Morgan either owns theglant
share of the securities or 'dictates the
Southern railway $446809877.
Pere Marquette $96348000.
Cincinnati Hamilton and Dayton
Chicago Great "Western $104766015.
International. Harvester company
International Merchant Marine $180-
265361. United States Steel Corporation $1-
Erie railway. $414256417.
t Pullman company. $100000000.
General Electric. $80101600.
American Telephone and "Western
United Dry Goods company $20000-
000. Public Service Corporation New Jer-
Interbcrough Rapid Transit $169-
Hudson-Manhattan company $57374-
Brooklyn Rapid Transit $125000000.
BIG FIGHT OVER
4. THE SA.V TUl jii.mi..
4 New Tork. N. T. Jan.l 8. Chas.
Schwab lost the first legal RKirmisa -j.
In his fight for the $50000000 San
Toy mine In Chihuahua.
4 4. 4 4'
May Defy the Court Injunc-
tion Secured by Weight
GOES THROUGH IN
A SPECIAL CAR
"I am going to Los Angeles to fly"
said Louis Paulhan aviator last night
at the union station which looks
mightily like he Intended to defy a
Accompanied by Madame Paulhan his
manager Edmund Cleary and his fel-
low aviators Masson and- Mtscarol with
eight mechanicians Paulhan Is travel-
ing in a special Pullman car for Los
Angeles where they expect to arrive to-
night and where the aviators will par-
ticipate in the aviation meet next week.
Just as Paulhan was leaving the hotel
Brevoort at New Tork to take the train
he was served with an order to appear
in the United States court there January
14 on an application made by "Wilbur j
and Orville Wright for an injunction J
restraining him from making any fignts
in the United States. Paulhan already
had been served on his arrival with pa-
pers in a suit oi the Wright brothers
alleging an infringement of the Wright
patents on flexible wings bygfthe four
machines he had with him.
Paulhan did not allow the service of
the summons to delay his departure for
Los Angeles however and stated that
when the action comes up he would be
represented by his counsel Clarence J.
Shearn and that he would take such
steps as he deemed necessary to protect
his rights and permit him to fly his ma-
chines in this country.
Paulhan's four aeroplanes two
Bleriots and two Farmans are now on i
their way to Los Angeles by fast ex-
press and it is expected that they will
reach there today or Sunday. As soon j
as they arrive Paulhan's squad of
French mechanlscians assisted by as j
many more mechanlscians as are neccs- I
sary will get to work assembling the
various parts and setting the machines
up ready for the series of flights that j
Paulhan and his colleagues are to make.
Paulhan himself Is an expert aeroplane
constructor ana will personally super-
intend the putting together of the ma-
chines. ANDREWS ONE OP
Will Deliver Address at "Un-
veiling of the Iew "Wal-
Washington D. C Jan. 8. At the
dedication of a statue to Gen. Lew "Wal-
lace formerly governor jpf New Mexico
In statuary hall delegate-Andrews has
been designated bytthe committee as one
of the orators.
The house committee 011 territories at
the meeting Tuesday or V"ednesday.
will probably report the statehood bill
favorably to the house.
The Mondell bill concerning public-
lands designated as coal land was con-
sidered by the public lands committee.
but no decision given. Another meet-
ing on the same bill will be held Tues-
A bill to authorize the president to
appoint James Frandlett retired to be
a brigadier general was referred to the
military affairs committee. As a sec-
ond and first lieutenant he served'- In
Texas New Mexico and Arizona.
4- MEXICAX CONVICTED OF
& PLAXNIXC REVOLUTION-.
San Antonio Tex. Jan. 8. The
! jury in the case of Jose M. Rangel 4
yesterday returned a verdict of
Rangel is under indictirfeat
$ charged with violating the neutral
4- ity laws of the United States by
beginning a military enterprise and 4"
4- expedition against Mexico. Sent- 4
41 ence was deferred. A
4-"fr -r -i--.
4 HOTEL DESTROYED BY .J
4- FIRE AT LA LUZ. 4.
4 Alamogordo X. M. Jan. 8. Bay 4
lor hotel at La Luz five miies 4
4" north of this place was destroyed 4
'4" by fire this morning. The blaze 4
4 starte.l from the kitchen flue. The
4 damage Is estimated at $4000 and
4 'Insurance carried amounts to $'000
4 4- 4. 4. 4.
FIGHTING COTTON GA3IBLING.
Washington D. C. Jan. 8. Congress-
man Henry of Texas today received a
letter from D. J. Xeill former president
of the Texas Farmers' union thanking
him for work on bills to prevent gam-
bling in futures on farm products. Nelll
writes that he will be here the latter
part of January to appear before the
HELD FOR BURSTING POSTOFFICE.
Weatherford Tex. Jan. 3. John and
Alfred Tone sons of a prominent farm-
er near Garner were arrested today
charged with dynamiting and burning
the postoffice at Garner. They waived
a preliminary hearing and were admit-
ted to bond in $750 each to await the
action of the grand jury.
Portland Ore. Jan. X. While in the
act of robbing the saloon of L. Miller
an unknown highwayman was kH'd by
policeman George E. Croxford. j .;.
Course for the Flights at Los
Angeles Changed on Sug-
gestion of Curtiss.
Los Angeles Cal. Jan.. 8. Although
scheduled not to open until Monday the
international aviation meeting really
began today with the first big inrush
0f prospective spectators from all parts
oi the countrv and. preparations by
the score o avjators and as many more
hnnnt n n!1nts nf nH-ihiPs for
trial flights before evening to test the
The aeroplane flights this afternoon
will probably result in changing the
course at Dominguez.
Glenn Curtiss after looking it aver
found elements of danger in the pres-
ent pentagonal course and suggested
that It be made hexagonal at once
which would allow" sharper turns" and
SHEEP MAN IS
Son Goes to His Aid in the5
Mountains Tear Lin-
coln N. M.
Lincoln N. M. Jan. S. 'Word was re-
ceived here yesterday evening that J.
"W. Owen sr. was in the mountains
irith his shepn. and that it -crfis Im
possible for him to get in. Mr. Owen )
had neither food water bedding nor
shelter for his sheep. Oma Owen his
son left Immediately upon -receiving
the message with every comfort for
his father that could Te provided.
The earth Is covered with frozen
snow and it was exceedingly cold last
night Had it not been for the timely
appearance of the messenger and the j
pxopmt delivery of the message Mr. I
Owen and his sheep would in all nroba- I
bility have perished. The mercury is i
said to have dropped to 33 belcttr zero I
Mrs. J. J. Aragon is visiting rela-
tives In the northern part of the terri-
tory and Is expected to return In a
Commissioners'court it still in ses-
sion. Mrs. Chaves of Ruidoso Is here at-
John A. Haley editor of the Carri-
zozo Xewsand county superintendent.
Is attending the county commissioners
Jno. Rayner was up from Carrizozo
Harry Johnson of Capitan made a
trip to Lincoln In his car.
Lee Oswald deputy sheriff 'of Carrizozo-.
has been attending the county
A Eight Will Be Waged in
New Orleans New York
New York N. Y. Jan. 8. It was an-
nounced on the New Orleans cotton ex-
change this morning that Frank B.
Hayne for more than a decade jpne of
the biggest factors In the cotton future
market had left for New York with
W P. Brown the bull leader. It is un-
derstood a campaign for 20-cent cotton
wil be waged not only in New Orleans
and New York but also in Liverpool.
Ottawa Kas. Jan. 8.- Rev. W.
M. Stuckey an exminlster of
Williamsburg was found guilty
today of abducting Lorena Suth-
erland his 16. year old parish-
oner. The case will be appealed.
Through El Paso;
He Will Fly
AT. JZP&rS5' JZf&JZfJV.
II II !
SATOLLI WANTS ITALY A REPUBLIC
"FOR KING'S DOWNFALL
' Rome Itnly Jan. S. Francisco Dl Paoll SntollI bishop of Frascati arch
priest of the I.cteran nrch-basillca and prefect of the; congregation of studies
died today after a long illness of nephritis and atrophy of the right lung.
Cardinal SatollI was born at Harclamo Italy in July 1S30. His famlly
was of noble and ancient lineage.
f He was the first apostolic delegate from the Vatican to the United States In
1802. He had a profound interest in America and to an American friend the
dying man said:
"Remember me to president Taft and tell him I hope the day will come
when the United States and Italy will bo allied Italy then being a republic."
GrIRL IS HELD IN
Member or Prominent iSew
Orleans Family Fights
New Orleans La. Jan. 8. Miss Laura
Llvaudais a membei
p prominent -j
Frcnch family here and three asso-
oiates charged with conspiracy and
with participating In the smuggling of
Chinese today is making 1 desperate jvv
attempf through counsel to resist be-
ing taken to Brownsville Texas where
they are under indictment.
The girl admits making midnight
trips to Lake Pont'chartr.iln with Nic
Strotekos alleged ring leeder of the
conspirators and having seen Chinese
landed from the schoner which brought
them from Matamoras. Mex. by way of
A government spy who worked
with the smugglers Is the chief wit-
ness. The authorities say they expect
to take the accused to Brownsville for"
KANSAS" COLONISTS .
SETTLE AT BALHART
Big Tract of LandtTs Bought
There From a Promin-
Balhart. Texas. Jan. S. Jess R. Jen-
kins closed a land deal yesterday that
starts the New Year out auspiciously
for the Dalhart country this being the j
sale for cash of 4000 acres 12 miles I
from Dalhart -tt $15 an acre or a total j
The land Avas soi.l to Kansas people I
who want to contract for ?30000 more. '
Mr. Jenkins Is one of the old time
cattlemen who hae been turning their
lands into money since the Invasion of
The Kansas buyers will colonize their
tract and settle It with small farmers.
NEGROES TO TAKE CENSUS
IN PART OF UNITED STATES
Washlngtqn. D. C. Jan. 8. The cen-
sus bureau "today directed the appoint-
ment of negro enumerators in districts
where two-fifths or more of the Inhab-
itants are negroes. The bureau officials
predict that the census will show more
than 10.000.000 black population in the
In Los Angeles
? SEATE turxs BOWX
Washington D. C Jan. S.
Another fight between the in
surgents and the organization of
the house has been -precipitated
by the action of the senate com-
mittee on public lands today in
reporting a resolution authoriz-
ing the appointment by the vice
t v president and speaker of ' the
joint committee to Investigate
the Balllnger-Pinchot contro-
Talahassee'FIorIda Jan. S. Alone and unaided Paul Saals a IT year eld
boy early this morning shot and killed two safe blowers who were trying t
break Into the postoffice safe.
Sauls was the night watchman at the building. He discovered the bHrg-
Inrs In the basement and Immediately opened fire on them.
They returned the fire but Sanl" though slightly wounded emptied his
revolver and killed them both.
They are white men and neither has been Identified.
This sensflCKOiwl modem drama! the hit of the season in Xew York has
just been novelized and TviH oe printed in the columns of The Herald in a
short time. As soon as Ifhe present serial is concluded "The Fburfcli Es-
tate" will be printed. '
"The Fourth Estate" is a powerful story dealing wifch. politics the
press societv and corruption in public life. A young editor figMs df battle
against corruption on ttoe bench at sacrifice of the love he bears for the
daughter of the man his conscience forces him to assail. Every method
known to the trickster is resorted to in an effort to break him down or
swerve him from his course boycot by advertisers social snubs and per-
sonal assaults but he holds to the mark and prints the news.
The play is oneof the most sensational that Xew York has nvitnessed
in years. Many of ih6 scenes take -place in the composing room and edi-
torial room of a. modern newspaper. It is intensely thrilling.
Following "The FourthfV Estate" Rose Stall's fhuious sxk-ccss. "The
Chorus Lady" will be printed. The Herald 'has bought therights for both
of these. '
El Paso Texas
January 8 1910. 24 Pages
"ftllJIV CD! IT IID
jfjfij (Ji L U
Mr. Taft Dismisses Persona!
Friend of Roosevelt and
Scores Him Warmly
HOUSE SITS ON
Decides to Elect Its Own
Cominitteef to Investigate
Washington T. C. Jan. 8. GIfford
Pinchot chief forester of the United
States yesterday is a private citizen to-
day apparently unconcerned and smil-
ing but political Washington almost
trembles to think what may be the re-
The summary dismissal conveyed last
night In . the president's letter has
brought from Mr. Pinchot -nothing more
than the simple statement. "I would
prefer to say nothing at this time" but
Pinchot today In tke opinion of many
becomes the pivot on which tne insur-
gent fight with the administration can
turn its guns.
The effect of Pinchot personal friend
of Roosevelt and head champion of the
Roosevelt conversation policies being
ousted from the official family of pres-
ident Taft is another of the phases of
conjecture which fill the air.
The effect of Pinchofs dismissal up-
on the congressional investigation of
secretary Ballinger and the land office
" Where It WiU End.
In the ominous silence which fell n
the whole situation following the first
"bang' after the cabinet meeting yes-
terday many political forecasters see
unmistakable signs of a great tempest
within the Republican party with a
ramification which some of the most
sanguine fear to think about.
There is only one conclusion upon
which all are unanimous. That asp-that
there is a great fight on. hand one
which the president has sought to avoid
for the present at least and in forc-
ing It at this time by the dismissal of
Pinchot the president's supporters
maintain that Mr. Taft has considered
all the probable effects and has decided
to see it through.
McCahe Sacceeds Ptachat.
George P. McCabe solicitor of th
agricultural department called on Mr.
Pinchot in his office this morning and
presented a letter 'from secretary Wil-
son which designated McCabe as act-
ing forester. Albert F. Potter who pre-
vdojasly had been designated being ia
the west it became necessary to name
someone else. Mr. Pincnat gave Mc-
Cabe a hearty welcome and said he was
ready at once to turn over the bureau.
Word was then passed- around that
Pinchot was about to leave the build-
ing and scores of employes gathered in
the assembly room. Mr. Pinchot met
them his entrance "being signalized by
deafening applause. No candidate re-
turning from a successful campaiga
was ever greeted by a mc-e enthusiastic
demonstration? Mr. Pinchot bade fare-
well to all and a little later left tha
Washington D. C Jan. 8. Things
happened rapidly in the national capi-
tal yesterday afternoon. President Taft
dismissed chief forester Pinchot and
two of his assistants without cere-
mony and congress amended the reso-
lution of the house for an Investiga-
tion of the Balllnger-Pinchot contro-
versy by .declaring that the house
should elect the investigation commit-
tee. A combination of "insurgent" Repub-
licans and Democrats defeated the Re-
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