El Paso International Daily Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 122, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 25, 1899 Page: 2 of 8
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BLPA'O DAILY TJMB8, THURSDAY, MAY 95, 1^99.
SURGED 1*A«B NAYS HE IN JOT A
lewt the anpreme court reverses Trontt’s
Hr Hm toffiTMl Owing to the Ttrrlflr nnd
LMt Bs.tained Heat and Enervating
Cllnitr -N<> Appreciable Change in the
Adatlral o Appearaocc-Dewey in a Man
Thai Carrie* Kc«ponalhllity Lightly.
Washington, May 24— Surgeon J.
E, Page, of Admiral Dewey’s flagship,
Olympia, h is arrived here on leave.
He came ahead of the Oiympia to
avoid the loug delays of the sail via
the Snez canal. Snrgeoa Page has
been on the tt igship ever since Dewey
took command, seeing him daily and
having general charge of the medical
affairs ho that he is in a position to
jrivt-u an Intelligent view of the adtnir
alV health and general condition. He
■ Admiral Dewey is in no sense a sick
mao. but as well hh any man could be
sneuduig a year iu the tropics. I
was on the Olympia at the time he
came aboard and from that time to the
present 1 do not believe there has been
anv appreciable change in his appear
am.,., weight orgeuerai condition. Of
course every one in the Heet has suffer*
ed in health more or less during the
year-, owing to the terriffic and long
sustained heat, and enervating climate
It takes a!! the life out of a strong man
and undo.** his energy and ambition.
In that Dewey suffered with all the rest
of ns It was particularly arduous
during blockade duty, when for long
stretches no man <sm 111 get ashore.
Snrgeoa Page was asked if Admiral
Dewey s responsihilties hah weighed
heavily on him
• I think not he answered, "and I
bgJjHvs it will be found he has just as
much nerve as the morning he fought
the battle in Manila bay He's a man
who carries responsibility* lightly and
does not let it break him down. On the
morning of t,he battle he was perfectly
cool.and only once throughout the action
did he show signs of anxiety That was
when the head gunner retiorted our
aniuinuitbm was running short. This
was about the time we pulled off for
breakfast, and it had a depressing ef-
fect But It was quickly off set when
the officer on deck reported that the
Reina Christiana and Castillia were
afire. That was the turning point, and
the Admiral had no anxiety after that.”
Emposia, Kao., lisy 24.-Aa endless
chain bf letters baa been started by a
Kansas man to rehnke Edward Atkin-
ses. Original letters from C. H. Os-
borne, of Kingman, Kan, were re-
ceived today in Cmporia requesting the
recipients to write a card to Edward
Atkinson as follows "Please do not
alauder onr president, onr soldiers and
our country. ’ The recipients are also
requested to write ten loyal friends
□ DID NOT FLOAT THK PARIS.
An (ii.urcetMfnl Effort wits Made by Tugs
Covekaok, Cornwall, May 24—The
scene in the vicinity of the stranded
steamer Paris was most animated for
an hour before h gh water, this Ameri-
can steamer and her tugs put on a full
head of steam and exerted their utmost
power to float her These efforts con-
tinned fruitless for two hours. It was
finally decided to defer the attempt to
float her until a later tide, probably
Friday American line officials are still
hopeful, hut experts are divided in their
New York, May 24—Vice president
Wright, of the American line, said to-
day he received a cablegram from'Henry
Wilding, agent of the line at Southamp-
ton. in which he said asnpreme attempt
to get the Paris off the r asks will be
made Saturday By that time all the
pumping aparatus will have arrived at
the eteamer and the works started. The
officials of the line are still confident of
saving the steamer.
RIYEK8 OF THE
IMPORTANT VOLUME PRE-
PARE!) BY F. H. NEWELL.
Faet* Concerning the River. Iu Varlone Lo-
cations, Particularly Those l »e«l In Irri-
gation—Sediment Destroying the Great
Million Dollar Reservoir end Water
Power at Austin.
Boston, May 24—The American Wool
Reporter will say tomorrow of the wool
The strength and activity previously
noted in the wool market has been well
sustained during the week under view,
and in some respects the movement par-
takes of the characterists of a veritable
boom. It is not, as yet, however, man
nfactnrers market, although consumers j million dollar reservoir
Washington, May 24—The United
States Geological survey has just is-
sued an important volume prepared by
v . H. J. ewell, felating to the use of
water for power, irrigation and other
industries, being the product of ten
years of experience and systematic meas-
urement. It gives facts concerning the
rivers in the various localities from
Maine to California and shows the great-
est, least and average flow by months.
The greater part of the volume is
given to facts concerning the rivers of
the west, particularly those used in ir-
rigation. The Missouri river and tri-
butaries in Montana and Wyoming are
described and figures of available water
inserted. A iarge number of measure-
ments of the head waters of the Platte
river in Colorado are also given, and
the importance of its stream to the dev-
elopment of Nebraska shown. In a
similar way the Arkansas river is des-
cribed and data hearing upon the great
problem of inter state water placed on
record, Kansas farmers claiming the ir-
rigators in Colorado are taking water
which belongs to them. Similar con-
ditions are shown to exist on the Rio
Grande, the waters of which are not
only claimed by Colorado and New
Mexico, bnt also by the Repnblic of
Mexico, giving rise to an important in
teruational contention. Facts regard-
ing the rivers in Texas are also noted
and the extraordinary rapidity with
which sediment is destroying the great
have been little more in evidence than j power at Austin are illustrated by dia-
previously. me ^tester portion of j grams.
business done consists of purchases by 1 The conditions in the drainage basins
dealers themselves, althongh as a rnle. > of the Humboldt river and the Great
where manufacturers have bought they Salt Lake in Nevada and Utah, are de
have been obliged to pay higher prices
or they did not succeed in getting wool.
A number of dealers are not offering
their wool at all. and are practically out
of the market An advance in the price
of territory wool in this market result-
ed in checking the export movement
and a few remaining lots of Australian
wool in bond, qwned by dealers are
held at higher figures than foreign buy-
ers will pay.
San Francisco, May 24
May 24 — Rear
(veilings „f the National Baptist con- ! Schely’sprogress westward since he left
veutiou commenced today with the I Omaha has been a triumphal tour. At
opening Messina of the Woman’s Bap every town on the line the people stood
tint Home Mission society Mrs R. E in crowds on the platforms eager to catch
Manning, of Illinois, opened the sessiou j a glimpse of the naval hero. He ap-
with praise, and prayer service. An ad- peared on the rear platform and ac,
dress of welcome was delivered by Mrs j knowledg -d their greetings, but begged
,T. Sunderland, president.of the society | to be excused from hand shaking, as he
in California Following a short tuuai- said "the good people of Omaha have
cal program the reports of the score j nearly shaken my right flipper off."
tarie.s of the different committees were Three thousand l eople greeted him
read Mrs K [) MaoArthnr, -of New at Lincoln, where the train stopped fif
York, presented t,he report of the exe | teen minutes At Hastings 3,000 eager
entive board of the Woman’s Home citizens,headed by bands, G, A. R men
Mission society '1 he report took a! and other organizations, crowded
hopeful view of the field, and suggested j around the station and cheered them
that not less than $70,000 has to be | selves hoarse Hastings people present-
raised for work iu the coming year j ed him with a beautiful battle ship
Pending the adoption, Mrs. W. A Post, i made of rare flowers At other towns
of Colorado, spoke on organization I the scenes were re-enacted till a late
among the young She was followed ; hour tonight
bv several iu brief discussion. Mis ! .....................
Hionaries. representing various phases j <.si«n u> »
*k... .......i.... ,,,..,.i, „,a(iu i>—u'i-. Ci,i'.\ ELAND, 1V1 av 24--Cleveland (>,
dresses ' Miss Jeimie lj 'iwk, I Washington H Batteries: Carney and
one of the first, missionaries in the south, i beamier. Dlneeuau and McGuire,
spoke upon Africa's Daughters in j At, Louisville- Louisville fi, Brooklyn
America , Miss Nina H Everett, of New i 5; Ratteries: Magee and Kittredge,
Mexico, spoke on Mexico's Mill on:" ! ledger and Grim. ,
Miss isaled A II Crawford, of Okla At Pittsburg—Pittsburg 11. Baltimore
hernia Territory , no Onr Own Indiana ” ?. lotteries: Lever and Bowerman,
scribed and also those along the Gila
river in Arizona. The far northwest
has not been neglected, the rivers hav-
ing been measured iu Idajio, Washing-
ton and Oregon. Elaborate details are
given concerning California, and a
paper upon the water supply of south
ern California, prepared by J. B Lip-
pincott, has been inserted.
Besides the elaborate discussion of
the rivers there are papers upon the un-
derground waters, one being by N. B
Barton on the underground supply of
western Nebraska. This is accompanied
by colored maps showing the extent to
which the development of arid and des-
ert land proceed in this area.
The volume is elaborately illustrated.
Every attempt has been made to render
the volume convenient for reference
and attractive iu appearance.
Chicago, May 24—Wheat closed to-
day at a net gain of one cent after an
early decline of l cent. Pork lost 24 to
5, lard fi to 74, ribs 2$.
July wheat opened at 78§(»}, advanc-
ed to 74(<e&, declined to 73J-, advanced
to754@4, closed at 724-
July corn opened at 334 cents, declin-
ed to 334, advanced to 33f(«e4 at the
July bat started at 234, advanced to
234FtS, declined to 234, closed at 234.
The day session was closed by conse-
McGinuity and Robertson
At St Louis -St Lon is 1, Boston 8.
i in- Notional .iiiiiiu-s j Batteries: Young and Criger, Lewis
Washington, May 24 The feature . . ... . .
of the second day of the national jn j "J } lncinnali Cincinnati 1, New
mice celebration was the city civic pa i -"J-y . —et terms: Hawley, Phillips
rade this afternoon It consisted of all j ,l,"l l’eitz. Seymour and Grady. Ten
fraternal civic and trade organizations I *ni!'uK,? .
of the city, together with a loug proves I At Chicago-Chicago 7, Philadelphia
siou of floats. The parade passed L‘- Batteries Katoll and Donahue,
through the court of honor where Pres
ident McKinley, his cabinet and die
Klllott Itrown Drowned.
Harrison. Neb . Mav 24—Elliott W.
Brown, manager of the National Sheep
& Cattle company, oue of the best
known stockmen in Nebraska, aud
Wyoming drowned iu Indian Creek yes-
terday, attempting to ford it on horse
back Brown was one of the Wyom-
ing Rough Riders under Colonel Grigs-
by aud distinguished hituself in the
Mississippi wreck last summer, when
he saved many lives.
Fraser, McFarland and Fifield.
.. . , , , Officers Kiev led.
tminiished nomnanv. reviewed it from ! r>........ m
The parade was oyer an hour passing ^V,e0ted tht> followi,1K offloflr8 t0
iU ruliluuonif utaml A ft..> tL.. <>< ! -
Pressdent Walter V. Powell, re-elect
the reviewing stand. After the civic
parade there was a float procession of
flower decorated carriages, hut these
were few iu number, ’and this feature
was consequently a disappointment to
ed, secretary and treasury, H. B. Per-
ham, re-elected; chairman of the exe
entive committee, F. L. Daibels, At-
lanta, Georgia. Other members are.
j L, A Tanquary, Puebla. Colorado; A
| O. Sinks, Portland, Oregon; F. J Rey-
v, „ v ..... „, ,, • , . . | liohls Medicine Hat. N W T M M
Nkw 7 OUR May 24 1 rices of stocks ! ,)o, hi„ W|W r(, „,ected first vice preVi
drifted to a lower level today. 1.1 an rue , (,eUt. ,ln(1 l.r«si1l«nt Powell will ap
certain and irregular manner which ,lllillt Uvo (>th„rs ’
cb»rMCt»rtroa the (lull ana undecided | ______
DirtKtrouH Hail Htorin.
Kansas City. May 24—Hail did
much damage in central Kansas last
night. In Saliue county wheat and
other crops for miles were destroyed,
many buildings damaged, thousands of
window lights were broken, some cattle
and many chickens killed.
In the vicinity of Perry a cloudburst
occurred and streams overflowed, flood-
ing much farm property.
tingling through the vein*
i\ lvll means a dear mind,
strong nerves, an iron
man IS always a
The Tuttle Paint and Glass Co.
Bitters makes pure blood. It cures in-
digestion, constipation, kidney and liver
ailments and all other troubles caused
by impure blood.
Wlbi©ll@sfflll© Mdi Wall Papeir,
PICTURE FRAMES AND ROOM MOULDINGS.
Painters’ Supplies and Artists’ Materials. Estimates Furnished and
Contracts Taken Sample Card, 21 Colors Prepared Paint and Sam-
ples ot Wall Paper Free. Most extensive stock betwi emFt. Worth and
Los Angeles and Denver and City of Mexico.
r I bLEPHONb 200.
The Tuttle Paint and Glass Co., El Paso, Texas.
"No movement,” o»iu a merchant
yesterday, "to build a union depot by
popular subscriptions can be success-
ful for the reason that no twenty-five
subscribers to the fund cau»gree on a
location. Every subscriber will want
the depot located near his property. It
we ever nave a uuion depot it will he
built by the railroads for their own ac
oomuiodation and to save the expense
of transfers, la in v opinion the best
location in the city for a union depot is
on El Faso street iu front of the Ketel-
sou & Degatau building; aud the next
best location is the present site of the
T. & P. depot "
"I have not signed any of these ex
pansiou and anti-exp-msiou petitions,"
said an old Veteran of the civil war yes-
terday, "because I cannot see how
these meetings are to accomplish any
good. Two-thirds of the men who
signed the call for that meeting to-
night are anti-expansionists; they are
opposed to the administration’s Philip-
pine policy. But they are afraid that
if they give expression to their honest
eonnvietiouB they will be misunder-
stood by onr boys in the Philippines
That is my position; 1 say wait until
Aguiualdo has been thrashed aud then
we can get together and declare we are
opposed to expansion. ”
* • *
"Now that we have succeeded in
breaking up most of the smuggling busi-
ness,” said Collector Billon the other
day, "I intend to get after some of the
violators of the contract labor laws. In
the cigar factories of El Paso there is
no doubt whatever bnt there are a large
number of aliens employed who reside
in Juarez aud simply come here to
work. This is a gross violpfion of the
Alien labor laws and the parties em
ploying them have been warned time
after time. Next we are goiag to act
and there will be no warnings.”
Reports received by Engineer Follet
of the international Boundary com-
mission from the gauging station at
Rio Grande, north of Albuquerque, say
that the water in the river is again
falling aud everything indicates a dry
river for the season "Unless there is
a change quickly for the better,” said
Mr. Follet "the ontlook for Ihe farmers
is (lark, indeed."
Use Pillsbury’s Vitos, the ideal wheat
food. For sale at the El Paso Grocery.
A. M.Loomi has removed his office
to 217 San Aqissnio street, where he can
be found bvnto patrons
Use Pillsbury’s Vitos, the ideal wheat
food. For sale at the El Paso Grocery
NEW SUMMER RESORT ON THE SUMMIT OF THE FAMOUS
IN NEW MEXICO.
110 MILES fROM EL PASO, TEXAS,
ON THK LINE OF TUB
“WHITE OAKS ROUTE”
Comprises Dining Room, Reception Room and Amusement
and Dancing Pavilion
UNDER THE DIRECT MANAGEMENT 0E COL. J. E. HARVEY
0E ALAMOGORDO, N. M.
First class meals will be furnished at rates within the reach of all.
WILL OPEN ABOUT JUNE 1
9000 Feet Above the Level of the Sea. Sheltered by Dense
Forests of Pines and Balsams. Carpeted with Mosses,
Ferns and Wild Flowers in Profusion.
“THE BREATHING SPOT OT THE SOUTHWEST.”
For rates and full particulars apply to
H. ALEXANDER. ftD A. S. GREIG.
Asst. G. f. and Pass. Agf. UM Gen. Supt. & E. & Pass. Agt.
81 Paso Coffin & Casket
EMERSON & BERRIEN, Props
410 8. El Paso St.
Off to the Philippine*.
Leavknworth, Kan., May 24 —
Companies A1 K, C aud D, Sixteenth
United States infantry, 440 men and
eight officers Major H. C. Ward com-
manding, left Leavenworth this after-
noon for Manila, via San Francisco, to
auil on rhi» 1 Grun 1. May 29 Comnanies
A and K went via the Missouri Pacific,
C and D via the Santa Fe read.
or T> . -r 11 r T *KT FX
WD A IJJXLIXN V7
The largest and best stock of Coffins
c iskets. Metalic Cases, etc. Work and
prices guaranteed. Hearses and Car-
riages furnished. Telephone 71 196* 8S
Da o a
1XUU TT UJ i
EL PASO, TEXAS.
$ 1NUHCC 1UI
The Van Blarcom
Newly Furnished Rooms.
market. The dnlness of the market
was <*iitirely normal for this time of the
year wheu the fate of coining crops on
which so touch depends is still in the
(Quotations Atchison 17}. preferr-d
.721. American Steel and Wire 00J, St.
Units <jfc Hm Francisco 9j. preferred
#84 second preferred 3.7} Cheaspeake
It Ohio 2.74. Colorado Southern f»4 pre-
ferred -V*. second preferred 18 Western
Uuion Sit Sugar 15(>}
fair Will Contrat.
San FkanOISOO. May 24 Judge
Troutt, of the superior court, today
(leiuea the right of Mrs, Nettle H.
Craven Fair to intervene in the contest
of the will of the late James G. Fair,
filed by his son Charles Troutt held
the alleged widow's petition the right
to intervene, but not filed within a
year after probate of the will, as the
law directs. Consequently she is de-
Salt Lakk, May ‘24- A report comes
from Moab, Utah, that, four Italians
have been arrested for alleged participaj
tion in the destruction of the La Sal min a
in Colorado, six miles from the state
line. Two hundred pounds of giant
powder exploded near the month of the
miue. The mine is owned by a Mi-
chigan syndicate. The men had been
working on the mine but were recently
Washington, May 24—Forecast for
New Mexico Fair Thursday and
Friday; cooler Friday; southerly
Colorado and Wyoming—Increasing
cloudiness Thursday; cooler Friday;
priced from becoming __________
contest. In other words, she will have
no chance to prove Her claim to be a
widow of the late James G Fair nn-
Troop* for Patrol Duty.
Wallace, Idaho, May 24—Troop
L, First United States cavalry, joined
Troop A, of the same regiment, here
this afternoou, under command of Ma
jor Smith. Both troops will be used
for patrol duty on Canyon creek and at
Malian, in addition to Company D, 24th
Washington, May 24—Representa-
tive Sherman of New York, called cn
the president today and lormally noti-
fied him of his candidacy for the speak-
I ellow Fever Id Guinea.
Paris, May 24 —The minister of the
colonies, M. Gnillain, has announced
that the Grand Ba«sam fa French town
in Africa, Upper Guinea!, on the gold
coast, has bs evacuated owing to the
ravages of yellow fever.
Pillsbury's Best Flour is the best in
he world, at El Paso Grocery Co.
Keoelred Weekly from
BAI.SA HNOS., VKRA ORUZ,.
Mexican Leather Carver
First, class accommodations for tta*
Special rates by the month
MRS. L. S. HAGANS, Proprietress
Corner Texas street and-Mesa avennt
As we are getting in a large stock of Dry Goods
and Clothing and we are short of room, we have
decided to offer our complete line of SUMMER
DRESS GOODS and FURNISHINGS almost at
cost until June 5th Here are a few of the goods
that we can mention: - - - - . -
site custom house
In contemplating a change
of clothing our advantages
to ciotne you should not
be overlooked. With the
choicest and sweiiest as-
sortment of summer fabrics
poss ble to attain, together
with our artistic cut and
finish, our productions
place the wearer among
the well-dressers. Prices
consistent to the values.
CALDWELL UNDERTAKING CO
80S S. EL PASO ST.
Breach establishment at Ju&res.
The only sotentlflc Funeral Directors and Embalmers In the city. All work guarantee,
oetisfnotory. Prices reasonable Only White Hearoe In the city. Carriages furnished. Th,
i t. NAOLRY, Manassi
For quality and price, no need to look rutther
W. O. WALZ COMPANY, Solo Agents.
only morgue In the city. Oaiis answered day or nlirht.
DOMESTIC and STANDARD, the beat In “-h
World. 140 and IM W O. WaliOe.. A*ol8‘5
Maker of the finest Suitings.
104 El PASO ST.
Good children’s hose, sizes 5-10,
fast black, well worth 8c f* .
pair, we will sell them SF
— — nnln w
UU TT SVk v»kk ......
Ladies’ fast black plain rib and
drop stitch hose, sell for -4 4 -
15o per pair, now we are 1 1 U
fiuaUini/ t-httiYi fnr I IV
Misses’ fast black hose, double
heel and toe, good dye, -i 4 _
sizes 5-10, which sell for 1 1 F
15e, now................ I1V
Ladies’ lisle hose, Hermsdorf dye,
fancy upon work, worth i Q -
file per pair, we will sell A XT
them now for..........
Misses’ black; double heel and toe
good imported dye and double
Sues and soles.
thread hose, onr leader /IIL
for 80c, now sell for... ■* ” V
Ladies' tine Maco cotton plain and
drop Btitch hose, best German
.vm iliitiViir, miles and ■ 'b —
heels; former price 30o '/1 If*
we wilhsell now....... "V
Fine zephyer ging. toil du nord
aud the three star zephyer gine.,
fast colors and good patterns, sells
all over the country for ^ \
10c and 124c yd., we will / ~ E*
sell them now for...... *
p/\/\ pieces of lawns and or-
llllT £aDdUs, all colors and
— A/ patterns, worth from 10
to 50o per yd ; we will close them
out very cheap, come and see the
patterns and get prices.
Over 250 pieces 0? embroidery,
the latest designs and styles; also
embroidery that you can shirr it
as a ribbon; latest styles and very
fine all over; worth from 90o to
$2 25 per yard, we will sell them
1 U fin# narrow and wide
Alxllval laoes for trim-
*"**^J" mings of organdie
dre»ses and hundreds of other
articles that cannot he mention-
ed. Come and see these bargains,
for you oannot afford to miss it.
Ladies' duck, pique, aDd linen
207 San Antonio St.
El Paso, Texas.
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