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EL PASO HERALD
Britons Man Hungarian
Monitors; Eumanian King
Incognito Visits City.
Budapest Hungary. Aug. IS- 'By
the Assorted Press). King Ferdi-
nand of Rumania according to relia-
ble rero'ts. recently visited Budapest
Four Hungarian monitors manned
i.v British scameu. have arrived here.
They carry '! n"n Buns and are un-
ler the commnd of vice admiral Er-
Archduke Joseph htad of the Hun-
arian tate. denied that he had re-
vived a letter from former emperor
. narles. as charged m dispatches
from Budapest to Berlin newspapers.
The latter it Is alleged ordered him
r. take over the power in Hungary
and thanked him for his services to
Rnmnnlnn Continue Food Selznres-
Rnir G-n Harry B Bandholts
American member of the allied mill- (
arv mission here. Is urgmc his eoi-
ag-ues to ask the peace conference
o act quickiv in regard to the pres-"-e
of Rumanians in Hungary. This
Ltion na taken In view of the re-
ports coming in from all sides that
-e Rumanians continue to requisition
food supplies Capt. Thonus C. Greg-
y chief allied food administrator In
tntral Europe takes a strong poal-
von regarding food and will permit
lone to enter Hungary as long as the
Rumanians continue their seizures.
This food was purchased by him witn
Hungrarian money which he obtained
i Vienna when the communist
Constantme Dlamandy. the Ro-
manian high commissioner hare
stated that he would attempt to re-
move the censorship from the allied
press but complained that he did not
have control of the military authori-
ties. Capt. James Lawrence
rdp! James Lawrence commanding
officer of the seventh field signal ba-
alllon at Fort Bliss tendered his
resignation August 5 to become ef-'et-me
septemler 1. according to In-
formation made public Sunday. Capt.
Lawrence did not make public his rea-
son for leavinir the army.
On June 1. 1917. Lawrence was com-
russioned here as a first lieutenant.
On April 23. 191S. he sailed for France
where he was attached to the ninth
nirnal battallion. With that outfit he
et through the famous fight of St.
M'hie: where he kept communication
open under the most terrific fire and
w herd h received a citation for brav-
. ry under fire. At Frapelle his outfit
also took part in heavy fightlne and'
there Capt. Lawrence was severely
-assert At the same time he received
i shrapnel wound In his leg. He re-
turned from overseas November 1.
'918. and early in the following
sp'-inir was attached to the local post.
Capt. Lawrence won the approval of
-my officials here when under his
.'rection. the local outfit perfected a
radio motorcycle which has since
-o'. ed an unqualified success.
ran he controlled more qnlcltly with
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nd it is absolutely harmless. Just
. a effective for adults as for children.
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pebble and made of fine
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quality nuueu eiasui;.
All sizes from small to
large worth $1.25 spe
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304 East Overland St.
Order from n any Oil
share von aee advertised
and yon -will ret prompt and
efficient err Ice.
J. E. Lane. Mgr.
Licenced Brofcer Member
El Paso Stock Exchange.
1114 ?i. Oregon St.
El Paso. Texas Phone
TODD PROTECTOGRAPII SALES CO.
Sheldon Hotel Bldg.
Phone 4G43. El Paso. Texas.
Levy Grocery Company
Phone S05 and SOC
Watermelons pousd 1J4C
5 Cantaloupes 25c
White Onions lb 6c
Balk Chocolate lb 45c
Bulk Tea. lb 50c
Bulk Coffee lb 38c
5 bars Crystal White Soap 25c
4' a lbs. best Spnds 25c
New Valley Honey pints 40c; quarts
MAIL ORDERS GIVEN
I Tells England
War Cost Forty
Adverse Trade Balance
Now Alarms Britain
Asserts Lloyd George.
London. Bng Aug. 18. The war
cost 4 MD 000 pounds premier
Lloyd George declared In fals speech
in the house of commons today on the
financial and Industrial situation-
Most ef this sum was spent for pur-
poses of destruction.
He asserted that the change from
war to peace conditions would tako
just as long as the change from peace
to war. The first outstanding fact of
the present situation was the alarm-
ing adverse trade balance he said.
The import restrictions which will
terminate September 1. be continued
had given British manufacturers an
opportunity of making a dealing in
goods which otherwise would have
been hurried here from foreign coun-
tries The nations! debt he declared had
grown from 611.000.000 pounds to
The premier was pessimistic con-
cerning the financial futnre of the
country unless consumption was de-
creased and production increased. Un-
der present conditions he said it was
impossible to compete with American
imports in England.
Britain AcceplsPlan Of
Stale Purchase Of The
Mineral Rights In Coal
London. Eng- Aug. 18. The British
government has accepted the policy
of the state purchase of mineral
rights in coal. This announcement
was made by premier Lloyd George
in the house of commons today.
SECY. BAKER ASKS CONGRESS
FOR AN ADEQUATE ARMY
Washington. D. C Aug. 18. Calling
attention to the "disturbed state of
the world at present" secretary Baker
told a senate military subcommittee
today that he would not be doing his
part unless be urged upon congress to
provide for an army that would "rep-
resent the strength of the United
The committee is considering the
war department plan for a standing
army of 676. WW men and universal
SERGT. DAVIS URTUUXS
FKOJI SERVICE OVERSEAS
Sergt. H. A. Davis son of Mrs. G. B.
Davis. 1701 East Boulevard who has
been with the American expedttonary
forces for 16 months has returned to
El Paso. Sergt. Davis was a member
of tractor artillery company No. 4.
FLYER KILLED AT LAREDO.
Laredo. Tex Aug. 18. Lieut. Fer-
nando A. Robertson of Clarksburg
Va was instantly killed and Norman
Roddy mechanician suffered a broken
leg Saturday when an airplane in
which they were flying crashed to
New Wireless Station In
France To Haoe Sending
tiadlUS Ut I ZDUU MtleSlot vessel many of them old and of
. " . ... .
Paris. France Aug 18. (Havas)
he new wireless station to be erected
. . ' .. ... .
at Croix d'Hins near Bordeaux will
have a sending radius or 12300 miles
according to the Excelsior. It will be
one of the most powerful wireless!
stations in the world the paper adds..
The station will have a capacity of
72000 words daily and will reach all
the French colonies throughout the
FEDERAL AUTHORITIES ARREST
TWO ON LIQUOR CHARGES
Miirnel Gonzales charged with hav
ing In his possession 24 quarts of te-
quila and with tie sale of liquor was
arrested early Monday morning by
federal authorities. He was arraigned
before United States commissioner A.
J. VT. Schrald and following a prelim
inary hAnrlnc was nouna over to
await action oi tne ieaerai biw
Jury. His bond was fixed at Jaw.
ilomono Valencia caarseu v im-
porting a gallon of sotol from Mexico
wan arrested bv federal agents Mon
day morning He Is new penaing a
preliminary n earing.
GIRL SATS COUSIN THREW
HER OUT OP ABTOMUUlLi;
Varnriti Hernandez. 17 years old.
nst. twn simaarancfta at the police
station In two days during the week
end. Saturday night she was brought
Hce station with a scalp wound In
her head which she said she received
-.kit. nt T-lnlncr with her cousin in an
automobile when he threw her out of
the machine sne wouia not give u
name. She was treated by police sur-
.ui Tnhn TTnrrtv And Sent hOm&
Sunday afternoon the girl who lives
at 716 South Oregon street was ar-
rested at 416 South Statnton street
and will be new tor rovesugaii-u j
the police in connection with the theft
. omnntlf of Clothlne from
Nicholas Oliver at wnose store mo
HILLSBORO IS BOOMING
SAYS VISITOR IIERI3
Edward 1). Titman. an attorney of
Hillsboro. Sierra county N. M-. when
in El Paso Sunday reported that his
t.nrn 1. hlMmilllf AR & rCSUlt Of UtO
high price of silver causing work to
start on a number of the old silver
mines in that county which had been
idle for years and on account of the
good season with abundant range.
xt- Titman 1 art renorted that a rich
oi strike had been made in the
CHARGED WITH BURGLARY.
A charge of burglary was filed In
Justice J. M. Deaver's court Saturday
amine aivnriiir Lozas. who Is al
leged to have burglarized a store at
495 S. Florence sireeu e ww 1
leased on a J750 bond pending hear-
ing before Judge Deaver this after-
noon at 3 oclock.
To Drive Out Jlaralia
And Build Up Te System
Take the Old Standard GROVE'S
TASTELESS chill TONIC You know
what you are taking as the formula
is printed on every label showing it
is Quinine and Iron In a tasteless
form. The Quinine drives out the
malaria the iron builds up the sys-
tem. 0 cents. Aav.
418-420 East San Antonio St.
Cooking Apples lb 4c
Hice Pears lb 5C
Mistletoe Butter lb 60c
Kansas Eggs cor
29 or. bottle Pick'es
PROMPT ATTEK' ION.
. S. GOKTENDS
Completion of Naval Pro-
gram Will See America
Washington D. C Aug. 18. The
rapid rise of the United States as a
naval power during the past two
years Is graphically demonstrated in
figures showing the sea strength of
the various world powers compiled by
the navy department's office of naval
intelligence. They show that the
United States close pressed by
France in 1S17 for its place as third
naval power In the world. Is now sec
ond only to Great Britain and Is at
present pushing to completion a build-
ing program that will make the
American navy for the first time In
recent his tori a' formidable con-
tender for first naval honors.
A little more than two years ago.
the figures show. Germany then sec-
ond naval Dover boasted more than
100 more ships of all elapses than the
united states wan a total tonnage
exceeding that of the American nay
by nearly 200000 tons. Great Britain s
fleet at that time numbered a total of
680 ships aggregating !.J75.51 tons
as compared with Germany's 262
ships and 1.058.240 tons and the
United States 153 ships and s60.li
Germany liana. Third.
Today Germany now in third place
among naval powers has a "paper"
navy of 450 ships of all types totaling
826637 tons. These figures do not in-
clude German vessels surrendered to
the allies or Russian vessels in the
nands of the Germans. Regarded from
the standpoint of fighting efflelency
as distinguished from number of
ships and tonnage. Germany is out-
classed by both France and Japan
her navy being composed almost en-
tirely of old and obsolete vessels. The
pride of Germany's power was surren-
dered to the allies at Scapa Flow
here many of them were sunk by
tneir officers and crews.
Janan. fifth naval sower In 191
has passed France and Germany both
and now ranks next to the United
States In fighting sea strength. The
actual standing of the naval powers
of the world today from the stand-
point of modern fighting strength ac
cording to the navy department's
figures. Is: Great Britain. United
States. Japan. France Germany. Rus-
sia and Italy.
The completion of all vessels now
building and projected will add 219
ships totaling 500.000 tons to the
British navy as com oared with 349
ships and 1.1 16.389 tons for the
United States. 24 ships and 167.200
tons for Janan. and 13 ships and 96.-
000 tons for Germany according to
the most authentic figures available
at tne navy department.
IT. S. Approaches England.
The completion of the present build
ing programs a matter of about three
years will find the chief naval powers
of the world with the xoiiowine reia
tive strengths: Great Britain. 955
ships aggregating 1.772.512 tons;
United States. 608 ships totaling
2.117.922 tons; Japan. 170 ships. 785.239
tons; France 253 ships 719237 tons
and Germany 463 ships measuring
As a result of the great torpedo
boat destroyer building program car-
ried out by the United States during
the war the American navy now In-
cludes more than 150 destroyers of the
fastest and latest type with nearly 200
more building or contracted for. Great
Britain owns about 425 of this type
nine modern naval value ana nas
aoout u0 building or authorized
Germany's destroyer force has been
so reduced as to make it a negligible
factor. Japan owns 40 modern de-
stroyers according to best available
figures and has about 20 under con-
construction. Powerful Battle Fleet.
Great Britain emerged from the
war with by far the most powerful
battleship and battle cruiser force In
the world although the United States
now has under construction a formid-
able aggregation of major ship?. Kng-
land's navy today Includes S6 battle-
ships and nine battle cruisers less
than zo years old. with four powerful
battle cruisers now under construc-
tion. The united States has 36 battleships
capable or holding a place m a modem
battle line and not including a num
ber or old type battiesntps listed for
sale or the scrap heap. Thirteen of
the most modern battleships in the
world are under construction for the
United States and six battle cruisers
are authorized and will be completed
during tne next tnree years.
Japan has 13 battleships and seven
battle cruisers completed and four
battle cruisers under construction or
authorized. Germany retains 30 bat-
tleships and one battle cruiser most
of which are of practically no naval
value and has two battleships and
three battle cruisers laid down on
which construction has been stopped.
France has 18 battleships and no hat-
tie cruisers completed and five bat-
tleships and four battle cruisers under
Major Ship Line TJp.
The completion of the nresent
building programs will find the fol-
lowing line no of malor ahlna: Great
Britain. 55 battleships and 13 battle
cruisers: United States. 49 battleships
ana six name cruisers: Japan lz cat.
tleships and 11 battle cruisers: Ger.
many. 22 battleships and four battle
cruisers still subject to tne final
naval peace terms and France 22 bat-
tiesnips anrt four battle cruisers.
Great Britain leads the world In
cruiser and light cruiser strength
with a total of 118 vessels of these
tvpes as compared with 30 for the
T'nited States. 28 for Japan. 57 for
termanv and in ror 1- ranee.
Two naval Dowers formerly of eon
8ideraMe strength. In addition to er.
manv. have been at least temporarily
-iimiiuieq as a result or toe war
Russia and Austro-Hungary's sea
forces havinar been rimoral(Mf
The Insignificant Turkish naval power
Is held by the allies.
MORE TROOPS ARRIVING
FOR BORDER REGIMENTS
More troops were distributed to
border points by a special train
which arrived In Bl Paso Sunday. The
troops were from Ft. Sam Houston.
Ona nant. Kmna-fct ... . Y.
Bliss. Some of the men assigned to!
x... ui . .. b... j
Ft. BUss belonged to the Fifth and
Seventh cavalry and the 2nd field
artillery others were men recently
returned from overseas.
nthar rat.lti aatrlail ntvtM r-aa-. ..It
for the :4th infantry. Columbus N. M.
There were some men for the 25th
infantry. Nogales. Ariz. and for the
12th cavalry Columbus.
There were also some men for the
first cavalry and the 19th infantry
and a few negro troops for Ft. Hua-
ACTING SECRETARY OF NAVY
WANTS PICTURES OF SAILORS
Th United States navy Is going
to have its own history of its part in
the war. In order that this history
may be complete Franklin D. Roose
velt acting secretary of the navy hasj
sent an appeal to all former sailors!
to send him photographs taken by!
them or of them while they were in
the navy. Human in teres t pictures!
are preferred In cases where the '
men have only one photosrraph it I
30clwiil be returned after it is rephoto-'
; graphed Clippings and letters also
The work of the tau in the civil
war is almost unknown Mr Rohsp-
Mexico Is Told
Be Set Free
Instructions Sent To Mexico
To Liberate Two Avia-
tors Held Prisoners.
Continued from pae 2.)
Juarez. Mex to take all possible steps
with the Mexican authorities there to
secure release and protection of the
Father of Davis AdrUert.
The attention of the department
was called to the Davis case late last
night by representative Barbour of
California and telegraphic instruc-
tions were rushed to the embassy and
the consulate. The oficer"s father.
Dr. Warren D. Davis of Strathmore
Calif. was advised of the steps taken
in behalf of his son. The governor of
Minnesota telegraphed to the depart-
ment -today regarding the two lieu-
tenants and was advised of the steps
which the department had taken.
Official reports from MaJ. Gen
Dlckman. commander of the southern
department concerning the detention
of the aviators were received today
at the war department but secretary
Baker refused to make them public
saying the state department had en-
tire supervision over the matter.
As soon as he reached his office this
morning Mr. Baker went Into confer-
ence with several bureau chiefs but
there was no information that the
Mexican situation was discussed.
The eaptnre and detention of
the nroiy flyers Is considered by
officials here to be easentinlly dif-
ferent from other enses of Ameri-
can citizen. who have been held
for ransom. Members of the milt-
tary forces of a coon try. especi-
ally when in uniform are direct
representatives of their govern-
ment. It was said nnd nny Injury
or affront to them is regarded as
a breach of International law.
Coming close on the heels of the
state department's virtual ultimatum
to the Carranza government that un-
less steps were taken to stop murder
of American citizens and otherwise
to protect their rights a radical
change In the attitude of this govern-
ment toward Mexico would be adopted
news that two American army avi-
ators were being held by Mexican
bandits for 315.000 ransom with death
as an alternative caused the already
strained relations between the two
countries to be regarded ihere today
as having reached a stage bordering
cn the acute. Official Washington as
well as the entire diplomatic corps
were awaiting developments with
keen Interest as the serious potential-
ities should harm befall the f'yers
generally were recognized.
Baker Quizzed by Senators.
Secretary Baker told a senate com-
mittee today that there was some un
certainty as to whether the aviators
had landed by mistake in Mexico or.
as they claimed had landed on the
American side and were captured
there. He added however that he did
not ca v to go into any more details
than those already published.
"But it Is Just another evidence of
the inability or the Mexican govern
ment to preserve order In that coun-
try. Isn't ItT" asked senator Suther
land. Republican weet Virginia.
The secretary replied that the men
had been captured in the Big Bend
country which he explained was
"wild and sparsely settled.
Mr. Baker appeared before the com
mittee to testify regarding the war
department's plans for a permanent
military policy tor tne country.
Peterson to Raise Money.
Hutchinson. Minn.. Aug. IS. -"-Sam G.
Peterson local clothing merchant
father of Lieut. Harold G. Peterson
who ia held for ransom by Mexican
bandits arrived in the city today af-
ter a hurried visit to St. Paul where
he oonferred with state officials. He
announced that he has decided to raise
the amount of the ransom nimseir ana
not depend on others for the safety of
"I appreciate the ract that otnera
have already raised the money re-
quired according to reports." he said
"but 1 am going to get It myself and
be sure that there is no mistake.
When it Is a question of having a re
quired abount or money at a certain
time or your son will be killed. I'm
going to get the money myself and be
sure that there Is no misunderstand-
ing. l'eterson v ires Ills jiotncr.
The fnllnwinbT telegram was re-
received by Mrs. Peterson from her
"Marfa. Texas. 1:40 p. m.. Aug. n.
"Mrs. S. G. Peterson.
"The following telegram has been
received from your son:
-candeiana Texas. Aug. i..
'Mrs. D. G. Peterson. Hutchinson.
- 'Davis and myseii naa iorceo imno-
Ing in Texas on border. Were cap-
tured by Villista Mexican bandits and
are being held for 315.000 ransom to
be paid to Dawk ins Kllpa trick store-
keeper in Candelaria. Texas not later
than August 18. or we will be killed.
Correspond with secretary of war.
MaJ. Walton first bombing group. El
Paso and Dr. Warren B. Davis.
Strathmore. Cal. 1 am In good health
and spirits as i am sure war aepari.-
ment will meet ransom. If not. good-
bye as they mean business. Love and
(Signed) "Harold G. Peterson.'
"Anv message you care to send to
him will be forwarded by me.
"Langhome. colonel commanding."
Telegrams reassuring his son were
sent by Mr. Peterson.
Pnvls'a Father Gets Mesacr.
Strathmore. Calif.. Aug. 18. Dr.
Waldren B. Davis of Strathmore
father of Paul H. Davis. American
aviator held with Harold Peterson by
Mexican bandits for ransom stated
today that secretary of state Lansing
had lust advised him that the United
States government bad demanded the
immediate release ox tne prisoners.
Dr. Davis added that he had been
in communication with congressman
H. E. Barbour at Washington.
In a communication from CoL
George T. Langhorne. commanding of-
ficer of the troop on the Mexican bor-
der. Dr. Davis was informed that cow
boys and cattlemen of Marfa. Tex.
had snbserlbed 315.000 to pay the ban
dlts for the release of the American
Paul Davis Is 23 years old. and left
his studies at the University of Cali-
fornia tn enlist in the air service at
the beginning of the war. Dr Davis
also stated today that he favored the
paying of the ransom as ne tears tne
Intervention of troops to .raas?
men would be the cause Of their death.
. en would be the cause of their death.
: -Cano Carranza Cpl-jln."
Austin. Tex.. Aug. 18. Chico Cano
the Mexican bandit leader holds a
roving commission as captain in tne
Carransa army according to Capt.
Jerry Grey of the Texas rangers who
is here today on business. Grey ia
stationed in the Big Bend country and
left the border Friday. He said at
that time Cano was camping at al
spring six miles from Pilares and the
Porto Rican Doctor
American Citizen Is
Kidnaped In Mexico
Washington. D. C Aug. 1. An-
atber case of the kidnaping ot an
American citisen by Mexican ban-
dits who deman.?d ransom war
announced today ny the state de-
partment. He was a Porto Rican
o' tor. who was taken prisoner
' I 22 The ransom wa. to have
'i p-uil iisuit but the de-
partment h ts not bfi-t .w'vised
whethtr he hns been n.lejei.
Gen. Dieguez Makes Offi-
cial Statement of Chi-
Chihuahua City. Mex. Aug. 18. The
first official announcement regarding
the discovery of the mutiny plot In the
Chihuahua Citv garrison August 6 was
given to tne Associated tress ne
day by Gen. Manual Dieguez. division
commander. It stated the officers ar
rested at .he time the plot was dlacov-
dinary courtmartia as trators and
"will receive Just punishment." I
According to the statement. Fran-
Cisco Aaate. a former Carranza colo-
nei Uld .1. 1 .lit at ...a. ... -
dama In January and arranged for the
desertion or tne oincers ana men on
the Chihuahua City garrison when
Villa attacked the .town In June. At-
ter his defeat at Juarez the negotia-
tions were resumed and government
secret agents Joined the plot obtained
the names of the conspirators and
copies of documents sent to Villa.
This led to the exposure of the plot-
TniAi nr di nnror at !
TRIAL OF rLU IltKS AT !
CHIHUAHUA IS COMMENCED
Ltimurtr.ua id minintiitui
Chihuahua. Mex Aug. 18. A mill- .
tary courtmartial has begun the hear- I
inp for 18 chiefs and officers charged
with treason. Those men are the ones
wno it is wm. were iridiums; w
s saw. were plotting to ae- their fathers husbands and sons re-
city to the rebels. Among f fnsed to be his accomplices: the hang-
Cols. Francisco Arzate and i ltig ot mt peaceful laborers
Nunez: Lieut. Cola. Eplg- Hacienda del Fresno who were
liver toe cil;
memo Martinez and Antonio Herrera.
"C c 1 1 u .uw ctwu
V. .m Cn DUVhe burning alive by his orders or
arenot known. Jnanjr wje.-. women In Sta Rosalia:
U. S. SOLDIERS CROSS BORDER !
AFTER BOOZE SAYS MEXICAN
American soldiers have been cross-
lng the international border near San
Ellzario and other military outposts
southeast of El Paso after whisky
snd tequila according to the com-
plaint of Pablo Delgado chief fiscal
.;.. 4 n .ha .win.
guard or Juarez.
Delgado declares that the protests
or the Mexicans wnose nomes are
sometimes entered have resulted In
some of the soldiers shooting across
some of the. soldiers shooting across
the international i Boundary iigaoo government of the republic may
says he has Issued orders to his men Ycd. Is obliged to stimulate
not to retaliate. the capturTof the bandit. Villa and
r-ivr-s i-rtEvrn vtr-n r today has deposited in the local fed-
encs FitKvcn medal rbn7.i.o oJ? sos Mexl-
Licenciado Francisco de la Bara. tura de Hariends) SO 000 pe MOT
who was provisional president of ! can gold to be paid to W?"."
Mexico between the time Porfirio or military that may i l7eL the au-
Diaz and Francisco I. Madero. has ; any nieans at his dJP''. i
been distinguished by president Poia- thoritles of the City t CMhuahua-
care by the gift of the French medal The proclamation print ed In sheets
of Public Gratitude." This is the Is going to be distributed aU over the
first instance of this distinction hav-! state by mall and also with use neip
ing been conferred on a Mexican since of the aviators.
the beginning of the revolution in
itm-nixs to ?i cxi co.
Archbishop Ortiz Jimenez is again
in charge of his diocese at Guadala-
jara. Mexico after a year's exjle in
Chicago. He was summarily expelled
from Mexico along with other high
Catholic church dignitaries by order
of president Carranza a year ago.
Tell Woman She
Cant Turn Sidewalk
Into a gathing Beach
A dtexican wpman living in toe lwwe i
block on North Ochoa street Monday
A Mexican woman living In the 1000
snocxea ner neignoors By Batning ner aiso operaica wim n-. "r .
small children on tbe sidewalk In acting Independently aa a bandit lor
front of her home. The police wefe 1 more than a year. Feeling against
called and stopped the cleaning of two the bandits Is high in the Btg uena
naked children each about 5 years district today
old. Neighbors said that two boys. 1 Followed 'Wrong River
one about 10 and the other 8 years of 1 Many rumors relative to the where-
age. had already been washed and shouts of the aviators have been re-
clothed when the police arrived. ceived at various points along the
u s going too rar wnn people use ;
the sidewalk for a bath room." said
DR. TRUETT TO SPEAK
FOR BIG BAPTIST FUND
Dr. George W. Truett pastor of the
First Baptist church ot Dallas will
deliver a lecture in the First Baptist
church here Monday night. August SS
in behalf of a 875000000 campaign re-
cently launched by 2000000 southern
Baptists. Texas Baptists are asked to
donate J 15.000.000 of this amount In
The money Is to be used for mis-
sions benevolence and Christian edu-
cation. Dr. Truett returned some
months ago from France where be
was a chaplain. He will tell some of
his experiences in Europe. The pub-
llo is Invited.
MEXICAN LABORER ARRESTED
ON YOUNG GIRL'S COMPLAINT
Juan Lira n Mexican laborer was
lodged in the county Jsll Monday on a
statutory offense charge following
tne testimony or Martina un a..
. xt 1- a-i-i Th. orimA ti si-
leged to have been committed about
two montns ago. v niie tne man
the girl bear the same name they are
nAr raiatn aifneciinEr to testimony
Before Justice J. M. Deaver Mondav.
Testimony was offered to show that
Lira was planning to marry Martina
. . . a . i . t. i aak
regaratess oi me wci msi us ."w
has a Wile UVing in El l-ssv. aianma
told jud;;e Deaver that she was only
15 years old.
TEXAS BOARD OF EDUCATION
BUYS CLINT SCHOOL BONDS
The state board of public education
at Austin has purchased the elT.00
worth of school bonds for the new
school building at Clint according to
word received at noon Monday by
Mies Myra Winkler county school
superintendent. This will make It
possible for work to begin at once
according to the superintendent.
llEPrtBSBXTATIVE TIBS nETTCIt.
Washington. D. G. Aug. 18. Repre-
sentative Carlos Bee. brother in law
ot postmaster general Burleson who
was operated on for hernia here three
weeks ago. has left the hospital and
will resume his congressional duties
Alt REST MAX A.VD WOMAJf.
Nabor Martinet was arrested Satur
day night by the police on a charge
of assault The officers allege that
Martinez beat a woman. The woman
was arrested on a charge of vagrancy.
Swift Messengers. S3 blocks IS cents.
New Way to Curl Hair
Fine for Outdoor Girl
The silmerln. method' of corliae th
hair is the proper thlnr before mo-
torinr. boatlnr oor roltinc. or induixlns in
any outdoor apnrt or excerclac This wlU(V.jo. is reported In press dispatches
not only Kie the hair the most beautiful from T am pi co to have arrived there
wavy -iml rjny appearance imaxlnaoie.'
but win. i or heat win not take the curl j Tn MexiCBn government on August
ont. The .urlne-M ft quickly acquired urired hv mac ret arv Lansing to
la:.ts much lonKer than where the wav.nr - a 8 "V? 8Z"f
tones are us-.i. iiesidea thr- buir will be take prompt action looking to the ap-
hrtsht nnd lustrous instead of dull anu prehension and punishment of the
dead look'n when combed out it will be ' bandits who robbed George N. Me-
ss nice nnd flurry as if it had Juu ixe Donald near his residence six miles
nhimpooe.t south of Tampico on Julv 12.
Just Kt .i bott'c nf Hiu.tl 'i'ra'nne at
any dru More follow the accomp tn in
th th- r -u't This p'ihI
P rf- t y ham
Pancho Villa Is
Worth $50000 as
Prisoner Of War
State Government Of Chi-
huahua Will Pay That
Sum For Bandit.
Chihuahua. Mex.. Aug. 1! The state
government has issued a proclamation
offering 50.000 pesos (Mexican gold)
to anybody who can deliver l-ancno
-. h. ...thnrltles.
"It is a public fact the shameful hls-
of M kIn( of rrim executed
against the lives honor and Interests
of tne inhabitants of this state by the
villa. Such awful
bandit Francisco villa aucn awi j
criinvo in. v .
ke tTme nd willingly help In the
.. v decree
pursuit of Villa who was. by decree
0f January 20 1819 outlawed by pres-
ident Carranza. who pot him outside
of all tha laws and authorised every
body to execute him IX necessary -
"From that time to the present.
Villa has continued his life of crime
in the state of Chihuahua leaving oe-
im him trn of blood. To enumer-
t a" bis crimes would be Impossible
m tftey are nuraberteM. Among them
. . the. riestraetlon of the town of f
Ratevo. because Its Inhabitants refused
to nip him; the rape and outrage of
all ne WOmen of Namiquipa because
their fathers nusoanos anu sous
workins; jn a mine: the slaughter of
1 1 -ta. RamslAi iimi r in Jimcon.
?Vnciiio and Tin uS i.t i-ths
f d two brothers of general
-.hl nnrfr and Incomplete sketch
hl. moit. in the last three
" ' . . . mil.
is Mnnrii to Drove that Villa
is a criminal of the lowest kind that
the nation and state cannot endure
longer. His activities are a constant
thMit no-sins lives and nrooertiea.
For this reason the state department.
- . - .. . rt deeree of the gen-
WEST TEXAS CATTLEMEN
RAISE $1500 IN RANSOM
(Continued trm page 1.)
the cash demanded on Sunday ac-1
cording to military announcements
made here . I
Cano Bandit Leader.
According to reports brought from
the river there seems to be little
doubt there that the bandit band ts
led by Cbteo Cano. who has been im- .
plicated in many raids and killings in
the Bic Bend district. Including the
killing of Texas ranger Hulan ano
Joe Sitters a line rider several years
ago. Cano has been attacnea to inn
Carranza garrison ln WWntins
border from Mexicans during tne pas
week For several days the filers
were believed to have fallen In tn
mountains In Mexico. The consensu!
of opinion was that the. aviators mis-
took the Conchos river which Is in
flood for the Rio Grande ana alter
eivina- into Mexico struck dangerout
air currents and lost control of theii
The news that the men were stir
ilive came aa a surprise to mill'ary
Army officials here believe the ban-
iiits are not far from the border and
ara hnlitlne- thA American aviators Ir
some out of the way canyon until the
ransom la paid whereupon tney win
release them and permit them to gc
o the border. Nothing has beet
heard of the scout biplane which the
men flew when they were captured
wllil stretch ot Countrr.
The Big Bend district and the
Ojlnaga district opposite it in Mex-
ico Is one of the wildest stretches of
country on the Texas-Mexico border.
The rim rock near Candelaria. Is a
rlgantic escarpment standing on edge
like a mammoth clambshelL The Rio
'lrande flows through the canyons and
i great curves along this part of the
'i rder. which has long been note"
-1 1 no duuh at c- " .
-ir its bandit activities. It was over
'nis sa.m e rim rocs nar i.niMiciai ia
j hat the Mexican bandits rode to raid
mc ia. 1 um
i Christmas day. 1017. when they caught
the American stage driver going to
-ndelaria. hanged him and cut his
One of the leaders in this raid Is
I ... 1. n t tha han KaYiatr 1 1
i i. rii . . . - -
iw iiuiuuik '". V""''. "'---'""o
advices from Marfa. Chico Cano. said
to be tbe leader of the nandits. naa
been operating- on tbe Texas border
for many years.
GERMAN FIRRISWILL MAKE
BIG SHIPMENTS JO MEXICO
Mexico City. Aug. IS. According to
German merchants here as quoted in
Kl Universal a million marks worth
of drugs and hardware will be sent
to Mexico City by German firms as
soon as shlDDinir facilities are avail
able. The orders for these goods were
d laced as soon as the ship pine laciii
ties are available. The orders for
these goods were placed as soon as
the blockade against Germany was
7 OF II AX D ITS WHO ItOBBCD
V. S SAILOUS KILLED CLAIM
Mexico City Mex.. Aug. lS.-Seven
of the Mexican bandits who. July C
assaulted a party of American sailors
from the IT. S. 8. Cheyenne when they
went up tbe Tames river have been
killed according to press dispatrh.es
received from Tamnlco Friday.
The advice say that Gen. Pablo
Gonsales. chief of military operations
in the region west of Tamplco. has
reported that the deaths of the ban-
dits resulted from a fight at a point
known as San Jeronimo with a band
suspected of attacking paymasters of
oil companies and robbing oil com-
M'DO.NALD. BE PORT ED KILLED
OX MKXICO. NOW IX TAMPICO
Mexico City Mex.. Aug. 18. George
j N McDonald an American who was
i believed to have been killed at Pueblo
pared For Jnst One Thin jr.
Jut trv one uottle of T.AX-FS WITH 1
i'im.n 'r itdDiiuu consuyauon.
Black Calf Oxfords
Stylish "Flat" or "English" last low broad
ieels blind eyelets an all-around up-to-date
'Tuesday Special" Only
This should prooe especially attractive to "the
young fellows." Full run of sizes and widths.
csiAtia ft PfiO'i
I 1 np 4 cylinder self contained Mine Hoist
1 3 IIP Wltte. single drum Standard Gas Hoist
I to IIP Fairbanks-Morse Single Drum Gas Hoist
1 GO UP ete-n Single Drum Gas Hoist
I GaS Vulcan SODC Steam Hoist complete.
110x1 Lldcerwood SDDr Steam Hoist complete.
l14x0 Ynlean SDDC Steam Hoist
ALL FOB IMMEDIATE SIIITJIENT
Southwestern Wrecking Company
Soft San Francisco Street
Great Influx Expected
From Europe and .Asia J
in Next Year. j
Mexico City. Aug. 10. ( Correspond- i
ence of the Associated Press.) How
to make homes for a million pros-1
pertlve new colonists how to make
these persons fit into the scehmes or
life here and how best to distribute
them over the republic sre Questions
of Immigration receiving the atten-
tion of a special commission appoint-
ed by president Carransa.
According to data collected by this
committee on articles of first neces
sity one million persons will migrae
from various European and Asiatic
countries to Mexico within the next
year. They are expected to le-ve
tlieir native land because or ais-
niDted conditions due to the war
Pftsnmrifiirn r In vi Ns(v4 rt fffm
England. France. Germany and Rue-1
sia indicate that colonies of thos t
nationals are already being formed
and will embark for Mexico at an op- .
portune moment. i
Luis Ludert y RuL president of the
investigating committee has been 1
quoted as saying that Mexico wel- j
comes all dependable colonists.
The committee has made no an-
nouncement as to the location of the
various colonies: whether thev are to
receive grants of land or are to be
assimilated among the natives. It is
believed however that there Is suf-
ficient undeveloped land in the repub-
lic to accommodate all homeseekers
and that equitable distribution will
be made as ccasion demands.
Lower California at present appears
to be the eoal of a large number of
repatriated Mexicans who for the past
few years have been living In the
T'nited States. El Democrats asserts
that within the next few months S004
new Mexican families will be estab-
PALACA DRUG STORE AT
CHIHUAHUA IS BURNED
Chihuahua. Mex.. A us:. 18. A blsr
fire nearly destroyed the corner of the
Hotel Palaclo. In the Plaza Principal
one of the finest buildings in Chihua-
hua. The Botica Pa lac icy (Palace drug
store) and the notions store 'of the
Arab. Yapox. were destroyed at a loss
of about 10.900 pesos. The drug store
was insured but aa its owner. Li-
borio Franco Chaves says he was in
arrears with his monthly payments to
the insurance company be is going to
lose all the goods destroyed.
CEX. DIEGUEZ TO VISIT JUAIIKZ.
Reports from Chihuahua City are to
the effect that Gen. Manuel M.
Dieguez military commander for the
state of Chihuahua will visit Juarez
and other northern Mexican cities
about September 1.
Full-O-Pep Scratch Feed
Fcll-0-Pep Growing Main. Full-O-Pep Dry Mah.
Paniy Scratch Feed. Paniy Baby Chic Feed.
The Quaker Oats Co.
We will hereafter carry a full line of these well known Poultry
Feeds. A trial icack vtlll convince you of their value.
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You nil surcfy Irani
Tires and Tubes
Free Road Service. Phone 1 46
Mills at Stantoa St.
C P. RI SSEI.Ia Mcr.
THE WHITE B00TERY
Ids Sis Jarlato St.
4 Qa SiTirtt ACCtt.
I It's Easy to Peel Off
I Your Tan or Freckles
Thin la what yov hoe Id do to shed
plied complexion: Spread evenly over
ihe face covering every tnch ol akliv J
thin layer of ordinary mercollsed wax
Let this stay on over nlstat. wash it oft
n?xt morning. Repeat daily until you:
complexion Is as clear aoft and beautiful
as a ouni girl'i". This reanlt Is inevit-
able no matter how soiled or dlacotored
the complexion. The wax literally pee .a
off the filmy surface sktn. expoainc tQ
lovely skin beneath. The p-oceia is
entirely harmless so UtUe tt old
skin coming off at a time.
Mercoiixed wax ts obtainable i.t an?
drug store; erne ounce usually suffices.
Ita a veritable wonder-worker for roj
tanned reddened blotchy pimpled or
freckle! akin. Adv
Eesults From Herald Ads
iTxZsSiPmLi Hot water
P33h Sure Reie'
HELL- AN S
vfit r-Mnf o"t fir the reason that
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