El Paso Herald (El Paso, Tex.), Ed. 1, Monday, August 13, 1917 Page: 1 of 12
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. i : berk notes state bills 819 Pesi-b. 63
: v old 53 Wacionales 19 1-2 Bar silver. H. & H.
. latun. 82 7-B Copper $29 "a 30 Graics lower
Lnc tcrk steady Stocks higher.
I VI EM NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
El Paso and West Texas partly cloyth. - ct'r
showers; Kew Mexico unsettled shower-. .r L;
showers southeast portion.
DELIVERED ANYWHERE 60C A MONTH
EL PASO. TEXAS. MONDAY EVENING. AUGUST 13. 1917.
SINGLE i -OPT FIVE CENTS.
12 PAGES TODA
. BRUPn MPVini m m
CAPTURE AND DEPORT shot sown
U7FK OF 1 1
GElilP AMERICANS DIE
AS BRITISH SHIP IS
BL OWN UP B YMINE
20 Airplanes Raid English
Towns Killing 23 and
I IIS IBs 1 murine DZ.
Haywood's Brotherinlaw and Another Leader Are SOUTH END IS
snipped Away xo ugaen; Towns ronmng juoyaity
Leagues To Combat I. W. W.; Eequest Washing-
ton That I. W. W. at Columbus Se Removed.
amiington. i i
were lost when
steamer City of Athens struck a.
mine and went down near Capetown
South Africa on August 10 according
to today's state department dis-
patches. Ten other passengers and
four of the crew also were lost the
orirrr rlTllf ! . lal'lt-ur say lour 01 me
(- V II II llO Americans were missionaries and
-! s loll6- n t
null a beam
. ug !J l i ed at C"l . t"tis ros
passengers I "he va. ivct Ion
the British I Vh- ... i. -...u
can merchant .liip des-tro;
the operations of German
trian submarines and raiders since
the war began. Thirteen of these
shine were sunk before the United
States entered the war and 23 sinci
that time. The total tonnage of the
I ships lost is about tons.
i name Mr.
Mrs. Xaygard. Miss
'bearing' on the national peace
j orders follow:
"It is thought that individual
or disioyait ana violence may
Nc.. Aug. i Fittj aimed ' bearing- on the national peace. The
nttsN men of Lo elock went
;o Rochester mining camu at
i-.it. 5-lzed C. V. McKinnon. throughout the country in the present
o ia.n!aw of W. D. Haywood and j situation. officers' are instruced
T . . organiser took him to ; that all such overt acts of violence
. Zi . . are to be sternly repressed and dealt
- and shipped hira away to ( with At oncc up0n the occurrence
.'i n tod; y. !f any such incident a prompt and
rigorous assertion of the federal
power should be made. Kvidence tf
the Intention of the government so io
9tt will hAth nrwi n t -i cnrssil tf
trouble and discourage similar inci- ' and the other a seaplane.
issue such proper instructions to . About - German airplanes raided
-subordinates as will safeguard as far the southeast coast. An official state
as possible the danger of mistaking . meat says that some bombs were
Nnnrlll Frrhl Rnmh r The latter is of the Methodist mission
lCUril) rcriy O0m0S irC. board. A Mr. Pointer of that mission
Dropped on I own; Mar-
gate and Rochford Hit.
It nts of I.ocloek and Boches-
t arc forming a citizens' league.
Ttert resident of Rochester
a i il. ported. JlcKinnon. ten
- ioh driven out of the Yer-
i -Ti opper district by citisens.
I olumbus Want -fiitesst." to G.
- .m'-UF. X. M-. Aug. 13. A re-
- h.'s been gnt to Washington
r i " arly removal of the men de-
from Bishee July 12 and en
LONDON. Eng.. Aug. 15. Two or
the German airplanes which yes-
terday evening raided the Eng-
lish southeast coast watering places
were destroyed by British naval air-
planes. The official statement issued
by the government today says that
one of the machines was a Gotha air-
ordinary offenses against the law for
acts committed with seditious or d!- 1
loyal intent. The former class should (
be left to the civil authorities." j
dropped in the neighborhood of South
End 40 miles east of London and un
the seashore resort of Margate SO
miles southeast of the capital.
was saved. Nineteen other mission
aries of an organization with head
quarters at 156 Bridge street. Brook-j
lyn. N. Y.. were saved. j
The fifth American who was lozt
was a 31 r. aumner. address not given.
In addition to those fire an Kog-
lishman named Duckworth with his
American wife and six children also
lost their lives. Mrs. Duckworth's
father lives in Denver Colo. His
name has not been ascertained.
Mm txxxi Tan hlp.
Tiie Citv of Athens was a ship of
Policy One Of Extermina
tion and Devastation
he first American ship sunk was lJf)pn TY") T UAlU
William P. Frye. January ;v lsu. '1 i J1 i- IKS LLfl V Li
ANOTHER SUBMARINE IS ONLY A DESERT
SHELLED DOWN BELIEF m Qg Mosl InhabUants
Atlantic P.-I. Aug. IS. Another - - V
sijicr rioooing 1 nem of
Gentian submarine has been sunk by
the guns of a merchant ship if the
gunners of a British freighter which
arri ed here yesterday are correct in
their assumption that three shots
which struck an undersea boat off
Brest Prance sent her to the bottom.
The Britisher encountered the sub
marine on her last outward trip frcm wur igan.
I ' Mt
AIKO. Kgypt Friday. July :
orrespondence of A. p.) The
tuation in Palestine this sum-
the most serious since the
that all the passengers had been
landed at a outii African port. This
turned out to be incorrect in the lutht
of latest advices.
The steamer was bound from an
I Cam pana Sunk; t.unnrr rrli4nerft.
Mnkin of the American steamer
. Cam pana. a standard Oil tanker with
j the probable capture of her captain
j and four members of the naval guard
1 nine women and six rhiinrn wro i i .
San Francisco Cat. Aug. 13.-Strik- killed and JO Arsons were Tnjured ai deTartment. " l"e
ing employes of the United Railroads South End. 1 tk .T .
were Dreoared today to submit their ConsSerable tn nr.w ! department issued this state-
j ...... .'a.. . w I....J1-. j . p " r .w - s lueui
uciiwhud i.v tuc wmiNiiit. .Atcuiunih v as cauwu tiL &oun no. oy me
to Benjamin F. Bow be r. vice president nearly 40 bombs dropped upon the
of the International Amalgamated As- j town.
sociation of Street and Electric Rail- Two men were Injured at Roeh-
wavmtn. who is endeavorinir to orean- ' ford. hir fnnr KnmK HmnMit -u
s ixe the company's 185 employes the. gate in Kent did little damage. The
i biiikbis ut-nidiiiu iuc saiuc conuiuons laiesx siaiemenxs xoiiows:
one shot destroyed the periscope. . 4jt Jerusalem Is already being ex-
The second and third were followed j ecuted and throughout the country
bv an explosion and the submarine ! sMo ih Tnrbm k.a .nK.rL.j An .
9900 tou." It mas at first reported ! di appeared The gunners were con- ... nttnAin
i ip peri here. Inquiries have also
lT-'":"l-l?. J5Ji.r5S-i-PtSJ?fLiS2 SAN FRANCISCO CARMEN
. f th men in camp here could be em- ! DEMAND HIGHER WAGES ! Twenty-three persons including
I'll itn army camp cuminicuun
- riv o- other jobs.
Too 31 any Idle Hrn.
t... al and state ieace officers here
ti- the nen have been well behaved
. ; l ii e caused the authorities no
il.U but add that the presence of
s .i a lar?' body of unemployed mit
t 'itilc town like Columbus has
i -. c i embarrassing.
i . "'c '" 4 "'t t T. i or work and waes tnat soveru m- "Killed eight men nine women six
1' hO entered the camp Jul nlnvR Af th mnniHnal lin hr in-1 HiLrTr-n llyint ? c
ti e 7Tieil are drifting away at 1 Hnrlinr an i-hr hnnr dav nrt vflVMi inrA
of a day. They are now paid on! "At Rochford two men were injured
an hour scale and work from nine to but no damage is reported.
14 hours a day. I "At Margarte four bomb were
asAirt? nnirr riviur ttinn uj r 111.1 mwe 110.11 ui twr-j. Tr.i- umnaaouca nuusf was
fflAKti rKlLL rlAinb HAr.U ! 00 men were out. He denied a state- ; demolished but there mere no cauM-
t.. MKin...i me"t r company officials that Indus- ties.
i.i. Aug. -A troublous' tria Workers of the World were re- !
sponsible for tiie strike. Th cmpaii-' and might s-riously d-moralize th ;
l it.- director of coal for II- ETd J .- . ..
"The Standard Oil tanker CamDana.
American steamer was sunk by a
submarine on the morning of August
. 143 miles west of lie Ee Re. Forty
seven survivors reached land in
SlB.1I.ltlM: HITS MHPi
Boston. Mass Aug. IS. During a
thick foe late Saturday a United
States submarine collided with an ex-
cursion steamer in the harbor here.
The submarine was slightly damaced
but the excursion steamer received a
hole in her side. One seaman on tae
steamer received a brokei. :g. Fif-
teen hundred passengers on board
were transferred to another steamer.
l.V I.MMJk. I'llR 1 TK1K
Denver. Colo Aug. IS. The Rev.
wife and children was
It is believed the captain of the : sinking: of the steamer City of
Fteamer and four armed guards are ; Athens by a submarine spent a year
STRIKE OF COAL MINERS
prisoners on board the German sub
H. 3h-Shlf Dentrojed.
New York. Aug. 12 Th.- t'ampana
was formerly th-- steamship lun-holm-.
Sne was bn.it n Ii"T a: We ;
r-arll tutu!. i'rIat.ii . wa-. r fiis-
Denver. leaving last
had been a missionary
IS years and was here on a vacation.
His parents live on a ranch near
Littleton south of here He was a
mcm er of the Con'-'-eicational chur.'h
at. ft tfo- "hritian iTi'-.ionaiy alliance.
i killing (be native inhabitants so that
. it tbey are forced to vacate toe coun.
try they will leave behind them a
AKK I.OriT desert. The only thing that can save
ine people tne oniy nope tnat buoys
them up is that the Itritish armies
now hammering at the gates ot the
Holy Land may soon drive out the
A Campaign of Maaiaere.
The following statement of the
present situation Is given to the As-
sociated Press by an otllcial in touch
The attitude of the young Turks
toward the unfortunate non-Turkish
races within their empire has always
been harsh and oppressive. During
the war it has been an on nmn&wn
hn with Ms I ?' "hbery. exploitation and maasmce.
killed in the' St'" ?5f JHSS
rule is unavoidable have determined
to get as much as they can out of
the inhabitants while they are in pos-
iPEKR IF USE HEMES
NONE OF K!S MEN ARE A
j Impeachment Hearing Takes Sensational Turn at Open
ing; xiigaway commissioner reus 01 Tailc WitH Gov
ernor; Attorney General and Commissioner of
Agriculture Testify; Senate Fails of Quorum.
USTUf Texas Aug. 13. When
the house reconvened this' hi
five che ': -
morning as a committee of
the whole to hear charges against
Gov. James E. Ferguson speaker
Fuller who had made the charges
made a declaration to the mem-
bers that armed gunmen and
rangers have been seeking admittance
to the galleries. He said the legisla-
ture does not need to be guarded. He
also declared that neither he nor his
mends are armed nor are they seek- I
ing to aocomnlish acrthin? bv force t
of arms. Agricultural commissi
HnmMk Ffriit 'Wltne.. ! I'avis was recalled to t
a'le. ' .j
i was -i.
Heard. presid-'i: o: i
bank. Mr. Hear.! I
pamed h- gow ijr
Cross examination br. n' ojt
fact that the University : Teu j
has considerable sums o Utrpos.i
the American Xation. ba:. :
tarough the year on .h
terest is paid. The wi: - s . -quested
to bring the i nl of t
deposit and of other etan-?
state for several years n.
r I- .
e O. X. Cartw. when he assumed
'jt.s a? director of coal for 11-
nnrler n iiooin tm.n! from Gov.
k o. Louden conference with .OLIIItlts KICK I. W. W . of I; per'
uaranteed minimum pr1'
bushel for wheat. 5t o':
"?.'""" a. v.i.- : .m; harvest but only to the !!
r.rs uTi.ons. -as i-itiS; .ox: tfcl " r emditions
as -enorted that miners are ' soldiers at Fort louglas hired mur-H
Mr.Kr- at ;o different places derers. crowa or
s-af. causing a situation so Jonn " ''i an 11
. . . ... the World tore i
' ..( is was honed to result ! alleged seditious publication which ! The result of this situation is that
iforti of justice Carter ap-
Bullet Bayonet and Bomb--These
Are The Three B's
miifi.r attsFiaJ i therefore no determined once for
John Riis. an Industrial Worker of J "1 harvest.
the World tore out of his hands an I summing ip ine Miupition.
c. s to b'. barred.
ARMY OFFICERS WILL PUT
DOWN DANGEROUS DISTURBERS
ti v offi"-erj will not in futur
Ya. t" Tire for authority to art :n
. f - of 1 W. disturbances or
cm r- t-oul''"' rf a similar rhara.1".1
iicf 1 n i?fcued by !.!.
tb itpartmert -omnianI r.
tn-m ii.-tri!.t ens : to
i r fli-inrbatM that i.ijv
.-rr. ttoiinl liaiaclcr or .'.
he as distributing demanded why
; he was wearing an army shirt and
then kicked him as he walked 10
Socialist headquarters half a block
AI'LACK IN KX GLAND. Aug. K"
Rritish militarv anthttritii-m
th normal price making machinery 1 V ... .k
is entfreW broken dot. tmlm some aie convinced that tne day of
efficient government action ! the superman has arrived and that the t tagonist but he must be able to
brought into play either a the part he is to play in ending the war demonstrate it. That is the lesson we
American producer may face a slump I w nw.A M k- ' hae Mrned from the orld war.
in wheat possthl. below his produc-' "d regenerating the world cannot be -As tne average Britisher is natur-
tion cost and b the export price ot overestimated. j ally a sportsman his games mill be
wheat which ultimately determines a renresenram. of Th Asx-.atirf able to play an important part in bis
the real price is at the will of a t ... . . training. In shooting bombing and
Curtis Hancock chairman of the i remained there for the
state highway commission was the ! of the morning. Th
India for session. I first witness of the morning. He tes- i brought out the : -t.i
)ppre All SHbleets. miea mat Gov. Ferguson had aug- speaker Fuller had v
The stupendous wickedness of the I f.f1' f?..?!0! tn"t t.he Ure 8um.s : P on .Jn3r - '
extermination of the Armeniau people ! "LV ."ZJL cni t"0?!0 1 OCW U
cannot be dismissed as a mere devTce 1 " tdiVlde' among the different banks.) M. college wonvrr. a
ot or.emal si.-... -ri.rt .r . ..-r. i :-nd he mentioned the Temple Stat tangled auest.on s
Ui measure aimed at one particular 'ank- The highway commissioners ; lene was pi oper. sel
race for it is the Turkish policy lo. 1 liiscussrt that matter witness said. agreed K !tt.-'tl
uard not only Armcmans. but Arabs. ' .decided not v foilow the sue- course u.idr tr.e . .
iietks and Jews m fact all p.-oplea S'stion about th. Temple State bank i la. s?i t' .
who an subjects of the Turks out I Thfy did not send a reply to the gov- I Fuilr o ' -
a.-e noi tliv-iniielvcs of Turkish olood. r""Jr ""auhe tnev amnt tntnK tne . Lou-r-
itujai.au. lit Ijwt . .mmw m ihhb m ncs m way as
f fc1fflter was seWnmaeea f WaBr " " ?MWr. H"Oek said.
oemx; aoic to retain or even DhKse ! "" cwwmia-
niipin: in iiiTKa qhi not actual- "r . . stb mmpi a
seek to destrov th. .i.i.i. Austin bank came from the state
oday. knowing themselves doomed. treasurer himself. Hancock declared.
in themeelveF." said the general com-
manding the school. "Each must not
only feel that he l better equipped
phystcaiiy and mntauv than nis an
HAGCR IS OX COAST
TO AVOIII S. P. TRIKi:
San Francisco. Calif. Aug. 13. G.
W. W. Ha user of Washington. D. C-
member of th1 United States board of
mediation and conciliation map here
rA i 1.. irr t.. .rhllral. A i tfo r.n. S
nur' lnch "." emplojes of te higher prices later in the year. D brought about
Southern I'aciti rnmpani tnreateneu i vwni- ii-ra a nuams
to stnKf Hon "eks aco
the real price is at the will of a . Tr h riM.H . ...... ;
single agency. (C) Someone must buy Fres' WIM. Ba permitted to MBit a
tne surplus neat at any given me erl41 namms u ow i
ment ana ii ine surplus passes Into the forrifm office obtained an
speculative hands it will be held for' sight to the remarkable Chang.
in the British view-
it is their calculated potacy to kill off j 'he treasurer said he had a small
ine bulk of the inhabitants of 1'ales- I force and couldn't handle the work
tine and extort the last ounce of 1 1 warn shown that the department's
money and goods from them so that
ii me are lorcea io vacate the coun-
try tney will leave behind them a
desert a poerty stricken and de-
Iwag Turk Hcntal Tyrant.
'Their policy is not consistent with
military or economic needs and is not
supported by even the slenderest pre-
a la visit a n .i . i. ...a.. ... : j ocn ine aien
.h. r..i f ;.i !T.r..hi. t.. hm LV:fJ0I Us necessity. It is dictated
- " i uoieiy oy a savage brut
le the -Three .
j. S. MAYIAKE OVER HARVEST
F NEEDED TO STABILIZE PISH
Pood Administration Announces Plans For Regulating ; dmon? of this license to
t- J- TTTl j. Til J -D J rm t.a iL- "That only reasonable
Country in Order To Stabilize Markets and
Conserve Supplies for Nation and Allies.
are introduced Into all distribution
j links w hlcb must be paid for by the
j consumer. It must be evident that
'the United States government can
j more justly deal with the situation
I than any of the agencies mentioned
i hnt Will lie Hone.
Therefore the food administration which may arise in the ears to come.
determined to take the following "Use Y'eur Eye and Brain."
in ... ! If the Germans cherished the idea
In order to eliminate '. Rri..in ... M
ion In wheat and flour all ! II ." iT i. ..ia ..' v.:
elevators and mills over 1) barrels : '....' .i.h ci..r.r i. S
I "P.-L. I re.r?''ir?.I0 ake than ever before and is preparing to
oui ovci iiiiiciii iiceue ana ine con l . . .- j . .
i f in such a way as they may never
and custom- k.
Xse -vour ees and your Drain is
the new British watchword which is
money is being checked m the state
treasury at intervals of a few days.
I Hfczamaur Eacfeeer MetaHiei
Mr. Crane tried to bring from the
witness the testimony that the chief
engineer of the highway department
is a relative of governor Ferguson.
The witness said he had never heard
this and caused laughter by asking
I ran. for hum i n f.nn.i.-.
are hi-tifalifv Th. .......
' Tu?k of the committee I Car PwldV' T..' SSflr ....
Uniike the arrme of other bell.g- Xo?"e tyrant rtan his predessoK At"can National bank of Austm.
point during the past three sears. . " "x""'' f a" ".nUve savagery and blood VkT1 -fw-'7T to ne -reatat 1 oclock a Quorum f!
Trie Fntisn not only are putting-'- v;. Vi.T- Vmii5 now una vent in udibcrate and '"7 : 5li"e wa tra"-' lerialize and an adjoti
forth all their energy in further per- f"1"8' crimes nennany has ex- ? onthe xoks to the credit ofitaken to Ttr-" r
fecting their fighting forcer but arej in us f whi K thZ "I1?!! fj ? I" frSue1 restraining influen.e and I h Temple state baV. an.l that th.1 onlv : i ni'r-
actually and earnestly devoting them- i -t snares largely in the uttoman 'm-ncan .National rank then began at roll . all an
selves lo tne development ot tneir -- r---. . . fc ... " ... ... .. . i ''' '" lm "enipie oanw
vonth.. ii. a manner calculated to fit .Experience has shown is that the. families nelKr awiffi. .
them for anv and all eventualities r!ne nd bayonet are the best de fen-. Palestine is today somewhat
pitt m.ftnru. iv v a : .j . . nviti im worm ana
man." said one official. "If he has dreadful hiDurninn
the proper mental and physical train-ders reaches civilization
fj" the uurpov i-r -ijrnin?
rrfct in which . . ret fc
th locatio-i na ti .
Xjl Fuller majje no . t .
stat 'lo t and fin . .-.
3lr. Ti s said be . .
the . M'tioial ur-
eotilil i tve orcut--. i
time -estifled th . i- -
noth - - ibout re - fi.-
loney I. W llum
the stand to tes:if t'-i- t -.kt-ler
had discussed n r j i - -h. :r
of calling the legisii
Gov. Ferguson on the . nv t
the A. and il. locating . nl n
the session which res-. .!
selection of Abilene.
Senate Iotefc HHruai.
When the senate met
percent on ' tute a ouoruni.
normal markets for wheat than any
"1. As a result of the isolation of
certain of the world's wheat produc
ing countries by either belligerent
lines or short shipping the normal
ti U the government is prepared to j by the ebb and now of con iH
tahP oer the whole 191 wheat har- totally destroyed.
rAPHINGTOX. P. Aug. 13.
The plan for controling the
price of wheat flour and
Tt ad a$ announced last night by
ir fuL-l administration rexealing
fsi. if nep-ssary to conserve the
FuppJy. obtain just prices for Amer-
icas fighting forces and their allied
snd reduce costs to the general pub-
lic Kstablighing of buying agencies at
all the principal terminals. licensing
f cIators and mills fixing of a
pr.re to lie considered fair regulatiou
or tht middlemen and of grain ex
In order to control speculation
and to secure more equitable dis-
tribution of the available wheat and
flour between their countries the al-
lied governments have placed the
whole purchsse ot their supplies in
the hands of one buyer. Also the
Eurepean neutrals are buying their
wheat through single government
art marges snail n made for ware
house service: that no wheat shall be'
?hi of YE iiSJttTJ? beinS "nstilled into the British outh
It?JlliI?1-mlnit"" wtrlt all the force at the command of
ing and knows how to handle his rifle
and his bayonet he i certainly a
match if not the superior of his 'ad-
versary." Make Them Ilettcr Than AUerarfe-i.
The message th.
iart to their America
marized as follow
"he disaster that lw
mtniao nation is now twin- n.A
l Jhe mixed non-Turki&h population !
of Syria and Palestine. Families are 1
matssacreu lowns and terriio-
he British would im-! dered and given over to pillage
ican allies was sum- I I'et-tlr DtFfHirtryl Hmhh.
The town ct n
ic.iTvrMiWronnB: of Labor Conference To Send Representative .
u owjcKiioim is jNuiunea $y Keiusal of Govern
ment To Grant Permission; Henderson To Tell
Parliament Why He Counseled Delegation.
Muli INT LET LABOR'S
DELEGATES GO TI STOCKHOLM
tion: tnat certain Information as tc-
receiots and shipments shall be sun.
plied regularly. I
Knd All Dealing In I'titurrx. J
"The grain exchanges are being
asked to suspend all dealings and '
quotations in future wheat. The regu-
lations will come into force feeptem- i
ber 1 and the licenses will be pre-1
pared this neek. While fanners co-
operative elevators are excepted bj
the food bill this however only ap-
plies to mutual concerns and not toi
stock companies and in any event
under the advantages of joining the
plan none are likely to stand out. i
"Will Open Haying Agenelr.. I
In substitution of the broken I
Muvt l'roie uperlortty.
"We are training our mn to b-l.ee
II IS FIRM AGAINSTSUBVVAY
to think for themseh e mak- them
-uprm'n. irt the modern :-ns and
:ht wrld will be made tafc for de-
mocracj . '
Says City Would Lose Con-
trol of Railroads and j
Tax Limit Is Near.
agents instead of In the normal I agencies for the
in life a-.ffir at lhf i'itv hall Mon-
am?nimtraittnl.lS "cnnr.v' the ! day morning mayor Charles Da- is
. ! course of commerce. Therefore thJ wheat at the nrinein.1 t.m.i.i. 1 nrnwiaiMon to the nroooyeil open s u h
chansts ith the elimination of trad- i nor. puce ui wneat ana nour I carrying on transactions with the
ii.- In futures are the chief features i tnus tne ral ". If not contro!-d. usual dealers and is prepared to take
..f the plan The licensing will be- "L"' almost a single ui ine mioie narvest It necessary
Kin sept moer l.
I of the foreign purchaser.
Tho ininimum nrlee of for whpm.l - normal times. American
f.x-d by congress does not become 1 Ti. li ?y.. -5?y to ""JfV
.ff.-tive mtil next year but the ad- fn mth"- Thu" year the short-
i.i.nistration pj-ojwses to exercise a ff ? ot shipping necessitates its dis-
lerv thorough control over this year's rtbntf!aT' ntire 3reTr; TneI:
cr .. through powers conferred undei fore there is danger of a glut in our
ti e food and export control bills. warehouse system over a considerable
... 1 ieriod.
ine t.raia ABiMUBceinetit. Mmt Saffmird Tfa Pntnrr.
Following is the administration's
The disturbance to the world's
fommfrce and short supplies has
t-xud a greater disruption of the
4. There are large stocas of
wheat which cannot be drawn upon
by the allies during the war. but In
the event of peace or defeat of the
submarines these would be available
East Side and West Side
Oppose the Open Subway
i (HI people in the business center and especially on the east side
I of the city are interested in lolling the open subway proposition
and will vote about solidly against it tomorrow" said J. K.
Fisk " But I would like to say for us on the west side both north and
so'ith ot the tracks that we are hurt as much as anybody aad will also
etc solidly against the open subway its smoke and noise it is not a
solu; ion of the problem and I know the people of El Paso are not going
to stand for such a blow to the future of this city.
"Who are some of the men who are advocating the open subway
crime - Lharlcs J. Lee. for instance who appears with an article in this
morning's paper. Has he been here long or ever paid any taxes? If so
niiy ilnca his name not appear on the telephone book or city directory?
"Who i Mr. Lee who knows what the railways will do that they haven't
greed to do in this ordinance?"
order to maintain a fair price and
will resell wheat for export in such
quantities as we can afford to part
with in protection of our own peo-
ple on one hand and to sell on the
other to the millers for domestic con-
sumption. The administration will
make no charge except a nominal
percentage to cover costs of the op-
eration and arrangements will be
made which will assure the gov-
ernment against loss.
"Io order that nothing shall be left
to mischance we are setting up a
properly constituted and Independent
anditina- committee which lll net-ic
i all transactions at every point.
will KIx I'alr Price.
way for the railroads upon practical.
common sense ground of way: and
means. He declared that it has not
been established that the thing is
practicable from a municipal engi-
neering standpoint or advisable in
view of a probably unprecedented tax
rate. That the change would accom-
plish any of the benefits for which
it is designed is- doubtful to the
mayor and he expressed the view that
the popular decision at te polls
would sanction his own stand In the
matter and that of a majority of the
city council. He said:
City Would Lone C'oatrarl.
"Aly main objection to the suba
is the fact that the ordinance pro
vides the city shall not have any fur-
io set out upon their num.. -.k
nothing but the clothes they wore. Ail
their belongings were left in their
I homes and these were immediately
delivered over to the Turkish troops
for loot. There were the usual scenes
5.' "nton destruction and wilful de-
: fiiement; no women were spared the
customary accompaniment of a Turk
j Jrrnaatrm Objection Futile.
I "Gaza having been pillaged and tiie
soldier not yet being satisfied it was
proposed to carry out the same pro-
gram at Jerusalem. The head nota-
bles however protested that having
seen the exhibition at Gaza they pre-
ferred to chance the risks of war to
enduring the certain agonv of a
r forced evacuation. Thta answer and
Pemarest. Pa.. Auk. 13 The Daltop.' protest displeased th. mh ..
postmaster has resigned liecause of a' tha the promptly had the deputation
.v iciier auuresseti io tne .aioricu io Anatolia ana is taking
. .-peci.i measures to see tnat nts
j scheme for looting Jerusalem is not
hindered by organized passive resist-
ance among the inhabitants.
; "The system of oppression in Pales-
tine Is thorough but it is also stupid
1 and wasteful. Cavalry horses are ai-
I lowed to graze on such scanty young
I crops as tne wretched inhabitants
I have been able to grow so that there
will be no grain this year In a country
. which i9 already well nigh bare of
! corn "
Stirs Whole Town
LONDON' Ki g. Aug. IS. Andrew
Bonar Law the government
spokesman in the house of com-
mons told the house this afternoon
that the government had decided that
permission to attend the international
socialist conference at Stockholm
would not be granted to British delegates.
The British labor conference last
eek. on the advice of Arthur Hen-
derson labor leader and cabinet min-
ister without portfolio had decided
to send a delegation to Stockholm
despite the known opposition of the
government. The consternation re-
sulting In the cabinet. rtnvH lin.
deraon to resign lnunediat-ly.
A statement by Sir. Heni-rson. the
labor leader and min ster without
portfolio in the British war council
who resigned Saturday n ..-i expected
to be made this afternoon
I meat and It was assumed that premier
I.lo d George m o:
Henderson To Demand Telegrams.
It was reporteJ that :r. H" ...
s"i v o ilil tieman-! IV r-Hiu.r . '
Brit and l!u..p -
u.th -eference to tne s-
ference with a ic.v tj -premier
lJo J Ueorce i .
interpretation on ti'-- i.
gran he quote. m a
HfmIe--son. in hi 'i ; -sk
- eppeared in p;.
S'oeV Im eor.fereni
The possible .h.. ..
rient t.. ascertain t..
wilts I..- a general . "-
ResU l.y the l.ll! v
ports -:r. llenderso-. .-
the government .a .;
Say U. !.
vee i o
vinff ' at
' a r. -vian
i. : -"
r to y
Amsterdam. Holland. .- i-
Berlin Lokal Anzieer -. s the
vi-io:i ne Kritisii i
"The food administration under ther jurisdiction over the subway or
these arrangements would have a the operation of trains which it oc-
lara-e influence in affect! nir the nriee curs to me. is rather extraordinarv.
of wheat. With a view to determin-
ing a fair price the president has
approved the appointment of a com-
mittee to be selected from representa-
tives of the producing sections and
consuming elements In the commun-
ity. This committee will be as-
sembled under the chairmanship of
president Garfield of Williams col-
lege and it will be the duty of this
committee" to determine a fair price
for the 1$17 harvest. Upon the deter-
mination to use every authority given
it under the bill and the control of
exports to effect the universality of
this fair basis throughout the whole
of the 1917 harvest year without
change or fluctuation. It should thua
be clear that it will not be to the ad-
vantage of any producer to hold back
f Continued on Page 4. Col. 5.
"Best Duck Kaiser of Daltou" came
to the postmaster and Cyril Harcourt.
h supplies the Demarest hotel with
ducks claimed it. Harcourt sas the
postmaster wanted to give the letter
to Alphey Scldmore. who does his
wife's washing to ge". a rebate. The I
entire town took sides. Harcourt!
raises only Indian runner ducks.
If any one doubts how much smoke
and cinders there will be let them go
and stand on the viaduct with one en-
gine passing directly under it.
"The matter of the Chamizal zone
is a subterfuge as personally I am
very certain the United States gov-
ernment will never relinquish this
piece of land and further have ad-
vices from Washington that this mat-
ter is rapidly nearing a settlement.
The railroads at the present time have
tracks in the zone notablv those to I is practical to pass under the street
the stockyards and along the river j 'hat is asked to bo closed. This street
frqnt. Is a main artery to the upper valley
Nearlns Tax I.lmlt. nd in my opinion should be kept
ine uruinance provides mat
there is a doubt whether these bonds
can be voted and sold. Regarding the
SlM.eoa asked for street improve-
ments the city council and the Bitu-
lithic company thoroughly understand
that this matter is not to be carried
any further until we know exactly
what the tax rate is. The present
city engineer in whom I have great
confidence advises me this morninc
that he Is not at all sure but what it
railroads will not be reouired to start
work until after the storm sewer is
completed. We are rapidly nearing
the tax limit in El Paso and until we
know exactly what the tax rate Is
1 believe enough of the council
would have been with me on this
proposition to keep from even calling
an election but we did not desire to
(Continued on Pace i. Col. 15.1
Newly weds In Germany
A llowed Double Ration
For First Six Weeks
Beilin. Germany. Aug. 13. The
municipal food bureau of Strassburg
announces that newly married couples '
will be entitled to draw double the !
amount of food indicated on their'
food cards. This privilege is accorded
them for a period of six weeks
Page 4. column
GlSHMA.Ns. A!tl KEKI'l.NK
TRACK OF WAR HIM1TY.
Amsterdam. Holland Aug. IS. Ac-
cording; to the Taeglisrhe Rundschau
of Berlin the booty captured by the
Germans up to July includes 12.-
lj cannon -.Mi.u rifles. SJSt ma-
chine HUns 98 aimlanM isc K.i
loons and three airships.
I'RANCO-BISI.GIAX FRONT ULirfX
London. Eng Aug. II. -There is
nothing special to report from the
People Ready to Defeat the
Railroad "Subway" Scheme
;an a j
Vk J NOIKE that m il. MmJay mornui- paper Frank A i - -Vs ti.
I " -S tuougni everybody was in tax.. - oi ' .
hut that now they are against it." s3d J. j. Mundv tia
au- V - " m3Ukfu '!'' !chiv six mon-hs" a... .
noUimg berng done toward sttin; r . v. to bu.U a ;
nUt. llttl. Ar. .Km .1- . I
7 . . """" ago ine reurMvi interests b-
' ""- me iracKs sunx ana then came i
open subway' plan and rnsaeri it tkk k i j-
eonacU. before the new city council took office. They tV
Davis and the new eontwii to pot the question to aAo-
we do the voting.
"I know the people will vote against it because the
here rauwt be settled right and iKpecialrv for the people .
east and north side of the citv. now exposed to constant
gnn the city has gone the limit on bond issues aad
mubao ttoHars to build storm sewer for the railroads s.
I believe the people of El Paso are not anxious
to get the smoke and gas aad grease screen .itt
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