El Paso Herald (El Paso, Tex.), Ed. 1, Thursday, January 1, 1920 Page: 1 of 14
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TODAY'S PRICES. j
Mexican bank notes -state bills 9i58$34.50; pesos i
"'i $1.02: Mexican til 50e; aaaniales 29c: bai i
H. Quotation. S1.31:
a;n lower; livestocks hither; its strong.
1-ATEST NEWS BY AS
WILSON S1LENTI4 5i4.9!U. S. DEGLARESfS
ON RAGE FOR
Open Secret Chief Execu-
tive Will NolEder for
BOOM FOR M'ADOO
Democrats Await Word io
Start 1920 Campaign
By DAVID 1AWREKCC
i;ashivgton d. c ju. i. pm
:dnt Wilson U being urged to
rublcly that he will not be
"Iidat1 for reelection but Jest
n he will do so is something
h he aJoce can decide. He hu
- d at no decision as yet.
" jD".iation locally of a story to the
t that ! Wilson would make
a pronouncen ent at the Jackson
'.T.ner of the Democrats on Jan-
8 drew no direct denial at the
house except that officials
pavf the imprest ion that if such
moun'jemor.t were made it would
be at the Jackson day dinner.
. ere sundry remarks made too
:t improvement in the president's
s" to the general effect that
"jrow TTilson was by no means
. ' le to xnakv the race for a third
he cared to do so.
I Biftee 1o Talk.
howtvfr la un questionably
a reflex of a certain sentiment
hs held sa m executive qnar-
t " tne eiien tna; it uuwi w
'or the president to make any
e-jeut about matter of a third
i v.f.duse of the disintegration of
'iHuence which might follow.
the treau and league of na-
- is disposed of. by the senate.
- nstance if la reckoned wise for
ilnn to maintain silence about
fjture no matter how much the
- -'is aspirants may be clamoring
- a staiemeax. - . "
r rom Mr. Wilson that would bo the
J.-aie SighftJ SO tCr OSSSSs4BSSOBKPpt
Vn'Jul booms on the other ImmmI
of the Democratic aspirants
r? presidency are going ahead
- of any statement from the
Ta fact. It m so widely accepted
accepted asag toe Deaeerats
tkat Mr. Wlieest wiu ran twt
n third tern that the ealy thing
tfcat is awaited with tense tnter-
nt Is what Mr. Wilson may eiwxe
io nay a boat the type of aa who
ihwald be g-ven the Mansard of
i far Dmeratle party In the next
is cnnfidentlr expected that Mr.
'soi will blaxe the way with a
atPTnt cf principles which he hjm-
msidors fundamental in this day
- vf other hand it is very likely
- tip president will not take any
r. himself in the nomination con-
Th fact that William G. Mc--..-.
his o n son inlaw is being
-hed forward as a candidate by
j d v Wilapn Ewmocrats Ls one em-rrap-.ent
and the fact that the
rpsidert himstlf does not be Here
- Democratic party should be dic-
aed to on the subject of nomina-
is qaite another.
Bat there seems no ajoestfAa
that Mr. warn will be foand
nmorntme the chofee of the en-
v ent Ion and eren aldiac m the
asapalsm. Far fresa belsff out
M polities 'lr. WUmi an ac-
tive (actor to be reekoaed with
the aext cam palm and praetl
i-allT aayoac of the candidate
vi ho are being boomed wooM not
ebiect to Mr. Wllsona help If he
-oal4 get K.
far at? the third term is con-
-ned it is an open secret that Mr.
!n nver intended to ran for re-
There are enough individuals.
' nd and political committeemeu
y hae known positively of his in-
r.tmn for a lone; time. Indeed It Is
fart that when Mr. Wilson was In
I t-is he was so much upset by the re-
ortg spread .-y opponents In the
mted States to the effect that he
as planning the league of nations
as to preside over it or that be
in ted to use it as a vehicle for a
' rd term that he planned to Issue a
r-itement at that time renouncing all
"d term ambitions and declaring
s intention to return to private
fe at the end of his present term
Korea Bod Kifeet
litical advisers on this side of the
-'.antic feared it would have a bad
'-ct on the treatv fight if Mr. WII-
nadc su-'h a statement as they
eed it ww necessary to keep the
rocraiic party solidly behind the
atv and als to dangle before the
"f 'jnln-ans the possibility that the
ident himself might dppeal to the
-oDle in IS 26 if the league were
- -sde a party issue.
That Mr. Wilson has long intended
retire at the end of his present
-m is unquest ionably tine. But
en r-e does make known bis in ten-
on he will on the other hand use
M- occasion not merely to start off a
'esidectial race as would be the case
' he made a statement to the Jackson
-av dinner but to forward the cause
f liberalism which he holds is para-
"int in an age that Is full of the
MTia of resction that always f"l-
- f fla--Copjricnt 1??0. The El
WILSON FAILS TO FILE HIS
ACCEPTANCE AS CANDIDATE
Pierre. S. T .Tan. 1. Neither pres-
ent Vilson nr.r . Lynn J Fra-
r -ndorftrd for prts.ilce' by the
' ocratic and Nu -Partisan league
r.- actions if.;.(' Mel' on Deceni-
had liled 1 -s formal acceptance
lib tlie secret; -v of state late to-
rht. Apn".'pn' v-as made that i
n"-. candidate " 1 hid ronplled (
" -h th. Richanl? ' .rir 'dw before
dnlKht could have tr-elr namee on.
March primary ballot.
IT ASSOCIijfeD PRESS. single copy five ce-nts EL PASO. TEXAS. THURSDAY EVENING. JANUARY 1. 1920. delivered anywhere. : mo.nth 1
IS SIGN ARMISTICE WITH ESTHONIA
ARM THEMSEL VES TO BA TTLE
I)etachment Of Cavalry Sent From Nogales To Protect
Jlerchants From Ousting Order Of Sonora Officials;
IDispute Started Bv Law Demanding Employment
k ux majoniy 01 liatins in
!A PRIETA Son Mex Jan. 1.
awmDera oi tae Laineae colony
iyir the officials to earrr out
Jfcne to deport them from the
vho are Meiican ettUeBS hare ;
their coanti7Ben in the fight
me reported deponattpn.
lrom Lananea Moeteouia
Xaeozari this state are to the
that aXboogk quiet prevails io
sections the Chinese hare taken
steps to supplying taemstlres
to resist any attempt on the
the Mexicans to deport them
or oaiiscate their property.
KeJeo Sends Troops.
Ssales. Aria- Jan. 1. A detachment
of Ssican federal cavalry under Capt.
J. C Salcido was dispatched yesterday
troa ogales Sonora to Canaaea
with orders to protect the Chinese
menatats of the latter citr from aay
deranatwn by local autborrbeS
instanetions are received from Mexisa
Gty regarding the constitutionality afleaaifsd that certain Mongolians had
the fiwora labor law.
Eaiiano Tamez. Mexican consul
here said that Got. Adolfo de la
Hneaa had given orders for the pro-
tects of Chinese residents pending
instactkms from the national capital.
China merchants at Xoesles Sonora.
exprased the opinion today that the!
srbniiMi would be straightened oatlfolfo
Tk gioueiv dry goods and meat
retal business of the state except
the annieipsi markets virtually are
contakd by the Chinese.
Trans to protect the Chinese resi
dent! have been sent to Magdslens
when feeling against the Orientals
is saM to be mare bitter than in any
" T ' - I groups of uexicana assaulting in-
other part ef the state. Military units 1 dividual Chinese.
By O. W.
tCTSECIDAD ROMERO mayor of
1 r.. -ni H.ru .1 thrl
" - - - l
seconsasy or January.
I sapped the edge of my chair a
little tighter when J. V. Caixbajal.
latelyaf Chihuahua City and now of
the harder town opposite El Paso
calmly Informed me of the coming
"An who will be the marorT I
"I wBl be the roavor of Juarez
and I will get tne position without
a dropef bloodshead. And you will
be my secretary at JIO.000 gold a
month and on Monday I will give
you thaw monttia saJarv in advance."
I "acanted" rather meekly for the
blow ns severe one.
J. V. Jaratjsjal ls an odd character.
He anmed In Jusres several weeks
aao was bt. family and Is a oros-
pectlvanawspmper publisher. He
spoke aaaarkably good English is
eaucaWBsasibly to s nrgher degree
aajfey Americana and quo tea
Shakensare. like the
ike tne young novensx
expressions to attract
El Paso New Year Revelers Greet
Entry Of 1920 With Riotous Night
Of Imbibing And
COME vere sober many were not.
J but sH were shouting and hapiy
when ths cafes poured their stream
of revelsrs into the streets at mid-
night to greet the Xew Tear. Auto-
mobiles ere thicker on the streets
than they have been Pi nee Armistice
nigbt m 1918 and speed was no con-
The old tradition of England that
only a great noise could frighten away
evil spirits at the opening of a year
was reajected U ednesday night.
Every rnaa woman and etiild who was
able was armed with some sort of
noise maker. In the cafes the din
Jamaica Ginger Sets An
Entire Jersey Town A pop
TIXELANP N. J.. Jan. 1. Grocer
V Max achreibcr started some-
thing has the other day when he
purchased from a Philadelphia
concern a carton of Jamaica gin-
ger. Max. not knowing of aay
law to prevent the sale af Jamaica
ginger immediately placed the
carton of ginger on sale. Fol-
lowing the sale of the first bottle
it was rssaarkahle how customers
multiplied. Somehow everybody
who likes ginger knew of that
first bottle. Schreiber was haled
up before tne majeatv of ths law
and held in ibM ball for the grand
Jury. Ht explained that he did
not know he was breaking the
prohibitiea laiv The ginger waa
sold in aaall bottles for ten and
fifteen cents -ach bottle being
plainly narked u: percent alcohoL
Some of Max's patrons declared
ihat tliej took the ginger 50-SO
with water others preferred it
straight saying that it only
"burned a little and felt warm for
a few mtautes."
Plenty Of Good Things To Tie Onto For The New Year; Start No
jhave been ordered to Onajmas ni
The contnmrsT orer the Chinese
merchant of Cknaea Sonora arose
hUion of the Soaoca law which re-
quires tkat 80 percent of the work-
men in aay business establishment
shall be of Mexican citizenship. The
Chinese were ordered to close their
places of tasiness immediately several
months ago bat were later given an
extension of time which expired last
night at midnight.
It is said that the claim that Chi
nese can ork far has pay than Mexi
cans has aroused considerable hostility
toward the Orieatals. who are ac-M
cused of threatening to lower the
standards of lrring that prevail in the
state of Sonora. A few days ago
Gav. de la Hnerta ia a statement de-
fending the action of the state and
il authorities in dosing Chi-
Inarines houses in Cananea
the - United States with the
f .1 . - w .t;.i i 1 1
ol precipitating armed inter-1
in Juxico. I
CANANEA SON CARRIES OUT
ITS THREAT AGAINST CHINESE
Do us la. Arm. Jan. 1. The muni
cipality f Canaaea. aupportsd by
Sonora. naia na" its threat that no
mere nil ass should conduct busi-
ness houses there according to ar-
rivals cere Ths flrlnese had hoped
that the threat of tba federal gov-
ernment to send troops to enforce the
order that the Chinese should re-
ceive the asms treatment as any
other foreigners would be etfeetaaL
Thia hope was last en Christmas
day when riotous scenes took place
on the streets. It wss stated small
Mayor Close All
My introduction te aim was rather
Richard ItarwJtiar Davis
story. It wss IS oessek at nignt.
according to the clack Which graces
the editorial room of The Herald. The
telephone rang sharply ad the night
editor aroused himself to answer the
calL This was the message that
came across the wire:
-Villa fa fifteen miles trent
Juarez. Send n reporter ..ieklr
I 1. tse amp- more oppniR
1 wss the gost on this jaiegsd
"news best." which aceordhsste the
informer would make The Herald the
greatest paper In the land wreata 14
hours. I obtained a taxi tashud
across the river in fast UBMU. and
pulled up in front of the drasr atvre
In Juarei with a screeching of easer-
Smiling and bowing sen or Car-
bajal came out of the store intro-
duced himself and ordered the chaa-
feur to drive to his home two blocks
distant We pulled up st a small
adobe dwelling and good land! It
waa dark. Shivers ran up and down
my spine and I staggered backward
when the door opened and a ani-
fContlnned on page 3. column 1.)
was frightful and for once the noise
tna V nsmtta QtlH nama WAS droWnCd
and pans was drowned
hv th dinera.
" Liquor placed an important part in
the celebration of many Aa the
crowds were breaking up in the small
hours many a lurching and swaying
figure testified to the alleged Joy he
Dash Tli ro itch Streets.
Pedestrians were forced to keep
to the sidewalks owing to wild
abandon and hlah SDOCd With which
certain motorists dashed through the
business section. Two cars in par-
ticular mads trael on San Antonio
street somewhat dangerous. These
cars swung tatohe street in front ot
the Paso del Sbrte. and by previous
arrangement a race was on. Openlnv
gas throttle the drivers dashed
through other traffic narrowly
misinsr other cars and forcing many
m turn r.ff the street The race com-
; rileted. the drivers then used approxi-
. mately the same speea :n returning
'j along the course and drove back and
forth until the street was all but
.' So far ae known there were no
serious accidenta from reckless car
driving although the owner of a new
Chevrolet took the two left wheels
I off his car at Evergreen cemetery
some time after roidniarht when he
l nit tne curnins iuica i mniw
I curve in attempting to get out of the
Icitv and down the valley.
I Far into the niftht- or rather rnorn-
ing. merrv makers danced in i afs
and the sun ai rlslna ere the revel-
! rv subsided At the Sheldon many
iof the revelers remained all nieht
I taking up a special collection at three
inclock for the waitresses and the
i musicians .
One srroup or mernmahm iuii-c
in a false alarm from Overland and
Orecon streets asd the entire central
station responded to apparent de-
lleht of Beveral parties who sat li1
automobiles. f5oo' Show rto it
air-i'r " the v clamored
Vo Jnares Passes.
New Tear celehranta who eipered
to rmblhe across in Juarei. received a
set back when thev visited the flanta
II p llEfllr IP
I H A lUf A n T Hi
Ui Ui IlIlflllL flu
: S6C V Alexander SlimS UD
CommarCW.1 OlltlfVOV V(r
The New Year.
Washington. D. C Jan. 1. (By the
Associated Press.) Secretary Alex-
ander of the department of com-
merce summed up the cosamerchU
outlook for 191 in part as follows:
"The closing year witnessed a fab-
ulous growth of American foreign
commerce. Our trade balance for j
1919 will be approximately four Ml
lions. A great fleet of merchant
ships new industries new sources of
supply and Increased knowledge of
our own resources are some of the
assets gained from our war experi-
ence. Before the war we were on-
gaged for the most part in the de-
velopment of our own business with
little serious thought of extension of
onr activities into world markets
and we were too indifferent as re-
gards our position of inferiority on
the high sea a Today we are awake
as never before. The pride of ante-
bellum days Is revived and we look
to see onr flag at the masthead of
an American merchant ship In every
im;rUIlt Maport or the world car-
rylna; American goods wherever mar-
kets may be found.
TSeed Freer aennnge.
"Abnormal conditions we hope are
passing. The tremendous Increase la
exports of the war period made tin-
largely of military supplies and the
still greater exports of the months
following the war. in which food-
stuffs f'gured largely may not con-
tinue Indefinitely. These tremendous
figures have brought satisfaction to
all. but gave grave concern to those
who look forward to 1930. The ex-
change in Europe Is a grave problem
and so uncomfortable for foreign
buyers as to necessitate In some
cases government restrictions on
buying. If we would continue onr
foreign trade at its present high
level there must be freer and fuller
exchange of commodities and a large
extension of credit to Euronesw buy-
ers. So let us find a condition la
which bur Inn ass asHine- will be of
uiuiiL doib anaanai . un inir
U. S. CAN SHIP ANYTHING FROM
MATCHES TO GUNS TO GERMANY
waahington. D. C Jan. 1. Ex-
change of ratifications of the peace
treaty will have no immediate effect
upon American trade with Germany
it was said in official circles.
All restrictions on trade with Ger
many except on imports of dyes and
coal tar products and exports
wheat were removed by the
by the war
trade board J u It 14. and so far as the
United States is concerned anything
from matches to six inch sans saay i
be shipped to that country.
. ?xehmnT 5" ohstacls
to trade officials said and a rise in
the value of marks through stabilixa-
tlon of conditions in Germany and
the production of goods for export
as tne oniy mainon by which com-
merce can be restored to normal.
Officials Throughout Na
tion Expect Casualties
From Wood Alcohol.
Chicago. I1L Jan. 2 Authorities
throughout the country today grave
ly awaited repot u from New Terr's
eve revels for confirmation or refu
tation of their predictions that the
avo of deaths from wood alcohol
poisoning which took a toll of ap
proximately K5 Iiea during the
Chriatsnas holidays would ie eieaec.
Bsr today there was slight er-
lita nee nat ceiebrators of he arrUaJ
of the sew yoar had not profited by
iijiswlnlfre rained of the effects of
drtsntlar out-lawed liquor. The more
1 1 Isilitlc officials .Kiinted out. how-
ever that it probably would require
a full day for the serious cons-
quences generally o become appsr-
ei.t Thirty -fire Arrested.
New Ha ran. Conn.. Jan. t.
Thirty-fie men were under arrest
in Connecticut day as a result ol
an investigation by officials into tht
r-ave of fatal I tl s u&ed by drink-
ing poison whisky. The death to'i
Ke street bridge Thursday morning to
get the valuable slip of paper which
is the "open sesame" tu the immigra-
The customs house w a- taking a
acation. and so were ins;--ctors who
Issued the n bite stipe i-meone in
the office of the inspector stated
Thursday that s crowd of revelers
were constantly streaming to the
bridge only to find "nothing doing."
aoise atone aiu not marK tne
passing of the old year and the dawn
ui tne new. juemoers Of tne Ameri-
an legion who gathered St the cham-
ber of commerce to watch the year's
passing obsered it by renewing their
pledge to God and oouatry.
Need of Had Bld.
Rev. F. M. Johnsow. Jr secretary
of the legion vx ho led In repeating
the pledge at the hour of midnight
delivered an address to ex-service
men urging them to answer tin coun-
try's rail for leadership. Red blood
he said is i.eeded as much now as
during the i ar
Several rones were sung led by a
quartet con?iM!ir of lira F M John-
son irH ilr. t.t urge baJand. George
CeHaned on page 3. eotemn 4.1
Bomb Hurlers and Agita-
tors to Receioe No
Adopt Firm Policy of Un
flinching Persistence io
EW YORK Jan. 1. The year 1930
will be an "open season'' for bol-
shevist and anarchists and kindred
radicals who are ia this country with
the idea of overthrowing the govern
meat. In a statement published to
day attorney general Palmer an-
noonced that the policy of the depart-
ment of justice in dealing with the
"red" menace during the coming year
will be one of "unflmehing persistent
and aggressive warfare' against this
class of offenders.
He quarter wffl be shews he
declared aad every movement
aimed at the government so mat-
ter haw it a rjea.ed wiB be dealt
The attorney general declared that
sat ail of the department traced di
rectly to this element 75 percent of the
unrest ia the country. Aequaiatanres
with the doctrines of the "reds" Mr.
Palmar said was the most forcible
saetaod of ending their activities and
he aqced the Aiacritaa people in the
ef lav aad order peace and
and tae iiisiiffansiiie of na-
seiidarity to atady the fall
af the radical idea and to
it through the teaching of
in the pre the ehurra.
the scaaei aad labor ejvejitatiOBa.
The beishevist awwesneat does not
the irMha af
is distroetlr a rriasinl aad dishoDeat
scheme iastsad of a stoTaaeat of lib
NORTH FRANCE FACTORIES i
adc knxni ra ADro attau !
ruui in ji Liuiiiun
UIIc. France Jan. 1. Production
has been resumed In abont one-half
the factories of northern France.
where the outbreak of ths war par
alyzed industry and where battles
vased for toar rears. Of this number
however about IX percent have been
at WOr only a month. Figures ex-
am!ncd ud DT correspondent of
the Associated Press show in this ra
gion 300O plants employini
workers were rased by gnnfTi
ed or badly disorganized
Private "Wet" Stocks Are
Drawn Upon to Enliven
San Francisco Calif Jan. 1. The
"dry- law bat slightly dampened the
enthuaiasra with which the west wel-
comed the new year. In California
those who had private stocks en-
countered no insurmountable diffi-
culties in finding places of ihcer and
merriment wherein to conf ume them.
and in the other far wei-tern 5tates
the advent of the jew year unen-
livened by cheer of tht malt i inous
or spirituous varieties wss no novelty.
San Francisco met the issue bravely
and staged on the whole what was
regarded as a creditable repetition of
her traditional celebration. Those
who had private stocks repaired to
places of entertainment "parked"
their containers with the management
and thereafter drew on these anppltes
as long as the Inclination and the
supplies held out.
Those who did not. or who did not
care to imbibe thronged the streets
in holiday mood.
Germany Has Nearly
One Million Armed
Forces Now Iniacl
LONDON. Bug.. Jan. 1 Germany's
armed forces are estimated oy
the Btltisb war office to total
close to a million men. These are
divided Into the regular army
tOO. 000. the land .or. es or 'he rg
ular navy. 12.SOS; the armed con-
stabulary. vMAO to 50.000; the
temporary volunteers or regular
army reserves ISO 000 to 2OAtH0;
civic guards. 300.000 to 40.00.
OO-O ee-e Oee
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The El ro Herald U nearly
e t trice that of any otber E3
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BILL IS SIGNED
Measure Continues Equal-
iaziion Board Through
BILL CONTINUES .
Secretary Tumulty Issues a
Statement on Cuban
WASHINGTON U. C Jan. l.-Presi
dent ITileou has signed the Mc-
Nary bill continuing the United States
sugar canalisation board through 1920.
it waa announce! loony as ue vim
house that his signature had been at
tached belore midnight last night.
Secretary Tumulty issued this state-
ment: "The president has signed ths
sugar control hfH The bill confers
daKtecioB aa the pnasitnt ia the
matter ef purchasrsf sugar from
Cabs. It is deubtfal whether it
win be practicable or wise far the
presidem to exercise the power
conferred so far as the purchase
aad distribution of safar are con-
cerned." Some of the Cuban sugar has already
been purchased and there is no central
control over sugar in Cuba as there
was but year and it might therefore
be impossible for the government now
to step in and purchase the sugar
without increasing the price to the
The bill however continues the
licensing power also and this power
may be ased to assist in coutroiing the
profiteering among distributors. Much
Cuban sugar is coming in mow sad the
indications are that prices have reached
their peak and that there will be a
tendency for prices to fall in the next
To Merry Imbibers
W TORK. N". Y Jan. 1. Celebra-
tlon of the coming of the ne
year continued until dawn in hotels
and restaurants along the "great
white way." the revelers taking adT
vantage of what they .considered the
last opportunity to celebrate ha the
hilarious manner traditional to New
York. Folic and other observers
said the crowds which jammed upper
Broadway were equal in size and
spirit to those of former years.
While unnumbered thousands pa-
raded the thoroughfares with all
sorts of noise makers other thou-
sands who. with foreaightedneaa had
purchased stocks ot wines aad 11-
qnors before July 1. were making
j .u wv mien m restaurants.
Meeh ef tar liquid refreshment
vraa seat ia advance fcy track aad
Hsuiuhe after reservations f.r
the Bight had been made. A
heavy profit through 'corkage"
andeeoUsg charges" was reaped.
Crowds on the streeta. whila not
lacaing in exuberance were
orderly than in former years.
arresxs were maae.
The celebration was not confined
to places of merriment. The chimes
of hundreds of churches rang out aa
of old at midnight whila thousands
of whistles shrieked aa accompani-
ment. Many Thousands attended
watch night meetings in the
churches A chorus of I8SS voices
sang at Madison Square garden while
a pageant naa presented.
Theaters w ere crowded beyond ca-
pacity notwithstanding the fact that
moat of the larger houses had
doubled the price ef admission it
as estimated that the box office re-
ceipts totaled 1)00.000. Two roof
gardens charged (11 a seat for their
CHICAGO GREETS NEW YEAR
WITH HIP POCKET BOTTLES
Chicago. 111.. Jan. 1 Chicago'.
husky oung new year nursed laM
night on hip pocket bottles showed
no signs of beinn as dry as congress
and the supreme court bad forecast
Cafes became cafeterias last night
and serve yourself service appar-
ently proved adequate to produce all
the traditional Joys of the new vear
The Illinois search and seizure lavr
which prohibits movement of liquor
even across the street went by (he
Doaras. Hip pocket flasks were fah
ions oie. out tnirstier ones
Dorted their selesrt nnrit mtns-irm i r.
and basketsT in u
Police threats of enforcement rfi
the drastic search law failed of exe-
cution. Chief Garrity. who had an-
nounced the law would be enforced
made the rounds at midnight and in
a famous downtown hotel delivered a
speech to tbe revelers
"I am glad to see everybody Is ha-
ui? such a good time." he said.
On the streets the merry revelers
were as numerous as ever in the
early evening but a driving enow-
storm and rapidly falling mereury
soon drove the majority to cover.
ITALY OBSFRVES NEW YEAR
WITH USUAL FORMALITIES j
T.oie. Italy. Jan. 1. New Year's
da whs celebrated in Italy with al-I
most the name ceremony as Christ-
mas there bet n.r a general exchanp I
ot prtjents n ith dinners and other
social affairs J
Tbe king received the highest dig- (
nltaries of state at the qu trine! pal-
USSIAN SOVIETS END
FIGHTING FOR 7 DAYS;
ENVOYS ACCEPT PACT
Government Troops At Irkutsk Revolt Seise Railroad
And Establish Revolutionary Headquarters; New
Movement Said to Be Headed by Zemstvo; Govern-
ment Speeds Soldiers to Protect Stores of Bullion.
nORPAT Ej&rua aba 1. (By tkt Associated Press.) Aa vaustice
was sigaed We&efwaj by rcpretvCBtelwea ef Esdiopia ami rfce soviet
gereBSeat ef Rut. TIw armistice wit be ia ferce sev days.
London. Eng.. Jan. 1. The capture
of Tekaterinoslar on the southern
Russian front nd Novomoskovsk. IS
miles northeast of Tekaterinoslav is
announced in a Bolshevik official
statement issued today. J
The Rons also are firhtlnc fierceiy
for possession of Tcberkassy. 9. miles
southeast of Kiev. They have occu-
pied Martin sk. east of Tomsk on tne
Siberian front the statement adds.
Siberian Troop Revolt.
Vladivostok Siberia. Jan. 1. (By
the Associated Press.) Stent hun-
dred .government troops at Irkutsk
revolted on the night of December IS.
took possession of the railroad station
and established revolutionary head-
quartera. The movement which Is
reported to be headed by Zixnstvo and
social revolutionary leaders ls spread-
ing; through the city which is re-
ported fully controled by anU-soTern-menc
The revolt started In ths 33rd Rus-
sian ren-iment stationed on the left
bank of the Angara river. A pontoon
Tells of "Thraat" to Pat.
Him in Class With 'Hard
New Tors. Jan. 1. Capt. Karl W.
Detzer. being tried br eoartmartial
for alleged 'brotal treatment of pris
oners whils he commansled ths milf-
Of Gay Broadway
aoe. beainnins with the wearers of
the Annunslata collar who rank
his cousins. The members of the
cabinet the senators deputies and
other officials followed. The dlplo-
mstic corps will be received by the
king and queen Friday evening.
The most notable event of the day
was the addreaa of Camilla Bar re r.
the French ambassador dor g a re-
ception to the French colony at
which he said he had never praetic--
i acy. Ue hoped he would never com
mit (auch a sin he declared-
year without celebration
Washington. D- C Jan. 1. New
Tear's day was quietly observed here
today. In official circles there was
the usual round of social functions
although at the white house there
waa no formal celebration because of
the illness of the president. Secre-
tary of state Lansing; and Mrs. lean-
ing were the hosts at a luncheon for
the diplomatic corps and reception
were held by secretary of the navy
and Mrs. Daniels secretary of war
more : and Mrs. Baker and assistant secre-
Few j tary of war and Mrs. CrowelL
Messages to the nation were is-
sued last night by vice president
Marshall and several members of the
cabinet in all of which was expressed
a note ot optimism for the coming
IalTTLK IMSI'LVV OF HILARITY
IX IsO-TOOS BTW THAU'S.
London. Kne- Jan. 1 The New
Tear was ushered in with little dts-
' ;-lay of hilaiit. All the fashionable
' hotels in London wore crowded for
! dinner at premium rates.
A center of .gaiety was Albert hall
where the Chelsea Arts club gave s
fancy dress ball and held high revels.
Around the steps of St. Paul's cathe-
dral there was a great gathering of
Caledonian clan who greeted the
Xew Tear in the pro war Scottish
fashion with song and libations.
Robert L. Dorbandt Out For Sheriff
Prospects Of 'Compromise 'Disappear
IERE will not be any compromise
in politics so far
I'orbandt is concerned-
He started the new year by making
hs formal and official announcement
nf his candidacy for the office of
sheriff on Thursiav morning.
"I am in the race to the finish.
-M he In announcing his candidacy.
"East-ward Ho." u illiam Kuasell
H Wr Hl
' Maytime." drama with music
"'When the Clouds Koll By
Sina cf the Mothers." Anita
"John Petticoats.'' William 3.
"Desert Gu'd K K. Lincoln
AU comedy bill
fRead Amusement Ads on Fage &.)
NEW YEAR'S EDITION
El Paso and nest Texas fair: New Mexvo. a :
temperature unchanged; Arizona fair little change .a
14 PAGES TODA
bridge- the only communication over
this was broken several days as
Gen. Semenoff. commander In ch.e'
of the all -Russia a force is dup?
ins armored trains' to Irkutsk f-- ft
purpose of protecting tar of c -
and silver bullion betnj cuui i
High rimwimhnrr Marooaetl.
Janhnose reports indicate hiph
nussjoner Kalo with the Omh f
tary mission under CoL Fuku-Ja "
maroonod at the Irkutsk railroad ?
tion Which Irkutsk Japanese nvi "
and consular milita-y forc" are
guarding. With a company ( :-f .-
try with machine guns on t- re-
side of the river they are rot - .-
peeled to be freed -within a vtr1-- a.'.
Japanese troop are b i f t;
patched to Mysowaj-a the rrot
ern station on the American rfua-:"i
sector of the railway. These d'lt.
menfa are be-ng sent with the .-
protecting tbe Japanese nM-a oi' At
American consul genera! H ir- -ported
on the morning of e'el - -
that all was cuiet. He ha
IN 01 DEFENCE
victim of a "frameuD."
Lieut. I D. Ha ha ii his subri
was jealous of htm. the rapta n .-a
Hahan waa a former poHcernar
apparently did not like havi..
sor. a former newspaperman f o-
strperier in military ;cl:ce i.:--'-th
Hahan aad 70 members of
later wore transferred i
y. who 'ff
against the captain mad- t; t
lowing statement to lux Dci.-r
"Capt Detzer we are o:rr
yon over. TVe have got thj
backing and e are going t r'.t -with
'Hardboiled; Smith an 1
Lacey had hern arree-tf.i i !
t. officers nine time?. TVt2. -
hut throusrh wm influen-- m
leased after servmsr a 1to
a three months Fntnte
CLEAKWG SITE OF DOUG. AS
FIRE PROVES HAZARDOUS
Douglas. Ariz Jan. 1. Bur- -'c
hundreds of pounds of T. N. T. bj" -ng
unexploded atrial bombs tni -tonators)
deep in the earth. nerrV-
of flight A. 3th aero sriAd-i
Wednesday practically cmp:-5
clearing the ae of the dej'mc'.
fire of Monday when appr--i
mately $ltt.0o0 damage wa Cr-
The work was rendered hazardous 1
the fact that the explosives wh:
bad passed riirough the Zire w"r
going off. were defective- Orj
James atontagne. in charge of thsr
tail sustained the loss of bjrS
nana wnen a aeiecu e oetv-r.j."-wns
examining. exploded I 1
Woethington. aged 7 waa bii'-
jurad Tuesday when a detect -had
picked op as a sou v i -pioded
as he struck it nub a '
TEXAS XATIOSAI. GC IRD T-
MBCTOR 1ASTRCCTOR CHAM. I l
TTaehington. D. C. Jan. 1
Gordon Johnston cavalry. v.as
relieved as inspector instructor cf
Texas national guard to report to '
director of military intelligence r
Arthur G. Fisher field artilltrv -Heved
of dutv with the l"th
Port Ciark and de' ailed ia infep
instructor of Texas national j
Second Lieut. James W Gfn.'.
fan try. honorably discharged i .
Harry I Jones. Capt. John .1 1
field artillery baa been order-'
the &2nd field artillery. Fort b
First Lieut. Ralph H. Boice 1
orably discharged. Fort Blis
"Hundreds tf people hae ask 1
to run and have promised me -support
at the primaries next J - -am
not going to try to revolut..
tMngSi hut when I am elected T
have It so decent reople will
Mr. Dorbandt '.as lived m EI r
fex the pat 20 years and - b
never placed politics and n. r
taada to do so. but that he
I to administer the affairs of the -1
iff a office in the mtertt of
I whole people. He has been ;n i.i" -
estate business here bad acv-un:'
;a comfortable I'ortune and aa
I hshed himself as a c:tiz-n n'
to the community.
; Mr. Dorbandt had ei.perii
I peace officer before coming
( raso wnen ne sorvt'u as aru.
his brother. Chris Dorbandt.
sheriff at Burnet. Texas.
Another brother. Dr Jeff IW .i
a practicinir ph.-ician of Lamr-a
Texas has leen mayor of tiat
notnr brother Tr Toit
bantlt. i.r-tt- t1 I-ike- il- i
tonum at -.:iaio.
'"hns Poru'.tit " now out f
' ti-'. '! ot.n n- jine to his t a
i intei v-sti. iut made h repui.u
las a fearless officer and is one o'
(beat known former pea- e off-
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