El Paso International Daily Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 92, Ed. 1 Friday, April 13, 1900 Page: 4 of 8
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EL PASO DAILY TIMES, FBIDAY, APRIL 13, 1900.
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are now exported every year. The
plumes come from the wings and tails
and the finest of them are quoted in
Cape Colony at $300 a pound while the
short feathers sell for only $7 a pound
In view of the success of the business in
Sonth Africa it may reasonably be ex-
pected that this country, before many
years will at least produce all the ost
Wind velocity, miiesper hour..
Ratnfau’iast it hours in. anid hum.
Highest temperature today...
Lowest temperature today.
be!rich feathers required by the home
A Cablegram from Manila says the
people and newspapers there are grow-
ing restless nnder military rule and
the papers are publishing articles cal-
culated to create strife between the
people and fhe military forces.
Congressman Joe Bailey is not
sincerely in sympathy with the brill-
iant Nebraskan who will head the
Demooratio forces in the approaching
presidential campaign. This fact has
been stated by some of Bailey’s friends.
There will be a hot, old time in Albn-
qnerqne today and tomorrow. The
Democratic clans of the territory have
assembled there to select delegates to
the National Democratic convention,
and tomorrow the gathering will be
addressed by Hon. W. J Bryan.
Funbton’S press agent is now billing
the spectacular Kansan as a hero-hangs-
man. Fnnston captured two Filipino
soldiers and hnng them without trial.
The Filipinos were entitled to be treat-
ed as prisoners of war and General
Fnnston is to be tried by oourtmartial
for his uncivilized and nnmilitary act.
Senator Chilton’s campaign com-
mittee has been organized with R N.
Stafford as chairman and headquarters
at Dallas. The story comes from Bir-
mingham, Ala., that C. P. Huntington
is at the head of a movement having
for its object the defeat of Senator
Morgan of Alabama, Senator Chilton
of this state and other senators favor-
able to the Nicaraguan oanal, whom
Mr. Huntington cannot control.
The Colorado Stockman echoes the
plaint of owners of swift roadsters in
this city when it says: “Poor Colorado,
with her magnificent distance of roads,
for pleasure driving, that require but
very little of the labor of men and very
few dollars to make them the finest in
the country, must wait the coming of
the day when her people will become
regenerated and have their eyes opened
to the fact that politics is not business.”
:uld*d Juarei Sablnal
*U)),llo Ban Pedro
?“eU. OaMan'orandes Gallego
*t>, o us tom among newspapers of printing
fffcto'fcnd aoceptW unotbar Is fa*t uis&p-
*yffifcnas has been a OHZ-PRIOZ organ
published on this
sheet are allowed to anybody.
ST.ifnrm rate* are neoessary for the s&tls-
Osilform rates are neoessary
bastion of the advertiser and the suooess of
Vi*The ad'v^rtlsing agent can pay our rate and
srttll the spaoe to buyers at our figures with
nmflttohltnself Forlnstanoe: Hebuysnlne
GLMSss for one year, for *1H«; If he retails each
tank at $42 a year, his profit. Is 100 per cent.
We sell at same figure to everybody. _
3 75! 42 oO
IK) 55 224 80
iar. r* oiu ru
76 30ll39 20.195 75 243 70
83 70'148 00; 209 25,260 60
89 10)158 401222 75 5:77 40
94 50 188 OOi 236 25 294 20
99 90:177 80 249 75 310 00
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In Kansas City are a number of law-
yers who conceived the idea of making
an imposing spectacle of themselves at
the opening of the circuit court there
every morning. Monday morning much
interest was attached to the opening of
the sessions of the fonr divisions of
the circuit court in Kansas City, be-
cause it was the day agreed upon by
one hundred members of the bar to in
trodnee the innovation of standing up
during opening ceremonies. There was
rnijeh opposition to thej proposed inno-
vation, many of the leading lawyers of
the city characterizing it as flunkey
ism, pure and simple. These turned
out in force, and the court room was
erowded when the hour of opening ar-
rived. The four judges had all placed
themselves on record as opposed to the
innovation, and their failure to take
notice of it when they opened their
courts as usual Monday morning had a
depressing effect upon the reformers.
Bey to Our Table oi Kate*.
rns one month rate tor spaoe Is fixed so the t
'**»• per lnehratedecreasesforIncreased spaoe
brum 15,00 to 12.25, but for the same length of
tt,M t Inches are sold at F22.50, and 18 Inches
Mr* sold at$3.25 per Inch, 140.50.
The one Inch rate Is the basis of the whole
etlU, as the short time rates fixed are a per-
•ekSLge of It.
Wbe 1 time rate Is 83 1-2 per cent of the
7th« 2 times rate Is 40 per oent of the month
The I times rate Is 50 per cent of the month
The Washington correspondent of
the Memphis Commercial Appeal says
A sonbrette dazzled by the glare of
the footlights, thrilled with applanse
from pit and gallery, drnnk with the
perfume of flowers and wrapped in
blissful dreams—that was Beveridge
three months ago. A sonbrette soorohed
by the flame of popularity, bowing her
self awkwardly iff the stage over a
faded bouquet—that is Beveridge to
day.” Beveridge made a very pretty
talk about the Philippines. There was
nothing in it exoept hot air, bat it
tickled the gallerries, and the Indiana
yonDg man was so pleased he spoke
again; this time on Puerto Rica; ad-
mitted that Puerto Rica should enjoy
free trade with this country. But he
also acknowledged he did not have the
courage of his convictions and was in
the senate simply as the tool of a po-
litical machine. That last speech un-
Ths 1 week rate Is 80 per cent of the month
Tk* t weeks ratels7) per uentlof e month
Eke I weeks rate 7 per oent of ne month
"•Ch* I month rate Is 3 times the month rate,
EM 10 per oent dlsoount.
The f months rate la 8 times the month
ARMY SCHOOLS OF APPLICATION.
/WtkMeas 20 per oent dlsoount.
__j 9 months rate Is 9 times the month rate,
SHI ■ per oent dlsoount.
The year rate E 12 times the month rate,
EM 10 per oent dlsoount.
■nolal positions—Fifty per oent extra.
**|L O. D." advertisements charged at two-
4ktr«s of dally rates)
Beading Matter Bates,
flfwenty-flve cent* per line flraUnaertloj |15
32rt«ffor loSuines’m1^ taken*ln ^months,
>6 cents per line eaoh Insertion. Un-
I looale, by the month, H.60 per line.
‘ ards H per month.
El Paso. Tf J
One of the infant industries of the
country, says an exchange, is ostrich
farming. There are probably less than
2.000 ostriches on the farms near Pasa
dena, Cal , Phoenix, Ariz , San Antonio,
Tex., and Jacksonville, Fla., but if the
project of consolidating the business in
the hands of one strong company is
carried ont, the history of ostrich farm-
ing in Cape Colony, where the business
has its greatest development, will be
practically repeated in this country.
We have ample areas that so nearly re-
produce the conditions in Cape Colony
and also in Hanssaland and Somali-
land from which the feathers derived
from wild ostriches are mainly ob-
tained, a8 to justify the belief that the
industry may have large and successful
development in America. About twen-
ty years ago the statistics of Cape Col-
ony gave eighty-six tame ostriohes in
that region. The number increased to
155.000 in 1891 and to 267.698 in 1898,
and about 300,000 pounds of feathers
The Times has on several occasions
recently oalled attention to the war de-
partment’s plan for establishing mili-
tary training schools at certain military
posts throughout the country, and we
have urged that El Paso make an effort
to have one of these schools established
atSFort Bliss. The New York Sun in
commenting on the department’s plans
“The schools of application for of-
ficers of the United States army were
organized for the purpose of instruct
ing the subordinate officers and the non-
commissioned officers of the different
arms of the line (infantry, cavalry, ar-
tillery and engineers) in their speoial
duties, and to teach officers the higher
branches of the art of war, with a view
to fit for them for higher commands.
“In order to fnlly understand the ne-
cessity for a general staff college, as
proposed by the secretary of war, and
warmly advocated by the most progres
sive of the army .officers, a brief re-
view of the present system of instruc-
tion is almost a necessity. The rela-
tions of a staff college to this system
then will appear dear.
‘The earliest school for officers in
this oountry was the Artillery school at
Fort Monroe, Va , which was establish-
ed soon after the civil war as the result
of the experience of that great strng
gle. The oommandant is seleoted by
the war department, and - the instruct-
ors are chosen mainly on his recom-
mendation. As Btudents, four lienten
ants from each regiment of artillery are
detailed for a course of two years. The
subjects of study, according to the lat-
est recommendations, comprise, in four
departments, artillery and ballistics
military engineering and the art of
war; steam, mechanism, electricity and
mines; and chemistry, explosives and
"The engineer school at Willets Point,
N. Y.. was established originally about
the same time as the Artillery school,
and is also the result of our experience
in the civil war. Its present organiza-
tion dates from 1885. The commandant
is selected by the eeoretary of war on
the reoonrn endation of the chief of
Engineers, the instructors are the cap-
tains on duty there, and the students
are the newly assigned officers of the
engineer corps, and specially detailed
officers of the other arms. The course
comprises military engineering, torpedo
drills, civil engineering, field astron-
omy and military photography. For
engineers the course is two and one-
half years, for other officers six months.
“The infantry and cavalry school at
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, was estab-
lished in 1881. Its commandant and
iustrnotors are seleoted by the war de-
partment, and the stndents are lieuten-
ants of infantry and oavalry sent there
from the different regiments. The
course comprises military art, infantry
and oavalry drill, law, engineering and,
to a limited extent, artillery. The
course is two years.
“The oavalry and light artillery
school at Fort Riley, Kansas, is design-
ed more particularly to be a school of
instruction for drill and practice, the
theoretical studies being subordinated
to the practical work of these two arms
of the service. It was established in
1887. The commandants of the two
arms are seleoted by the war depart-
ment, the stndents are the officers serv
ing in the troops and batteries stationed
there at any time.
“Evidently, then, each school of appli-
cation has its special mission. Only at
the artillery sohool and the infantry
and oavalry sohool are tanght the
higher branches of the art of war, strat
egy and military history, while none of
them has a thorongh coarse in the’dn
ties of the staff. Thus we have really
no sohool at which staff officers oan be
educated and trained, and none in
whioh a sufficient course is given in
laying the foundation for the education
of officers for the higher commands.
At Leavenworth the subject of tactics
demands so much time that the study
of strategy is necessarily curtailed, and
at Fort Monroe fortification and artil-
lery must absorb most of the available
time. A staff college Is therefore
needed to complete the present system
of instruction, and this need is one of
the greatest needs of the army today.
"Looking back over the history of the
staff schools of Europe, we see they,
too, resulted from the experiences in
war of the nations concerned.
"The great Berlin War Academy, es
tahlisbed in 1765, owes its origin to the
experiences of Frederick the Great in
the Seven Year's War; it has gradually
grown to be the highest military sohool
of the world. The French Eoole Su-
perienre de Guerre in Paris was estab-
lished byJNapoleon I, in 1808; and the
English staff college at Camberley was
established on aooonnt of the great lack
of competent staff officers in the Cri-
mean war. These schools have not only
continued in existenoe bnt have con-
stantly increased in importance and in
El Paso has a population of 22,500 and has put over a million dollars in building improve
ments during the past year. The mining industry is flourishing. The Sierra Madre Line
now taps the Sierra Madre Range at Casas Grandes, a virgin region for the American^’
prospector. Many rich mines have already been discovered and are now big producers.
The El Paso & Northeastern Railway, now building from El Paso, has reached
the great coal fields near White Oaks, N. M. El Paso is a cosmopolitan city
and destined to be in a few years the Greatest City in the Great Southwest.
the nnmber of students trained in them.
They have so proven their value to the
army and have grown so popular, that
entranoe oan be gained only by compe-
titive examination, and barely twenty-
five per cent of the applicants oan be
admitted, on aooonnt of lack of facili-
“We, too, should take the lessons of
our war to heart, and in a proper staff
college lay the foundation for a future
United States army, as perfect in staff
officers and generals as the best that we
may have to contend with.”
One hundred oars loaded with build
ing material arrive in the City of Mexi-
There are reports of continued suc-
cesses of the federal troops in the cam-
paign against the rebeiious Indians in
The responsible editor of the oornlo
paper. El Alaoran, is in Belem on a
charge of libel, and the paper has been
There were a greater number of min-
ing denouncements in the republio dur-
ing the past three months than in any
similar period of Its history.
The secretary of fomento has receiv-
ed advice of the arrival of twenty Mor-
mon families at a place oalled Chui-
ohnpa on the Rio Grande, Sierra
Madre & Pacific railway They are the
nucleus of a colony of Mormons form-
Gonzalo Siller is to build a large
briok making establishment at Gomez
Palaoio. He has petitioned the legisla-
ture of Durango for exemption from
taxation during twenty years, and
stipulates to invest a minimum of $100, •
000 and to use the most modern machin-
The Mexican ambassador at Washing
ton feels oalled upon to deny the report
current in some parts of the United
States that the republic is in communi-
cation with islands where the bubonic
plague is prevalent and insista that a
rigorous quarantine is upheld by his
oountry against parts suspected of being
ing case, A nnmber of railroad officials ;
are among the nnmber. j
Postoffice Inspectors Hall and Flint
vidted Tombstone the other day and
found the affairs of the Tombstone
postofflee in excellent shape and paid a
deserved ooinpliment the efficient
postmaster. Miss Laura Crable, for the
oreditable showing and well regulated
system of theoffioe, comparing most fa-
vorably with the highest standard in
the postoffice department of their dis-
WARD BRICK CO.
Brick, Wood and Coal.
Several light oases of scarlet fever
are reported at Carlsbad,
The membership of the Union olnbat
Carlsbad is steadily increasing.
There are 683 miles of projected rail-
ways to be built in New Mexico this
The number of water meters in use at
Silver City will soon be increased from
40 to 70.
A well equipped tennis court is noted
amoug the numerous spring improve-
ments at Silver City.
W. G. Urton is planting 1.500 year-
ling apple trees in his oroh ird near Ros-
well this spring.
Bland, New Mexico, had a severe fire
recently, in which several business
houses were destroyed.
A sanitarium is needed at Roswell in
order to properly accommodate the
steadilly increasing number of invalfds
who are seeking the climatic cure in
the Pecos valley.
El Paso Transfer Co
HACKS. ’BUS AND BAGGAGE
200 to 210 South Oregon St
A new flour mill ie to be built at Mc-
State undertakers are to meet at Gal-
veston April 19.
The many municipal elections passed
off without muoh disorder.
Wolves are doing great damage to
stock interests near Bonham.
The output of the Corsioana oil fields
is to be exported through Sabine Pass,
The Rio Bravo coal mines near Eagle
Pass are said to be turning out 820 tons
One oitizen of Calvert has offered to
put up half the amount neoessary for a
The state treasury is filled to over
flowing with money just at present.
There is $8,500,000 in cash in the vaults,
of whioh $1,600,000 is to the credit of
general revenue and the balance is
nearly all school funds. Thus it is seen
Texas is in a splendid condition finan-
cially. The prospects were n ever better
for a prosperous season. In addition
to the oash there is about $8,000,000 in
bonds to the credit of the sohool fund.
Reoorder W. I Jones of Prescott was
thrown from a horse Wednesday, and
was pretty badly bruised up.
The citizens of Phoenix are in favor
of deoenoy and the men who vote for
public brothels will receive proper at
tention in due time.
Frank Norfleet lately completed a
well for the Chirioabua Cattle company
near Whitewater, getting an ample sup
ply of water at a depth of 246 feet.
The Democrats of Arizona—and the
mountains and desert plaoes teem with
them—will do themselves prond on the
oooaeion of the visit of W. J. Bryan to
Quite a number of prominent Tno-
sonians are up in Ynma this week in
attendance on the King of Arizona min
We supply the trade with Hostetter’s
Bitters. Houck & Dieter.
Mooney wants second-hand goods of
all kinds. Stanton and St. Louis StP.
Momaen die Thorne suggests buying
an Ohio steel range for your wife.
Use Curtice Bros Bine Label Toma-
toes; 2 cans, 3’s, for 25c; none to equal
them; at El Paso Grocery.
PURE HYOIEAN ICE.
Made from distilled water. Telephone
114 El Paso Ick dfc Refrigerator Co
420 MESA AVENUE.
PasturUed milk and cream,
Pasturlaed separator milk for eooklng
All goods delivered on Ice In wagons.
BICYCLE USERS.. .
Your attention fora moment. We can
cure your wheel of Its Infirmities at
all times. When In need of Lamps,
Carbide Cements, Tires, Oil, Graphite.
Cyclometers, Wood Rims or anything
iut a bloyole give us a call.
Cor. Oregon & Franklin Sts.
For quality and prloe, no need to look further
W. U. WALK COMPANY, Sol* Agents.
DOMESTIC and STANDARD, the best lnthr
World. *40 and tfifl. W. G.W*ls Oo.. Sole Agt
Serves best meals in the city
for 10, 15, 20 and 25 cents
310 El Paso Street
The Ralston Grocery,
811 SAN ANTONIO ST. Phone 463.
Ralston Health Flour. Ralston Breakfast
Food, Ralston Health Cocoa, Ralston Healtl!
Pancake Flour. Ralston Infant Food, Ralston
Health Crackers. Fresh new stock ju6t re-
Staple and Fancy Grocerles,Teas .Coffee,etc.
W. M. FORD, Prop'r.
A Nice and Pleasant Resort in Juarez.
Best Imported Liquors, Wines and Mexican
Guadalajara-Tequlla a specialty. Wm. J.
Letup's Standard Lager Beer alwayson tap.
o.----------" ‘Bd. Lessonschee;
Scot parties accommodated. Lessons cheer-
LADIES, I CAN CURE YOU
My ^Vaginal CONKS” are a Specific
Honu Treatment for Ixeucorrhoa, all Ad-
normn l nic/.knann. VT1 .....____ t ____n_ .1. .
normal Discharges, Ulcerations, Prolap-
sus, Displacements, Scanty, Painful or Ir-
rlgular Mensus and Inflammations. Price
*‘n iuiiuinninuoHS. x iico
92.00, Enclose stamp for valuable trea-
tlse of Interest to all women. Address
Wm. Proctor, M.D., Room 202 Wilson blk,
Los Angeles, Oal.
First-olass restaurant in every reaped
First-olaae cooking. Short orders day
Dinner Daily at 3 p. m. *
128 El Paso St., next to Coopers.
Ballinger & Longwell,
Livery, Feed and Sale Stables
Have first-class facilities for
handling live stock in carload
lots in transit.
16 and 18 San Franolsoo street. TelB*
PHONE No. 1.
White Oaks Stage Line.
Dally trips between Carrlzosa and White
Oaks. Passengers also carried to any part
of the oountry on short notice. Good rigs
and careful drivers.
PAUL MAYER, Prop’r,
White Oaks, N. M.
Not controlled by the Trust.
For sale by
PASO CYCLE CO.
Vrndorf Hotel Blook.
a rich man to draw a
check, a horse to draw a
cart, a pretty girl to draw
attentions toper to draw
a cork, a free lunch to
draw a crowd and an ad-
vertisement in the TIMES
to draw trade.
excels in the amour
advertising carried, a
tain proof that it <
draw trade. Teleph
and our "ad. man” will
tell you about it.
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