El Paso Daily Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 24, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 31, 1904 Page: 3 of 8
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UKDAY, DECEMBER 31. 1904
GBEAT UNDERTAKING. POOR’S CHRISTMAS TREE
IUILDING OF 8IERRA MAORE EX-
TENSION 800N COMMENCES.
I Meant the Turning Loose Indirectly in
El Paso of About $11,000,000 and
Will Bring an Era of Protperlty anc
a Permanent Benefit to the City.
8ALVATION ARMY WILL GIVE ONE
Thie Part of Their Work Wae Pott-
poned From Laat Week on Account
of Amount of Work Incidental to
Distributing Chriatmaa Baakata.
Judge A. B. Fall, attorney for W. C.
Greene, and Captain Charles Hunt
have returned from an extended trip
to New York.
Judge Fall while east looked after
the legal side of the organization of
the Sierra Madre Land and Lumber
company, Colonel Greene's latest un-
dertaking. the company Is organized
under the laws of Connecticut and 1b
capitalized at $16,000,000. Under Its
charter it is authorized to engage In
any kind of business that oomes to
Judge Fall says that all of the de-
tails for t}ie great work of extending
the Sierra Madre road has been com-
pleted and that within three weeks
the work, which means an expendi-
ture of $11,000,000, will be com-
menced. As all the supplies to be
used In the work will come from El
Paso, this work portends a season of
prosperity for this city and section,
such as the building of the El Paso ft
Southwestern road brought to the
“The extensfon of the road along
the route to Dedrlck means an enor-
mous amount of work and a great out-
lay of money and labor,” said Judge
Falk Ho Bays that the machinery for
two saw mills have been purchased
and are now on the road. A smelter is
to be built and the company’s cohce*-
sioni calls for factories, paper mills,
plan|ng mills and various other enter-
prises, Including a large electric pow-
er plant. Dedrlck, the terminus of the
road. Is a town now in embryo and
doubtless before long will become a
place of considerations proportions.
The land along the line of the road Is
to be colonized for agricultural pur-
poses and sheep and cattle ranches
started. - • 4
Fit geese, the finest kind of eating.
Nations’. Phone 138.
FOUND A FENCE.
Police Search Houce for One Stolen
Article and Find Several.
Yesterday morning Officer Powers
arrested A. Gutirrez, charging him
with theft. It was claimed that the
Mexican had stolen a phonograph rec-
ord from an El Paso street second-
hand store. To prove that Gutirrez
was guilty, he swore out a search war-
rant before Justice Marshall and1
Constable Clements wsb sent to exe-
cute it. Gutirrez lives atl 333 South El
Paso street, which Is on the corner of
El Paso and the Rio Grande river,
Clements searched the place and not
only found the grapbopbone record,
but also a graphophone and a nearly
new bicycle, and numerous other arti-
cles, which had evidently been sto-
len. It is said that several of the pet-
ty thieving of the past few montrs
will be solved by the developments
growing out of the serving of the
At their new quarters. No. 208 South
Oregon street, which they will occupy
tonight for the first time, the Salva-
tion army will give their Christmas
tree to the poor children of the city,
This part of the army’s Christmas
program was postponed from last week
because of tbe large number of bas-
kets to be distributed and the work In-
cidental to such an undertaking. But
tonight Santa Claus will play a return
engagement In this city and will hold
forth at the Salvation army headquar-
ters where three big trees are await-
ing his coming.
The new ball which the army has
just leased will afford them much more
commodious quarters than their old
home, and at the same time will be
slightly nearer the heart of the city.
One feature of the new building which
is just now worrying the Salvationists
Is seats for the new hall. The benches
In the old hail will not be nearly
enough to accommodate all their new
quarterg will hold and they will have
to secure a number of chairs.
GOOD FOOTBALL GAME.
"Aa You Like It.”
Miss Florence Gale's presentation Of
Rosalind in “As You Like It,” at the
Myar opera house last night was one
of the moat artistic pieces of acting
seen on an El Paso stage this season.
Naturally vivacious, pretty and at
■ once catching the sympathy of her au-
i dlence by her rare ability, she won
I enthusiastic applause from her hear-
ers at every turn. '
She has been called one of the most
beautiful women oh the American
stage and one of the foremost players
of Shakespearean revival and this
seems to be not far short of the truth.
Surely a more winsome Rosalind
could not be conceived.
She not only has the natural ability,
but that she has made a close study
of Shakespeare can reaotly be seen.
She has been playing Shakespeare ever
since she has been on the stage, tt Is
said, and she still does it well—and
doesn’t overdo It. Just natural, be-
coming—doing just as Shakespeare’s
Rosalind might have done In real life.
Of the other members of her com-
pany not so much can be said save of
her Othello, who has a fine voice, clear
accent and a fair conception of what
his part Is and should be.
The company came In on the S. P„
which was late and a great deal of the
play was omitted that It might not
drag out so late, but It was pruned
with such skill that the omissions
would hardly be noticed save to those
who were familiar with It. Taken as
a whole, “As You Like It” as played
by Miss Galo's company produced a
very favorable Impression upon her
It was under the auspices of the
Woman f club and a good crowd greet-
ed the raising of the curtain.
OUR PARTING SHOT TOR 1904
THE IASI SPECIAL SALE OF THE YEAR AT THE PIONEER
We want to wind up the old year’s business with a record breaking sale and here
are bargains until you can’t rest.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, THE 30th and 31st
The following prices will be in force—NOT SUNNY JIM’S! Read every
item—there’s money to be saved—why not YOU save it?
ATHLETICS WILL PLAY FORT
Game Scheduled Between Phoenix
Indians and Athletics Wat Called
Off—Last Game of Seaton and
Good Sport is Expected.
Give the Cash Grocery a trial; all
goods fresh and new at the lowest
cash price. 420 Mesa avenue.
Try a Times want add, 1 cent a word.
— | r
The football game with the Phoenix
Indians has 'l>Ben called off and in-
stead the Athletics will again play the
Fort Bliss team at Athletic park, Mon-
day afternoon at 3 p. m.
These two teams have a game apiece
to their credit, the Athletics winning
by a score of 15 to 0 over the soldiers
at a game at Athletic park on Thanks-
giving day and on December 2t> the
crippled Athletics received the small
end of a 20 to 0 score at Fort Bliss.
While the Athletics will have all their
big men in the game, the soldiers will
give an exhibition of team work which
will cause the local team to earn all
One feature of the game Monday. If
It is anything like tbe contest at the
fort a week ago, will be that the
referee and the umpire will run the
game and the rag chewing and tire-
some delays will be eliminated. At
least they were entirely absent in the
contest last week between the two
teams and while there will be a
healthy rivalry, for the winner of the
game Monday will undoubtedly claim
the title of champions of the south-
west, still the unpleasant features of
the Albuquerque game will be entirely
The management la also construct-
ing a wire fence around the gridiron
which will keep the crowd off the field
and Insure a clear field for the game
WARRANT SWORN OUT.
Negro Woman Charged With Stealing
$105 From Person.
The man who was robbed of $106 in
the room of the negress, on Boutb
Sata Fe street. Thursday night, but
who so far has kept his name out of
print, appeared before Justice Mar-
shall yesterday and swore out a war
rant against the woman, charging her
with theft from tbe person. The war
rant was placed tn the bands of a con
stable and tbe negress was trans*
ferred to the county jail. Her exam
inlng trial will be heldd today before
Watch Party Will Be Given Tonight
By Young Folks.
The Young Peoples' Christian En-
deavor Society of the Christian church
*111 give a watch social tonight at the
Gist house. 501 Mesa ave., at 8:30
o'clock p. m. Up to (late games and
various other forms of entertainment
have been provided by the social com-
A cordial Invitation Is extended to
the public and all in attendance are
assured an enjoyable occasion.
Strangers visiting El Paso are espe-
„ Eisteddfod at Utica.
Itlca, N. Y-, Dec. 30.—Delegations
from musical and literary societies are
her from various parts of New York
and Pennsylvania, with a few from
across the Canadian border, to take
part In the eisteddfod, which opens to
morrow night and concludes Monday.
The liberal prizes offered In the vari-
ous competions has attracted an un-
usually Urge attendance. The affair
is held under the auspices of the Cym-
relgyddlon society of this city.
"Why Women Sin” Tonight.
Any play that will quicken the
pulses and touch the heart strings is
surely entitled to the best patronage
that could be bestowed upon It, and
therefore tbe manifestations of genu-
ine Interest In behalf of “Why Women
Sin,” by Will C. Murphey, at attrac-
tion for tonight, can well be under-
stood. This record making and rec-
ord breaking composition of stirring
dramatic Import bears an Intimate re-
lation to a limited number of the most
powerful stage successes of a de-
cade and, owing to the novel treat-
ment of Its exceedingly moral pur-
pose, stands alone on the grounds of
originality and force. The manage-
ment have wisely refrained from al-
lowing the production of so good a
play to suffer through lack of proper
scenic equipment or a thoroughly cay-
able company to Interpret a story so
fraught with noble Impulses. The
prices are 50 and 75 cents and $1,
"An English Daisy” Sunday and Mon-
Tomorrow (Sunday) night and Mon-
day night theater goers of this city
will be offered a musical sensation
of the day, the EngiiBh-American
comedy. “An English Daisy,” over
which New York and Boston critics
have grown enthusiastic and written
In the most eulogistic manner.
The company numbers in all forty
people, of this number being a chorus
of handsome, talented and shapely
The production Is complete In every
detail. Massive scenic sets, panoram-
ic and light effects are carried for the
entire production, which insures a per-
formance beyond the ordinary musi-
AN EXTRAORDINARY EVENT.
The Bull Fight Tomorrow in Juarez
With Five Bulla
There Is no doubt now but that the
bull fight across the river tomorrow
will be something out of the ordinary
kind, led by the great French mata-
dor, Felix Robert, because the bulls
have arrived and can be seen at bull
ring pens, where they present a for-
midable apearance. They are magnifi-
cent looking animals, auc., as are
seldom seen on the frontier, full of
fire and fight, just such as will com-
mand great respect and furnish gen-
A bright day on Sunday will surely
fill the bull ring to overflowing and
tickets may be scarce because a largo
crowd Is preparing to see the only
matador of the French republic.
Although the expense Incurred for
this extraordinary event is large, yet
the prices are relatively low, viz.: For
seats in boxes $1.26 and general ad-
mission 75 cents.
Tickets will be placed on sale this
morning at 10 o’clock at the bull ring
and at the Moctezuma saloon in
Juarez. This afternoon the French
matador and his company, In the full
dress of their art, will ride along the
street car lines, accompanied by a
band of music.
Plump, tender ducks for Now Year's
Nations' market. Phone 138.
A petition In involuntary bankrupt-
cy was yesterday filed In the federal
court against the Rio Grande Candy
company by the First National bank
W. H. Willers and W. H. Bryan. The
petition alleges that the concern owes
debts to the amount of $1,000 and
over of which $400 Is due the bank.
$158.38 to Willers & Bryan and $30.10
to William Jones. It Is also alleged
that tbe company, on the 29th day of
December, 1904, through Its president,
8 packages Arbuckles Coffee................40c
18 pounds Potatoes........................26c
5 cans Tomatoes....................... 26c
80ozs. K. C. Baking Powder..............60c
50 ozs. K. C. Baking Powder..............36c
O. K. Creamery Butter per lb. 30c
This famous Butter we sell for 35o—during this sale 30c
Boston Baked Beans 1 lb. cans 6c worth 10c
Macaroni and Cheese........10c worth 15c
Plum Pudding.............50c worth 75c
Catsup, 1-2 pint............. 6c worth 15c
Guaranteed first class.
Pineapple, 3 lb. can..........15c worth 25c
Toilet Soap, fancy boxes. ., 26c worth 50c
RICE—the strongest and most delicate of foods
Fancy whole Japan 6 pounds. .26c worth 30c
Rice, fancy head............10c worth 15c
California Canned Fruits, 2 cans............25c
The very best.
Betsy Brand Canned Peas, 3'cans...........25c
Best Standard Tomatoes, 3 cans............25c
Best Standard Corn.......................10c
Best Standard String* Beans, 2 cans.........25c
Clam Juice..................15c worth 25c
Canned White Fish..........I5c worth 20c
Canned Salmon...............10c,worth 12 l-2c
ANKOLA MOCHA AND JAVA COFFEE
This is our special, fresh roasted blend. We
buy the very best green coffee, roast daily in our
own roasters, and save you all tbe middle man’s
35c*Pound or 3 Pounds tor $1.00
Equal to any 45e eoffmt sold in El Paso.
TEAS—We also make a specialty of choice
Teas. All new crop.—Gunpowder, Un-
Colored and Green Japan, English Break-
fast and Spider Leg.
50c Pound During this Sale,
Regular Price 75c.
SCHILLING’S BAKING POWDER—6 ozs. 15c, 12 ozs. 30c, 21-2 lbs. 90c during this sale.
Wind up the old year with a cash order from the
PIONEER GROCERY COMPANY
204 San Antonio Street. Phone 39.
And you will find it will pay you to make it the rule for 1095, to buy your goods; from
THE ONLY CO-OPERATIVE STORE IN THE SOUTHWEST.
C. F. Lelcham, admitted In writing
that It was unable to pay Its debts and,
on the 28th day of December, commit
ted an act of bankruptcy by transfer-
rlng, while Insolvent, ,a part of Its
property to the H. Leainsky company,
and on December 29th by tranzferrlng
other portions of Us property to other
creditors, with the Intent to prefer
A GUARANTEED CURE FOITPILE8.
Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protrud-
ing Piles. Your druggist will refund
money if PAZO OINTMENT falls to
cure you in 6 to 14 daya. 50c.
“GREA8ING THE FAT PIG.”
Compliment* From St. Loula’ Big
The Anheuser-Buaeh Brewing as-
sociation of St. Louis never forget* td
send The Time* a case of Its fine beer
and Malt Nutrine every Christina*.
This year it arrives with the compli-
ments of the New Year, thus neatly
St. Louis, Dec. 27, 1904.
Advertising Manager of The Times,
El Paso, Tex.
Dear Sir: To lubricate the wheels
of time, for another year’s Journey of
health and prosperity, we are lending
you, charges prepaid, a case contain-
ing the “Oil of Good Cheer and Happi
ness," which kindly accept with the
compliments and best wishes of
Messrs. Lord ft Thomas and yours
ANHEUSER-BUSCH BREWING AS
Chas, W. Standinger.
TO BADGE THE 8CARLET WOMAN.
(New York Sun.)
A printed circular letter, signed
with (he printed name of Charles M.
Skinner of Brooklyn, is being sent out
in large numbers through the stale
asserting that the aldermen of this
etty have now under consideration a
measure aimed at making disorderly
women In the streels conspicuous by
compelling them to wear stuffed birds
of feather millinery bh a badge of
their calling. The circular adds:
“If Imposes a fine on all street walk-
ers who neglect or refuse to comply
with the ordinance and compels ev-
ery abandoned woman who has served
a term in prison to denote the fact
by wearing a plume or aigrette. In
the Interest of morality and health, It.
is as desirable to distinguish depraved
women and keep them under police
and sanitary observation as It Is to
label saloons." The letter then went
on to appeal to the recipients to use
their Influence to secure the passage
of that ordinance.
The fact that such an appeal was In
circulation became known because of
a letter written to Mrs. Francis W.
Graham, president of the IW. C. T. U.
of this state to a friend in this city
condemning the proposition on the
ground, that the ordinance would have
the effect of not only permitting the
disorderly women to follow their call-
ing, but to advertise their shame.
City Clerk Scully said yesterday
that, so far as, he knew, there has nev-
er been introduced such an ordinance
Fresh milk is good; fresh milk
and Mellin’a Food is better.
Try it with your baby. f
Mother you moss year fcsby *r as* «M-
tta’s Food you *111 ind oar hook, “The
Can and Reading of lufcnta," *rry uaffaL
Sttupiy writs fur it- It will b* nan* fcca, (
■EUAN’S FOOD CO* BOSTON. MAS*
Go to the Toletc bar ror fine whis-
tles. 207 Texas SL
NOTED CHARACTER DEAD.
Rufus J. Walbridge Passed Av *y Yes-
Yesterday morning at 4 It; North
Oregon street occurred the death of
Rufus J. Walbridge, aged sixty-seven.
Mr, Walbridge had been In El Paso
for the past two months, navlng come
here from Covina. Cal., where he has
an orange farm. He was a well known
character to West Texas, having a
large ranch to Jeff Davis county. He
leaves a widow and two daughters at
Covina, Cal., and one son, Jesse Wal-
brfdge, who I* one of the mounted offi-
cers of the night police force.
The body was taken to the under-
taking parlors of Nagley ft Carr,
where It was prepared for burial. Ar-
rangements for the Interment’have
not been* completed yet. but the re-
mains will probably be shipped to Cal-
The deceased was quite well-to-do
and leaves ah estate valued at about
THE LAST SOUVENIR DINNER
OF THE SEASON AT THE "ZEIGER"
NEXT SUNDAY FROM 2 TO 8 P. M.
ONE DOLLAR PER PLATE.
BETTER THAN SPANKING
Hpsnblng <!oe» unt .Tire <■liildrmi of nrlns <lim
cnltiM. If it dill th«!0 would I* f.w children diet
would do U, There 1* a coii.tltuifuit*] rutiw. for
title Mr. M Hummer,. Hot 432, Notre I nuns,
bid., will eeml t*«r bum. treatment to any mother
► he arid, no monay, Write her drelay If your chil-
dren trouble you t» tht. way. pon’t blame die
chthl. The cbatieee are It can't halp It.
by any member of the hoard. The
records of the meetings of the hoard
for last year contain no reference to
the submission of a measure of tin*
nature referred to In the circular.
A Hammond, lnd„ merchant kissed
a fair customer ami the other women
of the town boycotted him and drove
him out of business, tbe jealous
TO SELL OR TO
well assorted Hard-
ware store in one of
the most important
mining places in the
north of Mexico is to
be sold or transferred
on liberal conditions.
Lease on house, with
100 feet frontage could
be obtained tor several
years at a reasonable
price. Address H. S.
EYES TESTED FREE
IITTU PI A/A. Op. Shtldoi
V I A
IE. P.-N. E. STS.
Gulden State Limited, 45
hours, or Eastern Express,
50 hours. Double dally
service. AU new equip-
ment. Dining cars all tbe
0. *. PfNKCOST, A. N. SHOWN,
F«u. hit. On. Pill. Agl-
Ct. PASO, TEXAS
DIETER & SAUER
EL PASO, TEXAS, AND CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO.
IMPORTERS AND JOBBERS
Grocerlea, Wlnee, Liquors and Cigars. Leading Brands of Bonded Whis-
kies in Bulk and Bottled offered at any atatlon In the interior of Moxlco.
MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
Major ft Fewel. gram, nay. coal and
wood. Phone 1478.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab-
lets Atl druggists refund the money
If it falls to cure. B. W. Grove’# signa-
ture la on each box. 26c.
Say! Are YOU Going Home Christmas?
If so'ynn bsd better *ee the fcaotfl Fe about It. For if you travel over the
H«nin Fe while you are GOING the meal*, you will get nt the handsome
Harvey Hiding Hoorn* will retniud you of tbe meal you will get at borne on
Xmas Day. Whib returning they will remind you of the meal you had at
home. On December 20, 21, 22 and 2(5 will sell ronnd trip tickets to points
in Colorado, Illinois, lowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North
Dakota, Michigan South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming and many points
irijlhe great Southeast.
On© Fare Plus $2 For The Round Trip.
Good For 30 Darn.
Comfortable Day Coaebesaml Free Chair 0ar*,«l'allman Palace and Tourist
Sleepers. Call or Telephone
J.-8. MORRISON, W. R. BROWN,
City Pass. AgL Phone 5. D. F. ft P. A.
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