El Paso Daily Herald. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 20TH YEAR, No. 303, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 22, 1900 Page: 4 of 12
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EL PASO DAILY HERALD SATURDA DECEMBER 22. 1900
Link and Pin.
A CHANGE OF SURFACE.
The work that is being done be-
tween the S. P. tracks that run on each
side of the depot is not for the pur
pose of laying another switch as
ank and Mn" was misinformed yes-
terday ibut te object is to put on a
surface of hard clay and gravel in-
stead of that of cinders. The same
rhatiee was made in the platform
around the depot a few months ago
and the test proved the clay and grav-
el to make far the best-surface. The
cinders are made into dust more easi
ly and they make a dirty black dust
full of little particles to get into the
eyes of the patrons or the company.
The clay and gravel become packed
and hard uo not get dusty nor muddy
and as the company is looking out for
the accommodation of its patrons it
has decided to change the surface of
all the ground surrounding the depot
Into this kind.
THE T. & P. ARTIST.
M. L. Smith th eT. & P. artist from
Dallas who has been doing some work
here for the company left for home
this morning with his wife who has
been here with him. Mr. Smith proved
his ability by the excellent work on
the T. & P. city office making of it
the finest appearing railroad office in
the state. He also painted several
large and attractive signs for the com-
pany on buildings in different part of
town. He also painted and put up a
giant iron image of a populist dele-
gate on his way to a convention. He
is fifteen feet high and stands at the
junction of the T. & P. and G. H.
tracks east of town. He has his grip
and umbrella in his hand and says
"I reckon 111 take the most poplar
rode" meaning of course the T. & P.
There ia hardly another road in the
United States that advertises their
passenger business as largely as does
the T. & P.
Fireman George Major and Jesse El-
The G. H. passenger train was eight
hours late today and is in the yards as
the paper goes to press. The cause
occurred west of San Antonio. The
S. P. waited until it' arrived before
leaving for the west.
Excursion agent Irvine of Chicago
came in on the T. & P. last night and
went west over the S. P. this evening.
THE STRIKE ENDED
LOCAL OFrlCIALS OF SANTA
FE AFFECT IGNORANCE.
So Little Has the Road Been Incon-
venienced that the Strike Has
Turned Out to Be a Complete
The great telegraphers' strike on the
Santa Fe system ended late yesterday
He has on board twenty-nine people aftternoon when the operators declar-
all through passengers but two whoed the flght at an end and so notified
will Stop oil ai nensoa Ariz rre nay a
the T. & P. didn't arrive until 3 a. m.
the delay being caused by trouble on
the Iron ountaiu.
The T. &P. pay car cam ein Thursday
and went out yesterday morning it
came a few days ahead of time on ac-
count of the employes wanting money
for the holidays. It is said that most
of the men had good pay due them
this time because the business of the
road has been so good the last month
that nearly all got to put in good time.
Bob Reed a car cleaner in the T. &
P. car sheds is off duty today on ac-
count of being sick.
Localy the ending of the strike had
little effect. A Herald reporter called
on F. B. Houghton division freight
and passenger agent of the company
and asked what the position of the
company would be towards the strik-
ers. "What strike do you refer to?"
asked Mr. Houghton. "Oh yes I re-
member now" he said "There was
something of a strike on the Santa Fe
two weeks ago but I had forgotten
about it. Well it makes no difference
R. N. Gill night fireman of the sta- I to lhe company for we have plenty of
tionary engine at the G .P' ap: Ven and are going ahead as if noth-
pened to an accident that laid bim of ...
from work last night. About nine o'- j ing had happened.
clock he was getting some wood out of j Agent Kerr at the depot said that
a pile near the boiler room when the J he had orders not to put any of the old
wood pile took a tumble and a stick 5 wQrk had Yio
cmnto him on the leg so hard tnat ne .
w compned to throw up his job for lated their contract with the company
a while. His place was taken by Jesse and were not needed any more. This
Hamner the iormer day fireman who oraer was issued just after the strike
only recently traded on tnai piace iur
one of machinist helper.
r. fr Clark general superintendent
of the West Shore railway of New
York came in last night on the T. &
P. and went west over we . r. ui
evening. He is on his way 10 r-asa-dena.
Cal.. for his health. He is an
nirt follow with a mouth that shuts
so hard when asked a question by a
newspaper man that It nangs on me
edge of his cheek bones. He is soured
on life and the world and is afraid if
was declared and it seemed plain to
the management then that the strikers
Mr. Kerr said Mr. Mudge had been
notified that the strike had ended and
he asked them what strike. The op-
erators are preparing a bulletin to
post him upon the recent troubles and
will forward it to him in a few days.
Mr. Houghton said this morning
that Mr. Ripley president of the road.
stated that if the O. R. T. will now
h noma raiAira out in the papers an
der of the G. H. left last night for archlst8 wU1 blow up his car with . ' " ha fa d
Marfa and of course the boys smell Zmhs before he could get out to pul lne rgnl Kma 01 men al ln n
. . . DOmDS DeiOre U .WU"a fe' !. rAt V.o nrnnM Ho erlo1 tn riool
e 01a. 01a mouse ana say mere win gtrau8 He even refused to give a
be a pair of weddings down there n reporter his 'name but it leaked out with them
in the Churches
St. Clement's Church.
Fourth Sunday in Advent.
Holy communion at 7:30 a. m.
Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.
Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
M. Cabell Martin Rector.
Sunday school 9:45 a. m.
Preaching 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Junior C. E. 4:30 p. m. Senior C. E.
6:30 p. m.
R. D. Shults Pastor.
German Lutheran Church.
San Anotnio and Hill strets.
Service Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Christmas service will be held for
children Monday at 7 p. m. Tuesday
a German service at 10:30 a. m. Wed-
nesday an English service at 7:30 p.
H. A. Huebotter pastor.
Myrtle Avenue Methodist Church.
The services of this church will be
in fullest accord with the season. A
fine musical program will be given by
a double quartet consisting of Mes- j
dames Fink and Barnes Misses Hoff- i
man and Doane Messrs Nold Mudd !
Cullum and Kellogg. j
Hymns 1S3 and 192.
Anthem. "Cantate Domino. I
Solo'The Shepherd's Vigil" by :
Morning sermon. "The World Pre-
pared for the Coming of Christ."
Organ accompaniment and solo by
In the evening Mrs. Fink and Miss
Doane will sing a duet.
Evening topic "A ' Hidden God."
John F. Kellogg Pastor.
Trinity Methodist Church.
Anthem "Hallelujah to the King."
Hymn 66. prayer scripture lesson.
Anthem. "I Will Extol Thee
Offertory solo Mrs. O. P. Trigg. I
Sermon by Dr. H. M. Whaling. 1
Hymn 58. '
Anthem "Guide Me. Thou Great
Opening anthem "Depth of Mercy."
of the order he would be glad to deal Hymn 114. Prayer and scripture
He has oiten said that Jraf .... . t ..
Aiiiutfiu Aiwaa tt.uu Ait lui jcqud.
The Only New Jewelry
Store 111 El Paso is
A. W. SUSEN'S
OPENED ON OCT. 15TH OF THIS YEAu WITH A
PERSONALLY SHiLECTE D CLEAN NEW STOCK
OF WATCHES DIAMONDS JEWELRY BRIC-A
BRAC OPTICAL GOODS AND EVERYTHING
ELSE IN THE JEWELRY LINE. I HAVE NO BIG
4RRAY OF OLD OBSOLETE STUFF TO WORK
OFF. BUT WILL SELL Y")U THE LATEST UP TO
DATE GOODS FOR THE AME OR LESS MONEY
THAN YOU CAN BUY CHESTNUTS.
WELLS-FARGO BANK BUILDING.
104 San Antonio St. Phone 578
Look Here !
For Christmas we will make
IO per cent discount on all
TANNER-PENNEBAKER HARDWARE CO.
Cor er Texas St. and Mesa Ave El Paso Texss.
At Low Prices
orders were a good thing and he had ! Quartet.
rather deal with an order than with ! Hymn 137 and offertory. Mrs. Liz-
Christmas day. as they are going there nevertheless. But for the old man's
to spend Christmas. Fireman Major is v nothing will be said about it.
tut; mail Luai was wiiu ricu xiuutriu l. .... . tj..
when he fell from his engine and he ..Taik about the American hog." said individuals but the operators would zie Payne.
ran the engine on from Alpine to Val- Henry Simmons the old reliable car nave to De more reasonaDie db-
entine. Now those mischievous boys cleaner of the T. & P. "we have him j f0re they made the order a success
are telling that Major was caught at au right. He came in on the T. & J- Little is known hero of the con-
Ii1? Jtith-S.- S! ast niehk if.e.COm?J rLnl 'ditions on the Gulf line other than the
BLAKESLEY & FREEMAN'S
Booksellers and Stationers.
107 EL PASO ST.
to see bow it would sound.
SPARKS FROM THE ENGINE.
Conductor Carroll of the T. & P.
r rri;tnnr full of all sorts of fact that the operators had called the
a. 1 "V " . I . .. .. . .
nasty things big tobacco quias xooac- striKe on. wnemer mey assea xo oe
co juice and cigar stubs. "A hog is
better than the average human and
it is not justice t i the hog to compare
has returned to work after a short lay- them" he continued. men spit their
off. I lives away and chew sometning mar.
I would make a hog sick at the stomach.
Joe Jones a T. & P. engineer is sicka..Has there been anT man with the T.
and William Oarhck an extra engin- & p In tnis business as long as you
eer is filling ms. place. nave? wa3 naked Mr. Simmons. "Not
Taylor Newell a blacksmith helper on your life my boy." he .answered
in the T. & P. shops is off duty today "I have learned hundreds of men the
on account of being sick. business but they all fly up and I am
'still here. I commenced working here
Kay Merrill the day call boy of the iott i nnii nnt hee-in to name
C. H. who has bene off sick for sev- the people that have worked with me
eral days returned to work this morn- and decide that the work was too hard
land quit. The ydidn't have enough
Blacksmith Hickox. of the T. & P. sand in their craws. It takes sand to
vbops who has been off duty a few keeps the wheels from slipping in this
days on account of being sick has re- work."
Turned to work.
Fireman Witholder. of the T. & P.
who was hurt in an accident on the
road is able to be out again but not
able to return to work.
Fireman R. B. Smith of theT. & P.
is taking a short lay-off to rest np.
His place is being filled by Fireman
taken back in the employment of the
company or not is not known.
So far as is known here none of the
order men have asked to be taken back
on this division and will not ask it.
This is the second big operators'
strike? within a year that has proved a
Sermon by Presiding Eleder
Anthem hymn No. 94.
First Baptist Church.
11 a. m. Christmas service as fol-
lows: Organ prelude.
Resnor.se The Lords Prayer.
Hymn 108. Herald Angels. con-
Hymn 102. "The Savior Comes".
farce and it appears that the officials congregation.
of the order are getting the worst of Anthem "Great
u. i ne Dig siriae on me soumern
is the Lord."
Sermon on theme: "A Christmas
spring proved a failure as this Sermon and a Christmas Song."
Special Correspondence of The Herald.
T.AS rmTrTRK IV M Dec. 21.
to work eforr'thenGX Ha maD' About ten the baCk dT f
1 Lane Bro's. store of this town was
M. H. K. Cytron the newsboy who entered by thieves while several per-
came here from Los Angeles to go . m
back with the train load of U. S. ma- 8003 were ln the store. The thieves
lines has given up the job and left helped themslves to such articles as
for home on the delayed train this af- they cared to and left. They after-
ternooii. I wards sold the goods at RIncon and
W. J. Harris of Ysleta. a T. & P. have not been apprehended
grading contractor moved from Ysleta ht the 8lore of Adolph Ja-
to San Marti ne last night three car . .
loads of sera De rs and two of horses coby was entered by one or more
with which he will do some grading for burglars by breaking a window about
the road at that place. eight feet above th-j ground. . The
Charles M. Hays the newly elected thieves got about $10 in' money and
president of the entire Southern Pa- some knives and jewelry
cific railway system is expected to : CapL jack Crawford had a very
pass through El Paso some time next1 . . . . t.
week on his way to San Francisco to : good house when here 80111(3 tIme ago
be installed in his new office. ' and announced his intention of return-
Fred Hobcin. the G. II. engineer who'lng n January
was hurt by falling from his engine j Th big sensation here this week Is
was out walking on crutches yesterday the taking of the evidence ln the
He went down to the round house from Tjewellyn vs Slaughter legislative con-
test case. The evidence is being ken
before Messers E. C. Wade and E. E.
R. W. Curtis traveling freight and Banller two notaries public
passenger agent of the T. & P. has ' . . .
returned from a western trip to spend i Tnere are m&Dy PePle n Uxs Cruces
the holidays at home. The city office from the east who are enjoying our
o fthe company is handsome all rignt beautiful climate.
nough but it lacks a great deal of be- j judging tr0m what people say it
tag perfect without it. W. s smmng . . ..
face in it. lhe company's motto looks 83 thouh a good r from
"Courteous employes" includes Cur- Las Cruces would attend the Carnival
tis all right. in your city.
one has and the order has suffered no
little by the two failures.
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
Hymn 107 "Hail Thou Long Ex
The sermon in the evening will be
on the theme: "Jesus Will Come
Again." The choir has arranged a
good musical program consisting of
Eecond coming hymns coronation an-
Every day in the year the people of thems and the duet .Saved By Grace
the United States use 12.000.0UO post
All Australian race courses are oval
and from 14 to 1 miles each in cir-
cumference. A California paper says that the men
who live on the ranges are notable for
their remarkably retentive memories.
A parade of Chinese soldiers is rather
gay. Nearly every man bears a ban-
ner and the bigger the banner the
A cordial welcome to all and es
pecially the strangers who may be
within our gates.
W. O. Millican. pastor.
Morning service 11 a. m.
Sababth school 9:45 a. m.
Junior C. E.. 4 p. m.
Y. P. S. C. E. 6:15 p. m.
Evening service 7:30 p. m.
Wednesday evening prayer meeting
i7:30 p. m.
If you are a stranger in the city we
Buy Him a Kodak.
Keep Him Off the Street.
BUSH0NG & FELDMAN
Photographic Su ppJies.
more of a hero be thinks himself.
The new French duel code provides cordially invite you to all of these
that no duel can end without the shed- : services.
ding of blood and no account of the j Following Is the program for the
duel shall be published If the Insult it- ; Christmas song service. Sunday night.
self was not made public. i Dec-. 23. at 7:30 o clock
After being forsaken for several : Annem
years as a favorite sport roller skating
Is once again becoming popular In
London and It will be the
amusement during the winter.
In spring Chinese peasants build '
dikes of mud three to six feet high to 5
keep the rainwater In the rlcelields.
Most of tht-ir time In summer is spent g
in pumping or bringing water into -these
"Sing O Heavens. Tours.
2. Scripture reading and prayer.
3. "The Wondrous Story. Black.
In the city of Frankfort small Ger-
man or Dutch oysters in the shell cost
from & to 72 cents C-Vi to 3 marks) j
per dozen. Some resident Americans J
occasionally have a barrel of American
oysters sent by their friends at home.
Miss Katherine Crosby.
4. Anthem. "Hark Hark My Soul."
Violin solo. "Berceuse" Simon.
Meditation. Bach-Gounod. Mrs.
Solo. Noel. Adam. Miss Rebecca
All the new stock . consisting of
dolls games collar and cuff
boxev toilet sets all t e latest
books cut glass ware Waterman
fountaii Hens Lowney s candies
and fres cut flowers
Dollar's worth of Christmas
Goods bought for cash we will
give away one vote for the var
PLAZA BLOCK. NO. 4.
THE TROTTING CIRCUIT.
'A Beautiful Story." Pal-
ORCHARD AND GARDEN.
The richest soil does not produce the
finest or best grapes.
Grafting wax makes a good covering
for wounds made In pruning.
There Is no good reason for allowing
cherry trees to grow very talL
A succulent tree rboot will lose nine-
tenths of Its weight ly drying.
Small fruit culture will always be
most successful on the Intensive plan. x
Producing fruit tends to exhaust a
tree; hence the Importance ot feeding
young bearing trees by manuring.
Plowing the garden late In the fall
and exposing It more thoroughly to
freezing will kill many Insect pests.
A complete change of soil in flower-
pots Is sometimes necessary and will
enable a plant to secure more food and
Grae vines like their roots to be near
the surface. Therefore the food for
them should not be placed at too great
a depth below It.
The sprouts which often start np
Champion Oresoeus is the best money
winner of the season.
The Snn Jose tra"fc Is said to be one
of the tiest in the California circuit.
The fastest quarter trotted In 1900
wr.s in 0:2.S-"i am should le credited to
Fiotow. Mrs Lu- Creseeua.
j Sixty-three pacers entered the 2:10
list in 1900. Ten years ago there'were
only three in that list.
Captain Splnx trotto a mile In 2:13V6
at Hastings Mii li.. lowering the track
record full live seconds.
During the apple carnival at Leaven-
worth. Kan. trotting races were held
on the asphalt pavement.
Eleetrite is the sire of seven new per-
formers lu I'.XH). the fastest being Ima
Aurora Klectrite 2:154. made at Dallas Oct. 5.
Dexter 2:174: St. Jullen. 2:11; Jay-Eye-See.
2:10. and The Abbot. 2:03.
Colorado has been added to the te- .
Htory for the le of holidav reduced the world 8 trottine record-
rate tickets. "The Denver Road" will William C Hamilton. Roxborough.
sell at one and one-fourth fare for the ra-.' "as promising trotter. 5 years
round trip to Denver. Pyeblo. and Col- old. by Electiou. which J. B. Serrill has
orado Springs good from Dec 21st stepped a trial mile in 2:13 over the
22nd and 23rd to January 10th. 1901. Belmont track.
Solo bv Dr. Kingsley.
"Good Tidings." Bartlett.
Solo by Miss Crosby.
0. Solo. "Refuge."-
10. "Gloria in Excelsis." Farmer.
Members of the choir: Mrs. Howe
Mrs. Welch. Miss Payne Miss Crosby.
Messrs Parker Kingsley Hunter and
Prof. Steward organist.
Henry W. Moore Pastor..
Fred Castner and Miss
Montes were granted marriage license
This is an unusual opportunity and
"you don't have to apologize for riding
on the Denver oad."
Monterey. 2:0.Vi. won the $400 silver
cup which President Henry Crocker
offered to the horse making the fastest
time at the recent Tan for an meeting.
His best time was in 2:12.
King Alar. 2:26 trotting who weighs
HOLIDAY EXCURSION RATES.
"Via The Santa Fe Route."
On account of the holidays th
"Santa Fe Route" will sell round trip l4!r pounds In racing condition and
tlolrAta trk ttll nolnta rkn tfrfi IIvia In . ... ...
i ' ' " -" arflnns nror f t nanna nicrn umii ru
. m i. i -kt I m i j ' - - -.
they do no barm are at least unsightly.
Tbey should be kept down.--St. Louis
trip selling dates Dec 24th.. 25lh.. 31. monRI the hib!s V"??
and January 1st. final return limit horse show. He Is owned by Dr. M. H.
January 2nd. tickets on sale at City Kohl of Neenah Wis. Horseman
and Depot offices.
"The Choir Invisible" has been un-
successful. "Mnie. Sans Gene" has passed its five
hundredth performance in Paris.
"The Girl With the Auburn Hair"
may next season sing in comic opera.
A play carled "The Devil's House"
by H. A. Kennedy was lately brought
forth in England-
Laura Burt has just returned from
England where she has bad a success-
ful season as Madge in "In Old Ken-
tucky." About one-half of the plays put on In
London during the present season have
been either failures or of doubtful box
The authors of "Zaza" have sketched
out a play on the subject of Marie An-
toinette for Mrs. Langtry. The title
Is "A Queen's Heart."
Sudermann's new play "Johannis-
f euer" was produced at the Lessing
theater Berlin recently. Some of it
was received with favor and some of
It was hissed.
A scheme is being evolved in Boston
which if successful will give to thea-
ter patrons a whole evening of one act
operettas such as is common in many
of the German capitals.
George M. Cohan has written more
successful one act comedies than any
other living playwright. More than 50
comedies which are .now playing in
vaudeville are from bis pen.
Phoebe Da vies so long Identified with
"Way Down East" as Its sweet and.
sympathetic heroine will be seen next
spring in a new romance of the Ameri-
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