El Paso Herald (El Paso, Tex.), Ed. 1, Friday, January 21, 1916 Page: 1 of 14
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Mx an pf- s ir u tonales bills 17
CAait urren v Bar si er Han-
v & H-tJT" jYi tiunttion! 56 Copper
$oif( .- rain hiEher Livestock
fctca ij STo-ks Irregular
EI r and rt Trias fair and colder;
New Mexico lair colder; Arizona fair
LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS
SINGLE COP? FIVE CENTS.
EL PASO. TEXAS FRIDAY EVENING JANUARY 21. 1916.
DELIVERED ANTWHERE SO CENTS A MONTH.
FOURTEEN PAGES TODAY.
Tae One Negro into Jail As
Excuse For Entry Then
' WIRES AND FLEE
Tae Negroes the Alleged
Slayers Of Sheriff; Hang
Them; Riddle Bodies.
ALBANY GA Jan. !L-Fhe ne-
groes taken from the "Worth
county Jail at Sylvester last
ight were hanged to one limb of a
tree on the outskirts of StarkvHIe some
t me during the night. The bodies cqn-
w ring many bullet holes were found
il i3 morning.
Forty or EO men acting with precision
t ok Xhe five negroes from the Jail and
s .ed awaj in automobiles.
The negroes were being held in con-
ettion with the killing of sheriff
S"oreland of Xe county.
Get egroes By nunc.
Vt about 10 oclock last night sheriff
L i. Potts and his jailer at Syl ester
b ere awakened by four or five men who
a-nounced that they had captured a
egro and wanted to place him in JaiL
Tiey were admitted bearing a netn-o
l.crand vath ropes Suspectfisg netbisfid
i- wiuroio naLcaea we smb. as iney-
cilmjv loosened the bonds: Euddenlv
it-e visitors seized the officers and took
krrs to the cells. Several more au-
i mobiles appeared bearing other men
who Joined those In the JaiL
The negroes were rushed out hun-
v eii into the machines and started
. -th- The officers were unable to tele-
- none ahead to stop the lynching party
be ausa several wires had been cut.
Sheriff Guarded In Ilathroom.
Only three of the men who took five
r egroes from the Jail here and lynched
i hem were seen hy sheriff I. A. potts.
The men brought a bound negro to
the door." the sheriff said "and said
they wanted to i.eep him in Jail over
ight They pointed a pistol at me
ok away my kevs and forced me into
he bathroom. Two guarded me and
Tie rther went into the JaiL In a little
hi I heard a shrill whistle My
.iptors suddenly left me and in a min-
j e or two I heard several automobile!
o.cg rapidly northward."
GENERAL WHO STARTED
AS PRIVATE IS DEAD
Philadelphia Pa. Jan. ;L Brig. Gen.
x.wl. u rsnwnt.r TT o .i.i
ded'he- SHSSAt8- & IVI
d ed here today aged 77. lie entered
i e army as a private in 1861. After
fie war he entered the regular army
and retired after 30 years of service.
Gen Carpenter commanded many
forts on the western frontier and saw
much service in various indian ware.
MORMON CHURCH BUILDING
IN EAST IS DYNAMITED
Cumberland Md Jan 21 A new
rurch being erected bv the congrega-
tion of the Church of Latter Day
Saints at Buck Valley. Fulton county.
Pa was blown op by dynamite early
today Bloodhounds were put on the
trail of the men believed to have com-
mitted the crime. The church which
has 40 members was recently formed.
INCREASE OF 5 PERCENT
MADE IN TURPENTINE RATES
Austin. Tex Jan 21. An Increase of
la percent was made todav bv the rail-
road commission in its tariff on tur-
pentine and resin in carloads and the
advance becomes effective on Feb 15.
The minimum weight per car was in-
creased from 24.000 to 30.060 pounds.
The present special rates are retained.
GRIEACES OF MIM2RS
HEARD BV COMMITTEE'
Indlznapolls Ind. Jan 21 The'dele-
gates to the contention of thn ITnifo
Mine Workers devoted most of today
to hearing the report of the griev-
ance committee on appeals front the
rank and file of the organization The
complaints deal largely with alleged
.injustices uune inaiviouats or local
unions bv officers district or national
or b district or state organizations I
within the union.
To Nominate Directors
For Chamber of Commerce
PRIMARIES to select SO candidates for the directorate of the chamber
of commerce will be held this menin; at 8 ocIocV.
The former custom of nominating ih' directors Uunnp the primary
day has been changed by the new bylaws ami the Hat M 30 directors will
be nominated from the foor this evening at 8 ocloefc.
From the list of 30 nominees a directorate of 15 men as provided for bv
the new bylaws will be elected on January 28 as directors.
President R. B. Onidorff has issued a call for all members to attend the
meeting this evening which will be held at the chamber of ceimneree.
The annual meeting at winch the officers' rejiorts will be read will be
held after the election next Friday night.
"Speak Loudly But Carry a Stuffed Club" -New U. S. Policy Says Luke Wright
The War At a Glance
- EWSPAPEB. dispatches from
Vienna by way of Switzer-
land and Paris report Aus
trian forces within 15 miles of
Teuton Claim 30000X0 l'rlxoner
A Vienna estimate of the cap-
tures by the Teutonic allies during
17 months of the war puts the num-
ber of prisoners at nearlv 3060000
with 10000 big suns and 40000
machine Runs while 470000 square
kilometers of hostile territorj hav e
Kli OF GREECE
London. Eng Jan il English
newspapers are hastening to defend
the course of the allies which has been
attacked Bv king Constantine. of
Greece in his interview given the As-
The Dally News which makes the in-
terview its main feature under the
heading "An angry outburst by the
king of Greece" also says of it edito-
rially: "It is abundantly evident from the
Interviews granted by king Constan-
tine. to German and American Journal-
ists that the business-Uke measures
the entente allies are taking for their
protection have inspired the king with
lively resentment. That is not alto-
"The conditions under which the al-
lies are encamped and soon will be
fighting on neutral soil are an anom-
aly without parallel in modern war-
fare and involve inevitable an attitude.
equally anomalous toward the neutral
Ity oi ureeee.
Anart from th nccu- I V""""a" u lne cumraiuM ana ini.ro-
i?E. .ODi k?.0" Iducer of the bill declared that of
nation of the Saloniki zone her rail
ways have been cut bridges blown up.
certain of her islands borrowed and
consuls accredited to her put under
JlguBh factj Csmn'ot And need not be
disguised- They call lac so .defence
from the allies as Greece has no one
to thank bnt herself
London Eng Jan. Jl Vn Amster-
dam dispatch to the Central News says
that the total bootv of the Teutonic
allies during 17 months of the war is
summed up in Vienna as follows
Nearlr 300.000 prisoners 10.000
guns while 470.000 square kilometers
of enem territory have been occupied.
AUSTRIA DENIES PEACE
PARLEYS BROKEN OFF
Vienna Austria Jan. 20 via London
Eng Jan 21 It is announced here
lual l"e press reports mai jauuieucgiu
! discontinued peace negotiations are
mat tne press reports mat Montenegro
What the Austro-Hungarian terms
"Will be. it is stated here cannot yet be
published but they will include the re-
tention of Mount Lovcen.
A Home dispatch of Thursday said
Montenegro had informed Italy offi-
cially that hostilities with Austria had
been resumed over the entire front
The foregoing Vienna dispatch also
under Thursday's date may have been
filed before the time of the announce-
ment credited by Rome to the Monte-
AUSTRIANS FORCE WAY
OVER INTO ALBANL
Paris. France. Jan 20 The Geneva
correspondent of the Tempe says that
according to dispatches from Vienna an
active renewal of military operations
has been undertaken b the Austrians
in Mnnteneerrn Detachments are re-
ported to be in Albania within 15 kilo
meters oi Scutari.
GERMANS REPULSE SMALL
-.-.-- . .. nu nfTCCTAV TOinnc '
Al lAlfv Dl riUOOLrui lftUUfJ
Rerlln. Germanv. Jan 21. by wireless
to Sayville L. 1. German troops have
been engaged only In minor activities
along the fronts of Russia according
?? the esy repalse of small
to the announcement xoaay i ne siaie-
Russian detachments between Pinsk
GERMANS BURNED 18207
BELGIAN HOMES REPORT j
Pans France Jan. 21 A dispateh I
from Havre says that a report has been
IrsumI bv the Belgian government rfv.
Incr 18.207 as the number of houses In
(Continued on race 2. Col. S)
IJuLi Jn& O
HHSOON LACKING AT
Kegiment of Infantry For
Texas Guard is Assured;
More Artillery Planned.
Austin. Tex. Jan. 21 It Is now
practically certain that another regi-
ment of infantry is to be added to the
force of the Texas National Guard
which will make four regiments of in-
fantry Since the agitation over the
question of increasing the organized
militia has been In progress the adju-
tant general's department has been re-
ceiving many requests from various
portions of the state for permission to
organize companies of infantry
The guard now consists of the Sec-
ond. Third and Fourth Texas infantry
regiments and the new regiment which
is more than likely to be added will be
designated as the First Texas There
are already two companies mustered
into the Guard as a nucleus for the new
regiment at Lett ami at Dallas and
another cpmpany Is to be mustered into
service attBonham within the next few
There will also soon be three bat-
teries of artillery in the Guard one
now at Dallas another is to he estab-
lished at San Antonio and a third either
at San Antonio or Dallas.
ADVOCATE LITERARY TEST
TO RESTRICT IMMIGRATION
"Washington. D C Jan. 11 Only by
limiting immigration can high stand-
ards of living and good wages be main-
tained among American worklngraen
Frank Morrison secretary of the Amer-
ican Federation of Labor and repre-
sentative Burnett declared in advocat-
ing the literacy test bill today before
the house immigration committee.
Representative Burnett who is
2.500.000 foreigners In the United Sta'es
onlv 35.000 were attemotinir to lern
English. Ignorant and unambitious he
declared they work cheaply live in
.squalor and create
drive worjtingtnen from a xammunity.
"A 'wtfrkingrmirt' taia'Vigy-H-rTr
Toungstowrt for no other reason than
the contaminating influences that these
foreign laborers created there." said
Mr Burnett. "And what decent self-
respecting merican. Irishman or Ger
man would stand for such conditions'"'
ESCAPED CONVICTS ROB
DEPOT AND SECURE ARMS
Little Rock Ark.. Jan 21 Convicts
who escaped from the state penal farm
at Cummins. S5 . miles from here
Wednesdav night robbed the depot at
Moscow. Ark 15 miles from Cum-
mins Thursday night and secured arms
and ammunition shipped to a hardware
store at that place
Twentv three convicts escaped. Only
four hae been captured.
The 50 guards searching the woods
have been given orders that Lee Blount
oonicted of murder. "Blackie" Will-
iams and Charles Owens also murder-
ers be taken dead or alive.
Rewards for "Blacklo" Williams alone
are said 'to total 315000 in a half dozen
states He was a member or the Frank
Miller-William La Trasse gang and has
still to serve a 32 jear sentence for
murder in Kansas.
STATE AID EXTENDED TO
MORE THAN 1000 SCHOOLS
Austin. Tex.. Jan 21 State aid to
1054 schools distributed in 151 counties
of Texas has been extended by the state
board of education out of the $1000000
appropriation made b) the last legis-
lature for rural and country schools
according to announcement made by
Prof. W F Dought. state superin-
tendent of public instruction.
Out of tlie million dollars appro-
priated $500000 became available for
this fiscal ear. and superintendent
Doughty says that approximately
$400 000 has already been distributed
to the country schools.
COL HOUSE IS IN PARIS
ON HIS WAY TO BERLIN
Paris France. Jan. 21 Col K M
House accompanied by his wife is pro-
ceeding by automobile 'rora Bologne to
Paris and is expected here toda. Col
and Mrs. House will be the guests of
u - oiiixiy. uic yuuciiLAii .aiituaooci-
oor to rTance.
Vccordlnir to nresent arrangements.
CoL House will leave here for Switzer-
land on Sunday presumably to visit
Berlin and Vienna. He is to return in
two or three v. eeks- and then meet the
important personages of the French
government. The French press is man-
ifesting much interest in his mission.
MIAMI RESIDENT KILLED;
WOMAN UNDER ARREST
Miami Ariz.. Jan. 21 Harlev Gunn.
town pound master 26 jears old. was
killed bj a bullet fired through the
brain while in the room of Frankie
Dunbar a woman of the restricted dis-
trict. The -woman was placed under ar-
rest. Despite the nature of the wound
Gunn lived two hours. He was moved to
a rooming house where he died The
shooting is said to have followed a
quarrel which began when Gunn told
the -woman he was planning to leave
town She denied having shof him.
TEXAS COMPANY ADDS
$7000000 TO CAPITAL
Austin. Tex Jan 21 An amendment
to the charter of the Texas companv
of Houston -nas today approved by the
secretary of state's department and
filed. It povides for an increase in the
companVs capital stock from $30000000
AMJLCII IIBKLKCTEII VUDITOIt
OF THE rlMSO'N COMMISSION
Austln Texas Jan. 21 Jas. P
Welch of Huntsvllle was reelected
auditor of the prison commission today
V jta.1 1
Gen. Luis Torres Telegraphs
From Chihuahua City a
Denial of the Report.
Campaign Is Started Against
Argumedo's Band By the
ND confirmation of the reported
capture of Gen. Francisco Villa
was to be had in Bl Paso or
Juarez up to 11.30 Friday morning
with a flat denial of the truth of such
report wired to the border by Gen. Luis
Herrera late Thursday night.
No further details of the matter were
received by American mining interests
here Friday forenoon although urgent
dispatches to the Chihuahua state cap-
ital asked for more information. Gen.
Gabriel Gavira commanding the Juarez
garrison declared Friday morning that
he had nothing further on the subject.
Mexican consul Andres G. Garcia al-
though he tried to get more specific
details on the reported capture of the
northern chieftain stated Friday at 10
a m. that he was none the wiser than
lie had been all Thursday evening
Enrique Perez Rul. former private
secretary to Gen. Villa in El Paso de-
clared Fridav morning that the ontB
way Vnia could ba-captured. in his
opinion. afi.frT Iffiftf""; " hl T"-
"dJatr"bodflmlrarana that? he did not
suspect any such state of affairs close
to Villa which would permit of that
particular thing coming to pass. Rul
-was inclined to doubt very seriousiv
the truth of the report of villa'e cap-
ture El Paso simmered and boiled Thurs-
day night and Friday morning and dis-
cussion of the reported capture was the
principal topic in El Paso's streets and
hotel lobbies but no definite word was
ouched for in an quarter Consensus
ui upiiiiuu tt iimi (muur uuu ruiuui t
only was the foundation for the report
and dlsoelfef In tne possibility oi such
a capture was expressed practically
Train la Derailed.
A train from Chihuahua city which
was derailed south of Moctezuma early
in the morning of Thursday reached
the border at 5 oclock Friday morning
according to Mexican consulate ad-
vices. Got Ignacio Ennquez was reported
by the consulate to be due In Juarez by
special train from the Chihuahua capi-
tal at 4 oclock in the afternoon. Noth-
ing on the detail of his business was
vouchsafed or brought out by inquiry
train for Chihuahua city nas
scheduled to leae Juarez at 8 p. m
carrying passengers and freight.
Word from Gen Jacinto Trevino
dated Thursday night declared that no
executions had taken place in Chihua-
hua cit that day. and denied bluntly
accounts of a bandit raid on the Al-
varado property in ParraL There had
been a rumor here of the execution of
IE of the men concerned in the Santa
Advices to the border further de-
clared that a campaign against Gen
Benjamin Argumedo and his allied
forces was about to launch itself from
the Laguna district with some 4000
men in the column under personal com-
mand of Gen. Trevino. who has left
Chihuahua city for Torreon to assume
direction of the military forces to
move northward against Argumedo.
Carrnnra llnck. to Queretarn.
Official advices to the Carranza con-
sulate here Friday morning stated that
"first chief Venustlano Carranza and
his government heads had left for Que-
retaro to resume wont on ire organi-
zation of the proiisional cabinet and
precoustitutional period In the new sys-
tematic reorganization of the Mexican
goernment. The party has been at
Celaa for the nast few days the con
sulate reported going over the battle-
Iieid where lien uareaun a iiro men
defeated Villa's 15000 In the turning
point struggle of the Carranza-Vllla
warfare of the past year and more.
WSlIIfiTON IIBARS OTII-
I-SG MJW 0- VILLI'S CPTUnn
Washington D C Jan. 21 The state
department's only information today
on the reported capture of Gen Fran-
cisco Villa was in delated dispatches
from agents at El Paso coneing
(Continued on page S Col. 1.)
Tomorrow the El Paso Herald will
publioh its Annual Review edition a
paper always looked forward to with
interest by those interested in placing
the advantaged of El Pato before the
Twentv-eight pages of the big
Week End edition are detoted to
nws articles and photographs of de-
velopments in El Paso and the Great
Southwest during the year jMit. It
is one of the most complete state-
ments of the many advantages of
this section ever printed. You will
want to send copies away to friend-.
Place your orders early.
Score of Cities and Villages
Under Water as Result
of Heavy Rains.
Chicago. Ill -Ian. 21. Hirers
thrpugbout northern Illinois swollen
by rain which fell almost continuously
during the night today overflowed
their banks and inundated a score of
cities and villages. No loss of life was
reported but the property damage was
estimated at several hundred thousand
All through the valley of the Des-
plaines river the water spread far over
the lowlands reaching its height in
the neighborhood of Joliet where that
city and several villages were flooded.
Sheets of water spread over the west-
ern suburbs of Chicago and boats and
nastily constructed rafts were utilized.
Southeastern Iowa and Northeastern
Missouri were also in the rain belt
which came up from Texas.
Flood waters sweeping down the
Fox river and the Illinois river drove
residents in low lying districts in
Ottawa Marseilles and Utlca from their
Ice Jams at tortuous points in the
rivers dammed the waters and threat
Six of the seven artesian wells
which furnish Aurora's water supply
had been cut off at noon by inunda-
tion from the Fox river. A messenger
was sent throughout the Fox river val-
ley advising the inhabitants to prepare
for high water that might sweep
away their homes.
FEAR LEVEE BREAK
IN IMPERIAL VALLEY
Los Angeles CaL Jan. 21. A gate in
the diversion dam of the Imperial val-
ley irrigation system went out Thurs-daTJl3iFJWjJrW&-&i6tt3Jda'ger
otaTHpJcln toVlrvaes. aeeording-to.
advices reeefvea Here today ffofniuraa.
ARIZONA EASTERN RESISTS
STATE'S SCHOOL FUND LEVY
Phoenix Ariz.. Jan 21 Still another
legal muddle has arisen over the gen-
eral appropriation bill passed by the
legislature last spring. The Arizona
Eastern Railroad company has filed a
suit In the superior court at Safford
asking an Injunction restraining the
county authorities from making a state
school fund levy in accordance with
the Instructions of the tax commission.
A similar snit is to be filed at Tucson
and perhaps in other counties.
The legislature appropriated $100-
090 a year for schools but the gover-
nor vetoed this section and the supreme
court ruled that the annual statutory
continuing appropriation of $(00000
would hold Now the Arizona Eastern
contends that as the levy bill passed
by the legislature provided for a levj
of only $100000. and the $190000 ap-
propriation was vetoed there a" no
authority for the tax commission to
order any state school fund levy at
all Attorne genera Wile Jones
sajs that this matter is cohered by
another section of the statutes which
nas not affected by the appropriation
SITE FOR RIFLE RANGE GIVEN
TUCSON BY PRESIDENT
Phoenix Arfx Jan. 21. Copies of an
executive order signed by president
Wilson setting aside 540 acres a mile
out of Tucson as a range for the Tuc-
son Rifle club have been received by
Adjt Gen. Charles W Harris This is
the first time that am part of the
public domain has been set aside for
the use of a civilian rifle club. It is
in line with the government's policy to
encourage citizens to become expert in
the handling of arms.
PROPERTY IN COCHISE
IS BEING ASSESSED
San Simon. Ariz. Jan. 21 Assessor
II A. Hughes is here from Tombstone
assessing propert for the count
From here he will work back toward
Bowie and Willcox after taking in Dos
Cabezas and the district oelow Doug-
las Chief deputy Walter Thomas has
been in the northern end of the county
since January 10. and is now working
in the Pool district below Benson In
the San Pedro vallej
BURGLARS IN DOUGLAS
STEAL 4500 CIGARS
Douglas. Ariz. Jan 21. Burglars
entered the Brophy building through
tunnels dug to admit the steam pipes
of a heating system gained entrance
to the R & P store and stole 4600
cigars all of them the 10-cent or the
two for a quarter kind
URGENT DEFICIENCY BILL
PASSES HOUSE; NO ROLL CALL
Washington. D C Jan II The fur-
ther urgent deficienc bill carrying
appropriations of approximately $12.-
500.000 passed the house today with-
out roll call
: : j : . : : :
THE IJA1 l.N CONGnKSb.
Not in session meets Monday.
Military and naval affairs
committee continued hearings
on national defence.
Hearings on literacy test of
immigration bill closed
Bill to provide $250000 for a
national leprosarium favorably
reported bv commerce committee.
Thirty Arizona Families Are
Rendered Homeless by
the High "Waters.
Phoenix Ariz. Jan. 2. Thirty fam-
ilies are Homeless and four persons
dead at Winkelman as the result of a
flood from the Gila river which inun-
dated the lower part of the town
Thursday afternoon. Seventeen per-
sons in the restricted district refused
to move when warned.
When the flood came they were
marooned on Top of a building and a
man named Cate swam to the building
with a rope and over the rope the
marooned persons managed to reach
a wagon standing in comparatively
shallow water near shore. Wheii all
but four had reached land a swift
rush of water overturned the wagon
and drowned George G. McClaren for-
merly of Phoenix a teamster named
B. J. Johnson. Helen McCauley and Ollle
Devore- All homeless people were taken
care of. Some have hopes of return-
ing to their homes when the water sub-
sides. Eleven feet of water vas going over
the spillway at Roosevelt dam today.
Reclamation service officials say the
crest of the flood passed Phoenix
Thursday Automobile bridges at
Tempe and Phoenix are ont of danger.
niver Leaves Bridge.
Advices from Florence say the Gila
has shifted Its course to the south and
the state bridge there will be on dry
land after the flood.
As a result of two spans at trie Ari-
zona Eastern bridge over the Gila
going out Phoenix is without train con-
nection with the main line of the
Southern Pacific for at least five days.
The only railroad communication Phoe-
nix has with the outside world is the
Santa Fe through Parker to Los An
i isvics uai is uncertain.
geles mat is uncertain.
Yuma Ariz Jan. 2L More than 100
men with teams were today strength-
ening the government levee'whlch pro-
tects Yuma from the Colorado river
which had passed the 24 foot gage and
was going higher
The Mohawk alley Is reported flood-
ed. Farmers in the Antelope valley
were hastilv moing to higher ground
Twentj-flve thousand second feet of
water was flowing over the Laguna
dam 12 miles above Yuma Thursday
SOUTHERN ARIZONA TOWNS
ARE CUT OFF BY FLOODS
Los Angeles: CaL. Jan. 21. Flood
waters of Arizona rivers and streams
were reported to be somewhat lower
today Blsbee Douglas Nogales an
other towns were without communica-
tion most of the day
With the exception of the Atchison
Topeka and Santa Fe line to San Die-
go and a few branches of the local elec-
tric railway system all railroads In
southern California had restored traffic
TRAINS ARE HELD BACK
BY FLOODS AND SNOW
Albuquerque. N. M Jan. 21. With
the west end of the Santa Fe system
tied up by washouts in Arizona and
no trains over it Into this city since
Tuesday morning the road sustained a
further blow at Its facilities this morn-
ing when three trains became snow-
bound at Glorietta. The stalled trains
may arrive this afternoon. Three
trains westbound are being held here
pending the opening up of traffic in
GOLDEN STVTE LIMITED
TB-Ari on lRJtIVIXG.
Golden State limited trains are again
running Into El Paso from the west
The first section of the limited was due
to arrive at 3 o'clock and the second
section of the same train was scheduled
to arrive at 7-30 this evening.
The Golden State limited from the
eat will leave here on scheduled time
Because of the rains and heavy
roads the Carrizizo-Roswell acto lne
has been suspended until the roads are
THRILLING ADVENTURE IN EVERY LINE
"The Devil's Darning Needle"
By Henry M. Neely
Beginning in the Week -End Herald this week the first of a new series
of adventure stories will be published in the El Paso Herald. The stories
are the best pure adventure stories that have yet been given the American
It h a series similar to Richard Harding Davis's great scries which The
Herald has been publishing. This series concludes tomorrow and "The
Devil's Darning Xeddle"' series begins in the Week-End Htrald.
This new series of adventure stories deals with aviation: with secret
service work; with government secrets and; attempts to steal them and
each in a way which claims and holds attention throughout.
The order in which the opening chapters of the different 'Detnl Darning
Needle" stories will be published with the titles of the stories follows:
January 22 "The DeviFs Darning Needle;" January 29. "The Kidnaped
Admiral;" February 5 "His Cfenr Con&eieBee;" February 12 "The Amateur
Bandits;" February 19 "The Scarlet Searf;" February 26 "The Lonely
Voyage of Hoasieur Porier."
Other stories of the series will be announced later.
These stories will appeal strongly to all not akma to men and boys who
always like adventure stories bat quite as strongly to women and girts who
wUh pure adventure splendidly toil.
Watch for the Opening Story of the Series in
the Week-End Herald This Week
Coronation Of Emperor Is
Indefinitely Postponed the
Government Believes Move-
ment Will Be Suppressed
Within Six Months.
PEKIN. China. Jan. 2L- The corona-
tion of Yuan Shi Kal as- emperor
of China has been postponed in-
definitely. The reason given officlaUj
13 the uprising in southern China
Government officials estimate that
not more than six months will be re-
quired to quiet tile disturbances in the
sooth but the government is obvious
agitated as is indicated by the post
ponement of the coronation-
Yuan was to have formally assumed
imperial robes ehtl after the
toward the close of 1916 when Yuan
signified his willingness to accept the
head of the empire.
The announcement of the postpone-
ment is expected to be pleasing news
to Great Britain. France and Russia
which protested against any immediate
change in the character of the Chinese
government on the ground that it
might result In an upheaval in China
which would tend to further compli-
cate the far eastern situation. Japan
is also expected to be gratified by the
postponement and for much the same
Dispatches from Shanghai received
by the Chinese Republic association in
San Francisco within the past seerai
ieeks haie describe! a steadily grow
lng revo'ution which has already en
gulfed a number of provinces and re
suited in the upspriaging of a revolu
tionary army of many thousand men.
TO PLANT BEETS
ON SO TRACTS
Las Cruees. N M Jan. II. At a meet-
ing of the association for the promo-
tion of the sugar beet industry it was
decided that the experimental tracts
would be of five acres each and 30
tracts will be wanted. The sugar beet
company will furnish the seed and im-
plements. A committee was appoint-
ed to solicit new members in the asso-
ciation. The committee is Frank M
Haner Henry Stoes and W. B. Man-
deville. The association also appoint-
ed a committee consisting of Messrs.
Robert P. Porter director Fabian Gar-
cia W. J. Kyle. Paul H. Barber and
W. B. Mandevllle to see the commis-
sions of the several ditches in the
Mesilla Valley and enlist their cooper-
ation in abating the weed nuisance
Some of the ditches do not hate the
weeds cut until they have gone to seed.
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