El Paso Herald (El Paso, Tex.), Ed. 1, Monday, August 13, 1917 Page: 2 of 12
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EL PASO HERALD
III THE il;
Frank Pickrell. Francis Ed-
wards and Britton Cran-
fill Axe Recruits.
Aniens the ten recruits who enlUt-
1 pi naj at the local recrult-
c .ta(oTi Monday were Frank Titus
I'm krp seert-tary of the Elite con-
e tmi or I'ranci Miller Edwards
.e.utp mar.asr of the TrI-State llotor
oni'anr and Britton Elton CranfUl
iVnmi of the Lone Star Motor
Tr;'.?f of accompanyinK the other
k 1 rail to the training eta-'-i
j- Mare island. San Francisco
T'.-ee men will make the trip by
a-'-r - hi J They expect to leave with-
i w das and when they reach
. i -4- i'ii- ioast will sell the machine
-f ( -t-ard their civilian clothes for
t fo-m of the "jaekie.
A ell Known Men Here.
M- t'.ikiell has assisted his uncle.
- r civr !l. for several years In op-
1 1 1 the i:.ite. at Texas street ana
'r r.dwjrds for several years has
in thf ales manager of the Tri--Ae
Moio- rampauy aaents for the
' to M' ("ranfill has been identified
H'tn - he Ume Star Motor company for
-t t i-(iu.ts who enlisted in the
Morula- were William John Ger--it'o
carlton Stroup Fayte Mc-
K f Kionne. William Teal Smith.
K;ui-on William Elvey Gibson.
' - n t: KohTts Dawson. These will
f fr.cht for the training station
Sa i i-"ran isco.
ABOUT 25 EL PASOANS GET
ORDERS TO OFFICERS' CAMP
I iM-oans who )ve been accepted
- Muri.ms for the officers' training
a-; i at Leon Spring. Texas. Monday
. d notification that they are to
-ni-n August 24. Acording to the
i ; mi of the recruiting station.
' was in charge of Maj. Fttz-
i .-.1 I.'C iht re are about 23 El Paso --
v. r. hae passed the physical ex-
r.Lii'i and are eligible to report
' - training at the camp.
1ISHERMEV WHO FIGHT
I-BOVT ARE REWARDED
1 'a r is Prance. Aug. 12. The crew
' tV fishing smacks of La Roche He
h- abandoned their nets July 2 to
k e t kit tie to a submarine which)
't compelled to retreat have been
lena'dea the ministry of marine.
TOM AEWXAX KXLISTS
nm H Newman. 3831 McKinley
e.iue. nhsted In the army Monday
ire "ok'p and bakers division.
e. nan is one of the prominent
i i oerators and builders of the
Notice Tenement Oirners.
ee Newman can get more money
i ' r jour property at a less cost
"ifi anyone else. Ask his clients.
none 40i. St. El Paso. Adv.
1 nlr g;ant the open ditch Is a
for a greater El Paso. Adv.
It payn to paint wltn Patten's Sur
l''n-ria!Pt lender Lumber Co. Adv.
Indigestion. One package
proves it 25c at all druggists
Less Deliveries or Higher Prices?
Has been a question facing the merchants of El Paso for several months. After careful consideration
we have deckled to reduce our deliveries therefore
Beginning on "Wednesday the fifteenth we will onlj- make delivery of orders
amounting to $2.00 or over and last delivery will leave the store at 4 ocloek.
Since our first announcement last week in regard to the above change we have had many of our
customers some of them who have traded with us a great number of years tell us that while the
$2.00 delivery would inconvenience them to a certain extent at first that they could readily see the
necessity for making the change and that they believed it would be the measure whereby hundreds of
El Paso housekeepers would more efficiently and economically handle the food problem in their homes.
Assuming that $2.00 delivery plan will inconvenience some of our customers at first nevertheless we
ask their hearty cooperation in enabling us to successfully put the plan in operation fully believing
that after they have become accustomed to its working that they will be more than pleased with its
business like method.
208-210 and 212 MILLS STREET.
The long discussion has finally raised these questions:
Why would a vote for closing mote streets (in
furtherance of the ordinance) delay the abolishment of
the Grade Crossing Nuisance?
For the reason that the City is so near the limit of its
bonded indebtedness it will not be able for a year or two
or longer to raise the money to build the storm sewer to
lake care of the surface water and protect the proposed
open subway and other railroad property which the or-
dinance prepared by the Railroad Company requires of
the City and which the ordinance provides the City must
fully complete before the Railroad Company shall be
called upon to break dirt or begin building the subway
and the Railroad Company has a year and a half to build
the open subway after the storm sewer is finished.
Can we require the Railroad Companies to build a
Yes the City Council can do so. The present City
NO ONE EXEMPT BOARD 2
SAYS MINISTER! "1
Even Preachers Not; Mor-
ally Must Earn It Says
"No one is exempt from duty dur-
ing this war." declared Rev. U. J-
Bradley at the Sunday morning ser-
ice at the First Congregational
church. "If the laws exempt a class
of persons such as the ministers they
are not exempt morally. Persons
must earn the exemption by vital
necessary service to the community.
This may be done in various ways.
Rev. Mr. Bradley divided the citi-
zens of this country into groups and
treated them and their rights to ex-
emption separately. He said:
Younir. men of military age who
are drafted can be exempt only when
they feel consclentiouslv that they
are doing real service in other lines.
This applies also to the minister in
that he must feel that he has a mod-
ern faith flaming In his soul which;
will be of more value fn civil uie man .
in the military service. i
AVonim Cnn Earn Kxrmptlen. !
Women of all ages and all condl-
tions can earn their exemption toy
Red Cross work" he said. "Employes ;
and business men are to be judged ac-1
cording to the may in which they;
treat the problems of labor their at-!
titude toward their employes and
their honesty in dealing with war
conditions. The business men who
gain money through war condit'.ors
ought to be drafted. The industrial
workers moft feel themselves a part
of the community and take the prob-
lems and the duties of war time ;o
For all. Mr. Bradley preached tiie
doctrine of unselfishness during this
Chicagoans Who Fail
To Appear When Called
Are Listed For Service
Chicago 111. Aug. 13. Registered
men here who have sought to evade
military duty by ignoring orders to
appear before the exemption boards
or by remaining in hiding were
placed today upon the list of those
certified for service.
CHARLES E. HUGHES WILL
HEAR EXEMPTION APPEALS
Xew York. Aug. li. The revised
figures of the work of the IS ex-
emption boards as far as the various
districts had reported up to today
show that C0.152 men had been exam-
ined of whom 44.8(7 qualified. Of this
number 13478 or about 22 percent
had been apparently accepted.
The district draft board of which
Charles E. Hughes is chairman today
began hearing exemption claims ap-
pealed from local boards. This board
will have about 25.090 cases to decide.
Mr. Hughes will hear the first few
CAMP TRAVIS CANTONMENT
TO BE FIRST COMPLETED
San Antonio. Tex.. Aug. li. Can-
tonment buildings at Camp Travis
here will be finished and ready for
occupancy August 25 six days ahead
of schedule according to a telegram
sent the war department by Maj.
George E. Thorn e.
Although one of the three largest
of the 16 cantonments It is expected
to be the first completed according
to Maj. Thorno. In the final rush ot
work more than 9000 men are em-
ployed and a total of 1440 building"
are under erection.
Mayor Goes To Try For Re-
duced Quota; No. 1 Off
Duty Till Thursday.
Victor Hexter. jr. SIS Randolph.
Rufus Carruth. 410 West Missouri.
Roy J. Glaus. 2 Lawrence Apt a.
Marcel Weiller. 161$ East Rio
Ernest F. Moore 701 North El Paso.
John C. McAnulty. 1112 Wyomlna;.
Alexander X. Ssyeg. 70S East Mis-
souri. B. U Meece. UM Mills Bldg.
George Rentfrow $01 1-2 South El
Oliver C Gwinn. care T. M. C. A.
Robert O. Stiem-el 906 Mesa.
These 11 men are the total accepted
for the draft by all boards bavins
offices In El Paso Monday. The en-
tire list was secured iy city board No.
2. City board No. 1 has adjourned un-
til Thursday morning while the
county board which had 67 men ap-
pearing Monday morning received
alien exemption claims from 37 and
was still engaged In examining the
remainder just before the noon recess.
Go To k I.eaa Quota.
Mayor Charles Davis and judge
Dan Jsckaon will leave at 10:3u
oclock tonight for Austin to present
to the governor and the adjutant gen-
eral El Paso's request that the quota
this city has been called on to fur-
nish for the army draft be reduced.
The departure of the delegation was
delayed In order that the required
data could be accumulated.
The governor and the adjutant gen-
eral will be given facts and figures
showing that the large percentage of
aliens here makes it almost impos-
sible for this city to furnish the men
asked of it.
Panne On Exemption.
The first local board to act In a
judicial capacity was city board No.
?. J. E. Williams chairman which
convened Sunday and went over the
list of exemption claims before it-
While a large percentage of the
claimants were granted discharges
there mere a few denied. In the cas;
of those granted exemption appeals
are automatically taken by the gov-
ernment to the district board while
the men denied exemption may ap-
peal likewlrc. The board did not
make public It; findings which wll.
bp known from the district board
when it passes on them.
Ahnentees May lie Drafted.
If the prevailing understanding
that a registrant falling to appear
for examination before the exemption
board thereby waives exemption
claims leased on anything except
alien citizenship Is correct then the
local boards will furnish more men
for the draft than Indicated by the
result of their first week's work. This
follows from the fact that a good per-
centage of the absentees sre not Mex-
icans. Of 180 men absenting them-
selves from the county board the
names of 10 indicate that they are
not Mexican aliens. The presump-
tion is that the government will draft
all of these who stand the physical
Must Denr Exrmnflon Claims.
The practical impossibility of the
county ooara xurmsnmg its quota
239 men. for the draft becomes ap
parent from an examination of the
results so iar. ten men were oran
ed bv this board and 66 claimed ex
emption out of 438 called the first
week. The total registration Is 2037
In the county and if the same pro-
portion continues over SO ner cent
of the exemption claims will have to
be denied if the quota Is to be od-
talned. Wanted to Volunteer; Drafted
The changing of the physical re-
quirements is working an Injustice
Administration is not partial to the Railroad Companies
and the present City Administration is opposed to the
closing of any more streets. The City Council have legal
authority to require the Railroad Companies to build a
subway and cover itover immediately entirely at the
Railroad Companies expense and the companies would
be required to build their own storm sewer and all neces-
sary protection for the subway and their other property
and the companies could not delay the building of such
covered subway or tube for the reason that the City has
insufficient funds for the City would not be required to do
anything or make any outlay. The City Council may re-
quire the building of a longer subway to solve the problem
of grade crossings across other streets.
The legal authority of the City Council to require the
immediate building of a covered subway was fully ex-
plained by Judge Morris and authorities cited in his
article printed in the Herald Saturday.
TO FOLLOW FLA
President Scott Says 400
Union Printers in TJ. S.
Army and Wavy.
Colorado Springs Colo. Aus 1". A
orosperona organization with its
"house In order" and rrady to expand
the work it already has started in
connection with the war activities of
its members was pictured by Mars-
den G. Scott of New York president
of the International Typographical
Union in the address with which he
opened here today the (3rd annual
convention of the organization. He
said that nearly 0o members of the
union had enlisted with the Canadian
forces that more thin 4C0 alr.ad re
in the army or navy of the I'nited
States and that "thousands "f otliers
will follow the Stars and Stripes In
the world's war."
Mr. Scott announced that the "two
representative organizations of em-
ployers in the printing Industry the
American Newspaper Bubliehers' as-
sociation and the United Tvpothetae
and Franklin Clubs of America
have recommended that all Journey-
men and apprentices be reinstated in
their positions when they return from
More Than a.l000 Liberty Tlond.
President Scott said that through
its executive council the Internation-
al Union had subscribed for J50.nu"
of the Liberty Loan bonds and that
snbscriptiona for an additional J57.-
950 had been reported by subordinate
The address Indicated that relations
of the union with the American Fed-
eration of Labor were not altogetht-r
happy because he declared the "ob-
ligations which the officers and
subordinate organizations of the A.
F. of L. owe to this International
Union haie been disregarded In many
Instances." He added:
The laws of the American Feder-
ation of Labor have been grossly vio-
lated repeatedly and there Is no as-
surance that any official attempt will
be made to prevent a repetition of
these illegal acta. Unless we are
prepared to accept the consequences
of these illegal acts we must repud-
iate them promptly and without res-
ervation." Honey on Hand. SX8ST71JMI.
J. W. Hays secretary treasurer
submitted a report covering the fiscal
year which showed receipts from all
sources of tl.OSO.iSS.8". which with
the balance on hand at the beginning
of the year gives a total of S:027.-
671.90. in some cases according to a young
man appearing before Dr. E. S White
of the county board for examination.
He had xolunteered. together with
four comrades for the national guard
but failed to pass the medical ex-
amination. Dr. White's Instructions
were less rigid than those of the mi-
litia examiners and the applicant was
passed for the draft. His complaint
then that he was denied a chance to
volunteer and now must go with
drafted men could avail little under
MrRrwem Called to Aaiht
J. H. McBroom. city attorney has
been named by the government to
represent It before the city selective
boards for the national army in ap-
peal cases to the district board at
San Antonio in which men claim ex-
emption from the draft. County at-
torney was named to handle appeal
cases from the county board.
Call For l-Bll Report
"It Is vital that no claim for ex-
emption be allowed except In cases
which are meritorious and strictly
within the law and we call upon
every patriotic man and woman to
immediately report to the local ex
emption boards or to us. any exemp- j
tion claim where the exemption
claimed does not come within the
anlrlr and letter of the law." said I
Messrs. Fryer and McBroom Monday
SEPT. 5 15 37DATES
FOR CALL TO COLORS
Washington. D. C Aug II. Pro-
vost marshal general Enoch Crowder
announced today that 30 percent of
the men drafted for the national
army would be called to the colors
September 5. beginning movement on i
that day: another 30 percent on Sep- lli
tember IS. a third 30 percent on Sep-1 Ij
t ember 30 and the remaining 10 per- j PJ
cent as soon thereafter as possible j
DISCUSS RKCRKATIOX PLANS
At a meeting of the soldiers' recre- j
atlon commission held at the cham- i
ber of commerce Saturday afternoon !
tentative plans were discussed for
building a soldier's recreation hall at
the corner of North Stanton street
Nothing definite was derided At
present there is a soldiers' club In a
small cottage at S00 North Stanton
The site for the proposed hall is 6C i
nenattteblng and ptcot edging done j
in the best manner on all kinds of ;
material at moderate prices: all work '
guaranteed. Singer Sewing Machine
Co. 205 S. El Paso St rhone 499. Adv.
Page PaMletty Bureau AilxettN-
rng In all its branches. Telephone 1111
Vote T in Tuesday's election ano1
thus sere Kl Paso's best tntereM
l iill " " mWI 7krVWM coast. '
' ieSySS frvN3 1 ' Kj 'I rf7i?T -jTffl rl ini aatcmBseprodactaoftheVlctOT ' ikCGtil
X Talxtoz Macatoe Coayaay.
"Victrola it the
Can the Railroad Companies be required to build
around the South side of the City and take up their tracks
through the center of the City?
Yes indirectly but not by any single direct legal pro
How then indirectly?
By requiring them to build a covered subway if they
remain where they are through the center of the City
and such other regulations as the City Council have legal
authority to make. A covered subway or tubes would
probably require the use of electric power to pull trains in
the subway for steam engines would fill a covered sub-
way or tube with smoke. The regulations the City Coun-
cil has legal authority to make and should make if the
trains are to continue to run through the center of the City
may cost the Companies more to comply with than it
would cost to build around the South side of the City. If i
ihey do the Companies may be confidently depended'
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upon to regard carefully their own interest as they always
If the Companies can be required to build a subway
immediately without waiting for the City to do something
at the City's expense and if they can be required to build
a covered instead of an open subway and can be re-
quired to build a longer subway and if the City does
not have to give up its control over and regulation of the
subway so that it will not be misused by the Companies
by whistling and ringing of bells blowing off steam and
switching why do some still urae voting for the rln;ina
of more streets and carrying along the one-sided ordinance
prepared by the Railroad Company?
If they are not partial toward the Railroad Company
there is only one answer. They are uninformed as to trie
public's rights. The Morning Times belongs to men con-
nected with or who are partial to the Southwestern Rail-
D. Storms Attorney At Law.
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