El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 33RD YEAR, Ed. 1, Monday, August 4, 1913 Page: 6 of 12
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BL PABO TEXAS MONDAY. Al.'QUBT 4. 111.
The Depth of Woman's Love.
No man can fathom the depth and profundity of
woman' love from the fact that It la a proposition
that Is absolutely unfathomable It has heen the
making; of many men who were disposed to go
wrong and It has heen the undoing of thousand of
men who In their hearta desired to d right. When
a woman really loves a man he will go with him
Into the very depths of human degradation she
will assume the robe of scarlet and wear It with the
pride of a queen If It la nereasary to be with the
man she loves. And ahe will aland shame and re-
proach share dishonor and degradation with a will-
ingness that Is heroic for the privilege of being so
loved In return Hhe will come down from the high-
est plnnaclea of life to stand In the ceasHola of
ahame and degradation with the man she really
loves making his ahame her ahame his dishonor
her dlahonor. And here la a caae In point.
A few nights ago the police officers of Nashville
Tenn.. raided the bawdv house of that city. In
one of them they found Malcolm It. I'atteraon until
recently governor of the state of Tenneaaee. Ex-
Oov Patterson was asleep In a drunken stupor and
lh newapai rs of Tenneaaee have been full of the
arandal. Tha wife of Ex-Oov. Patterson whs at the
bedside of a sick child which she rould not leave
when told of her huaband's ahame ami nrreat. hi
with flashing eye which spoke for the deep lov
In her heart she said:
"My heart and my sympathlea are all with my
husband and I love him with all the atrength of
my soul. They have outraged Mr ratterson. Hs
feels the humiliation hut It falls the must keenly on
me. It does not crush me however Mr. Patter-
son's frlenda will find me clOSO to him fighting (at
him and ever loyal to him "
Fortified by such love a this the former Tennes-
see executive make public acknowledgment of his
shame. In a card published In the Nashville paper
"I am leaving for home tonight with Mrs Patter-
son who has been with me for two daya and before
going I wish to express the deepest appreciation of
us both to the friends and those who were not my
frlenda In the past for their kind and generous sym-
pathy. "For my own part In this unfortunate affair I
have no excuss to offer and have i.orne the con-
demnation of my own conscience for Igui sorrow I
unwittingly cause those I dearly love
"My mission in Nashville was not political as hs
been erroneously ssaumed hut purely legal and
while awaiting ths return of Mr. Nali of Naahvllle.
who had In hla possession certain papers .which 1
Was to examine. 1 began to drlak. and continued
until all aense of responsibility waa gone.
"While aaleep. In a partial stupor and alone In a
house of bad repute I was arrested with no knowl-
edge whatever of the eause of my arreal. and with
Put a chance to rommunlrale with friend.
"However groaa mv .t. timiuen 1 want the world
to know that It I mv I14M offense and the weakness
will never be repeated whi. h brought upon me and
nine thla deep humiliation and gave my enemies an
opportunity for revenge
tBignedl "Malcolm it. Patterson"
Bomettnies It require something little ahorl of'a
Treat cataclysm to straighten a man out aad Bask
rsal run of him. and it la to be tipped that for
the little woman aake Malcolm It Patterson has
reached the turning point la hla downward career
thai In th. futuri lie will prove really worthy of thu
gentle heroine who has publicly ahared his shame
in order that hie loirdau might he lightened No
matter what he deserves the world must sa thai
this sorely tried little woman he haa so nearly cru-
jBtft richly deserves fay more than hs is capab!
ef gi in bar
Ami the wutld Is full of just erfrli women No
Bsatter how ahaiasf.ni lhr are treated b thoet-
Was aye swora to their honor and protection thev
aVre ever leaajy to aasutu mure than their share -f
The GreatneM of Arizona
TRst the new etste of Arlsona ta fast coming to
th front that it is the rsnter of tha moat m arret -oua
progress and development to the freely eapreaeed
opinion of all who have vhnted any portion of tha
Mate. Th Arlsona newspapers are full of stories
of progress aad prosperity and the following edi-
torial from th Tuceon tltlsea ta typical of what
the Arlsona papers are saying about their own atate:
' Arlaona i rorolnc Into her own Southern Arl-
sona. particular lv and omlng so rapidly that on
can hardly keep track of the whole great field of
development. In every line of Industry ths most
remarkable prrnjreaa Is evident
"Thotisnd of acres of land heretofore arid and
supposedly Irrei Islmable. are coming under Irrita-
tion. Mr. uses are springing up 01 hitherto deaert
wastes Fences fields and crops are replacing the
aagc-brush Iveacrvoir. artesian walla and pump-
ing plants are supplying water for the land. The
climate which haa nlwsys stood ready to do Its
share la now doing It Boll water climate end the
lailuat'ry of man ar combining to produce greater
and ronatantly Increasing crops. More and morn
nearly Is Arlsona coming to feed heraelf. Kvea now
she rs shipping produce to other states This will
vsstly Increase In the future
"(Jovernment arid land which can be secured by
homestead or desert entry. Is being taken up rapl.l-
ly by eager home-makers. From eaat to weat along
th main line of the Mouthern Pacific through th
Ban Simon. Ban Pedro. Itllllto. Ban la Cms Caaa
'Jrsnde. I.wr Oils and Yuma valleys the phys:
csl sspert of the country Is chsnglpg almost dally.
We all know what I being dons In moat of thee
valley particularly In those neareat home. Weat
of Maricopa elation large Irrigation project are be-
ing worked out. They are utile heard about "but
busy and In time they will furnish homes snd live-
lihood for thousands
"Development progress and Improvement are th
order of the day In every line of endeavor In Ali
"The mines furnish
Million of dollar at
Morem l (Jlobe Blab
Improvements. A grei
conspicuous example of this
being spent In the t'ilfton-
Itay. and Jerome districts on
t mlns I shout to be opened
up In the AJos by the Calumet a- Arlsona. and a rail-
road from Tut son to thst property la In Immedlst
propect. Arlsona maintains her lead over all other
Mates In the production of copper. Every Indica-
tion m that she will continue to lead.
"The cattleman was never more prosperous than
now. Fattened by an era of record-breaking prlr
and favorable range conditions his hank account is
growing all the time and he Is sreounted one if
the fortunate Individuals of his locality.
"l ilies and towns are growing rapidly. Homes
stores and warehouses are being built with unpre-
cedented spaed. Real estate values are Increasing
over night Uuslneas houara are being enlarged and
new establishment started. Hotels are enlarging to
accommodate the greater number of gueeta.
"Though all thla Is being done there are atlll
counties opportunities for the homeeeker and In-
vestor the cspllallst and the worklngman. Arlsona
I n great ststr. We are glad to be In It to be part
of It. and to advance with It.
The Work of McAdoo.
When President Wilson cslled William Mc Ado
Of New York Into h cabinet as secretary of the
treasury there were many hints and whispers aa tu
the selection being a sop to Wall atreet thst ths
new secretary ana but a tool of the New York finau
clers. snd during the Wilson sdmlnlstrstlon there
would he more pandering to the money trust than
ever before. But a change must have come over the
spirit of the dream of those who did this whisper
ing if they have kopt up with development since
McAdoo aaaumed hla dutlea. What the new aecr-
tary of the treasury has accomplished during hla
brief Incumbency af th treasury department Is thua
outlined In i Washington newspsper dtspatrh:
"Hecretary McAdoo haa been chased through th
jungle of Wall tret in the past and he has done
a little hunting for big game In the canyon just off
liroudway himself. He knows sll the sign and ho
can trail frensled finance much more silently an1
successfully thsn the Boston broker who sought to
enrich himself hy telling the public how the giants
of Wall street do business.
"Hence It was no big task for ths sscrstsry of tha
treasury to follow out sll ths ramifications of the
neat plot that waa devised to send the sdmlnlstra-
tton's currency reform measure onto the rocks by
pounding the life out of the governments 2 per cent
bonds and thua terrify the country banka. which
hold two-third of thla laaue.
"Shortly after coming into office Secretary Mc-
Adoo decreed that government depoattorlca ought to
pay Interest on the m"ney I'ncle Bam placee In their
vsult Wall street and a few bankers made a loul
nolec. hut the people applauded and when the sec-
retary announced that he was going to Inrreaae the
amount of money rtepoelt In the hanks there weie
mure applliallon than could be accommodated.
"Ilia next move was to eapoae the unwarranted re-
ports being sent out from financial centers to ths
efle t that there was a financial string i. threat-
ening and it was doubtful if monsy could be had to
finance the heavy crop movement la the North and
South lie punctured that myth which haa been
pressed into aervne every year whan cropa are
abundant by informing the country banka that 'e
i 'hi In th. 1'nlted State treasury an Issue of l -U00.0t)0
In emergency currency that would be put
into a lion the very moment 11 a-pared nrraaari
Nothing has been heard of that "strlngsncy" since.
"Hi latest move aa stated baa been to make clear
to everybody Ibat the federal gav eminent la ready
unit willing to take etsry step necessary to hold :'
bunds st par lie gives assurance to holders of th-t
t per cent bond which have had circulation privi-
lege for banks huldlag them that these bonds sr
as good as the were the day they were purchased.
"He points out the provisions that hav a been In-
corporated la the Uiaaa-owsa currency reform bill
lur Ilia prolertloa of thl paper and makea ths dc
laratlon that tbe propoaaJ to retira the bonds ta
twenty ear really add to their value lie chal-
lengee Wall street to du lis worst by declaring ua-
uu l vocally that the hammering to which these Baas-ads
liav recently been subletted we a dsiltsaratsiy plaut
ned aeheme to frighten tha country banker and atari
a flood of protest that would sweep members ant eon
grssai off of their feet and either delay or hill pre
eat plan for remedying the bsnhlng snd (orrency
laws of the bbMow
"Up to .iat. this ka a pretty good record for a aee-
rwtary of the treasury who H was whispered In da-k
corners had been put In th Wilson cabinet through
Wall street Influence Gradually Is Secretary of the
Treasury McAdov winning ths rep.-t. confidence
snd esteem of congress. That he haa gained a strong
hold on the nUntr at large seema so certain that It
Is useless to refer to It It was the patronage puasle
that gained for him tha III will of many repreeenia-
tlvea and senators at tha outset.
"They now have some to realise that he haa beam
merely carrying out the policy of the administration
and are beginning to ewtlmat him at hla true worth.
"This administration may be making some blund-
r In disposing of the job h it MrAdoo has passed
that up to lrident Wilson Hs can take ordsts
aa well as give them. He meets members of con-
gress in s frank manly way and all the red tap
haa been removed from conferences with ths head
of the treasury department. He never beats about
the hush but comes directly to th point and aaya
what he will or will not do and thus saves a raet
amount of tlma for himself and the congressmen
They are coming to like the innovation."
Gen. Felix Diaz Talk:
When Kellx Dial arrived in Ie Angeles the other
dsy he was literally pounced upon hy newspapers
for ths expression of his views on the subject of
Mexico. To the Ios Angsle Times perhaps ha
said tha most the following being a part of tha Inter-
view: 'Recognition by the i nlted Btatee of the Huerta.
government In Mexico would tend greatly to faclll-
tsts the relations between the two nations.
"den. Porfirlo Dtas. my uncle Is entirely out of
pt lilies either national or International.
"The election in October will bring an and to all
"If I am elected merit and ability alone will
characterise my selections for appointments.
"If there ars enemies of my government I shall
"Americans will he given the name protection that
the cltlsens of every other nation are given ill
within the power of the administration. And the
sdmlnlstrstlon shall control tha country
"Huerta ennnot ba a candidate for President of
Mexico unlen congress rescinds the law enacted just
before Porfirlo Diss steppbd out of office." Oen
Dlax studying his word searched the face of his
Interviewers vvtth eyes that appeared tired.
Dapper in English tweeds of ultramode a modi-
fled Balkan cravat his clothes moulded to his strong
solid figure hy a master tailor remarkably like In
appearance and demeanor to the Dies of Iron tha
nephew of Porfirlo sat crowded by interviewers Into
a corner of a divan In a parlor at the Alexandria.
Behind him rose the figures of several such men
ss one picture leading armies broad of shoulder
and stern of jaw keen-eyed' and silent. At his left
sat the embassy secretary Jose Romero of ready
tongue and a quick analytical brain.
"What would be the result of recognition by the
United. States of the Huerta government In Mexico?"
the general was asked.
"It would facilitate the relatione between tha two
countries" he said.
Then the subject went back to the statement that
Huerta cannot he a candidate for Prealdent. Hera
his answers were ready but not entirely compre-
hensive until sieved hy many interrogations. Then
he finally said:
"Congress enacted a law just before Porfirlo Dlax
tepped out of office which prohibits a Prealdent
from ascending to the chief executive aeat of the
nation a second time. Only by a rescinding act of
congress csn this law be nullified it la not likely
thst this will occur"
"But Huerta is only provisional President" aatd
;h Interrogator "and the law Is not speclflo in refer-
ence to such office."
Oen. Dlax did not answer Immediately. Finally
he said hi voice sharp In tha stillness that had set-
tled over the room:
"That 1 true. But If he were a candidate he
would violate the spirit of the law. And whether
it be written or not there is ths dictate of conscience.
which after all. is the law."
"There Is no such thing as 'anti-American senti-
ment' In Mexico. The Mexicans have a warm friend-
ship for the Americans. There never has been ne-
cessity to give the American any more protection
than we give the citizens of any other nation. And
the Americans will continue to receive this same
protection. American interests In Mexico ars not
"Aa for the ahootlng of tha Americans at Juarss
I cannot talk of that when I know nothing of It.
I had left Mexico before the report of the occurrence
even reached me "
Mission of Courtesy.
Dsnylng that his visit to Japan has any political
significance or Is for sny purpose other than to con-
vey the thanks of hi government to Japan for its
participation In the Mexican centennial celebration
three years sgo the general said:
'I am simply on a mission of rnurtssy. Mexico
ba extended the same thahks to the other foreign
i ountrle which participated in our centenary."
Then queatlons wers put to him as to conditions
In Chthuahus. where It ha been reported there la
dangrr uf famine.
"There are large reeuurces In Chihuahua" hs an
swered. "The people there ars not In need."
"Are you acting wlaely In leaving the country on
what Is practically the eve of the election which
must mean much to you?"
"Yea why not?" He amiied wearily. "My frlenda
are working rr me Jusi Ihs asms. If I am to ba
elected It will be beceuee the people want me. And
they can deride whether I am at their elbow or
acroas th sea. But I shall have returned to Mexi-
co City before the day of election 't is to be held
ttctober It. 1 shall be home a few days before."
"And if you are elected. Oeneral. what will ba
"Merit and ability alone Will characterise my e-
Udtona for office Work and prosperity the. It
will b my duty to give to the people so far as ia
within my power work and proaperlty and peace
"Aad politically you are
"And your enemle?"
"I shall pacii them it I have any "
' And the enemies uf Mexico-"
vv 1 ahall pacify Ihsui. It ws hav any
"Ars you a revolutionist. Uansral?"
"If you call it a rsvolutionlst to look far the bast
intereet of my country than I ws a revolutionist.
I aslped my people the best I rould "
"Tne question waa not put In the past lease Qss-
sal. We mean are you a revolutlonlat now?"
tit n 1'iaa looked duly araaaad aad aaasswhat nst
lied Hla ' 1-1 brletlaat and looked aa though
hs wore ready u tuvse aut ear da aad challenge for
I'lstolB and coffee before breakfast. A buag want
arvmad the roaam Urn Dtava. bowsver. eavew areas:
"1 aa a friend ef Hutu tie as any fnead.-
American Losses in Mexico.
Amerlean low in Mexico In the last three yeara
of constant disorder have been of two kinds first.
Miss lis due to robbery and destruction of property
snd demand for money and second. loaeea due to
laok of labor Interruption or destruction of the
systems of communication such aa railway and
telegrapha and ths abeencs of government
greet part of Mexico losses of the first kind are
I he moot spectacular but ths second .ar unqu
thynably the greater says the New Tort Sun.
The loss of Americans In Mexico have heen
estimated at varying sums all of which ars nothing
but gueeae only In the state department at Wash
Ington Is there In existence an accurate record
what has been suffered In the mere destruction Of
Amerlcsn property In Mexico. This record remark
able In Its completeness snd detail la kept highly
confidential and has not been dlacloajed to any one
outside of tha departmental service. It ta admitted
by state department officials that the loaaes of
Americans In Mexico have been very groat.
Borne Idea of the extent of the American
may be arrived at In another way. There ware '.n
the beginning of the upheavals In Mexico more then
on billion dollars gold of American money Invented
In Mexico. These Inveetmetn were cared for by
thousands of American It Is now estimated that
one third of the Americans formerly In Mexico havo
left that country. It la not fata- to ansums that all
the Americans who have fled from Mexico have
lost all they owned there but for the present
least the majority of American properties in that
country represent a dead loaa. The state depnrlmen
for months has been assisting destitute Americans by
the hundreds to get out of Mexico.
There Is a vast deal of misconception In the
United Statee regarding the reason for and the cir
cumatancea of the American loeoea in Mexico. .Ths
popular idea im .hat Mexico and the realdents
Mexico sre suffering from "civil war." and that the
American and other foreign losses are only what is
to be expected as the fortunes of war. This Idea Is
far from the truth.
The Americans who are losing their possessions
and Incomes In Mexico are the victims of a natl m
which haa turned to robbing Itself.
The revolution led by the late Francisco Msdero
bred again In Mexico a class of professions! bandlta
and thlavee and brigands who have found It so essy
In the past three years to raid and rob and pillage
and burn under the guise of "revolution " These
men will not work and are In favor of no government
al sll which purposes to Interfere with their occu-
pstlon. They are rarldly draining the country of al
Its resources: they have already paralysed Industry
through a great part of Mexico.
To understand something of what Americans
have endured In Mexico It rs necessary to explain
how the eo-cal!ej "rebels" operate. In any gl
locality some local man with a little more spirit and
daring than his fellows procures arms and puts th ni
tr the hands of whoever Is willing to Join him. Th. y
slip out. sometlmea on horseback sometimes afoot
and suddenly appear upon some ranch.
Ten men with guns In their hands can mske
uncomfortable for the owner of a ranch and Ml
family. Suppose they demand money under the
penalty of death? Who is going to save the ranch
man? To save his own life and ths lives of his fam
Hy he gives the marauders what they demand and
beg them to go away.
Perhaps the bandits do go away but they seldom
leave without helping themselves to whatever Is re
movable that they desire especially provisions cat
tie. horses and arms.
Thua by one stroke these ten men have equip
ped themselves completely with provisions arms.
and money. With the money they can go to the
neareat town and plunge Into a wild debauch. When
the money is gone it is simple to go to another ranch
and perform the same trick all over again.
Or the leader may be ambitious. With the equip
ment and the money obtained In one raid he can
easily attract to his band men who would rather
live without working. Perhaps he may assemble
a large party of desperadoes that he can venture
to attack a small village. The few local police or
perhaps tha handful of federal soldiers In the little
towns have learned by experience that non-resistance
is the simplest course. so the fighting seldom amounts
Ons reason for the freedom with which these
rebel band are permitted to rob and burn is the
willingness of the average Federal soldier tt
come a rebel at the first opportunity. In the case
of the larger hands comprising aeveral hundred
men each the majority of them are working for pay.
These rebel leaders find their occupation no profit-
able that they can afford to pay out of their loot
a dally wags to the men who serve under them.
The rebels pay dally; the Federal government
promises to pay monthly. The one offers an Igno-
rant peon hard service poor food and probably no
pay; the other holds out a free life In the open pay
once a day and no end of opportunity for good living
and loot. It is no wonder then that many Federal
detachments have melted away as soon aa they ap-
proaohsd the rebel bands they were supposed to de-
stroy. At first these bands were content with robbing
Mexican ranchea and plantations. But now In tho
districts where marauding haa prevailed most the
Mexican property ownera have all moved to the
cities leaving their ranches idle and unproductive
Consequently the roving bands hsve heen obliged to
turn more and more to property owned by foreigners
with the result that American losses are Increasing
snd more and more Americans are beseeching the
consulates for aid In gstting out of tho country.
Most American Investments In Mexico are III
ranches farms mining properties and oil field With
regard to the mining and oil properties the pro-
cedure le always ths same. The camps are invaded
by the rebels and the general manager almost aj-
aays sn American la presented with a demand for
any flOOO gold. He refuses. Then perhaps aa at-
tack is made and the safs In the company's office
broken open and its contents taksn.
Usually ths manager prefer to let the rebels
work whatsver dean ruction they pleaae rather than
risk a. fight in which they and a few American as-
sistants are hopeleasly outnumbered. 8omstlmes the
rebels rssort to kidnaping and holding the manage-
gf some other responsible pereon for ransom Usu-
ally th company store Is looted by the marauders.
With farms snd ranchss ths procadur Is quits
aimllar When Federal troops are stationed to guard
a particular properly In Mexico. It la usual for
them to levy an assessment upon the owner of the
property thus protected. Then the Federals Anally
Sooner or lalsr along will come the leader of a
rebel band The ranch owner may protest that he
has psid his asaessrurnt whan ths lewder demands
protection money He may ahow a receipt for the
money hs haa paid. The answer la always ths earns:
"Thst Is from ths government and we don't rscog-
nlie their receipts We control things around here
and you must pay us If you want to he protected "
If tbe manager paya the demands and receives a re
ceipt guaranteeing that no member uf thla particu-
lar band hali disturb his property.
But ibis dues not end the matter In the ma -
JorHy of caaae the rebel leader informs ths head of
another band that this particular ranchman haa
monsy. Ths socond will then appear and the pre-
vious performance Is repeated tho second leadsr
refuging to recognise the receipt of hrs predecessor.
Some ranchea have been held up la this way as many
as half a doasa tlmea An attack upon the rebela
by ranchers la Invariably answered by the burning
uf the ranch buildings ths nsxt dark Bight
Many mining companies snd aaaoltsrs hav chased
down their stasis for iadsflnlts porlugg Like th 0
uvrssi renchsa. khsy hv not ual bean bsld u fur
Heard on the City Streets.
A. M. Helneman. president of tho netted meter
Co. la out at Santaerua California spending hi
vacation and catching fish At least ha writes hack
home that he la catching fth and hi report aa to
th tt of the fish haa Major Fewl. who la also
In California backed up against tho ocalos and feel-
ing groggy. In a letter to Jow Rspf. Mr Helneman
stated that he raught four fish weighing Rl pound
the same afternoon. Friends to whom the latter
waa ahown questioned the fish story snd demanded
proof. "The fish have been consumed.' writes Mr
Helnemsn "but I can furnish affidavits as In weight
In th meantime I am sanding you a photo oaf the
catch Th photo showed the gonial fare and ample
flgnre of Mr. Helneman holding dnlntlly before the
tamers with one hand tha same tin fish which
have contributed an much to th reputations of
Major rowel. Dr. Vilas Hen Orndnrff. Judge Har-
per Oeorge Hltt and W II. Brown as fishermen.
Mr. HetAetnan's frlenda nre waiting for tho affi-
davits. Bert 'irndnrff la ahowing a photo of what
Mr. Helneman had left after hla fishing party.
"Inslds of eight years" say R 1. Dnrbandt "tha
prettiest homeo In this country will lino ths valley
road on both sides from Washington Park to Tskata.
Psople who want to have pretty yards and lawns
will buy from two to five acres along that hand-
some driveway where they can get plenty of cheap
water to not only grow flowers grass and traes but
also small orchards and vegetable gardens. As ths
land Is signed up under the big dam It will cost no
more to water five acre than It costs to keep a
little graoo on a lot in the city. The country road
will run through a lane of handaome homes and
beautiful yards and lawns. Then the valley will be
a beauty for back of the homeo will be farms
orchards and vineyards. Mark the prediction: in
eight years when El Pasoans go to show visitors
El Paso's prettiest residence district thsy will taks
the. visitors down the country road."
a a a
"Thl town." says H Armstrong of Albuquerque
"Is certainly a hummer- I first saw It sixteen years
ago when 1 was living at Carlsbad; came over here
to see our baseball boys boat your ball team and
I liked El Paao then. But It waa not even an imita-
tion of the present El Paso. Pennybaker John Tay-
lor and Dr. Vilas were here then. But I am told
they have moved to California after getting rich in
El Paso. Capt. Hart Maury Edwards Jim Ms
a-offtn. Charlie Fassett. Phil Toung Dr. Albers and
Sam Oatlln were among your baaeball fans thsn and
I'm going to try and see them all Monday. I have
bought land near Albuquerque and expect to farm-
Two weeks ago at a hotal In Ssnta Ft I chatted
with a shoe drummer who had Just left El Paao
and he told me that this was the llvest town In th'-
West and doing as much business aa any other
town of 100.000 population."
That train came through from Chihuahua all
right" aays Oeorge Saner "for Alberto Terrains told
me It did- He came through with It. and brought
1200 moro soldiers to strengthen the Juarex bar
racks. They did not see a single rebel between Chi
huahua and Juares and the train Is going back
under military eocort Monday loaded with provi
sions. This seems to put an end to any attack on
Juares the rehela may have contemplated and the
defense Is now pretty strong. I am sfrald. however.
that peace is a long way off. Americans coming up
from Mexico say that Prealdent Wilson's do-nothing
policy will not help anything. They say that tha
United States should either recognise Huerta or do
something to settle the trouble."
It Is not to the credit of Consul Edwards." says
a public auto driver "that any of the boys will au li-
mit to being boat out of their fares across the river
without calling on the consul for help. Mr. Edwards
seems to look upon every American in Mexico ex
cept himself as a criminal. He acts as ir Ameri-
cans are offending even for being on that side of
the river. The hack drivers and chauffeurs keep
ss far away from the consul as possible and when
one of their passengers is held up they appeal for
aid to Mexican cltlsens of Juares instead of calling
on our alleged American consul. He Is a dead one.
so far as looking after the Interests of American
citizens la concerned."
There should be a law" aays Charlie Kinne. who
has Just bought himself a handsome motor car.
fixing the power of lights to be used on automobiles
and prohibiting the use of locomotive headlights on
machines. I use a five or eight candlepovver light
which aided by the reflector la large enough for
all purposes. But wimc people use such powerful
lights that they blind those they meet. I met sev
eral of these lights down the valley road the other
night and drove out of the road and waited until
hey passed because I could not see while those
tghts were flashing in my face."
"Don't you know" saya Maurice Ooldoft. of New
York "that EI Paao has more good reatauranta
than any town between California and Kansas City
and the pricea at these restaurants are not exorbit-
ant In some of them you can get a porterhouse
steak for SS cents which you would pay 60 cent
for. at a Kansas City hotel. Now. I have not triod
but one of the hotels here but 1 am told that all
of them were reasonable In their charges for meals.
El Paso Is better equipped with hotels and reatau
ranta than many eastern cities of 76.000 and 100000
Provisional President Huerta hastens to inform
ths United States government that he has no inter.
Ion of resigning that he has undertsken the Juh
of restoring peace and tranquility in Mexico and he
rs going to brook no interference from any eource.
And Oov. Carransa. who hoods ths Conatltutlonsl
forces. Issues the statement that hla war against
Huerta will continue until Huerta and hla partisans
re completely exterminated. With these clear an!
uccinct stalamenls from ths heads of the two fao-
lons operating In Mexico for 11s guidance the duty
of the American government by aplaln. It should tall
both Huerta and Carransa that If boatllltles do not
oease In Mexico by Sept 1 the United States govern
ment will take such steps as are necessary to restore
pea. e and tranquility In Mexroo and glvs ths Mexi
can nation a stabls and constitutional government
The biggest fall trade In all the history of El Paao
i what the business men of the city are expecting
and pr.-. ring for. and there ia every evidence that
they are making no miscalculation in thslr estt-
mata of the general outlook. Prosperity le abund-
ant this ysar throughout ail of Bl Paso's trade terri-
m..ne or supplies by rebels but hsve also ut their
laborers to Ihs rebels. Many cropa have been lorn
because there was no ons to gsther them many a
rani her has been rendered helpless became bis cattls
and horses have noon stolen or killed
There are million of American dollars mveeted
In riir..ad In Mexico. Tha National Railway ar
operated largely on American funds. Yet today laas
than fifty par rent of the mllaag of tha National
yotem is la operation The Southern Pacific has
loo mllee of railroad in the atata of Sortorn alono.
and only mllee are ta operation Sum af its
'me. havs been completely buUt over. Including
both bridge and tracks ao eras than lares llano
since ths disorder becaune prevalent.
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