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NOTHING WILL PREVENT
SAILING OF BIG
Secretary Metcalf Says to
Stop Would MaKe
OFFICERS ASK TO
REMAIN IN ISLAND
Both Generals Wood and Bliss
Desire to Continue On Duty
In Philippines Because
Trouble Is In Sight
Washington, D. C, Oct. 25. The
navy department' today authorized
the Installation of fire control on the
Pacific fleet. This provides for the
new system of range finding and fire
control to be Installed In the Ne
braska, Pennsylvania, Colorado,
Maryland, West Virginia, South Da
kota, Milwaukee and Charleston.
Regarding the persistent criticism
In this country and abroad regard
ing the policy of sending- the battle
ship fleet to Pacific waters of the
United States, Metcalf today declared
that no pressure could prevent the
fleet from going and that the result
would be a larger navy for this
He remarked that to withdraw the
order for the fleet to sail would be
to stultify this government and make
it a laughing stock, as it alone was
the judge of the policy Involved in
ordering the fleet to take the long
cruise. No other government, he in
sisted, had any right to question the
movements of the United States navy
in its own waters. As to the criti
cisms that the fleet was not. in con
dition to make such a trip, he said
they were unfoundtd and that the
ships could tiave lert on twelve
hours' not" after the assembly In
Hampton Uoads. Moreover, Admdral
Kvans has said that he could get his
fleet in action at a moment's notice.
Would Remain in Island. - '
There" are strong surface inflica
tions that 'Important military devel
opments are looked lor in the rnu
inilna islands In the, near future.
Chief among the things pointing
to that conclusion is the fact tnat
Malor General Leonard Wood, com
manding that military division, and
Brigadier General Tasker H. Bliss,
commanding the department of Min
danao, have asked for further service
in the archipelago.
General Wood will start for the
United States next month by way of
Europe to take command of the de
partment of the east at New York,
as relief of Major General P. D.
Grant, who Js to be transferred to
Chicago to command the department
of the lakes.
Wood Will go Hack.
Major General John F. Weston.
now commanding the department of
Luzon, will succeed General wood
in command of the troops in the
Philippines. After a brief stay In the
United States General wood plans to
return to the islands and resume
command. General Weston would
then resume his duties at Manila.
It Is understood that General Wood
has asked that this be done and that
the president has approved his ap
plication. iGeneral Bliss also has asked that
he be continued in command in the
Philippines for another two years
following his present term ot service
in tha islands.
The circumstances are regarded of
more than ordinary significance In
view of the possibilities for trouble
in connection with discrimination
against Orientals uy the United
States and also with the mainten
ance of the open door In China.
When the fortification works in the
Philippines now In progress are
completed, within the next two years
the islands will be a military base or
great importance. The administration
want a strong man there and Gen
eral Wood la thought to nil the Dili
FLOOD DANGER III
ARIZONA IS PAST
Phot-nix. Ariz., net. 25. Although
OtiO inches of water, according to
me figures wnicn nave jum uc-n
submitted to Engineer Heed of the
reclamation service, a wire from
Itoosevelt and Granite Reef is to the
effect that no damage has been done
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The only damage so far reported
imm oinc'iais since me icicm
and rise in the rivers was that done
to about twenty feet of the dam at
the head of the big Arizona canal.
Engineer Heed states that It will be
only a matter of a few days until
this Is repaired and In the meantime
irrigation will not be interrupted.
COTTON CROP IS
Washington. V. C, Oct. 23. The
census bureau tod-ay made public
the result of the reports of It spec
ial agents on the quantity of cotton
of this year's crop ginned up to the
nth Inst. The report ahowi t.oss,
S38 bales, as compared with 4.31,
621 at the same time last year.
Ottawa. 111., Get. . A Burling
ton freight train was derailed two
miles from here today. Two tramps
Floods Are Adding to Horrors
Caused By Shocks In Italy
And Many Are
DEATH LIST WILL
Rescue Parties Are Unable To Do
But Little as Continued Shocks
And Heavy Rains Make
Rome, Italy, Oct. 25. -Little ad
ditional new was received Ihere this
morning from the district of Cala
bria which were devastated by earth
shocks during the evening of Octo
ber 23. Bad -weather continues In
the south and it is feared that many
persons may lose their lives us a re
sult of exposure. Many homeless
people have ereoted tents or are liv
ing, under other temporary cover. A
few Shocks were experienced yester
day but no further damage was re
ported. 600 or More Dead. '
It Is generally believed that the
death list will exceed 500 people to
date, as over 800 'bodies have 'been
recovered from ithe ruins of two vil
lages., Old buildings which have
withstood the ravagea ot earthquakes
for centuries, fell to the ground
during this sihock, and hundreds
were buried In the ruins, many of
them dying immediately while oth
ers died for rack of care.
.Rescue parties are searching the
ruins and doing everything possible
to reach any who may be alive, but
It Is not believed that many survive
who are buried beneath the- masses
of stone and earth, of which the
buildings were for the most ipart,
composed. The pouring rains have
added to the general distress and are
undoubtedly causing many deaths.
Half the houses ,at Ferruazonno
and 'Branaaleone collapsed and many
persons were burled In the ruins,
and at fiinopoli and Stllario more
lives are said to have been lost. Pan
ic prevailed everywhere. Half the
houses of fhe villages of Gerace are
In ruins and similar conditions pre
vail In a number of other points in
During tfie confusion caused toy
the first earthquake the prisoners in
the jail At Catasaro mutined and
were only subdued with great dif
ficulty. The female prisoners were
particularly alarmed, ecreamlng,
shouting and teating the doors un
til the whole iplace was in a terrible
uproar. The prison officials did
everything possible to calm the in
mates, but they broke out afresih
every time another earthshock was
iBS IN LIVELY
Santa Fe Gets Next Confer
ence of the Methodist
iA lively discussion Mas precipi
tated in the twenty-third annual con
ference of the Methodist church yes
terday afternoon, when an attempt
was made to show explicitly the
places and the amount of temper
ance work done in the district of the
New Mexico conference. The minis
ter making the report desired that it
be shown in the report that went In
to the nuinutes of the conference
that there had been total observance
of the Sunday law in El Paso. A
number of the ministers present ob
jected to the names of the places
being mentioned lu the minutes, but
desired that the advancement of tem
perance work for the year be shown
In a general way. Tho.-e in favor of
the general Idea gained their point.
The committee on temperance and
Sunday observance reported that
great advancement had been made
along these lines in the district dur
ing the past year.
W. W. Havens, superintendent of
the Anti-Suloon League of New Mex
ico and Arizona, addressed the con
ference yesterday afternoon.
The address of Bishop Earl Cran
ston last night was heard by a large
number of people and greatly en
joyed. The arrivals last night and this
morning were Dr. R. A. Morley, D.
V. conference evangelist, residence
a' Las Vegas, and Rev. J. T. Walker,
pastor of the Methodist church of
Morlarty, Torrance county.
The attendanco this morning was
the largest during the conference,
there being fifteen ministers present.
Santa Fe was decided upon as the
place for the holding of the next con
ference. The Brotherhood of St. Paul will
tender a reception tonight to Bishop
Cranston, at which all members of
the conference will be present. A
banquet will follow the reception.
The appointments for the follow
ing year will probably be made to
morrow, and it is alio expected that
several ministers not yet preseul will
ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 25,
COM MISSION FOR
National Civic Federation
Adopts Strong Resolutions
Regarding Future Legis
lation of That Sort.
PUBLIC IN GENERAL
Prof. tCore Tells Big Audience
That Trusts Are Not All Evil
But Should Be Con
trolled By Proper
Chicago, 111., Oct. 25. Today's
session of the National Civic Feder
ation was given over to five minute
talks by business men who discussed
various topics introduced by various
speakers during the last three days.
The resolutions Introduced demand
that the railroads be permitted to
agree upon reasonable freight and
passenger rates subject to the ap
proval and supervision of the inter
state commerce commission. They
urge congress to pass legislation pro
viding for a non-partisan commis
sion in whloh the Interests of capi
tal, labor, and the general public
shall be represented, this commission
to consider the entire subject of
business and industrial combinations
and report such proposals as to the
formation, capitalization, manage
ment and regulation of corporations
as shall preverse the Individual in
itiative, competition, and exercise of
free contract In all business and In
Nothing Evil in Trusts.
In his address this morning' be
fore the federation, Prof. J. H.
Gore, of the George .Washington uni
versity, poke In part as follows:
"There is nothing Inherontly 'evil
In trusts. A disregard of the obli
gations to the community in the at
tempt to lessen, because of the great
er resources, the -expense ot produc
tion and at the -same .time " .put up
the price of the product through a
control of the market, is responsible
for the lllrertate into which some of
the combinations have fallen and
the suspicion under which the others
rest. Remove the railroad corpora
tions into their integral concerns
and we find ourselves In the midst
of conditions that prevailed 30 years
ago. Prohibit co-operative Indus
tries and we will see the farmer
Journey from wood-worker to black
smith shop and then to the -painter
to have made a plow which he can
not buy with the time these Journeys
would cost. Restrict production to
single lines and we would find In
scrap-heaps waste materials that
now meet the cost of production.
In the Iu.st.
"In our country's youth surplus
capital was not available for the cre
ation of great enterprises and for
eign money was slow to come so far
for investment In precarious indus
tries, so man associated himself with
man, Joined his small means to that
of others and in co-operation achiev
ed results which, in older countries,
might have rewarded Individual ef
forts. They were democratic organi
zations suited to our democratic In
stincts. In the natural economic de
velopment, greater concentration of
capital was needed to make possible
a more minute differentiation of
talent and a higher Integration of
industrial energy, until now we have
a precision that means accurate re
lation of supply to demand: orga
nized employers treating with orga
nized labor Insuring permanency In
production, and elaborated means of
distribution reaching the uttermost
parts of the earth and making the
world our market.
"As productive methods become
more and more specialized, expert
management in more and more de
manded and the purchaser of the
smallest fraction of the output reaps
the benefits of thU superior skill.
When the market is world-wide we
have the highest example of business
buyers; we have the most conserva
tive management, for recklessness
would he fatal when months inter
vene between orders and settlement;
we have the closest study of econo
mies of production, for loss of trade
has sharpened the wit of every com
petitor: and we have through the
greater elasticity of foreign trade a
more sure response to every demand.
Capital lla-s Grown.
'The capital has grown from the
dollar or two needed to buy the cob
blers awl and hammer to the mil
lions required to engage the world's
trade. These millions are giving us
cheaper goods; they are widening
our knowledge and broadening our
sympathies; they are knitting peo
ples together through common
wants; they ure steadying economic
conditions and deferring panics; they
vouchsafe to labor remunerative em
ployment; they t.ke materials to
waiting factories, transmute them
Into acceptable forms and set them
down in every quarter of the globe
where 11 pa have framed a heart's
"Jn return for this, these millions
deserve Just returns, and as long as
they ask that alone. It will surely
come. And we, the beneficiaries of
all that results from this last stage
in the economic development of our
country, ask a cessation of the ac
tivities of those demagogues who,
seeking to emulate others, ignorant
ly and. evilly assail concentrated cap
ital in periods of popular prejudice
by grotesque legislation and hamper
lis usefulness by uneconomic laws."
Kilted by IU Wife
Charle-u.il, N. H.. Oct. 26. James
Monroe was shot and killed accident
ally by his wife today.
THE NEWS FIRST"
What Men Take Along When They '
Go Up To The Sky In Balloons
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IVntkra Sectional . 'knw of Balloon
AIRSHIP: COilTEST WAS
It Opened Eyes Of People to
Possibilities of Air
BIG PRIZE WILL1 BE
OFFERED NEXT YEAR.
St. Louis, Oct. 25. The dirigible
airships are toduy being prepared
for shipment to their owners' hcad
qnurters and aeronautic week in St.
Louis Is at an end. The contests are
admitted to have been the greatest
ever held and Interest In aerial navi
gation has reached a point far in ex
cess of what was expected. It is evi
dent that airship construction, while
not perfect, is fast reaching a place
where perfection can easily be ob
tained. The feats of the drivers of
dirigible balloons In making them
cover a laid out course in quick time
were admirable. It is estimated that
over 100.00 people at the course and
in the city watched the maneuvers of
.The balloon races were the real
feature, however, of the contests,
though the endurance of the aero
nauts and their skill In keeping their
balloons In the air were the only
factors considered there. Ballooning
except as a sport, Is not considered.
It Is an evident fact that the con
tests of the future, especially In the
United States, will Include the finest
kinds of airships, and that a contest
to be held at some central point in
1908 will call forth the best efforts
of the Inventors of the world in the
ulrphlp line. A prize of large amount
especially for dirigible airships will
be offered for the coming contest.
Hallooning will not be so strong a
feature as in the past.
10,000. LABORERS GO
ON STRIKE AT NEW
Railroad. Wharf and Cotton
Handlers All Quit Their
New Orleans. La,, Oct. 25. Re
cause the Illinois Central railroad
freight handlers did not come to an
agreement as to the time period in
their contract, ten thousand or more
freight handlers, cotton screw men,
longshoremen and other laborers
employed on the river front here,
truck today. All the men who
walked out today had been on a
strike several weeks but last night
agreed to go back pending an ad
justment of the differences between
them and their employer. Today
the Illinois Central freight handlers
I refused to sign a three year contract.
Car Shows Contents ami House.
BOLD ATTEMPT TO ROB
' : SPOO. -
Thieves Grabbed Cash From
BanKer To Whom It
BOTH MONEY AND MEN
Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 25. Two
men walked into the sub-treasury
here today, grabbed $9,000 that was
being paid out to the National bank
teller, and started to run from tha
building. They were bo hotly pur
sued that they threw the money un
der a street car where it was re
covered. Both men were captured.
The two men had been standing
In the lobby of the sub-treasury all
morning and they entered the build
lug about 11:30. Both were well
dressed and attracted no attention,
further than that ordinarily ,pald to
people who enter the sub-treasury.
Worked (Smooth Game,
With a deposit slip in Jits hand,
as though he Intended to transact
business with the cashier, one of the
two stepped close to- the National
bank teller, and as the-cannier hand
ed out the sack of coin and bills.
containing SSI. 000, this man grabbed
the sack, while his companion
knocked the rightful owner down.
and together both ran for a side en
There were several secret service
men in the olllce l the tlmev but
none of them were close to the
thieves, who were able to get clear
of the building before pursuit start
ed. The street, however, happened
to be clear of people, and it was an
eajsy race. When the thieves thrw
th money away, they undoubtedly
Intended to turn pursuit, but the se
cret men kept on and raptured both
the runners, while employes in the
sub-treasury looked after the money.
KAN A WAV WITH HF.lt
San Bernardino, Cal., Oct. 25.
Miss Ida Ijecrow, missing from her
home here since last Friday, was
taken Into custody today at Wins
low, Ariz., charged with Insanity.
When the olllcera searched her they
found negotiable securities to the
value of tl.Oott which she had filched
from her mother's Jewel ibox. After
a long conference with the sheriff
her relatives decided to prefer no
more serious charge than insanity
and tonight her sister will leave for
Wlnslow to bring her home. ,
Mdidleboro, Conn., Oct. 25. Be
fore leaving his train ihere today,
Vice President Fairbanks made clear
his position with reference to quo
rations from certain St. Louis and
New York papers to the effect that
he Is not a can lidate tor the presi
dency. He raid tnat while In St:
Louis he refused positively to dis
cuss .politics and that any statement
alleged to have oome from him in
reference to national politics or the
presidency was entirely Unfounded.
YORK HAS PASSED
He Believes That Finances
Will Speedily Resume
Their Normal Condi
tlon Without Loss.
BUT LACK CURRENCY
Heavy Deposits by Financial Men
And Government Are Having
Good Effect In Allaying
Fears of Other Inter
New York. Oct. 23. A. much
calmer tone was apparent in busi
ness circles this morning. The suc
cess of the relief measures under
taken yesterday by J. P ernont Mor
gan, John U. Rockefeller and other
prominent financiers, together with
the serenity with which the officials
or the Trust Company of America
met the run of depositors, aave
great encouragement to business men
generally that no further trouble Is
to De reared. Twenty-five million
dollars made up by a pool headed
by -Morgan, which went into the
stock market yesterday afternoon. Is
believed to have given permanent
relief to th brokers In need of funds
to carry stock bought and sold on
margins for customers.
Cortcl) ou's Views.
In an address test night at a din
ner given by the Graduates' club,
Sercetary Cortou referred to the
financial situation, saying:
"We are .having a trying exper
ience but with all Its embarrass
ments I find my faith in the general
stability of business strengthened
by the examples I have seen of high
courage and splendid devotion to the
public welfare slhown by many men
of great influence in commercial
and industrial life in this city. The
weak places have been fortified but,
what is better, those of rvll intlu.
tc hav been .scourged frcm their
positions and a determination to
carry this work forward will have
a rar reaching influence In restoring
the public confidence."
fch Stood All Nurht.,
The announcement was made this
morning that the United States Ex
change bank, a small Institution in
Harlem, would not open for business
today. The bank has little more than
1600,000 on deposit and Its suspen
sion was entirely without effect.
There were lines of depositors wait
ing this morning In front of the
Trust Company of America and the
Lincoln Trust company's -uptown
banking office. The line at tine office
of the Trust Company of Ameri
ca was maintained all night and at
the head was a woman, who declin
ed to leave her place even when the
men behind promised to restore it
to her In the morning.
The Borough Bank of Brooklyn,
a state Institution with a .capital of
1200.000 and deposits of about 3.
000,000, did not open for business
today. Its business was not very
large and no prominent financiers
are connected with it. One of its
principal connections was the Knluk
erbocker Trust company, which sus
pended business Tuesday.
No Session of ttxetuwire.
Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. Zb. There
was no session of the stock exchange
today, the directors having decided
to have the exchange reniaJn closed
for the present.
Protecting Its Depositor.
Providence, R. I., Oct. 25. Tha
I'nlon Trust company, on which
there was a run, did not open for
business at 9 o'clock, the usual hour.
The following notice was posted:
"This company will not open to
day, owing to the stringency in the
money market." There were several
hundred people In line who wished
to draw money. The Kh1 Green
wich branclY of the Union Trust com
pany of Providence also remained
closed this morning. A notice was
posted saying that it was kept closed
for the protection of depositors.
New Tork, Oct. 25 -Upon appli
cation (State Attorney General Jack
son, temporary receivers were ap
pointed today for the Knickerbocker
Trust company, vhich closed Its
doors Tuesday after a run by Its de
positors. The receivers are Otto T.
Bannard, Ernest Thalmann and Gen
eral Henry C. Ide, all of New York
Tho International Trust company,
one of the small and Inconspicuous
trust concerns, closed Its doors at
10: iO. This company had -business
connections with the Borough bank
of Brooklyn, which suspended to
day. The Brooklyn bank at Fulton
and Clinton atreets did not open to
day, it has a capital stock of $300,
000 and owes about one million, five
hundred thousand dollars.
The Lincoln Trust company re
sumed payment to depositors today
as usual. According to a statement
issued June 29 last, the fjank at
Providence, which closed today, had
resources aggregating 128,238.135.
its liabilities included besides 1500,
000 capital stock, a surplus of $3.
250,000 and deposits of 25, 465.625.
J. Edward Stadley Is president and
Marsdeii J. Perry first vice presi
dent of the Institution.
The stock market opened Irregu
lar, a sharp reaction following the
opening gains. The fall In prices
did not extend far lielow last nlght'a
level before a steadying tendency de
veloped. Dealings In stocks were
not active and the general list moved
The First National bank of Brook
lyn, cu pi la 1 1300,000, suspended to-
renver. Cola., Oct. 25 Fair tonight
mil Saturday except for rain in the oorth
portion tonight. Warner Saturday.
GEORGE P. MONEY FACES
Former Democratic Candidate
For Delegate In New Mexico
Sends For Attorney
OF U. S. SENATOR
HAD HOT TEMPER'
Will Be Tried For Killing Which
Took Place Fifteen Years Ago
"-Cousin Killed Enemy -Resulting
East Las Vegas, N. M., Oct. 25,
(Spn-ial.) C. A. Spless, a local at
torney, today received a telegram
calling him to Carrolton, .Miss., to
defend George P. (Money, formerly a
resident of this territory and th
democratlo nominee for delegate to
congress in 1102 against B. K. Rodey,
who was elected.
Mr. Money is also a son of U. S.
Senator Money, of Mississippi, and
one of the most prominent men In
the state of Mississippi.
Attorney Ppless knows consider
able about the case which he will
take up. as the killing for whlch
Money will be tried, took place about
fifteen years ago prior to the time
when Money came to New Mexico.
It was the result of a quarrel in
w-hlch hoth Money and the man h
killed became engaged in pistol
Well Known Here.
There were few men better known
In iNew Mexico than Money during
the time he spent in thla territory. ,
He gained a wide acquaintanceship
in 11)02 when he stumped the terri
tory from lino to line In one of tha
hottest campaign ir. New Mexico's
He was an crator oi considerable
ability end made a phasing appear
ance la public.
After moving-to Neur Mexico he
resided for ttv vtars at Las Vegas
and tlisn removed to t'arta Fe where
he remained for six years. He was
assistant U. 8. attorney for New
Mexico under the second Cleveland
administration and a member of tho
New Mexico bar.
Killing of 15 Tears Ago.
The killing in which Money w
Involved had almost been forgotton
In Mississippi and the case would
probably never have been taken up
had It not been for the fact that a
cousin of Money's killed a man a
few months ago during a fight with
pistols. The cousin was acquitted on -,
a plea of self defense. Relatives ot
the man who was killed, however,
are said to have recalled the fact
that George P. Money had never
been tried for the affair In which he
killed a man and called the matter
to the uttentlon of the official, who
succeeded in securing Money's in
dictment. Money Will Stand Trial.
' Money declared that he would re
tv.aiu lu Mississippi and face a trial,
believing that he would be acquitted.
It was well known In this terri
tory that Money had killed a man
before he came here. He was one
of the most peaceable of men, but
pos.-esed the usual southern temper
ament and when aroused, ha was
considered a dangerous man.
He would resent an Insult Instant
ly, but was big hearted and genial
among his friends.
Old and Wealthy Family.
The Money family is one of the
wealthiest and most prominent
among the many old southern fam
ilies of the state of Mlsl-sippl. Sen
ator Money Is prominent in legal
and political circles and his son was
also an attorney of ability.
Attorney Spless will leave here this
evening for Mississippi.
duy.' It owes depositors 14.500,000.
The failure of Gregory Gulick and
t'oinpany, members of the Consoli
dated Stock exchange-, was announ
ced this afternoon. The failure is
A report was made early this af
ternoon that Secretary Cortelyou
has depoMited tS.OOo.OUO in New
York today tn uddilion to the depos
its previously made.
The WUliumslmrg Trust Company
of Brooklyn, capital $700,000 and
deposits of 17,500,000 closed US
doors this afternoon. At the office
of the institution it was said that
the company had an abundance of
securities but owing to the money
stringency is unable to obtain uffl
clent actual currency.
Not SufllchMit tlirreticy.
The Union lim Savings Bank
this afternoon posted a notice that
it will require sixty days from de
positors desiring to withdraw. It
owes to depositor! $27,450,000. The
Jenkins Trust company of Brooklyn,
not an Important institution, closed
this afternoon. Its deposits are $2,
500,000. Lack of currency Is the
fvUI.IMi OF TIIK Bit;
i i.i:kt is a mi.stakk
New York. Oct. 25. Ir. Louis L.
Seaman, ex-surgeon major in the
United States army, who was with
the Japanese force during the Bus-so-Japanese
war, has received a let
ter from Count Okuma, the Japa
nese progressive leader, In which the
count says that sending the Atlantic
fleet, further than to say that it
The count does not touch, to any
great extent, on the sailing of the
fleet, furthe rthan to say that It
would be a nuistuke on the part of
America to send the warship to the
Pacific, and a move that might be