El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 38TH YEAR, Ed. 1, Friday, March 29, 1918 Page: 4 of 12
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EL PASO MORNING TIMES. FrSdAY. MARCH 29. 1918.
BANK TO ORGANIZE
HERE NEXT MONDAY
Bank Governor Van Zant and
th El Pato Branch Mwuer
Cnnahia Fran Dalla.
El PASO ATTORNEY
WILL STRIKE THE
ENEMY FROM ABOVE
Ü. S. SECRETS REACH FOE!
Kaiser's Spies Send Information Through
Neutrals and By Code
J. A. Richard ton Finishea Work
of Codifying Ordinance and
Join Aviation Corp.
J. A. rtlrhardson an El Po attorney
left 1M night for Kelly Field Stn Antonio.
Tesas wlier he goes to Join the arlallon
taction. Erer line Um declaration of
war on Oarmanj Mr. Rlehardeon baa been
trying to ret Into ibe lerrlc or hi coun-
try hi prererence ttu always been to
nave hi opportunity to be right t the
front Some time (to he penes' for
passport o that he could ret over nd
join the American expedltlonsrjr force.
However thl we denied him. He then
nude n appllrttton lor a piece In the
Mr. nirhardnon recently codified trie city
ordlnenree. Thl work required consta
ereble of Ills lime and occasioned da;
In his plans to join the errlce. Na
A teletram wee recti red late yeatcrrlay
rfternoon front Ven tent governor ef the
Elerenth district federal re serte hank at
Dallas by A. F. Kerr minis of toe
owing no use aafocranon or mi city sttt
Irnr that Mr. Van lent and Setn R. Lewder
will arrise In El Pan Monday tor the pur
pose or mrttnr preHmlnary rreiitemcnis
for tbe opening of the braaca t
bank. wl"rti It to be rtpened In Milt city
for the state cr ArMona Mew Mextrij and
wrt i uav
Lewder la Be Maaaeer.
Mr. lewder will be manager oT tbe fl
pee arenen bank and will bare uiortat
ed wlta Mat (a directors. W. r. Ramsey or
Dallas and W W Turner v. ft. Stewart
and A. P. Coles of this city.
Tbe El PMO branch reserve hank will
occupy an enure win on tbe third Moor
or tbe Tint National bank bulldinr at the work hae been completed and the
the comer or en Antonio and orrgon hook la out Mr. Richardson Is ready
streets. lear for to front.
May Calarte toe Bear.
While appreciate to honor that ha
eon to El Paso in the appointment or
three members or toe new board of direc-
tor rrotn tola elty. It I hoped by the Kl
Pato banker tol it Is toa plan to or rati is
toe bank tod cat II In smooth runntnt
order under tbe present directoría and
that toe orrieera of the main bnk t Del-
"laa win then see nt to appoint two new
director one from each of to slates of
Art rout and New Mexico.
Only Three Branrh Beaks.
El Paso is to third city to the United
Statea to be designated to location for
a branch reaerra bank. The otter two
cacica ay Denver tad New Orleans.
In connection with tbe nsmlny or the
Board of rector for the new Masi
Artion-wet Ten branch bank the rol
lowln talernrat will be of Interest i
A. r. Kerr Menarer District Clearing
Honse El Paao Texa.
Director chosen rrom El Paso branch
are: 8am n lewder Dallas; W. W. Tur-
ner u. P. Stewart A. P. Col and myself
We are all eipecting toe utmost harmony
in their labor and tbe heartiest eo-opera-tlon
DM only or toan director but or (11
banker and business men tn toe El raso
district. Hearty congratulations on a sue
' ceasTol conclusion or this great enterprise.
W. F. RAMSEY Atent.
Mr. Kerr Reply
El Pain Tesas March lots.
W. P. Ramsey Agent Federal Reserve
Bank. Dana. tii
On behalf or the bank composlnr El Paao
Clearing House asaoclatlon ind siso on b-
neir or banks of Arliona Raw Mexico and
Elaborate Mean Taken by Hon Agent to
Naval Newt to Berlin Revealed by U. 3. Govern man!
tires; Waabktgton Now b fa Fottatttow of Ustaet QtTra.su Coda.
Window Cleaner Falls
From Second Story and
Receives Many Bruises
While Laurlano Oarela was r leaning tbe
window or Tax Assessor John T. Cain's
office on the second rioor or the court
bouse yesterday morning be lost hi rool-
Ing and fell It feet to toe sidewalk on the
Kanaas street side of toe court bouse. The
man suffered t had cut over bl right eye
and an Injury to his left leg. He wis not
knocked unconscious. Considerable blood
nowed rrom the wound on the men's head.
Ha wi picked up and carried Into Justice
I. M. Datrer' orflce where be was at-
tended by Dr. V V. Wood special repre-
sentative or to United Slate public health
service wbo Is In charge or the clinic.
Artec first aid treatment (tarda wa car-
ried to tbe clinic In toa basement or to
court homo. Later he was teat to his
bom. HI Injuria are not considered
LHPrBsfi fj -V.it .
is your chief?"
west Trias allow me to congratulate you
upon toe wladom abown In to selection
of 1b directors for tbe Kl Paao branch.
Your (election has pleased us very much
and you may rest aiaurcd that the board
or to El Paao branch will receive lb
heartiest co-operation or all lha bankers
and business men In the El Peso district.
A. V. KERR President.
El Paao Clearing House Association.
v.Pur.e Chewing Gum J
a Stick a
rifm f Sli Articles.
By MAX COOK
w. Lenla Newtpatwrasaa Was la ta Au-
thority oB the Genua Spy Menare Ja
the Hilled sute.
A German epy bringing a new code to
re-eatabllsh communication between thia
country tod Oar-
many .for toe Im-
perial Herman gov-
gence system was
capturad t lew
The tpy was
among to passen-
gers or to RKuw
Amsterdam and be
carried wllb him 11
thin sheets or pa-
per. They were cov-
everd with figures
and letters forming
a rode that the
kaiser apparently bad
hoped destined to
fool ven American
The mere announcement or toe ar-
rest and of what the spy rarrted was
made. miii. the arre! br that spy
marked a real epoch In the history
of United Htatee secret aervlc erri-
In the Mrst place the arrest or the
spy and ronflsciMon of lila precious pa-
pers and code revealed that the activity
of the United slates secret service has
been so great and efririent that the bar:
bone or the kaiser's iiisrvelous spy or-
ganization tn the country has been efrece
It revealed also that the service the
kalaer recently has been receiving from
Ills spy system has been seriously possi-
bly fslally hampered by the alertness
concentration and thoroughness not onlv
of our own Intelligence system hut or
uui- censorship mi outgoing news busi-
ness snd personal cablea and wireless
An excellent llluatrallon of this work
the censorship department baa been doing
Is runtalned In the followlnr anecdote
lold by nno or the men high up In the
"Each day" this man said "we pass
scores or messages that tell or 'rather
being 111' or 'brulner tettlur well' and
the like. -
"Willi no delay whatever the secret
service department Is notiried and an
rent goea tround to lb home address
where rather or brother re supposed to
be lying in or convalescing u rather is
not 111 and brother is not convalescing
this means an arrest or two.
"Such inesssrea early In the war were
t ravorlle way employed hy members or
the German spy organization In toll coun-
try or nolirylnr the ratnerlud that
certain ahlp carrying soldier or munl-
Uona waa due to leave certain eastern
port on a certain day by a certain route."
Alert work of thla kind ha completed
mo uenuan epy organisation to change
lis code and resort to others that win
throw the llve-wlr American InUIhgrnce
men orr the trck. Rut now the united
Slates bss the kaiser's latest code and
poor BUI 1 worrying for to submarine
cannot effectively ball transportation of
V. . troops or munitions without the
aid of It German spy system In America.
IT WILL PAY YOU HANDSOMELY TO BE HERE
Friday and Saturday
THE LAST TWO DAYS OF THIS GREAT
PUBLIC SACRIFICE SALE
Some lines have been completely closed; others are
going fast. There are just two days left to benefit by
this Titanic Sacrifice so we say to you again
COME GET WHAT YOU WANT AND
BE QUICK ABOUT IT
SOTJWELL CO. 306 08 to WfRCAtiO ST.
This captured spy had to do directly
with the military and political German
apy one 01 the moat Important the best
educated and the moat elusive or tbe en
tire German Intelligence department.
The military end political apy baa i
thorough training before leaving bli
country lie Is thoroughly versed In
tngnometry topography naval construe
tlon drawing and has short but com-
plete scientific training. He I med to
spend rrom five to alt month .t thla
atudy before he la assigned to work.
And then be must be capable or making
an accurate drawing or the Inside or
rortlflcallon be ablo to Judge dlatancee
tell ' tbe cal I her of run by rl and ng at
It and know type of war vessel by
lU allbouette. Thla information was Im-
parted to America by Dr. Artngaard Karl
Gravea who acted aa tbe kaiser's per-
sonal apy lor number Of years and
who now la Interned In tin country.
One. In action the mlliury and poli-
tical py cleverly brings pressure to beer
In quarters' In vthicb he wants to get
acquainted. Ingratiates himself with the
persons among whom he bs to work
and then gets busy.
The hsrkbono or this branch or the
ksiser's spy system began with Count
BemttorTf until recently German ambas-
sador at Washington. It eitonded to the
various German and Austrian consulstes
In all parts or tbe country. It was car-
Hod on through these consulates tip to
lb time or Iba declaration ut.-war with
Germany. Then lb eonaula vice-consuls
and their attaches Ian and the real Ger-
man Intelligence department operatives
took up the work that had to be dropped
by the departing officials.
Willi their departure now arrangenienis
bad to' be made to ret toe blr mass or
Information gathered by the Germsn spy
y stem In this rountry to the proper
fflclals "over there." Healltlnr this
I B secret leftist men completely tied
up the Atlsntlc coast snd then directed
their attention to Mexico
Because government reports revealing
tbe Important part Mexico was playing
In the matter of German spy actlvltlee
and propaganda became so numerous
Ambassador Fletcher last Tall took tbe
matter up with beads or the present Car-
raur.a government. As a result MEXICO
NOW IS GQ-OPERATTNO WITH THE I
17.111 h STATES IN MINMINU POWJt
GERMAN SPIES ON THAT NATION'S
Time and again lecret service agenta
Intercepted parts or powerful wireless
equipment shipped out or New York and
other large cities tn tbe United Statea
tor border rtttea and town. But reports
reveal many or these wlreleaa instru-
ments and tower rot through.
II became apparent Mexico was the one
Important link between the United Slatea
and Germany ror the military and politi-
Carl Heynen business partner or Rich-
ard Eversbusch German consul at Tain
Pico wa si rested and a watch wit es
tablished on aU Ibe German consul'
A bit later Charles II. Felre was shot
and killed by United Btalea army pairóla
upon his attempt to cross the Rio Grande
at El Paso. Gn Felge wa round a note-
In. ok which conUlued dram Inga of Fort
Bliss and oilier nearby rorttricaUon. He
also carried a camera secret service
agent announced they bad definite In-
formation Felge waa carrylnr Import-
ant military eacreU Into Mexico tor trans
mission to Germany.
German areola on American merchant
véasela posing as neutral subjects uaed
the wlreleaa to auuimon t. boats.
United Slatea operatives traced letur
sent by Adklberl tú Fischer valve man-
ufacturer of Philadelphia to a represent-
ativo of the Swlsa government in Phila-
delphia. Thla mall later' was addressed
under tot seal or the Swiss government
to persons in Zurich and thence wta
sent Into Germany.
other mall to Germany was sect under
the seal or the Colombian government.
Government agents opened the mall
learned the rootenu. and then aUowed
It to proceed. An American operative
however sslled oa toe same ahlp. and
numerous arresta or German spies followed.
Scores of letter containing lns.no
lions In Invlilble Ink and code phrases
In lb clothing of iblp' crew bound to
and coming tram Scandinavian porta
helped customs orrielala on Um eastern
!...! u hi iurn up another German
tpy routing system. The letters and
code were taken to neutral port and
forwarded from there to Germanv with
The military and political branch of
tbe German apy tyateni. Judged rrom'
dally reporta coming rrom redera au-
tboritiea la devoting every effort to com-
plete drawings and photographs of every
rortiricauon cantonment coast artillery
station and Iratnlor camp In the United
State. In addition tt is aequtrlor toe
uiiuuiesi detail of tbe ala and power
of run shells tod all other mutation
manufactured u thla country.
Oat catarte Beck of at Ltul. waa ar-
rested through raw efforts or a ratita
intelligence agent to Leavenworth. Ban
inspector for toe government In nearly
every munition making plant In tbe
United States and la on phut la Cana-
da. He bad government paper at
atada BU one fatal dip wheo be posed
aleo aa United ateto secret service
man and talked to a woman who osten-
sibly bsd charge at community bOuae
With woman's Intuition the esked
Beck wbo hi "ehler wss. Beck col-
ored hesitated and then admitted be
did not know. So ate woman turned him
ovar to the government and hi room
Among tbe drawings and speelfltatlons
round among bit erfecta was one which
bad toe exact riguret oo tbe making of t
United Statea torpedo.
This man up to a year before bad
I respectable quiet elttgeB of a
German neighborhood In SL Louis and
had worked a cbler electrician ror a
SL Louie Oerrnan newspaper. He bad
bom wife and two children and ap-
psrently was very happy and thrifty until
war broke out. Then -the kiser's Intel-
ligence department "railed" him.
MaJ. Stanley Waabburn u. S. A. mem-
ber or the recent American diplomatic
mission to Russia deelarea publicly thtt
Germany at 13000 paid agents in Rus-
sia to deceive the peuant and has
spent 160.000000 to misguide to mind or
Ibe Russian soldiers.
With S50.000 paid tteau In toll coun-
try It doesn't take great deal or Im-
agination to figure an approinmate
mount that Germany must be spending
in the united states to deceive the peo
pi obtain military secrets destroy life
and property end briar about internal
The United SUM ties lesrned 1U les
son In Ruatla'a mistake.
Auiomobile Club Will
Distribute Cards to
Its Members Saturday
Mitt Buena Glider In charge of head
quarter of Um El Paso Automobile club.
snnounced yesterday that membership
card of the club win be ready to turn
over to member Saturday and that they
may b had by calling tt the Sheldon
hotel for them.
Among the tourists registered at the
headquarters or the club yesterdsy were
O B. Hlliman wife and baby or Blabee
Ails. Who are en route to Utlca N.
They will go by way of Dallas.
GOVERNOR HUNT DISPLEASED.
By Associated Prest.
I hoenlx Arlr. March W. TJovernor Hunt
today chsracterlied the larrlng nd leath
ering of Walter Johnson organiser ror the
I. W. W. at nlsbec snd the similar treat
ment of William Waldropp chairman of
tbe executive committee or the Western
Federation or Libor which occurred at
Jerome on Tuesday night as deplorable
and highly dangerous to the peace of the
rute. The governor ha ordered Attorney
General Wylle b'. Jones to make an tn-
gesllgatlon or both affairs and has writ
ten to officials or the two counties calling
for their co-operation.
WOMEN'S WORK IN
WAR IS SHOWN AT
Mora Than 350 Men and Worn
en Are Present at Del Norte
and Haw FsfcietaW Talk.
vo largety Increase
to B Path. Bat
win ttattt again tot week by
tatta la toe different placet of busto
and win eapeeüally urn upon tot clerks
toe lirseorur.ee of inductor tuitoatiri to
take thrift s tarraya in preference to cnanre-
Tbe arar at amp campaign committee an-
nounced yesterday that James E. Bowen
Is tot most recent member of toe "Texa
Limit Club" who has Just taken tie
worth of tartar eerun cates.
blast payiBiT faswrnruca.
Jersey City. Fl. J.. March SeV-Tbe au-
thorltle Investigating to explosion to to
Jarvla warehouse Tuesday which did ap-
day tstapst tot
of Jaeo ft.
Alton mat be aecKteaiiaiiy caused
WinaOQasW law tVttoBBsB bVjt MBBStBa sWt tttttTStl
others ill Batía tn the cue when they
were arraigned todiT
The Central etjereiifttse of ft wO meat
today at noon at tor Del Rtart belt when
luncbeoa will be
tot etanttftli i will ha i
ing to tbe rtDoanetnent of tot i
On r the most largely attended tad
enthusiastic meetings that have been held
tn connection with to sale of war stamps
ta El Pata county took place at to Del
Norte boui yesterdsy noon when more
tato MB men lad women gathered for
luncheon tad when a total Ir Bl.ti vat
received m war sump pledge.
feature of tbe attendance wa toe
presence of represenuuve iron num
ber or women organisation composed
delegation trota educational frater
nal patriotic and church societies. Tbe
chairman of the women' division ennoun
red that M aoeieilea with a membership
ol cTB members have organized Thrift
Chaírete Cats PrreHtl
A. P. Col chairman of to county war
stamps campaign presided at toe meet
ing and introduced number or epeak-
ers who gave stirring tddrtlttt to be
ban of tbe war savings movemem.
sergt. Mal. Jame Smith or to Sea
forth Highlanders gave a Ulk ft which
be deecribed the sensations snd experi-
ences of a soldier In nettle. He told of
partlclpttlnr in on engsgemenl la which
i .too Britianera went uto nstue. to come
out of toe fray with only too survivors.
Hit description or war. was impressive
snd gave bit bearer a conception or the
rerorlty with Which the btU for drill
tallón t being waged by tt snies.
Lieutenant Crofter See Ska
Lieut John A. Crosier who bss thrilled
mora than s score or El Psso audiences
with hit earnest and patriotic speech
mad a talk to which he pointed out the
greet necessity tor American exerting
very resource to provide the finances
with which to tupport the troops In toe
Captain Cosde or the French army told
of the appreciation wllb which the entry
or toe United sutes Into the struggle
against Germany wa greeted by his
countrymen. While hi ulk was abort It
was so sincere that II made a deep Im-
pression upon the men and women wbo
Urge All to Help.
Hon. z. l. Cobb wss on of the speak-
ers and with characteristic fervor told of
the battle that 1 Being wired against to
champions or oppression In Europe and
of tbe part America mutt do In preserv-
ing to Meal of ctvlllxatlon against the
torces that sra seeking to tear them down.
Tbe women outnumbered to men at
the luncheon and by their m mutuant tod
attendance at to gathering demonatrsted
their keen interest to to objects of tbe
Another Drive Saturday.
On Saturday another effort will be made
WtAT COHSTFrMIDN NLUG
fl aataaesstt ncn a tvaavaatttvth aasgastta etyttMspaaa caaaattyaay vaqaya aa aasveaat a
ksncU pflea asad aeuosesan other JiauiJuu tWillll TatJWtta
ssprinat netmre. end o hrrm.p befog earn be well for eaty lassato of tosa wis
eeaTmjss.rl t. T01TS MTstBl TU1M ton resnedy aaaa two h as tsts if
ui i udatitUy ell eve thl exMPtrv for 72 yeas. Get a beet arad Me hsw h taela
to isVáa ieW sW S Istntah sauaaaa JaV tnlÉ ttrlat aaaasal ttoatttoaa
For tala at al dnjtatt asad cWeJet lujalitat.
Dr. Tutt's Liver Püis I
For Loi an ts and Children
In Um For Over 30 Years
EL PASO'S LARGEST FISH DEALERS
This market tots today tito fina tttotrtttoa of Freeh Fuh
it hat ever had daring it atoen year of btxatnet.
Always scarce and hard
We have it .. .30c
"The Great Favorite for
No better fish caught.
Whole 30c;SUced 30c
The Old Reliable. Stripped
Whole 30c; Sliced 35c
Very acareo at this season.
Whole 2Sc; Sliced 30c
20c to 26c
For slicing: or baking
30c and 38c
No watte whatever.
Freh Mackerel 20c
The pound 40c
The Chinaman' etolff
of .11 fuh.
Uve pound 26c
Wo will bo prepared to handle the crowd this
week with promptness and dispatch.
A List of Some of the Thjngs You Want
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American Flags Strong material rein-
forced ; size 3x5. Just right not too
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War MapsJust where they are fighting
now the latest and best. Value 50
Handy Encyclopedia Almanac and Year
Book. All kinds of information. Value .25
Dinner Pails Aluminum. About the best
you ever saw with two comportments.
Clothes RackThe new Hi-Lo Clothes Dry-
er. Can be conveniently fitted in a small
kitchen or apartment. The ban drop to
the side of the wall when not in use thus
taking up no room. Just the best thing
ever for delicate fabrics. Value 1.25
Fireless Cooker Real genuine large size.
The most convenient thing you can put in
your house. Every home should have
one. Value 7.50
Iced-Tea Spoons long handles small dip-
pers; ; Vi dozen to set; extra quality Rog-
ers silver. Value 1 . 50
Genuine French Ivory Toilet Set 1 0 pieces
brush mirror manicuring pieces etc.
Something extra fine. Value 15.00
Boy Cycle not bicycle two-wheel coast-
er with seat metal spokes rubber tires;
the dandiest play device ever. Value . . 2 . 00
Manicure Set complete 12 pieces. The
finest sort of useful things fox care of the
hands. Value 3.50
Navy Albums giving list and pictures of ajl
U. S. battleships etc. Also new atlas with
maps of war countries. Value 50
Bibles Fine leather bound large print and
interesting illustrations. Value . ...... 1.25
Needle Sets in cases. All sizes in folding
case. Needles scissors manicure nail
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