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ESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1905.
AL1JU0UEKOUE EVENING CITIZEN,
Student From A. and M.
College Carries Off First
Honors Last Evening.
WAS A SUCCESSFUL EVENT
The Citizen's New Year's Edition Will Be a Handsome
Souvenir to Send East. Place Orders Early
a coal famine
First Prize Donald Young, of
the College of Agriculture and
Mechanic Arts; subject, "Citi
zenship." Ten dollar, offered by
O. A. Matson,
Second Prize Lawrence D.
Clark, of the Las Vega high
school; subject, "A National Men-
ace." Five dollars, onerea oy
Learnard A. Llndemann. 4
At the Elks' opera nouse last ev
.ni.iv occurred tV first annual Inter-
Ht hniaRtlc oratorical con'e-1. U will
not be tbe last, however, for the af
fair was a pleas)!) success from every
point of view.
The opera house was filled almost
to Its capacity by a cultured audi
ence comiHwed of residents of this
city and numerous other towns In the
territory. The students of the Albu
querque hlRh school occupied the east
side of the house. All were armed
with their school colors, yellow and
white. In the shape of pretty pen
nants, and previous to the opening of
i ha nroeram. and during intermis
sions the voting neonle waved their
bauners and favored , the Indulgent
audience with school yells galore.
The 'varsity boys gathered their force
and from the rear of the house gave
several "rockets" for favored ones.
and sundry college yells.
Miss Sackett'e Address.
The orchestra opened the program
with the selection, "Up the M.
This, as the several other numbers
rendered, were received with ap
iilause. Miss Elsie Sackett. the de
fender of ATuquerque high school In
the oratorical contest, then started
her oration. Miss Sackett's.. subject
via "A Oreat Conviction of the'
World." She. spoke In a clear voiec
which could be distinctly heard In
everv Dart of the auditorium. Her
articulation was most pleasing, and
ber address on Abraham Lincoln
wan a. literary treat. Miss Sackett at
tempted no eloquence, and gesticulated
but little, but what she said and
the way she said It, could not help
but impress all as very good, and ex
eeedinelr creditable, if It did not
equal some of those which followed
from the various points of view de
manded by the Judges. Miss Sack
ett was warmly applauded as she left
Miss Winder's Oration.
"A Woman's Snhere In Lifer was
the subject selected by Miss fclllian
Winders of the Gallup high school
This well prepared address was Ac-
livered in clever style, its occasional
snots of humor being so well, brought
out as to have the required effect
upon the audience. A vocal solo, en
Utled "For All Eternity," was the
ext event' on the "progranvBang''by
that sweet voiced favorite, Misa Ada
Campfleld. Miss Campfleld responded
to a hearty encore with the rendition
Winner Spoke Next,
Donald Young, the winner of the
"ontet, was' the next speaker. " He
walked o the foot light, attired in his
trim and snug flttlng military uni
form, and in an easy, graceful and
forcible manner delivered his ora
tion on "Cttl.enship." Long before
the Judges decided Mr. Young the
winner, he had. been selected as such
by the andlence. Excepting one or
two unnatural gestures, from every
standpoint the speech "of the student
from the Mesilla Park Agricultural
college was superior to all others.
The composition Itself was most
clever, deep and sound. It showed su
perior thought and was delivered In
an eloquent manner, which - presages
a brilliant future for the young man
in public life. His clear, sweet voice
Both Yards of the City
Swamped With Orders
They Can Not Fill.
NO PROSPECT OF RELIEF
ME AND THAT KID
KILL THEM FELLOWS"
Such is the Confession of
Emilio McClure to The
MURDERER OF SANCHEZ AND BCA
With the first snow of the season
on the ground, Albuquerque awoke
this morning face to face with a coal
famine. "We can let you have 6u)
pounds, but we are filling no ton or
ders today," Is the word handed out
at each of the two coal offices of the
city, where orders came In for "lore
than a sack full.
"We haven't three days' supply on
hand, at that, "the way orders are
coming in," said Harry Uullard. office
manager at the Cerrillos Coal yards.
We are taking care of our Home cus
omers with small orders, anil turning
all outside orders down. 1 have 200
orders on that hook there that we
cannot fill." and Mr. Uullard pointed
to a hook that was running over with
little square pieces of paper.
'we have plenty of Hani coal.
enough probably to last over Into an
other season, but we are nhort on soft.
The shortage of coal may be charged
to the scarcity of cars, we are get
ting a few cars now, but not enough
to fill the demand, which U the heav
iest of he season."
No, the Are referred to In the big
mine at Madrid, has nothing to do
with our shortage. The fire story
was exaggerated, mere are very
few coal mines in the country that
haven't a fire in them some place, and
the fire In the Madrid mine Is no
worse than the rest. The fire In the
Madrid mine may Inconvenience them
for a month, but I doubt it The ex
tinguishing of a fire In a mine is an
easy matter. All that has to be done
Is to wall up that part of the mine
air tight and smother the tire. But
the fire at Madrid will not Interfere
with our supply. We can get plenty
of coal from Cerrillos If the railroad
will bring it down."
Clarkville Yards Short. .
Down at the Clarkville yards the
clerk told a similar story. '
"We. haven't a day's supply on
hand," was the answer which came
to the question: "How's your coal
"We have Just one car in the yards,
and we have orders In the office for
four," continued the clerk, as he
busied. himself with a native, who
counted out $1 in dimes for a sack of
the black diamonds. "Coal is as
scarce as hen's teeth, and there is no
present prospect of the scarcity letting
up right away.
"What's the cause of the scarcity T
asked the reporter.
"Well, the scarcity begins wall
cars," said the clerk, a little ruffled
"or at least,' hat's what the railroad'
There were several teamsters
lounging around the office. The tele
phone rang, and the coloquy which
took place was short, winding up by
the clerk promising that he would try
and let one of the company's favorite
customers have a little coal if he was
really out altogether.
In a few phrases of broken English,
Emlllo McClure this morning confess
ed to a reporter for The Evening Citi
zen that he helped kill Nicolas Sati
ches and Cartnel Buca, the ranchmen
found dead iu a well on' the Hio
Puerco last summer, for the murder of
whom he was taken to the penitenti
ary today to begin a ninety -nine year
McClure was sentenced yetterdHy
and aa at the hi at Ion this morning
In charge of Sheriff Armljo and Dep
uty Sheriff Romero, awaiting a train
to Santa Ke, when seen by the repor
ter. Ho wore a light fedora hat, a
mixed suit of threadbare cotton goods,
and a pair of bracelets. He seemed
not the least depressed as a result of
the great calamity which hud befallen
him. At first he was disinclined to
talk of the killing, but finally admitted
It In the follownig:
"Me and that kid kill them fellers.
That kid helped me throw them fel
lows in that well."
After, this burst of confession, Mc
Clure was again, silent, and it was
quite evident from the expression on
his face that he believed that he had
already talked too much, but after a
little interrogation, he continued:
. "That kid took them fellers' clothes
and the money they had."
"Who used the axt" To this ques
tion, tbe 'reporter received no answer.
It will be remembered that the mur
dered men had their heads cut open
with an ax.
"How much money did the kid get?"
was the next question asked by the
"One hundred dollars,"
"The Judge gave me ninety-nine
years,'' was offored by McClure, after
a little pause; "but he said tnat
would get out in ten years, if I be
good boy," he continued.
Tho hoy referred to by McClure as
"kid" lives in Ranchos de Atrisco
His name is Padllla. He was with
McClure and the murdered ranchmen
when they were coming to the city
at the time of the killing. He is said
to have told the story that McClure
did the killing In the night, while he
was asleep, and then after It was all
over, the bodies had been thrown In
the well, and the wagons set on fire,
McClure came to him and said: "Let's
go to town; them fellows are gone. '
It Is understood that it was upon ra
dius's story that (McCIure was ar
retted. After making his confession this
morning. McClure whs asked If he
j would teRtlfy against Padllla. He
I said that be wouldn't, but owing to his
I poor knowledge of the English lan
i gtiage, it Is doubtful If ho understood
: the question. However, It would make
I little dltference, ns there Is a territor
ial statute tiiat disqualifies a convict
from testifying In court.
McClure is IU years of age and can
neither read nor wr,to. Before being
led HWHy," McClure stated that ho hau
pleaded guilty tO'tnurder In the sec-
ond degree because his father hud !
j asked him to. I
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couple of months with 8. B. New
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with the American Lumber company,
liave completed arrangements to
open nn office supply house, to be
styled. The' Western Office Supply
company. They S will occupy store
room No. 212 Sototh Second street,
and will keep in stock all kinds of of
fice and typewriter supplies, etc.
They will also handle several stand
ard typewriters. Mr. Hall will go
east tonight for the purpose of pur
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be ready for hueluesa in a few weeks,
and The Citlzea bespeaks for them a
liberal patronage from th start.
Watchwords of Our Fur Department
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Great Sale of Furs All This Week
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BULLETS ANNOYED DIM
A man had been shot 'tip in Taos
Ucounty, and the attorneys for the man
who did the shooting bad set up a
plea of self-defense, though the vic
tim had received two bullets, one in
the ueart and the other in the 'shoul
der. The first ehot. had killed, but
the body stood up long enough to re
ceive the second ehot.v The prosecu
tion Was endeavoring to prove that If
the killing had been done In self-defense
and that If the first shot had
killed, it was not necessary that the
second shot be fired. An Englishman
who witnessed tbe shooting, was put
on the witness stand to prove this.
The first question of the prosecution
was: "And how did the man look
after the first shot?"
The answer of tbe EnglUman was:
"Very much annoyed."
The Ladles Aid society of the Pres
byterian church will hold Irs regular
monthly tea Thursday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. R. W. D. Bryan,
800 Park avenue. The ladies will
have plenty of good home"-made cook
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DISTURBED LAST NIGHT
AND' LIKEWISE, FRIENDS WHO
ATTENDED THE ORATORICAL
CONTE8T AT THE OPERA
Last night while the oratorical con
test was In progress at the opera
bouse, a representative of Tbe Even
ing Citizen strolled into the lobby,
and presenting his ticket at the box
rang, through theeater from pit to I onice, asked for reserved seat cou
dome and carried the auditors along
.with it. At. its close Mr,
reived merited applause.
"The Power of Imagination."
Perhaps the bpst effort made by
tho 'feminine contestants was Miss
May Rows-' oration co "The Power of
Imagination." Miss. Ross is In the
.preparatory deimitment of the New
Mexico, normal universlfy at l-8
' Vegas. Had Miss Ross" voice been
a trifle stronger and her articulation
better, her chances of capturing one
of tho prizes would have been bright.
.Indeed, for her elocutionary ' powers
were supi rb, her stage appearance
.-most - graceful, her gesticulations per-
feet almost, and the address itself a
Mr. Ifeld's Address.
The many friends of Lawrence H
feld, of tho University of New Mex
ico, extended 10 him a cordial wel
come when he stepped on the stage
and began his oration on "ATTraham
Lincoln." Mr. llfeld's remarks em
braced most comprehensively the bi
ography of 0110 of the nation's chief
executives. There was loud applause
at its conclusion.
Winner of Second Prize.
Following the rendition of "Captain
Cupid" hy the orchestra, I.awreuee. O.
Clark, 1 he winner of the second prize.
sioke 011 "A National Menace." Mr.
Clarkt who represeutea Las Vegas
high school. In the course of his re
marks, gave graft and grafters, a
thorough scoring. It was difficult to
determine whether or not Mr. Young
bad surpassed him. so up in every r-
flllir.imiuiit iu,ri twit",! If whi!TIP(I to
'he maiorltv. however, and to lhe,l11
Judge also, that In construction and
thought, Mr. Young's address was a
trifle the superior. In delivery. Mr.
Clark 8.eiiicd to have a little the best
of it. His voice was stronger, bis
eloqueneu a shade more natural and
his personality unusually strong.
Miss Wood Spoke.
Miss lauru Wood's dissertation, In
behalf of the Santa Ke high school, on
"Twentieth Century Patriot ism.'' was
the final address of the evening.
The Prizes Won.
While the JinlKes were deliberating
the orchestra played several teleo
linns, among tliem being the "(lertana
. Waltzes." Mr. Young, who was an
nounced y 1 ne winner of the con
test, was the recipient of $10 offered
by (1. A. latsiin. To Mr. Clark the
sum of $' was paid by I.earnar.T
Limb-maim. Tie music dealers.
Names of the Judges.
The judge on thoueht Hnd coiiis
sitlon were Rev. A. Harrison, of
Albuquerque: Rev. Henry Ituffuer. of
Silver City, and IHram Hadley, of
Buy From Ws
High school or university?" In
quired the affable box office man!
"Neither," km the reply.
"Well, up to, the roof for you, then,"
and up In the gallery he went.
The contest, was excellent that Is,
we imagine it would have boon ex
cellent could one have heard the ora
tors. Not that the speakers did not
deliver their orations In clear, loud
voice, but at many different times.
Just as one waa getting Interested In
w hat an oratof was saying, there came
noises, lots of .them, from some room
In a different part of the building,
that rounded very much as though an
Apache Indian war dance, an imitation
battle of San Juan or a Jubilee meet
ing of a Dutch sanger rest wan ' In
Every and anon there came the
sound of loud stamping of feet tHat
must have been the war dance. Then
a horde of noises, as of hundreds
IHiunding on the floor, walls and
ceiling the battel was In progress.
Then the aggregation broke Into song
the saengerftst was taking place.
The same noises, or similar ones,
were noticeable when Frederick
Warde held the boards the other ev
ening, and mnv were the complaints
that were heard.
As the auuience was filing out last
night several were heard to make re
marks not calculated to bo compli
mentary in regards to the noises.
As one young lady put it: "I think
It's a shame. Here we come and pay
our money 1o hear an oTSTorlcal con
test. Instead we hear a coiiglomera-
of no.'ses from some other part
of ihe building, that Is not only wear
ing on tho nerves, but makes us
strain our ears trying to hear the
speakers to such an extent that our
hearing Is injured."
Evidently there should m other ar
rangement k made whereby quiet can
be obtained when a lecture Is taking
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