El Paso Daily Herald. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 19, Ed. 1 Monday, January 23, 1899 Page: 2 of 8
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EL PASO DAILY HERALD MONDAY JANUARY 23 1899.
THE DAILY HERALD
MONDAY JAN. 23. 1899.
Published Every Evening Except
ncruiu new wumuuujr
EL PASO- TEXAS.
LITTLE 'PLAZA. -
The Standard Oil company has been
forcing up prices steadily of late. The
price of ooal oil and gasoline has been
raised from two to three cents per
gallon within a short time. Taja
means a great hardship in the aggro
gate for the millions of people who use
tbtse necessary articles. There has
been no apparent cause for this in
crease and many people have been at
a loss to understand the. latest action
of the trust until the news came a few
days ago that the Standard Oil com
DanT is behind the deal to buy up all
the principal copper mines of the
country. Rookfeller needed a few ex
tra millions to Dav for the mines and
the people of course cheerfully sup
An Independent Republican
Riff id Enforcement of Existing Laws
Is the First Step Toward Mu-
J. A. Smith - - General Manager
H. D. Slater Editor
Henry L..CAPEX.L - Business Manager
Entered at the pnatofflce at El Paso Texas
for transmission through the malls at second
TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION.
Dally one year f 7.00
" six months... 8.60
" ono a 60
Weekly one year 1.00
" six months... 1.00
" tlirOO " - MMHM tMWMHtMWHM fi0
The Dally Hibald Is delivered by carrier
la El Paso Texas Jnares Mexico and at the
El -Paso smelting works at fifteen cents (16c)
per week or sixty cents (60c) per month.
Subscribers falling to get the Herald re
gularly or promptly should call at the office
or telephone No. 116. All complaints will
celve prompt attention.
Bates of advertising In the Daily or Weekly
One of the greatest of philosophers
said. "Becin with what lies next to
your hand. By accomplishing little by
little always working in the same
direction the greatest ends will at last
be attained." It is puerile to assail
the effort now being made to get rid of
the slot machines by asserting that the
reform ought to begin with the greater
offenders the large gambling halls
where the stakes are large and the
I plunges deep. It is better for the
nresent to concentrate the forces of
right on some demand that is likely to
be compiled with.
Lawyers are coming to the con.
elusion in common with a great many
other people that too many oaths used
in legal proceedings have led to a state
where such formal declarations are
largely disregarded. It is the opinion
of many that it would be well to abol
ieh most of these forms on the prln
oiple that a man who would not keep
bis promise would not keep his oath
The saloon keepers themselves are
to a targe degree opposed to the slot
machines. They are admittedly harm
ful to the oommunity. We can not
see that to get rid of them would work
anything but good.
Everybody will admit that the slot
machines are an extremely yicious
form of gambling device. What argu
ment can possibly be advanced for re
The Demand Is Growlna And The
Recent Serious Dispute In Mex
Ico Has Served To Increase
Hirald will be made known upon applica
tion at the business office. Those who pre-
fer can have a representative of the business
department call upon them who will quote
Drtcesand make contracts for space. Call
telephone No. 116.
Classified advertisements or locals ten
(10)cents per line for first insertion and five
(6) cents for each additional Insertion.
Special rates upon five hundred (600) or one
thousand (1000) lines of local to be used in
one month will be furnished upon applica
In order to insure proper changes in adver-
tising copy for same should be at the busi
ness office not later than 10 a. m.
The administration and its organs
are always bringing up the last and
most unworthy argument of the moral
Jy weak man by saying whenever
any change in the direction of better
enforcement of the laws in proposed
that "we are as good as the rest of
them; we don't need to do any differ-
ent." It would be hard to find words
sufficiently strong to denounce this
miserable cowardly disreputable
avoiding of a plain duty on the part of
the present city administration. It is
a most yicious attitude and one that
generally applied would lead to mis
chief every time. It is the attitude of
mind that leads paupers the world
over to resign themselves to poverty
that causes the inhabitants of the
slums of the great cities to spurn every
effort that is put forth in their be
half and to sink of
their own volition deeper
and deeper into the social quagmire
With an administration whose motto
is "To hell with the laws; we are as
good as we want to be" what is the
use of trying to work auy great change
in present conditions as regards the
protection openly afforded by the city
to gamblers dance halls and prosti
tutes? With the slot machines it is
different. The administration has not
yet so far as we know announced any
particular policy with regard to them
Why can they not be done away with
now? There will never be a better
chance to get rid of them with as lit
Unless all Bigns deoeive there is a
nigger in the woodpile in that school
board matter. The Herald has from
the first favored the issuance of the
bonds for the benefit of the schools.
me herald was the nrst newspaper
In the city to suggest that bonds be
Issued for new buildings and improve
ments. The Herald has all along
believed that the sohool board could
be trusted to discharge its trust satis
factorily and it has given its support
' to the board in every way. At the
meeting Saturday a disposition devel
oped to do away with competition
give all the work to some favorite and
transact the unworthy part of the bus-
iness In secret sessions. The Herald
denounces such an attempt and calls
for above board dealings and fair com-
It. Secretary Hay Makes Some
Excellent Suggestion. It Is
Of Vital Importance That This
Country Be Worthily Represent
The department of state Jan. 12 de
elded the controversy between Andrew
D. Barlow consul general of the unit
ed States at the City of Mexico and
Mr. Jos. F. Bennett -formerly vice-con
sul general by approving Mr. liar-
low's provisional suspension oi Mr.
Bennett and directing him to no
minate a suitable person for his sue
oessor. The action is taken without
reflecting upon Mr. Bennett but is bas
ed upon what the department thought
to be the best interests of the service
in view of the apparently irreconcil
able difference between them says a
Washington dispatch in the Two Re
Pressing Is the need for the reforms
tion of the consular service of the Unit
It is the desire of administration of
ficials and of friends of the service that
some action shall be immediately taken
which will place consular persons out
side of politics and make promotion
and permanency depend upon merit and
influence has mucn to ao toaay witn
consular appointments the result be
ing that men are sent abroad to re pre
Bent the interests of the United States
who are unfit to do so.
A case whioh has caused considerable
difficulty is that between Consul Gen
eral Barlow and Vice Consul Gen
Bennett in the City of Mexico. An
investigation made by an officer of the
coasular bureau bas resulted in the
submission of a report whioh leads to
the removal of Mr. Bennett and it Is
said a suggestion to Mr. Barlow to be
more careful of the proprieties in the
The trouble between these two of
ficials culminated in a -refusal on the
part of the consul general to permit
Mr. Bennett to enter the consular of
fice and he gave instructions it was
reported at the time to -the janitor of
the office not to permit M r. Bennett to
enter the building. Quite a deal of
talk naturally followed the difficulty
between these two men and department
officials feel that it is discreditable to
this government for it? representa-
tives abroad to engage in public quar
rels' scandalous to the participants and
to the government.
Many other cases have occurred
which show the need for reform in the
consular service. A step in this direc
tion was taken several days ago when.
under an order issued by President
Cleveland all candidates for consular
positions selected for appointment
were required to undergo an examlna
tion as to their fitness to perform the
duties of the office before their nomi
nation could be submitted to the senate
The candidates were examined by a
board of three officers one of the jus
tices of the court of claims the as
sistant secretary of state and the chief
of the consular bureau. These exami-
nations have been continued under the
present administration but so far as
can be learned they are not as strict as
they were when the plan was Inaugur
A bill for a consular service based
upon merit was prepared many years
ago by the state department but has
never been vigorously pushed though
the need of its adoption is more appar
ent today than ever before in the his
tory of the country. It has been the
Continued on 5th. page.l
Cecil Browne of El Paso was in So-
corro the first of the week negotiating
a mining deal with Messrs. C T.
Brown and H. O. Brusum. Socorro
A. B. Heard the mining investor of
Erie Penn. has a number of men at
work on his Juniata claims. He has
let a contract for 50 feet of work on
eaoh. New Mexican Miner.
The Sonora Mining and Develop-
ment company have opened a two foot
ledge of free milling gold ore which
pays $210 per ton in their Moneymak-
er mine near Ma tape. Exchange.
Belgian capitalists headed by Vis-
count Rene de Cornely have invested
870000 at Mazapil Zacatecas. They
recently shipped 25 tons of gold ore to
Europe to be treated there. Two Re-
publics. The Seven Star gmine of Western
Chihuahua has been purcnased by an
eastern syndicate and the property is
being equipped with American ma-
chinery preparatory to operation in a
Colonel A. W. Harris the capitalist
left last night for Kingston N. M.
where he has some valuable mining
property in course of development.
He has not decided how. long his ab-
sence will be. Albuquerque Journal
A New York syndicate in which
Warner Miller is interested has secur
ed a ninety day option on the celebrat-
ed Candelarla mines of Zacatecas. The
purchase price is said to be 1000000
silver. This Candelarla property 1b
one of the most substantial of Mexican
mining propositions. Exchange.
John Johnson has about finished his
contract on the New Moreno shaft.
The property belongs to G. A. Roth-
geb and associates of Las Vegas. The
owners are so well satisfied with the
work already done and the results ob
tained that they will continue opera'
tions. This property is situated in a
good locality and many predict for it
a nne future. JNew Mexican Miner.
J. Dyer is in from the Columbus
camp. Mr. Dyer has charge of the
Helvetia Co.'s properties which were
recently sold to an eastern syndicate
There are twenty men working on the
property getting things in shape to
begin extensive workings. The new
proprietors will arrive in Tucson about
the first of the month to take charge of
the properties ana begin work on a
large scale. Arizona Dally Star.
The valuable mining properties in
and around Bisbee seem to contain
great magnetic powers. On every
hand nothing is talked of but mines
Since the big strike of copper ore in
Du backer canyon about a week ago
the fever seems to have got hold of
every One big and small. Today re
gistered at the different hotels in Bis
bee there are 47 strangers everyone
here on mining business. Tombstone
The Mining and Scientific Press gives
the United Verde Copper Company's
output of copper for lay 7 at dldo5025
pounds and says that the Copper Queen
advanced its output from zo.Vod.bzl
pounds in J897 to 34000000 pounds in
1898. It is calculated that these two
Arizona mines will this year produce
90000000 pounds of copper. The out
put of copper for the United States this
year win exoeed bouuouuou pounds.
Uisbee Daily Orb.
Cony T. Brown Holm O. Dursum
and Marcus Brunswick residents of
the territory of New Mexico have or
ganized the Buckeye Gold and Copper
Mining company and hied articles of
incorporation in Secretary Wallace's
office. The objects of incorporation
are to locate and otherwise acquire
gold silver lead copper and other
mines and mining claims and to carry
on a general mining and reduction
business. Capital stock $150000: prln
cipal place of business located at Socor
ro Socorro county New Mexico. Santa
He New Mexican.
Tuesday evening's stage from Oro
Blanco brought the news of a big
strike at tbe Jttagnaroo mines to Tuc
son says the Star. A tunnel at the
foot of the mountainhas been run in 100
feet where the main vein was struok.
Tbe ore is high grade free gold
They are not through the vein vet
This gives a depth of 500 feet the
deepest workings in this section and
proves the deeper the workings go in
the district the better the ore is. This
oompany is unusually successful
There are plenty more good mines in
this district. All they want is to be
worked in a business-like way
A strike of sulphide ore is reported
to have heen made on the property of
the uocniae uopper company in Ariz
ona. The claim on which the strike
was made adjoins the Rucker claim.
Deionging to tne uopper yueen com-
pany and from whioh the latter has
taken out some of its best ore. It is
also close to the properties of the
Sonth Bisbee Copper company. In
which a vast amount of good work has
been done and with the best of pros
pects rue snait on the Cocbiee com'
pany's ground is about 150 feet from
the side line of the Rucker. A new
whim has iust been erected on the
property and everything put in good
shape for pushing development work.
f noenix republican.
There are a number of rumors afloat
concerning large mining deals the
truth of which is not easily -reached.
We give the following for what it is
worth Tbe Farrei nurohase of the
JbiXtension claims from G. W. Hull was
given prominence in last week's issue.
There are those who olaim that W. A.
Clark is tbe real purchaser. This in
given color from the fact that Farrei
is closely connected in business with
Clark and further that the Verde Cop
per company is preparing to pump
water to their plant from the larce
spring on the Extension group. The
report that the Equator law suit has
been settled lacks con firmatlon. The
report is to the effect that the proper
ty has been divided by compromise
Mr. Clark taking one-third of the pro
perty while the parties backing John
uuke tne remainder. Mr. Clark is
to extend his railroad to the Eauator
mine and have 500 men at work by the
nrscouune. Mr. Uuke's people will
extend the Saginaw Southern from
Williams to the mine. Jerome Re
.JOSHUA RAYNOLD. PnoldMiti
ULVSaca . STEWART Oaahlar:
at. W. FLOURTtOY VImpmMi
JOU. W. WILLIAMS Mt Oaahlar.
THE DAILY HERALD
Reaches 25 per cent more
residences in El Paso than
any other newspaper.
THE DAILY HERALD
Reaches more residences
in Kl Paso than all other
dallies published In the
THE DAILY HERALD
Bends 25 per cent more
papers through the mall
and by express than aay
other newspaper In El
THE DAILY HERALD
Sends by mall and ex-
press more papers than
all other paen la the
PIEST NATIONAL BAN:
El Paso Texas
Capital and 8urplus.
H. L. NEWMAN Banker
W. H. AU8TIN OaaHUr;
M. L. NEWMAN. Jr.. Asst. Oaahlar.
A General Banking Business Transacted.
Money and Exchange Bought and Sold.
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT.
Gold and Silver
R. MOREHEAO Prasldent;
J.O. LAOKLAND Oashisr;
JOSEPH MAQOFFIN Vies-Praaitfsnt t
J. H. RUSSELL. Aaat Oaahlar.
STATE NATIONAL BAN
THE WEEKLY HERALD
Reaches more people out-
side of El Paso than all
other weekllei published
in English in El Paso.
The above prop" si tions can be estab-
lished to the satisfaction of the
advertiser who cares to know
that what he is paying for
advertising is properly
expended by him.
Established April I88i.
A legitimate banking business transacted In all its branches Exchange on
all the cities of the United States bought at par. Highest prices paid for Mex
Banco Comercial of Chihuahua.
Bay and sell Mexioan Money and Exchange on all the principal oltles of the
' Republic oi Mexico the United States and Europe.
Q r j
mi ' mw&
General Banking Business Transacted.
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. SOLOMON. . B. P. MIOHKXSON
Vice President. Secretary.
8. J. FRRUDKN THAX
H. LESINSKY CO.
Wholesale G rocers.
and JOBBERS OF DRY GOODS.
$20 Shampooing 25c.
The latest and beat. Cleans
the hair and leaves it soft as
silk. A Perfect Dressing.
Cor. Overland and
WA?ESp.1S6ne..of pI? nd ncy Groceries and guarantee all our goods arsv
We solicit the trade of dealers only and give especial attention to mall orders.
are sole agents
uui city lor
"Hanan & Son's" Men's Famous Fine Shoes.;
"Hanan & Son's" Ladles' Swell Dress Boots.
"Krlppendorf Dittmann Go's. Medium Priced Good Shoes."
"Cowles Bros.' " Misses and Children's Fine Shoes.
Our Own "Pew's Princeton" $3.50 Shoes for Gentlemen.
"$5.00 Value for $3.50."
Newest thing in town.
Prettiest wheel you ever saw.
CAN YOU BUY ANY BETTER? O WE CAN'T
F hi w &z scxisr Ban Apto B-shoa m-
"The White Boy."
' More new features than you
will find In any other bike.
If want to Bee enameling
"what are" enameling bos
the BARNES. Nicest finished
wheel on the market.
-On the purchase of any kind of
Drop In. Ask Questions
Paso Novelty Work
fffl INING ffl ACH INEJRY.
BOILER WORK A SPECIALTY.
El Paso Foundry & Machine Co.
R. R. Tickets H. p. noake.
AT CUT RATES
Ticket Brokers Jewelers and
Mexican Money Bought ' and Sold.
Brack and O'Connor
12S tLt rASU BTKKKX.
13 ZEC Jdi Jb
C DEALER IN
Mitchell and Old Hick-
Whips and Robes......
t have the only machine for
putting on Bncber Tires la
Cor. Overland and Santa Fa 8ta
Old City Hall Building
..FOR TWO MONTHS ONLY..
cheap Native Wines cheap
Bed and White Port. Mescate etc.
G. Lemaire - Manager
Utah Street corner Ban Antonio.
Wholesale: and Retail
Dealer In - - -
Liquors g Cigars
64 Commercial St.
ivery and Transfer Stable
Passengers carried to all points of the
Sacramento mountains. First - class
turnouts. Prices reasonable.
Alamogordo N. M.
Curtis at the Buree Art Parlors 214
Santa Fe street makes all kinds of
photographs including mlnature pas
a beautiful line of
Etc. Etc. .
M. H. WEBB'S
220 San Antonio St.
J. C. Ross &Co.
Undertakers and ibakers
City and County Undertaker
Office 'Phone SlJ. Residence Us.
Payne-Badfrer Coal company Mo-
Alester. Cerrillos and anthracite coal.
' cord and stove wood.yard Second and
Chihuahua streets. Telephone No. 11.
El Paso Piano Co
119 San rranclsco 8.
Sell on Easy Terms. I
Prices Right. Best Stock la the
Jl W W
GUNS and RIFEES
Baker & Smith
Repairing Choke Boring Etc
GUNS AND BICYCLES FOR RENT.
EL P1S0 CYCLE GO. O
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