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T VOLUME 16 ALIJUQliKRQUE, NEW MEXICO, MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY Nil MB EH 4.r0 ' 11 1903 i UNITED STATES STOPS RUSSIA Effectually Checks Invasion of Chinese Territory. EXCITEMENT IN THE President Roosevelt to Be Given an Ova tion In San Francisco. Pekln, May 11 The French minister reports that Minister Conger, follow ing Instructions, has notified the Chin ese government of the assurance re garding Manchuria which Russia has given the United States, directly through the American ambassador. McCormlck, and also through Ambas sador Casslnl, and says the Russian charge at Pekin has given the Chinese officials similar assurance. The French minister adds that the Chinese officials are not gravely con cerned by Russia's alleged designs on Manchuria, being fully satisfied with the foregoing assurances. The feeling here has been greatly re lieved by the" official advices from Washington, denying the report that Mr. Hay telegraphed to President Roosevelt relative to the question of joint action on the part of Great Brit ain, Japan and the United States, which aroused serious apprehension of possible entanglements. COTTON MARKET. Big Jump in Price in the London ' Market. I New York. Miiv 11. The wildest I , , i excitement in cotton thla season oc curred today when an enormous cov ering movement was started by an un suspected advance of 11 and 14 points in Liverpool, attended by heavy sales of spot In the English market. The local market responded with an advance of 15 and 24 points on the more active counts, high records in all cases being made. The heaviest transaction this season during the same time waa recorded to day. PRESIDENT IN FRISCO. Western Metropolis Will Give Roose velt Grand Reception. San Francisco, May 11. Everything is in readiness for the reception of President Roosevelt, who is due to ar rive in San Francisco at 2:15 tomor row afternoon. Two and a half days will be spent here, and during that time the presi dent will be the center of numerous public functions and features of enter tainment. The program calls for several public receptions, a banquet, a drive through Golden Gate park to the ocean beach and participation in the dedication ot the Y. M. C. A. building, the naval monument In Union Square and in the annual state encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic of California and Nevada. Thousands of persons from all over the state are arriving in the city to see the president, and the outpouring tomorrow will be very great. PRESIDENT IN CALIFORNIA. Roosevelt Is Receiving Ovations at Ev ery Stopping Place. Reception at San Jose. San Jose, Cal.,May 11 From Parajo the president went to Santa Cruz, a picturesque city and seaside resort on the northeastern shore of Monterey bay, where the party remained until noon. Several thousand people throng ed the streets through which the presl dent was driven on his way to the beach and along the cliffs facing the Pacific. On the way to San Jose the party made a brief stop at Felton to visit the grove of redwood trees which has made that part of the Santa Cruz mountains well known to trav elers. At San Jose, which was reach' ed during the afternoon, the president was tendered an ovation. Tomorrow he will proceed to San Francisco. President's Train. Paraje, Cal., May 11. The presiden tial train left Del Monte at 8 o'clock this morning. At Paraje a stop of ten minutes was made, during which the president made a short address to the crowd collected at the station. No Strike In Theirs. Pittsburg, Pa, May 11. The su preme council of the American Order of Steam Engineers, an organization unique among American labor bodies by reason of its extreme conservatism COTTON MARKET in the matter of strikes, convened In annual session In Pittsburg today. The delegates In attendance number several score and represent many parts of the country. The matters to be considered are chiefly of a routine character. Papermakers In Annual Session. Eile, Pa., Moy 11. Delegates from many parts of hls country and from Canada and RnplaPd as well are at tending the annual meeting begun here today by the International Broth erhood of Papermakera. Reports of the officers show the association to be In a flourishing condition, and the con vention, which will last several days, promises to be the most notable in the history of the organization. Red Men of Georgia. Macn. Ga., May 11. Delegates from local lodges throughout the state are I arriving at the Brown house prepara tory to the opening tomorrow of the great council meeting of the Red Men nt flArtrvl TtiA hilatnaaa nt the meeting will occupy two days and will De transacted under the supervision of r, i t-i. m v itrear sacnem 01 ueurKia juna i. au- ney of Columbus. Bach Festival Open. Bethlehem, Pa., May 11. Throngs of music loving visitors are here for the third Bach festival to be held this week. The Moravian church will be the scene of the opening tonight and the feature will be the cantata "Sleep ers Wake, a Voice Is Calling," Nlcolal's three-stanza hymn, composed by Bach for the twenty-seventh Sunday after Trinity. The festival scheme this year is unit In Idea, presenting in logical se quences the chief events in the life of Christ. METHODISTS WILL BUILD. Lead Avenue Congregation So Oe cided at Meeting Yesterday. WHITTLESEY PLANS ADOPTED. The Lead Avenue Methodist Church society, which is the most flourishing one of that denomination in the terri tory, uas outgrown its present quar ters. At the Sunday morning service the drawings of Architect Charles F Whittlesey, who drew the plans for the now famous Alvarado hotel of this city, were accepted. The Lead Avenue Methodist church has a membership near the 300 mark and the financial condition of its treas ury warrants the new building; be sides it has hustling officers and mem bers, who will raise the money need ed. The pastor, Rev. F. V. Fisher, and other leading lights of the congrega tion, began canvas today for the $12 000 that will be required and these gentlemen feel confident that before the month of June is over the required sum will have been subscribed. "New Church League" waa also formed during yesterday morning ser vice and over a hundred names were added to the roll. The purpose of the league will be to raise money for the new building. As a starter and to show their loyalty the C. J. C. Sunday school class of young men started the list by pledging $1,000, while the Ep- worth league added $500. The young sters, not to be outdone by their eld ers In loyalty, said they would ralBe $2(M), so that $1,700 was raised In very short time. Architect Whittlesey was found thl morning at his office busy at work, bu he found time to tell The Citizen rep resentative about the new church building. The new building will cost $10,000 and the furnishings $2,000. It is to be built on Tudor Gothic style and will be 100x90 feet, with a mas sive central tower seventy-seven feet high. This tower will probably con tain a chime of bells and a clock that will tell the time of day to all who will gaze heavenward. Arrangement of the plans are siu-h that all of the parlors, class and lec ture rooms, etc., can be thrown In with the main auditorium thus making It the largest one in the city, and when packed will seat 1,2(10 people. The plan of the portion of the auditorium will make it one of the best recital halls for musicales. etc., considered from the standpoint of an expert, any where In the west or middle states. The Sunday school Is so planned that each Individual class wll have a sep arate class room In which they can be shut up by themselves, and yet for the general exercises these rooms can all be thrown together, assembling the entire school in one large body with out the pupils leaving their seats. On one side of the pulpit will be a choir loft for sixty singers if they are needed, and on the other side will lie the pastor's study. A place will also be left for a pipe orgau, which the so ciety will put In sooner or later. There will be a kitchen and pantry and ev erything handy. The C. J. C. class will have two rooms fifty feet in length, and an ar cade will lead to a small annex which will contain a library and a well equip ped gymnasium. The building will be constructed ol hydraulic cement blocks, which is claimed to be more durable than stone When the Methodists get the build Ing completed and furnished It will be splendid place to worship In, the most convenient and best In the terrl tory. There will be a main entrance on Lead Avenue and four side doors. The society hope to complete the building this year. 4Mgbfthe DIRiDan'7mw' hlevrfflflaf (i Mr. Whittlesey has plenty of work, for he is a skilled man In his profes lion. He has completed plans for $10,000 theater building In Flagstaff, Arizona: a (13,000 banking building for the First National bank at Raton; a 20,000 banking building . for the First National bank at -Alamogordo. "For the Santa Fe system be hag -plan ned the Grand Canyon hotel; a hotel and station at Laguna, and also a ho tel and station at Raton. Odd Fellows' Orphanage. Lynchburg, Va., May 11. The Odd Fellows' Orphanage recently, com pleted here, was formally dedicated to day with interesting exercises. The prominent participants and speaker included Rev. P. M. Bell and Congress man Carter Glass, who delivered the presentation addresses, and Grand Master Hill, who made the speech ot acceptance on behalf of the order. Large delegations of Odd Fellows were present from Richmond, Dan ville, Roanoke, Vetersburg and other cities. Unions Taking a Vote. St. Louis, May 11. Employes of the St. Louis Transit company, who are members of Division No. 315, Ama'ga mated Association of Street Railway employes of America, are voting on the advisability of submitting to the company the following demands: Recognition of the unlm, a revision of hours and wag-3. arbitration on all differences and reinstatement of die charged employes, members of Divis ion No. 315. The transit company em ploys 3,000 men, the majority said to be members of the union. Indiana G. A. R. Anderson, Ind., May 11. Nearly ev ery one In Anderson Is making prepa rations for the annual encampment of the Indiana Department of the Grand Army of the Republic. Extensive dec orations are being prepared, and al ready the city is putting on its gala at tire. Some of the officers of the In diana Department of the Woman's Re lief Corps, with guests of note arrived today and were given a brilliant recep tion by the local veterans. The crowd is expected to arrive tomorrow. Society of the Caribbean Dinner. New York, May 11 In oommemora tion of the gallant fight of the torpedo boat WInslow on May 11. 1898, the So ciety of the Caribbean will give Its an nual dinner at the Cafe Martin this evening. This society is a body of eitists and writers who sketched and reported (hat part of the Spanish war which took place In and around Cuba, Lieutenant Commander John P. Per niiudou of the United PtaS m navy la to be tho gue9t of honor at the dinner this evening. Police Chiefs in New Orleans. New Orleans, La., May 11. Many chiefs of police, commissioners, detec tives and others have arrived here pre paratory to attending the international convention of chiefs of police, which openB tomorrow Nearly 600 delegates are expected. Most of them are to be accompanied by their families. Elab orate programs of entertainment have been arranged. The visitors spent to day sight-seeing. BATTLE FOUGHT INJURKEY Bloody Fight Bstwsen Turks and Bulgarians. THE NORTHERN SECURITIES CASE State of Kentucky Sues Southern Pacific for Taxes. ROCK ISLAND-FRISCO DEAL APPROVED Salonica. European Turkey. May 11. In an engagement be- N tween Bulgarians and Turkish troops recently fought at Igaparl, near Monaatir. many Bulgarians were killed and seventy-four were made prisoners. Another fight is reported at the village of Gore- strove, near Demlra-Hlsmar. The village was burned. The panic in the Monastir district has not N abated. CONCERTS. Chrjv. pietro Emzi Appears at St. Mary Hall Torrow Night. THOMAS AT COLO&SQ THURSDAY NI6HT. The opinion of many of the promi nent critics in this country, is that V-hev. Pietro Buzzl is ,the beat Italian brio tenor who has Wared the- United States. Chev. Buczt's first success In the United 8tates goes back to 1892 when he scored a hit in the Metrepoli tan ia New York in his rendition of Lucia de Lammermoor. In the same season he was engaged as leading ten or for the grand opera season in the Tlvoll In San Francisco, where he prov ed himself a true interpreter of the music of Italian opera. Chev. Buzzl Is now on his way to Costa Rica to fill an engagement with the famous Lombard! Opera company. He will give a concert at St. Mary's hall on Tuesday night. May 12, assist ed by the best local talent. Some of the most difficult selections In his wide repertory will be given.' During the evening he will sing In four lan guages. The concert comes as a rare treat to Albuquerque music lovers. Thomas Concert. Edward F. Thomas, the talented basso of Washington, D. C, will give a farewell concert Thursday evening, May 14, at Colombo hall. Mr. Thomas has gained the good will of the people and delighted audiences in nearly ev ery church In the city, appearing In many home musicals and assisting In many noteworthy concerts. Albuquer que's music-loving people will turn out In full force and show their apprecia tion of Mr. Thomas' services. Musici ans of Mr. Thomas' ability are live fac tors In advancing and stimulating pu pils to great efforts. No introduction Is required for Albu querque's talented favorites who will assist Mr. Thomas. They are: Mr. John Douglas Walker, tenor; Mrs. Ma ble Stevens Himoe, piano; Mr. Robert T. Blair, violin; Mr. Joseph Blondln, cello; Mr. Edward Grunsfeld, piano; Mr. John E. McKenna, banjo; Prof Dl Maurio's full orchestra. MERGER CASE. Northern Securies Appeal Case Dock eted in Supreme Court. Washington, May" 11. The record In the case of the United States vs. the Northern Securities company, recently decided by the United States corcuit court for the district of Minnesota ad versely to the Securities company, reached the United States supreme court today In an appeal and was dock eted No. 9639. The record covers al most 1,700 printed pages and confined largely to the testimony. As the call of the docket has been suspended for the present term, the case cannot be called before next October. Big Suit. Louisville, Ky., May 11. A suit for 1 1,000 ,0i0 taxes was filed today by the state of Kentucky against the South em Pacific railroad, j Ferns vs. Kitty. Ixiulsville, Ky., Mj 11. A twenty round go betwfin artin Duffy, the Chicago welterweii t, and "Rulie" Ferns, who recentlv nocked out Mat- 1 ty Matthews at Hun.i is the star fea- ture arranged by the Louisville Ath letic club for its boxing show tonight. Both men appear to be In good trim for the battle, and an Interesting con test Is expected to be the outcome. Deal Approved. Peg Moines. Iowa, May 11. At a meeting of the directorh of the Rock Island Railway pystem today the Rock Island-Frisco deal was approved. Attacked by Moros. Manila. May 11. Straggling Moios attacked the rear guard of Capt. Per shing's column near Bacolad, Island of Mandanao. Saturday morning, wound lng Lieutenant Ruggle's and one sol dier. The guard kllle I all the attack ers. Wedding In Army Circles. Washington, May 11. Miss Gert rude Agnes Gibbons, a prominent young society woman of Washington, was married today to Lieutenant George Francis Connoly, United States army. The ceremony was performed n St. Stephen's church In the presence of a number of army officers and oth ers of prominence. OFFICERS AT TOPEKA. Santa Fe Passenger and Freight Men Holding Conference. The time card room at the Santa Fe general offices at Topeka will be the scene of much work this week. A new time card Is to be arranged and all of the general and division superintend ents are there to assist in the work. The time card room has been made ready for the work which commenced today, and will probably continue all through this week. Those In attendance at the meeting are Charles Russell, R. J. Parker, C. T. McClellan, F. C. Fox, J. L. Barnes and H. A. Tlce, all division superln tendents. It Is reported that several traffic officials will be in attendance, among them being W. B. Biddle, freight traffic manager, and J. E. Gor man, general freight agent. D. E. Cain, general superintendent of the western grand division, will also be there with his division superintendent. The principal changes in the new time card will be the putting on of the Colorado Flyer and the taking off of the daily California limited. Several other minor changes are to be made and it Is said that some other local trains might be added. The new card will go into effect on June 4. There Ib a rumor that the presence of the traffic officials at the same time with the operating officials is indica tive of important changes which are likely to be made In the handling of freight. The Santa Fe is trying to economize on its operating expenses, and help out its financial showing, and the report is that the conference to be held here Is to promote this result. LOCAL PARAGRAPHS. Al. Coleman will assist James D. Eakln at the wholesale liquor estab llshment of Mellnl ft Eakln, during the absence of the former In Italy. Messrs Mellnl and Cornetto left last Saturday night for New York, They will sail for Italy on Thursday, April 14, and will lie gone several months. L. L. Henderson Is the new freight bill collector for W. L. Trimble ft Co., and Is being Introduced around by J. H. Pegue. The latter will attend to "chasing" the wagons and hacks, the combining of the two duties being found a little bit too much for one man to handle with Justice to the firm. Henry Hall, the Washington corres pondent of the Pittsburg Times, and Richard C. Hall, also of Pittsburg, are in the city, arriving last Saturday night. The gentlemen left Pittsburg on April 1, and have traveled through Oklahoma, Indian Territory, Pecos valley, this territory, and will leave tonight for the Grand Canyon of Arlx- ona. After a few days' stay at this great wonder, they will return to this city and thence to Santa Fe, expecting to reach Pittsburg about the first of June. Henry Hall is gathering Infor mation for write-ups of the trip, and this afternoon secured some good pointers from Delegate Rodey. Iast Saturday The Citizen mention ed the return of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bar nett from southern California, and in connection stated that the father of Mr. Harnett had died at Saginaw, Mich., while he was away from this city. Today Mr. Barnett informed The Citizen that his father was 83 years old, and he regretted very much that he did not attend the funeral, al though no fault of his. A telegram, In forming him of his death, was wired to Albuquerque from Saginaw. It was from here transmitted to Ixs Angeles and thence to Santa Catalina. When the telegram reached the latter place Mr. Barnetth was out In the mountains and it was four days after the death of bis father that the news reached him. As soon as he can straighten out some local affairs, Mr. Barnett will visit his old home at Saginaw. OMAHA STRIKE COMPLICATE No End in Sight of Many Labor Troubles. KING EDWARD TO Raising a Fund to Relieve Persecuted Jews Flour and Grain Rates Reduced. Omaha, May It. The strike titua tlon In Omaha is further complicated this morning by the closing down f eighteen of the largest laundries In the city, and the locking out of 500 Sun dry workers. This action was taken by the laundrymn after un extended conference last night and the recep tlQtt by them of a notice from a Laun dry Workers' union that they do not attempt to work for hotels, restaur ants and other places which have been declared unfair. Trying to Avoid Strike. Omaha, May 11. It was stated at Union Pacific headquarters today that negotiations were being carried on be tween President Burt, Mr. Harrlman, the Civic Federation of New York and ine ivic rea,.uUuU.n - payers, and both sides hope to be sue representatlves of the boHermakers of ceB8ful otherwge tne tuatloll i. tne union ana oouineru rucinu. ii tim ing definite could be made public, how ever, as to the probable result. Presi dent Kennedy of the Union Pacific boilermakers stated that he believed that . some arrangement would be reached In the next two weeka for the settlement on all of the Harrlman lines. . . . ... Southern Pacific Strike Postponed. New York. May" 11. Ralph M. Easley, secretary of the Civic Federa tion announced that he had received a telegram that the Southern Pacific threatened strike had been postponed fifteen days to give time for a settle ment. The boilermakers of the South ern Pacific were to have gone on strike today out of sympathy with the striking Union Pacific machinists who have een out for about six months. Senator Hanna, acting for the Civic Federation, asked that this sympathet ic strike be postponed, pending efforts of the federation to bring about a set- MASTER CAR BUILDERS. They Are Holding Their Annual Meet ing Here Today. LIST OE THOSE PRESENT. The master car builders of the great Santa Fe system are holding their an nual meeting in Albuquerque today. The meeting opened at 9 o'clock this morning In the reading rooms of the local shops, and the attendance was good. Representatives from all the car shops that are maintained by the system are here, and the two days' session will be of great advantage to all. The car builders are to discuss mat ters pertaining to their department, the ways and means and methods of the Santa Fe, and other systems. The two days' discussion will be of a tech nical nature, and Is of little interest except to railroad men.. Many of the excellent cars used by the Santa Fe people are of their own make. The larger car trtiops are located at Tope ka. Kan.. Teiiiple, Tex.: San Bernar dino, Cal.; Albuquerque, Chicago and San Francisco. General Superintendent T. M. Rams dell, of the Santa Fe system, Is here and is taking an active interest In the gathering and discussions. Those who are In attendance today are: J. A. Staple, S. N. Peck, M. Manson, Topeka; S. D. Woods, Newton, Kan.; W. H. Taylor, Raton. N. M.; C. Young. Temple, Tex.; Fred B. Relnhard, Chi cago; J. A. Whiteside, Richmond, Cal.; J. W. Matty, Fort Madison, Iowa; J. W. Hathaway, Pueblo, Colo.; W. N. Whltefleet, Needles, Cal.; J. P. Pow ers, El Paso, Tex ; II. N. Calderwood, Argentine, Kan. The wives of several of the master builders accompanied them to this city. All are quartersd at the Alva rado. The meeting will close tomor row night. General Superintendent Ramsdell when seen by a Citizen rep resentative this afternoon said that the discussions that had taken place would be of very little Interest to the general public, VISIT SCOTLAND ttement. The executive committee ot National Clcvlc Federation meets In this city on Wednesday and the ques tion of reaching a settlement In the Union Pacific matter will come up. Strike In Chicago. Chicago, May 11. A strike of BOO tallymen and lumber Inspectors, which may develop serious trouble for the lumber Industry of the city, waa In augurated today. Seventy-five lumber yards throughout the city are involved. The men demanded Increased pay not withstanding that the scale was signed on January 1 for one year. Denver. May 11. Efforts are being made to arbitrate differences between union men who are out and the am bor circles unchanged today. A meet ing of the joint committee of the la bor unions is now In session. Every thing possible will be done to prevent a general strike. . ' Strike In Alabama. Mobile, Ala , May 11. All the boiler makers, blacksmiths and machinists In the employ et the Mobile, Jackson a Kansas City railway company In thla city struck today. The men demand. 93.05 per day of ten hours. They have been receiving $2.95.. Injunction Wanted. Memphis, May 11. C. O. Bond, thn district attorney of the Mobile ft Ohio Railroad company, with headquarter at Jackson, Tenn., today went befora Judge Hammond, of the federal court, and prayed for an Injunction restrain ing the striking employes and others from Interfering. In any manner with the operation of trains on the. Mobile ft Ohio railroad In the state of Ten nessee. Judge Hammond Issued a re straining order effective until Wednes day, May 13, when he will hear appli cation for injunction. WILL VISIT SCOTLAND. King Edward Will Spend a Week In Edinburgh, V London, May 11. So many yearn have elapsed since a British sovereign held court in the ancient and historic palace of Holyrood that the visit of the king and queen to Edinburgh thla week Is attracting great attention throughout the kingdom. Aa previous ly announced, the royal couple will not remain at Holyrood, but will stay at Dalkeith palace, the Scotch country seat of the Duke and Duchess of Buc- cleuch, about six miles distant from the Scotch metropolis, and which has been placed at their disposal by the duke for the purpose. But they will drive into Edinburgh every day and hold courU and levees at Holyrood. In Aid of Klahlneff Jews. " New York, May 11. It Is expected that a large sum will be realized for the relief of the persecuted Jews of Klshlneff (Bessarabia) by the united action of the leading Jewish mer chants of New York In donating 2 per cent of their gross receipts today to ward the cause. This method of con tribution was adopted in response to an appeal Issued by Professor Richard Gotthell, son or the late Rabbi Gottheil and president of the Federation of Am erican Zionists. The same movement is on foot all over the country, and it Is anticipated that a fund sufficiently large to relieve the sufferings of the Kishenlff Jews will be raised within the next week. Flour and GrainRates Reduced. Chicago, May 11. The reduction In grain and flour rates from Chicago and points on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers to the Atlantic seaboard be came effective today, and will remain In force until September 30. While the reduction amounts to only lVfc rents a hundred pounds, It Is sufficient to enable the millers of the northwest to compete with foreign millers using American grain. Thos. G. Pratt, shipping clerk for Gross, Kelly & Co., who has been on the sick list for several days, is able to be at his desk again.