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A.LBUaUEKaUE EVENING CITIZEN
A IJ i U Q U E KQ U E, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY EVENING. AUGUST HI. 1005.
GOV. OTERO TODAY REMOVED
ACCUSED OFFICIALS FROM OFFICE
UNCLE SAM'S HELP
NEITHER JAP NOR RUSS IS
PLEASED WITH PEACE TERMS
Particulars Have Not Been Made Public in Island
Empire But Worst is
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Charges arc Sustained Against Treasurer F. A.
tlubbell, Sheriff T. S. Hubbell and Super
intendent Eslavio Vigil.
EXECUTIVE AT ONCE FILLS VACANCIES CREATED
li 111 Wi ' 1 JffllHfllf -f4rf-l 'idiM
Appoints Justo R. Armijo Treasurer; Perfecto Armijo Sheriff
and Andrew B. Stroup Superintendent
of County Schools.
THE CASES ARE PROBABLY
Special to The Citizen.
Santa Fe, N. M., Aug. 31. Gover
nor Otero today removed from office
Frank A. Hubbell, collector and treas
urer; Thomas S. Hubbell, sheriff, and
Eslavio Vigil, superintendent of
schools of Bernalillo county, for mal
feasance In office upon charges
brought by District Attorney Frank
W. Clancy. The charges against
Treasurer Hubbell and County Super
intendent of Schools Vigil were heard
by the governor in Albuquerque on
June 28 and 29, whije the charges
against Sheriff Hubbell were heard
on August 15. The governor has had
the evidence submivted at the hearing
under consideration for several weeks
and today announced his official de
cision. VACANCIES ARE FILLED
The executive this afternoon gave
out the names of the following men
who will fill the vacancies created by
the removal of the accused officials:
Treasurer and Collector Justo R.
County Superintendent Andrew B.
Sheriff Perfecto Armijo.
Both sides claim that the cases are
reviewable by the courts and they
will probably be taken there at once.
HOW NEWS WAS RECEIVED,
The first news of the governor's
clecis'fcn removing the cfficialH'WaS n
special dispatch to the Evening Citi
zen. This was followed by a number
of private dispatches and the news
spread rapidly, creating no little com-
nient and considerable excitement.
The news of removal was received
at the court house this afternoon as
though it had bf-m expected. Deputy
Sjberiff Ed eNweomer was found In
f it r
COV. fJ. A. OTERO
He R?t:c ' ' ih. Ttr-ei Accused Ber
nalillo County Officials Today.
the theiiff's office. Mr. Newcomer
6aid that he was on the reception
committee. Sheriff T. S. Hubiull
went to the capital this morning.
Deputy Collector ind Treasurer J
J. Sheriil'in was in the treasurer's of
fice nnd the machinery of the office
was moving a.ung smoothly. Mr.
Sheridan remarked to the reporter
1 hat "there was no rest for the wick
ed." t'o.;;nv Sup:ri:itenilent Eslavio Vi
gil was in his office. He said that he
would not give up his office without
an onler'of the courts and it is more
than likely that there will be a hard
ftrusg.i' before tnv 'if the new offic
ers obtain Hear titles to their o dices.
Treasurer F. A. Hubbell spent the
greater part of the afternoon at the
tcck yards loading tome fine bucks,
which he hail purchased for his
ranches in Socorro county. He re
ceived the news as though he had ex-
rrctedit. . ... i
Ah IHnl.LII I Ml- Ilt'W Illinois nirtj i
veive their commissions today it will
1 sev ral divs bo'er
thev can take I
tne) can tahi
Possession of their oftices. IJicn oin
cet must give a bond and these bonds
mu.t be approved, the sheriff's and
treasurer's bond by the district court,
and he county superintendent's bond
by. ilv county commissioners.
Jndie Ira A. Abbott is in Santa Fe
utt.-ndv.g court and may not return
lo the ity lii fore Saturday. Chair
man A'Keil Grutisf.-M of the board of
county c mmis.-ioiiers s'i I this after
noon tha be iliii not know when the
oonimissioi.Ts would meet, but prob
bly next onday; that the commis
sioners won meet at the request of
District AMn-m v C ancy.
Sheriff T. j. H'lbbell. whose offic
is affeeied by -be
today, was fir
lie: nalillo emu: v,
lias been leele,
F. A. Hul.Lell
cted as sheriff of I
January, 1S:m, andiclo.-ed iis doors at midnight lor the
d for five consecu
no holding bis
REVIEWABLE BY COURTS
second term or office as collector and
treasurer of Hernaiillo county, having
ascended to the office January 1,
19'KI. Trior to that he held the -office
of county superintendent two terms,
probate clerk two terms, represented
Bernalillo county in the territorial
legislature and has- held some office
of trust continuousiy since 1892.
County Superintendent Eslavio VI
gll is now serving his second term of
The charges against the three offl
o'p'.ts were briefly as follows:
Charges Against Frank Hubbell
The charges against Frank A. Hub
bell, treasurer and ex-officio collector!
of Hernaiillo county, as produced at
the hearing, accused that official of
misappropriating the sum of $12,"tion.
wnien was eo.iecteu under the ax
levy of five mills for general county
purposes, made in VMi'i and which be
came and was a part of the fund be
onging to the current year of 1!04.
It was charged that Mr. Hubbell
as such treasurer,, used the whole
sum of $12,000 for other purposes
SHERIFF T. S. HUBBELL
Against Whom Charges Were Sus
tained Removing Him From
than laying the current expenses of
1904, and paid out the whole sum on
the current expenses of 11)03, In vio
lation of section 299 of the Compiled
Iaws of 1S:i7, which among other
things provides that any officer of
any county who shai; at any time use
the fund belonging to any current
year for ony other purposes than pay-1
ing the current expenses of that year,
shall be deemed guilty of a misde
meanor. In addition the treasurer was charg
ed with withholding the sum of fir
n2.0S from monies collected by the
sheriff In payment of linuor anil gam
ing licenses, all of which monies it
was the duty of the treasurer under
TREASURER F. A. HUBBELL
One of the Officials Removed by Gov
ernor Otero Today.
the law to distribute
1 wo-thirds to the
I 1 H III! V' til
several school districts
""rHI" " net uses were xtni nun
..,,,..,1.1,.,, , (1,h r.-,it .,nri
.. l. : i. I : : , I
s( bool fund of the county.
Mr. Hubbell was a so charged with
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FAILURE AND COLLAPSE IS
York, Aug. 31. The
whbh was opened
months ago by an address from Hishop
1 "tti r and ttie sinking of the doxology.
last time as a "sanctified .-..iloon." To
day its proprietor will, it Is Mated,
sign over the place to a mati who tun-
"UV KHOTCH! THAT HIHEP
WAS WEDDED TO THE WATERS
Splendid Battleship Vermont Launched, Having
Been Christened With Bottle of Champagne
Full Description of Monster Machine.
Quincy, Mass., Aug. 31. The rap-
idly increasing and powerful navy of
the United Slates was Increased by
another great fighting machine today aj at Camden. Her geueral dimen
when the splendid battle ship Ver-ions are as follows:
mom took her baptismal dip at the: Length on load water Ihie, 450 feet,
plant o! the Kore Hiver Ship Build-j Length over all, 456 feet and 4
ing wo.ka. Miss Jennie Hell, dauga-: Inches.
ter of the governor of the state from! Extreme beam, to molding, 76 feet
which the mammoth vessel takes its' and 5'a inches.
name, broke a bottle n champagne j To outside of plating, 70 feet and 8
on the ghip'H bow, and said: j Inchig.
"1 christen thee Vermont.!" J Extreme beam, to.outshie of armor.
It was a fete day at Quincy, as altj'ti feet and 10 Inches,
such occasions are. and when the' Her trial displ:ieemnt v' 4 b 35,000
gates of tne big yard were thrown' tons, and when she goes on her speed
open to the public, an immense crowd test she will carry Uoo tons of coal,
surged in to witness the baptism of, although her bunker capacity Is 2,200
the latest addition to the nation's ; tons.
fleet. Long before the time appoint-) Sixty-six tons of feed water will
ed for the launching the visitors also be carried on her trial trip,
crowded the yaids, the adjoining Her trial draft to bottom of keel,
housetops and the shore line. Even; will be 24 feet and 6 Inches.
a!ter the christening had taken place, I Her contract calls for a maintenance
they were loath to depart, many re-,' of 18 knots' speed tor four consecutive
maining for hours to watch the giant! hours. The hull Is of steel through
hull as It floated at anchor In the out and It fitted with bilge and dock
placid waters. Grouped along the , ing keels.
water's edge and dotting the river for1 Her armament will be as follows:
a mile around, we;e craft of every ! Four 12-inch, eight S im h and twelve
description, from tiny naphtha i 7-inch bieech loading rifles; secon
launches to large steamboats. dary battery, twenty 3-iuch, or 14-
rin llm r.hrluionlnn i ,. ,i; Douiider fire t'lliis' twelve 3-
tinguished party, the conspicuous fig-i
ures of which were Governor Bell of,
Vermont and his staff. Governor '
v i.. lutixiLuiut outllil - a. U IB- :
Douglas of Massachusetts, and eml-'
nent representatives from the Char-
leston navy yaid and the navy de
partment at Washington.. There was
also a large delegation from Vermont
, n.oogntion of the honor accorded !
their state. The ship building com-1 line, having a uniform t"ii"kness of
pany and the municipal government inches throughout tiie m.vga.lae lind
were represented by prominent par-' machinery spaces, '.aj ering to 4 Inches
ties. I at the ends. Seven-inch casemate ar-
Promptly at the hour set, the last' lnor wi" Protect her betwev.i tne
sho;es were knocked from the waj'8,lnialn belt and the main deck. The
and the colossal vessel began her brief armor will extend to the limits of tae
Journey to the water. Swinging aloft j magazine at both ends,
the wine bottle,1 which was wrapped' Her propelling power will com 1st
in the stars and stripes, Miss Hell of engines of the f in screw, four
crashed it against the steel bow and ! vertical cylinder, triple expansion
spoke the christening words in Arm 'type of a combined indicated horse
tones that were heard by all around power of lO.&ou. The . will be
her. Then as the marine monster) provided with an Ice j lant with a
glided giacefully down the greased i cooling capacity of three tons ot !o;
cradle, the enthusiasm found vent, i per day, an evaporating idant of 16,
The crowds In the yard roared and j .loo gallons' capacity, hn.l a distilling
screamed, the party on the christen- j j (ip-ii at us capable of con leusing iu -ing
stand waved hats and cheered, and Kallons of water a ''iv. s-So Wi:l
ear-splitting whistles on shore and on 1 be equipped with powerful search
water were let loose. j lights and her masts will bo ar-
Meanwhile, the Vermont had taken ! ; anged for wireless tele.tcrD'nv.
! her maiden dip Into the ftream.j As to the designs for (ligshlp ac
! where her anchors were dropped and , counnoilatioiis, the vess '. will be pro
'she came to a halt. Another of ltie vide-1 for a Hag otllcer. h conninnd-
monster tliig defeiiilers had been sue-
eessfiilly launched. ;
The Vermont is regarded bv naval ,
FULL TEXT OF LETTER TO
WITTE FROM NEW YORK JEWS
New York, Aug. 31. What Is said
to be the full text of the letter con
cerning Russia's treatment of the
Jew s, submitted to Serglus Witte by !
a committee of Hebrew bankers and:
merchants, was published today by
the New York American. Thocommu-!
nication is signed by Jacob H. Schiff,
Jacob Seligman, Adolph I.evisobn and!
It covers thoroughly the a.gunicnts
. . I
d leted t.ie restaurant on the premises.
The new owner will take out the
"wa'er wagon situ." and attet exten
sive alterations wiil run the place as
an ordinary saloon.
It Is said that there has not U-eii
sufficient income Irom .sales lo pay
tlie limning expenses.
A V S . M.- 'I f La. ' A tW
MAX JIM DON'T KNOW ENOUGH
USUAL FORMAL WAY
experts as a marvel In the art of ma-
; rine architecture. She la a sister Bhlp
! of the Kansas, launched a few weeks
. ' n ,
Pounder semi-automatic guns, six e uiscowrj or racuum naa
Mounder automatics, two 1-pounder relieved the strained relations of the
semi-automatics, two 3 Inch neld,vv,, sciences. Radium is. perhaps.
Pieces, two machine guns of .30-call-
ut'r and six automatic guns or .JO-
For her protection, the Vermotit will
have a complete main belt of aripor, a
teet and 3 inches wide at the water
ing oirieer and a c iiiip' "ie.-it of some
S2T officers and men, h. eluding ui.i-
and contentions of the co nmlttee made
before Mr. Witte by tie delegation
which recently wal'ed on him for
amelioration of condition under which
the Hebrew race now li.e in the land
of Emperor Nicholas,
Civil and political 1: icrty for the
Jews on an equality with all other
Russian subjects, Is the keynote.
Newport Show Pcstponed.
New port, R. I.. Ausi U. The New-
! port dog show, which a9s originally
i scheduled to open today, has been
; !st iMint'd for various reasons, and
I will lie held two weeks hence. Society
is taking a keen int. n t In the affair
and Judging 1mm tl" entries al
ready neilved, h(. exhibition will be
the most notable well as the lar-
g' -st oi its Kind ever i 1 here.
Bonaparte to Speak,
I'iltsMild. Mass., ,.-'. 31. Klabor
ale arianireiiu nls have been coiuplet
ed fo.- the alumni dinner of Holy Cros.
college at 'be Asplnwail tonight. Tie
gue.-t of honor and chief speaker will 1
be Secretary of the Navy Charles J. I
TO GO IN WHEN IT RAINS."
PROF. DARWIN ON
Kis Theory Moon May Be
A Thousand Million
SUN'S HEAT MADE BY RADIUM
JohaC "''biirg. South Africa, Aug.
31. Prof. George Howard Darwin,
second son of the late Prof. Darwin,
and piofessor of astronomy and ex
perimental philosophy at Cambridge,
England, addressed the British Asso
ciation for the Advancement of Sci
ence '4,ho meeting Just held liere, on
the s-Yuject, "Celestial Evolutlou."
TLe professor divided the orbits of
celestial bodies into stable and un
stable, the occupunta o; iLL-ituj!'.' or
bits ultimately perishing, while those
with stable places ana times of revo
lution escaped destruction as lllus-
tr.ill.mu twi c ......... I
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iv till- v if it ii il v Ut't V
nbvsics and ireolov as u, th P f
the world, the latter contending that
from GiMt to l.ono million years must
have elapsed since the separation of
the moon from the earth while phys-
ics, basing Its calculations upon heat
radiation from the sun, felt compelled
to limit the history of the solar sys-
teni to a period of some twenty mll-i
lion vears. He h,l alwnvs i,..iipvp,i !
in the longer period of development.
, . . ... , j
",.s, ,IM-'S ",ore Iweriui man
One ounce of It Is esttt
mated to contain enough power to
raise 10,11110 tons of water to the
height of a mile, or twenty-two ounces
would contain sufficient power to
tow a ship of twelve thousand tons a
distance of six thousand sea miles at
the rate of 15 knots an hour. His con
tentions was that the sun Is radio-ac
tlve, ami hence of any ase geology j
may find It necessary to give lo that
His discussion of the evolution of
the stellar universe was equally or
iginal and Interesting.
Inauguration of Alberta.
Edmonton. N. W. T., Aug. 31. This
city is in fete in anticipation of to
morrow's great ceremonies accom
panying the inauguration of the new
province of Alberta. Visitors are ar
living in large numbers, and among
them are many dlstlnuuis! 1 cabinet
ministers, senators and otner do
minion government ofli ' The chief
event fif the d.iv will 1 . le Inaugura
tion or Lieutenant (b rnor (i. H. V.
Inilyea, who :!1 be sworn Into office
by Earl Crey. t'x. governor general.
The festivities ti.arkltig the great
event will extend over several davs.
SUIT IS REVERSED
llit; t-iipreme court today 1 e- 4
versed the decision of Judge 11.
H. Maker in the case of M. Kuppe i
against J. A. Weinman and Joe 4
Harnett, and ordered a new trial
The plaintiff had a drug store
on Railroad avenue owned by J. 4
A . W inman. While excavating
for the new Harnett building the
Weinman building caved in bury- 4
ing a part of the drug stock. 4
kuppe sued for S10,uo damages,
and appealed when the case went 4
against him. The supreme court
remands It for a new trial.
STRIKE FOR EIGHT HOUR
PRINTERS' DAY FULLY ON
Chicago. Aug. 31. The strike of
the printers against members of the
'Chicago T jiofhetae was practically I have arranged sin U a truce with the
j made complete today. Officials of the j union, pour concerns, in addition to
I Typographical union declare that the' those treviously affected, became In
1 "lily important members of the em-! volved in the light last nUht, ond their
pio.wng printers o: gain.at ion operat-'
ing w ith union compositors, had prom-J
IT MAY CAUSE IMPORTANT CHANGES IN CABINET
With Less Cause and Much Less Sense People and Press
of Russia Blame Roosevelt for
BUT EMPEROR NICHOLAS
Toklo, Aug. 31. The terms of the
peace treaty between Russia and
Japan are not known Iiere, eapoelally
the conditions concerning tha Island
of Sakhalin and tnu amount of reim
bursement. Despite the lack of in
formation, many people are convinced
that the Japanese government made
substantial concessions, and to there
they are already objecting.
Unless the terms of the treaty pro
vide better than Is anticipated, It la
certain that the compact will prove
unpopular, and will be bitterly as
sailed by the press and the diet, which
latter Is expected to meet shortly in
Cabinet Changes May Result.
Radical elements are asserting that
cabinet changes are inevitable. There
unquestionably is a feeling of great
lellef that hostilities have ended and
the great army may return home, to
be disbanded and enter the walks of
peace. This feeling, however, is with
out public' manifestation. There have
been no processions, display of flags,
of other marks of popular Jolllflca-
SUMMER GUEST8 FLITTING
FROM HOTEL WENTWORTH.
Portsmouth, N. H. Aug. 31. In
true American fashion, the summer
guests of the Wentworth hotel have
assumed that the peace negotiations
are practically ended, and are leav
ing by every train. The plenipoten
tiaries, however, realize that there
are many important details yet to be
decided, and are remaining in their
rooms receiving and sending cable
grams. Mr. De Martens and Mr. Dennison
are for the time being the main work
er. Tbiy are ."laniln.: r4 :. ,t-S'r.
and calling to their assistance from
time to time those delegates
advice they need.
I WHY, FOR SO LONG, NOTHING.
I WA-t rkl r r-w .naa.i
WA8 DONE BY ARMIES
Portsmouth, N. H Aug. 31. Neither
tne u,1SBia'n nor Japanese mission has
! ved any lnormaition regarding
,he amilstlce. The conclusion of a
formnl armistice. Is, however, not so
'"'Kortant or urgent as to create any
alarm, if one or two days elapse be-
'"re. 11 ls Prociaimeu. as a matter
OI laL'1. tne taMt understanding ex
lsted ever since both countries ac
cepted President Roosevelt's Invita
tion to send plenlK)tentlarIes to
Portsmouth, that there should bo no
general engagement until the result
of the meeting was known. Roth
Oyama and Linevltch were ordered
not to give battle without specific In
structions from their home govern
ments. CZAR NICHOLAS IS MORE
POLITIC IF NOT SINCERE.
Oyster Bay, Aug. 31. Emperor
Nicholas has recognized gratefully the
great part President Roosevelt played
In the successful negotiations for
peace. The following haa been re
ceived: "Peterhoff. Alexandria, Aug. 31.
"To President Roosevelt.
"Accept my congratulations and
earnest thanks for baying brought
the peace negotiations to a success
ful conclusion, owing to your personal
energetic efforts. My country will
gratefully recognize Hie great
WOMAN TIES CHILD
Pueblo, Colo., Aug. 31. The bodies
of Mrs. E. U. Haver, wife of a promi
nent real estate dealer, and her 5-year-old
son, were recovered from the lies
seiner ditch today.
SHAKING QUAKERS ARE
FOR UNIVERSAL PEACE
Mount lA'banon, N. Y., Aug. 81.
With "peace among nations und am
ong men" as its waichword a notable
conference to fun her International
arbitration was opened here today un
der the auspices of the scft of Shak
ers who have made this locality their
rallying ground since the days of the
revolution. The Shakers claim, and
with pood cause, to have been the
so, to remain tieiii ral In the s' rugi;b.
Eight of the larger shoos are sal. I t,i
union punters, ml strong, failed to
report for duty this morning.
THANKS PRESIDENT BY WIRE
you have played in the PortamooUl
THE SURLY RUSS REFLECTS
ON PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT.
St. Petersburg, Aug. 81. The gen
eral tone of the press this morning t
one of resignation. The Novoe Vrey
ma Is a noteworthy exception. Ed
itor M. Souvon refuses to belieTe la
the solidity of peace, but contends
that It is simply a stage toward a new
struggle between Russia and Japan.
The Novoe Vreyma's article displays
further irritation towards President
Roosevelt for his mediation, whlca
that paper considers was regretable,
inopportune and even disastrous for
Kansas City, Aug. 31. The Nation-,
at Firemen's association. In conven
tion here, adopted a report providing
for the appointment by President Mo-N-lll,
pf a committee composed of
presentatlve firemen from each
state to rk for state and national
leglslaJou in favor of a uniform inr
Birthday of Queen Wllhelmina.
The Hague, Aug. 31. A holiday wu
kept through the Netherlands today
In celebration of the twenty-nftlhi
birthday of Queen Wllhelmina, who
was born gust 31, 1880. During
the day tht joung queen received nu
merous congratulations and present
from the various courts of Europe, as
well as from all the chief cities ot
fc"r evn viintr.- -.
(Jueeu Wllhelmina spends nioit of
ner tiTn nowadays In more or less
strict seclusion at Het Loo. Although
little more than a girl in years, she
has lost all trace of her old gladsom
ness and all trace of her old vigor.
Those intimately acquainted with her
say she seems to look at life now from
the standpoint of a middle-aged wom
an, one who Is more prone to fear
than to liope. The loss of her ohlld.
was for her, as for all of Holland a
tenlble blow, and moreover, despit
the periodical denials Issued for pur
poses of state. It ls well known that
her married life is anything but a
SUCCESS OF THE LICK
San Jose, Cal., Aug. 31. Cable dis
patches received at the Lick observa
tory from the Lick eclipse party, an
nounce the complete success In tb
observations at Assoun, Egypt. At
Athama, Spain, light clouds interfer
ed to some extent, but good results
were obtained. At both of these sta
tions photographs and Bpectrum ot
thf corona were secured.
CONTRACTS LET FOR THE
WESTERN PACIFIC ROAD.
San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 31. The
directors of the Western Pacific have
awarded contracts for building prac
tically the entire line from Oakland
to Salt Lake City. It Is understood
that the aggregate amount is between
$S,uiu,ono and I'J.uoo.tuio.
AND DROWNS BOTH
They were securely tied together
with a stout cord. Tne woman is
said to have been In poor health for
some time. u explanation was left
I v her for taking her ow n Ii:o and
that of her child.
pioneers In this country In the move
ment for International arbitration.
They now propose that Influence be
brought lo bear upon our government.
1 as the people of other countries are
bringing Influence to bear upon their
governments, for the arbitration of in
ternational disputes, the reduction of
armaments on land and sea, with a
consequent diminution of the burden
of taxation row borne by the produc
ing classes, and the establishment of
tlie gnat waterways of commerce as
To this end. In response to the In
vitation Issued some time ago, a con
hiderable number of nun and Women
1 are assembled here fo take part In
1 the conference and to discuas ways
and means fur attaining the objects
A" 1? tlie scheduled speakers are
.the following; Hultou Hal, of New
j York. Rabbi Charles Fleischer of
Cambridge, Mrs. Kate Waller Marrett,
vice president of the National Coun-
I of Women; Mrs. I. C. Manchester,
president of the Na'ional Association
"1 Loyal Women; Wa ter S. Logan,
former president of the New York
rftate Par association, and Rev. Am
ando lcyo. vice pre-,U,.ut of the Uni
versal I't-ace I'niuu.