El Paso International Daily Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 112, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 8, 1900 Page: 4 of 8
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TMTIBOAT I WEATHER OK BL PASO
Observation at 6:46 p. m.. loeal time
Barometer, tea level----------------*9.90
Direction of wind______________________ W
Wind velocity, miieii per hour.—
Balnf all'iaai M hours in. and bun..
Highest temperature today..
Lowest temperature today.
It looks very maoh as if Comptroller
Finley will be defeated in his efforts to
seonre a re nomination. Mr. Love is
making a strong race in the primaries
and oonnty conventions.
The Santa Fe New Mexioan and the
Albnqnerqae papers have lashed them-
selves into a fnry over the Stephens’ in-
ternational dam bill. Bnt their rant-
ings will not in any way effect the fate
of the bill.
The prediction is being made in the
east that the money powers and trusts
will force a financial panio on theoonn-
try next October if indications for the
sn coess of the Democratic party are too
pr omising. Snoh a panio wonld wreck
many small business interests. Bnt the
men responsible for the outrage will
not hesitate at any unscrupulous meas-
ure to coerce the people into commer-
cial and political slavery. They had
better be careful not to test the endur-
ance of the masses too far, or there will
be a terrible reckoning.
There has been some complaint
abont the nn Democratic way in which
delegates were selected from the seo-
ond ward to yesterday’s convention.
Not that any one oonld object to any of
the delegates, for they were all good
Democrats. Bnt there was no contest
of any kind and consequently no oooa
elon for two or three men to get up a
printed list of delegates and have
Mexicans on hand to vote it. One of
the oldest and stannohest Democrats in
the oonnty, and an official, was inten-
tionally slighted. Snoh methods gen-
erally come home to rooet in a mostem
a prosperous and profitable mmmer sea-
14th- Would not the oonetruotlon of
snoh a system of railway give employ-
ment and labor to many?
A POPULAR DELUSION.
tZatdad Juartx Bablnal
V*m11u San Pedro
liHial Oorralltos Mootexuma
Haw Bias Oasas Grande* Gallego
Mux Samalayuoa Laguna
BkS Bottom amon^ newspapers of prinking
has been a osb-prios organ
Mss IBM We find It pays
Ho fllsoounts, except those published on this
1 axe allowed to anybody.
__i rates are necessary for the satla-
i of the advertiser and the success of
Auvert'.s'.ng agent can pay our rate and
ipaoe to buyers at our figures with
__jnself For Instance: He buys nine
for one year, for ©89; if he retail
_ a* Ml a year, his profit Is J00 per cent,
■ell at same figure to everybody.
The Times suggests that the Mayor
and Aldermen answer each for him-
self, the following questions relative to
the eleotrive railway franchise now
asked for by the citizens committee:
First. Is an adequate system of
electric railway an enterprise to be de-
Second. If so, will the citizens com-
mittee do all in their power to secure
Third. Should the franchise be grant*
ed to the committee, and the com-
mittee fail to induce capitalists to pnt
in the system, will the city be delayed
or injured any more by reason of the
franchise having been granted and the
committee having failed in its efforts,
than if no franchise had been granted
and no effort upon part of the citizens
committtee has been made?
Fourth. Is it probable that capital
may be sooner invited to the enterprise
by the active and energetic work of the
Committee, or by idly holding our
hands and waiting for capital to come
Fifth. Is it not better for every al-
derman to act upon his own independ-
ent judgment, and place himself on the
progressive side of the record, than it is
to be influenced, perhaps unconsciously,
by those who wonld through short-
sightedness delay the transformation of
onr town into a metropolis?
Sixth Do those who oppose the
franchise tffer any reason to support
their opposition other than to insidn-
ouely suggest to the council that tbej
we the gnardiane of the people, and
that it is presnmptlon for the Citixenr’
We have been so long aocuetomed to
boast that in this land of liberty one
man is as good as any other; that before
the law, neither wealth nor Influence,
bnt only manhood is considered; that
we are loth to surrender the pleaeant
fiction. When this oonntry was poor
and pnblio virtue was her recognized
statue, there was some ground for the
flattering nnotion. Now no boast oonld
be more abenrd. Before the oonrte, le-
gislatures and congress, the man of
wealth and influence gains hia suit, is
acquitted on a technicality, or seonrea
the passage of his "bill,” while the
poor man pays the cost, goes to the
penitentiary, and is ignored by all legia-
lative bodies from the national congress
down to the meanest mnnidpal oonn-
oil. The mnsioal olink of golden ootn,
or the stress of political "poll actuates’’
the wheels of “jnstioe” and legislation.
Nowhere is this invidious distinction
more manifest than in onr national
pension legislation. A crippled soldier,
for instanoe, who risked his life for
years at $18.50 a month, carries the
scars of battle and needs help, receives
a pension from a grateful nation of $10
per month, while the colonel, who re-
oeives $850 per month, is well
provided with the comforts of
life and needs no help, gets a
pension of $150 per month. In civil ser-
vice, officers who have been well paid
for years, are pensioned at the equiva-
lent of a liberal salary, while the la-
borer who has served the oonntry with
equal fidelity, with honest toil, at a rate
of pay that prohibits any provision for
old age, is set adrift with never a dol-
lar as soon as hisstrength and efficiency
fails. Is this the way the people
want their pnblio business man-
aged ? It really seems so. for do they
not re eleot, as their agents, year after
year, the same men who thus pervert
justice and rob the poor to pension the
rich ? Nothing could be more un-Dem-
oorotio than the practice of our govern-
ment; nothing more Democratic than
its theory, which is that of "equal
rights to all and special fovors to none. ”
Bnt the people submit uncomplainingly
to acts that forty years ago wonld have
caused a revolution. In view of the
facts, we do not hesitate to say that onr
government is now a Democracy only
by a vast stretch of the imagination;
that all the theories of a self-govern-
ing people have been laid away among
the curiosities of better days, and that
really, equality of rights and privileges
is not regarded.—Farm and Ranch.
El Paso has a population of 22,500 and has put over a million dollars in building improve If
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
and destined to be in a few years the Greatest City in the Great Southwest.
is a cosmopolitan city
onrios and other industries. To make
a proper exhibition a great deal of la-
bor and considerable expense will be
required and no time should be lost in
preparing for it. The Farmer’s Insti-
tute is the proper organization to man-
age the fair.
An American insnrance company has
located a branoh in the oity of Chihna-
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W. F. CARPENTER, Proprietor.
The best drivers and rigs in the city. Suitable for both young and otdL
Special attention given to boarders. Orders receive prompt attention.
Phone No. 41. Cor. Stanton and Overland Sts.
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pet Ueh ratedeereeaea for inoreaaed apaoe
the abort time rate# fixed era a" per-
Mme rate la M1-1 per eent of the
I times rate la to per eent of the month
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1 week rate Is M per eent of the month
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I weeks rate 3 per eent of ne month
ntha rate la • times the month
W&lamMper seat discount.
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Seventh. Has not the citizens’ 00m-
the consideration it de-
Eighth. Wonld not an eleotriostreet
The Brazos has began to fall at Hemp-
The Guadalupe is again rising at
The Austin district Christian En-
deavor convention is in session at Tay-
The Gonzales Cotton Mill company
has been organized with $135,000 cap-
The fees paid by corporations daring
April show an increase over former
The attorney general holds that a
certain agreement among fire insurance
companies is legal.
The board of directors of the State
Baptist convention met at Dallas and
selected delegates to Eureka Springs.
Senator Cnlberson has asked for a re-
hearing in the school warrant cases re-
cently decided by the federal supreme
Officials of the Waters Pierce com-
pany arrived at no arrangement as to
the felony oases pending in McLennan
Health Officer Blnnt disavows the
statements made by his assistants con-
cerning action of the state medical
A Mexioan named Gaadalnpe, aged
70 years, was ran down and fatally in-
jured by an International & Great
Northern train near San Antonio. He
died at the oity hospital.
Mrs. J. D. Sayers has returned to
Austin from a pleasant trip to the Paci-
fic coast. She aooompanied a party of
Houston friends and they visited differ-
ent places in southern California.
Daring a terrific eleotrio storm at
Corsicana Miss Mamie Warren, one of
the night foroe at the telephone ex-
ohange. was seriously injured by a flash
of lighting that set fire to a fuse on the
Veraornz has pnrohased two new
watering carts with which to sprinkle
A bridge is to be built over the river
Lerma to connect the two towns of
Santa Rosa and San Marcos, state of
The work of excavating the founda-
tion for the new paoklng plant bnllding
at Chihnahna has oommenced. A. J.
Morris, of the firm of Morris & Butt of
Kansas City, who is largely interested
in the enterprise, is superintending the
work of construction.
The last report of the Mexioan Inter-
national railway, says the extension of
the road northward from Dnrango to
Guanaoevi will be open for traffic as far
as Santiago soon. The country tapped
by this new road is rich in mineral
wealth and contains fine agricultural
0 It Allen has resigned his position
of general manager of the Chihnahna
Mining company’s properties, and has
been snooeeded by S. J. Sullivan, a min-
ing superintendent of long and varied
experience, from Leadville, Colorado.
J. W. Phillips, also of Leadville, has
been placed in charge, of the Cusihui-
riaohie, which belongs to the same com-
The work of the destruction of the
Mexico & San Angel railway station at
Mixooac has began. This will be com-
pleted shortly. The track between
Mixcoao and San ADgel will be wid-
ened. On this part of the road there
are now several hundred men working,
giving the finishing touches to the road,
whioh consists principally of the laying
of the rails along the track. The posts
for the support of the trolley wires are
nearly all in position. When the first
train passed over the road from Mexioo
to Mixooac by the way of San Pedro de
los Pinos Tnesday the journey was made
over a temporary traok, which had been
laid down for the oooasion.
member of the conncil, just as it
wonld the property and business of
every property holder or business man
in El Paso?
Ninth. If the granting of the fran-
chise was left to a vote of the property
owners and business men of El Paso,
does anyone doubt that 95 per cent of
each vote wonld be favorable to the
10th. If the franchise is not granted,
is there any probability, yeal possibil-
ity of anything being accomplished
toward the building of an adequate
eleotrio street railway in El Paso within
the next six months?
11th. Who will the eleotrio railway
benefit, a part or all of the people?
who will it injure; will it not even
make more valuable the mule oar line?
12th. Who oonld reasonably question
the wisdom of the oonnoil in granting
■nob a franchise?
18th Would not the granting of the
franchise insure activity in all branehea
of business, and seonre to the merchant,
the meobanio and all alaaaes of business.
The Star estimates Tnoeon’s popula
tion at 3,000.
O. N. Creswell of Safford has closed
np a deal by which he has leased the
Over 89,000 sores of oil lands have
been located in Mohave oonnty within
the past 3 months. Wells will Boon be
Measles are prevalent in Bisbee
among adults as well as children. Quite
a number of oases exist among Tomb-
The Elks will soon commence the
erection of 4 marble hall in Kingman
to oost $20,000. It will be the finest
building between Los Angelee and
Raton, N. M., contractor* have re-
ceived the oontraot to bnlld the $60,000
Indian school near Ha ok berry. Times
will then be lively in Haokberry and
Graham Guardian. The proposition
ago selected Miss Jessie Pottle of Chi-
cago as the vooal teacher for the ladies
at the gathering this summer. She was
chosen ont of a list of fifteen applicants.
Miss Pottle is said to have a voice of
remarkable parity and she has had wide
experience in her line of work. The
audiences at tho various mnsioal enter-
tainments during the sasson will no
donbt reap a great deal of enjoyment
from her renditions of good mnsio.
Among other arrangements for
music at the assembly are those wLioh
will bring to the grounds the Chicago
bandmaster, Ellis Brooks. .The latter
will stay six weeks and direct a band of
sixteen pieces. Prof. C. W. Landen of
Dallas, will give lectures on mnsio il-
A number of petty thefts are reported
from the vioinity of Las Vegas.
Considerable sickness prevails at Las
Vegas, caused by changeable weather.
Steers are selling at Silver City at $15,
$18 and $21 for yearlings, twos and
three np respectively.
Some 4,000 tax suits have been
brought against delinquent tax payers
in San Mignel oonnty.
Farnsworth Bros,, of Grant oonnty,
will make their seoond delivery of cat-
tle sold about May 5.
Nioholae Grenfel, of Grant oonnty.
has sold fifty head of oholoe yearling
heifers at $14 per head.
The prospeots for a fine calf crop in
eastern New Mexioo are fine and there
is an abundance of grass already.
There is now no longer any question
bnt that Bland will be provided with
railroad facilities by Ootober next.
A mysterious handle was found in
some bnshes near Hlllsborro. It con
tained the body of a new born infant.
Most of the applicants from Gallnp
for census takers on the Navajo reser-
vation have failed to secure positions on
aooonnt of not being able to speak the
Noah Ballard, who left Sierra oonn
ty a year ago for the Philippines, was
severely wounded in an engagement
with the natives, flls thigh was shat-
tered by a ballet. His father died re-
cently at La Lux
The committee on pnblio lands in the
northern New Mexioo and southern
Colorado as a pnblio park.
of holding a oonnty fair In the valley
this fall should be taken hi *
this ran snoma ne taken np immediate-
ly, and steps providing for different
kinds of exhibits. All kinds of minerals,
NOTED CHICAGO SINGER.
BagAgad for Um^Tiiai-Colorado Otwitti
The entertainment committee of the
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lnstrated by the piano; Prof. Miles of
Indiana, Harry D. Martin, the Denver
tenor, and the Dawkins string qnartet
have also been employed.
The Times proposes to send two
school teachers to the meeting, their
selection to be determined between now
TIm best for
I JN0.B. WATSON, flrocer,
Cur Can c*.
Sold only in
Premium List in
for the Money.
WOOLSON SPICE CO., TOLEDO, O.
DR. F. T. SAM,
SANITARIUM and CHINESE TEAS
Drive all form, of
disease out of your
system. Cure of all
Insured by taking
Cured over 800 dis-
eases In this olty
No minerals used.
The secret of his
success Is: He cure,
Medicine mailed t*
any address. Office
311 St.Louisst, I!
and May 15th. In order (to make the
southweet’e representation internation-
al as well as interstate, to the teacher
living in the territory where the Times
may circulate, either Mexioo, New Mex-
ioo, Arisona or Texas, upon whose so-
oonat the largest amount in new sub-
scriptions is sent this paper, a round
trip ticket to Boulder will be given.
The same conditions apply to onr school
teaoher In B1 Paso.
The bnllding of a cottage for El Paso
on the Ohautanqna grounds la to be ac-
complished by subscription, end tho
Times lpu headed the list with flfc
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