El Paso International Daily Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 93, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 19, 1894 Page: 4 of 8
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since 18KI. We End it pays.
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half column 8 inches, for one year, for *188,
She retails each inch at $42 a year his profit
is M0 per cent. W e sell at the same figure to
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Key to our Tabie of Rates.
The one month rate for space from the
|ni>h to one column of 18 Inches is fixed so
that the per inch rate decreases for increas-
ed space from $5 00 to $2 25, but for the same
length of time9 incl.es are sold at $22.50, and
18 inches are sold at $3.25 t er inch, $40.50.
The one inch rate is the basis of the whole
table; as the short time rates fixed are a per
*TI^1 time rate U33X percent of the month
The San Antonio Express, a news-
paper which is hard to please ^on
didates, seems to bo
El Paso’s favorite for governor and
aaye: “Hon S. W. L Lanham, candi-
date for governor on the harmonized
‘Democratic’ ticket, has formally
opened his campaign. His Comanobe
speech wee not remarkably brilliant,
bat abounded In gooft business sense
and was devoid of demagogy. While
indulging in no direct criticism of
either President Cleveland or Governor
Hogg, Mr. Lanham made It plain that
he & not folly In aooord with the
poiloy of either. J edging Mr. Lanham
by hta public record add hlsOomancbe
speech, he would, if elected, make
Texas a safe and conservative governor,
snoh aa she stands greatly in need of
at this time.”
THE NEW PUBLIC PRH
He HM Held the Office!
One of the best positions in the gift
of the president, viewed from the
>oint of i
The eensation created yesterday by
the rumor of the disappearance of the
ex assessor and collector of oity taxes
wsb Widespread and startling. Bat an
investigation shows only that Mr.
Merrill is out of the oity with no
probable intent of defrauding anyone.
He ha9 ample means and much real
•state an i it is ' altogether unlikely
that he has any intention off leaving
the oity permanently before turning
over hie books and accounts to bis
enooessor. That be is disappointed in
failing to be re-elected there ie no
doubt. But it is also oertaln that the
long oity campaign took np all of his
time and his business interests.In New
Mexico required some attention whloh
had already been too long postponed.
A Special from Abilene, Texas, says:
“One who ranks high in the Popul^t
camp, and who Uses th e| pencil when
thepolitloal slate is being made, ia
authority for the statement that
the name of ex-Governor and ex-Oon-
greasmon Wash Jones of Washington
oounty, will receive the indorsement
of the state oonventi m by acolamation
to succeed Hop. Richard Ooke as Uni-
ted States senator. The Popnlists will
make any sacrifice to seoare Popnll t
representatives and senators to the
next legislature, and feel confident
that Jones will be the Baoceesor cf
The 2 time* rate i* 40 per cent of the month
r^The 3 time* rate 1* 60 per cent of the month
The 1 week rate i* 60 per cent of the month
ra,rh'e 2 week* rate i* 75 per cent of the month
The 8 weeks rate i« 90 per cent of the month
The 8 months rate is 3 time* the mouth
rate, ies* 10 per ceut discount.
The 6 months rate is 6 times the month rate.
Iess20 per cent discount.
The 9 mouths rate i* 9 times the month
rate, less 25 per cent discount.
The year rate is 12 times the month rate.
1m* 30 per ce. t discount.
Special position-Fitty per cent extra.
“B. O. D” advertisements charged attwb-
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Professional cards $5.00 per month.
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Twenty-five cents per line first insertion; 15
cents fur each subsequent insertion. Con-
tracts for 1000 Hues to oe taken in 3 months,
made at 5 cents per line each insertion Un-
changed locals, by the mouth. 1 50 ppr line.
TIMES PUBLISHING COMPANY,
„ El Paso. Texas.
The Repubdoau press is overesti-
mating the effect of Senator Hill’s
speech His arguments are easily an-
swered and as Senator Mills, of Texas,
has agreed to take upon himself that
task, it will certainly be well done.
Mr. Hill displayed very poor taste
when he oritiolsed the administration
and the rest of his speech was simply
against the income tat because it does
not suit New York bond holders.
Among the reforms of the next mun-
icipal administration there shonld be
included a way of oheoking the collec-
tor of taxes so that the treasurer wonld
know each day the amount paid to the
collector. Let a better aud more com-
plete form of book-keeping be adopted.
The assessor’s funds should go into
;he treasurer’s hands without delay.
profit, is that of
public printer, to
which Thomas E.
Benedict of New*
Y6rk was recent-
Them) are over
the office, which
does not come
within the pur-
view of the civil
service law, and thomaB e. benedict.
although the salary is only $4,600 a
year there are supposed to be many
commissions and rebates on the purchase
of material, of which the incumbent
may take advantage, to the great aug-
mentation of his incoma _
Mr. Benedict was public printer dur-
ing President Cleveland’s first adipinis-
tration and now succeeds F. W; Palm-
er, the man who five years ago succeeded
him. In the interval he has been a dep-
uty in the office of the ffew York secre-
tary of state, from which he retired on
the expiration of his term at the begin-
ning of the year. He has been quite
prominent in-New York state politics
and was an aspirant last fall for the
Democratic nomination as secretary cf
state, but failed to secure it
Warwick, Orange county, was Mr.
Benedict’s birthplace, and he was bom
in the year 1889. He received an aca-
demio education and taught school for
awhile and then Went to work as a book-
keeper in a railroad office. He had a,
taste for journalism and was a some-’
what liberal contributor to the local pa-
pers even before he moved to Ulster
county in 1868 and started the Ellen-
ville Press, of which he made a very
successful paper. His brother, G. H.
Benedict, was interested with him in
The Press, and in 1873 the firm pur-
chased The Banner of Liberty, a week-,
ly, whose circulation they managed to
In 1879 Mr. Benedict was elected a
member of the legislature and was aft-
erward re-elected for four successive
terms. At the end of his legislative serv-
ice he was appointed deputy state comp-
troller, which position he held when he
was first made public printer.' In Al-
bany Mr. Benedict formed a friendship
with Mr. Cleveland, then governor,
which has been maintained ever since,
and to which his appointment as public
printer is said to be due.
In the early days of the republic the
government printing was done by con-
tract. In 1852 the office bf superintend-
ent of congressional printing was cre-
ated. In 1876 the office was changed
from congressional to public printer and
the present system was organized, i Mr.
A. M. Clapp was the first public print-
er, and he was succeeded by John D.1
Defrees aud Sterling F. Rounds.
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Oall the attention of purchasers to the complete stock of Groceries
and General Merchandise which they carry , in their El Paso house.
(Specialties: Mexican Products, aa Coffee Piloncillo, Beans, eU.
, Sole agents for Peter Scbuttler Wagons,
Mica Roofing Paper.
New Borne Sewing Machines,
California Powder Company,
Banco Nacional de Mexico.
Exchange of money and drafts on all principal cities of Mexico
The Leading Hotel of El Paso,Texas
ALL MODEM IMPROVEMENTS.
Our drinking water is brought from the Lanoria mesa weU. This water ie
absolutely pure; according to U S government analysis, Only kitchen in the
oity presided over by a Free oh chef.
Rates: $2.50 to $4.50 per Day.
J. A. FREIDENBLOOM, Propr.
BAB SILVER.................................... . 63
COPPER........................................... 9 1-3
LEAD.................................................. 3 *0
TIN...............................19 55 to 19 60
XBON,... .................1100 to 1100
MEXICAN PKSOS <K| Pmo).....................49
MEXICAN PE*OS (Juarez)..................#0
To morrow will be Arbor Day in the
elate of Colorado.
Saturday will be a great holiday in
Texas—the anniversary of the battle of
The fourth annual report of the New
Mexico College of Agriculture has
reached the Times. It is brief an'i
•hows an annual expenditure of $15,
The Tribune makes a vigorous after-
eleotlon kick, thus: “Ditty and,Fos-
ter are now settled down iu Dallas, but
it would have beeu better had they re-
mained here and settled np. In their
hurry to leave they overlooked a email
amount due the Tribune for printing
Reynold* Painting Siddons.
Some of Reynolds’ methods were pe-
culiar. He usually painted his sitters
from their reflection in a mirror and
not from a direct view. He always re-
mained standing while at work, and be
rarely signed a portrait.
One notable exception, however, was
made in the case of his magnificent por-
trait of Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic
Muse, which was painted when the
master was 60 years old and when Mrs.
Siddons was 28. The great actreBs, fail-
ing at first to recognize a sort of em-
broidery which the artist had added to
the edge of her robe, soon perceived that
it contained the words, “Joshua Rey-
nolds pinxit, 1784,” whereupon Sir
Joshua assured her that he would be
proud to have bis name go down to pos-
terity on the hem of hey garment! * Be-
fore commencing this picture the ar-
tist, instead of posing the sitter himself,
requested Mrs. Siddons to give him her
own idea of the Tragic Muse, and she
immediately assumed the pose in which
the picture was painted.—(Scribner’s
Magazine. • *
The Msy Arena closes the ninth vol
one of this leader among the progres-
sive and reformative reviews of the
English speaking world. The table of
eontents Is very strong and inviting to
those Interested in live questions and
advanced thought. Among the Impor-
tant social and eoonomto problems dis
enssed and ably bandied In a brave
and fundamental manner, oharaoterls-
tio of this review, is “The First Steps
In the Land Question,” by Louis F.
Post, the eminent Single-Tax leader,
) frill Motors in El Paso a week
»at the opera konst.
There are 100 different varieties of
memory, and perhaps we cannot alto-
gether choose which we will possess,
though every Bort, when yre have the
germs of it, may be cultivated.
To learn anything by heart the best
plan is to read a sentence and repeat it
without a book, then read the next sen-
tence and repeat the two, and so on.
Repetition is of great importance, “line
upon line.” More is learned and re-
membered by reading through one book
twice than by reading two books once.
After a thing has been learned it
must be recalled and gone over at in-
tervals, or the impression will fade
away. Dr. M. Granville says we
should take out our own ideas and dust
The Pullman Palace Car company
employs 14,685 persons. (
Engine 999 of the New York Central
holds the record of 100 miles an hour.
Heretofore it has been necessary for a
passenger on a Pullman car to hold two
tickets before he could purchase a draw-
ing room in one of their cars. One pan
get a drawing room on the presentation
of one first class ticket.
The winter travel on the Adirondacks
division of the New York Central has in-
creased so that the company has put on
night service .with through sleeping car
service from New York to the Adiron-
dack mountains and Montreal.
The most farcical rumor affecting rail-
roads that has been started in some time
is that which says that the New York
Central is trying to secure control of the
Erie Bystem through to Chicago. Both
companies deny it emphatically.
Oysters, one dozen raw, 25o. ‘'
Oysters, one dozen fried or <,
stewed, 35o. v « >
Ta T+l t0 get y°ur printing, blank books, etc,,
AO A U AJvD u where the cheapest price is quoted to
you? When ycu are sick and need a doctor do you send out
and secure prices of different physicians and employ the
Of Course Not.
For >our health is an im-
portant matter When you
require a good lawyer do you get bids and accept the cheapest?
I Best 15c Hot Lunch j Naturally NO,
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for this is also important.
Then why not order your
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in your business. Our customers’ interests are ours. TJie
next time you need printing send us your order and note the
result. You will find this method
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El Paso International Daily Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 93, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 19, 1894, newspaper, April 19, 1894; El Paso, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth540716/m1/4/: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Library Consortium.