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ALliUQUEKOUE EVENING CITIZEN.
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1W5.
THE ALBUQUERQUE CITIZEN
Published Dally and Weekly
By The Citizen Publishing Company
test a great bowl, for as thy bow l is, so will be thy mess
According to thy faith, salth He. be it unto thee.
Ood has placed no being In barren soil, no one where
he may not find the elements of Immoral life, none where,
through perfect fidelity to Its condition, its roots may not
reach out to embrace the earth, and spread out branches
and leaves to heal and overshadow it.
Boa'ding Horses a Specialty
Every Dollar you pay for a Piano more than our prices
Is not only lost, but also the interest on It for life. You cannot buy a
reliable Instrument cheaper than we can sell it to you, and therefore, it
Is wise for you to see us before making a purchase. '
W. T. McCREIGHT
QUESTION IN A NUT SHELL.
The Citlsen will not sny of the water Journal that
"for ways that are dark" It is peculiar, to use Bret
Harte'a well known line; for the policy of the organ can
be seen even by a taliow dip, or, to bring It down to a
line point, by the phosphorescence of the ordinary glow
worm or lightning bug of the states.
The water Journal is interested to the extent of thou
sands of dollars in the success of the Water Supply com
ytaoy'a scheme. The Citizen has no interest in the matter
Whatever, pro or con, and therefore is dislnterestd and
bl to look at the question entirely from the standpoint
cf Albuquerque's interest.
Here is the question in a uut shell. The payraortt of
35 cents per thousand gailots for water, which can bo de
veloped for 4 cents or lei per thousand gallons, and In
exhaustleFS quantity, is ruinous to the city, has rendered
our echool yards mere sand heaps, and has retarded the
development of the city in beauty of trees, lawns, flowers,
fruits and shrubbery.
Now comes the water company, and asks that this
outrageous burden be continued for 35 years, that this
deadly grasp on the throat of our fair city shall not be
relaxed for more than a third of a century.
The Citizen oppsed this and fought it to a finish.
There Is no more any hope In that direction. The water
company organ says that the present water company
tonight the works for a speculation. If they could have
gotten the extension, it would then have been possible for
them to sell to some eastern company for hundreds of
thousands of dollars. Failing in this, there remains but
their- speculation only the prospect of unloading their
worn out plant on the city for a big price.
The Citizen opposes this as it opposed the extension
of the franchise. This paper sees no reason why Albu
querque should lie retarded in her development that cer
tain men may realize big profits on the water works,
which their own organ admits they bought for specula
tion. The point to be remembered Is that a new and up
to date plant would cost only in the neighborhood of
The water organ tries to be funny over the break in
the rotten main of the Water Supply company, which
took place in front of The Citizen office yesterday. How
ever, it teaches one important fact, which Is that the
plant of the water company is not only antiquated in kind
and badly constructed, but that It has largely deteriorated
during the years it has been in use; and therefore Is not
worth any thing like a new and up to date plant, which
can be established for approximately $75,000.
JOURNAL AGAIN DECEPTIVE.
The Journal seeks to convey the impressMon that The
Citizen has made a false statement as to the terms of
the contract of 1894 between the city and the water com
pany, in the quotation made in the article of yesterday.
Iteference to page 82 of the recently compiled ordinances
of the city, will show the accuracy of the quotation, which
was from the ordinance granting the franchise and auth
orlzing the mayor to enter Into it contract with the Water
If the contract had departed from this ordinance in
any particular, it would to that extent be void, as not be
ing the contract voted upon by the people. That which
was voted upon, is the contract, ratified by the voters
and Is alone binding. The formal contract, however, fol
low the authority given, and the Journal only shows how
badly The Citizen's argument hurts, by Its silly effort to
discredit Its accuracy. - . .
The water Journal in Its Issue this morning says: "As
attorney, Mr. Strlckler has made a ponderous argument
upon the meaning of the contract between the city and
the Wlater Supply . company." The dictionary defines
"ponderous" as "having weight; hence unusually weighty
or forcible." This is the first meaning given. The second
Is "Having great impresslveness, as from learning,
strength, cf reasoning or influence. So says the Funk &
WagnaUs Standard Dictionary of the English language.
For the first time In the present controversy The Citizen
finds itself compelled to compliment the water journal
for telling the truth about The Citizen. But, then, the
Journal is in good company, for a number of the best
lawyers in Albuquerque have assured The Citizen of the
legal accuracy of Its article..
FORCE OF PUBLIC OPINION
ON GROWTH OF LIBERTY
From San Francisco Chronicle
At the Fourth of July banquet In Paris the eminent
linker William Seligman of New York made an address
In which lie dwelt upon theoperatlon of the mighty force
we call public opinion. Wo extract the following para
graphs from his speech;
"In our days there exists not only a public opinion
limited to each country, but also a public opinion of tha
combined civilized world, and this opinion Is omnipotent
and irrestible. It le qn the side of emancipation and pro
gress. The partisans of civil and religious despotism are
Impotent as.iinst this public opinion, and we rejoice in
the steady diminution of whatever influence they still
"In the United States we have no state religion. Our
states appropriate largo sums toward hospitals, asylums
and especially toward free scholos and universities, but
nothing at all for religious purposes. livery person can
worship according to his taste and conviction, and those
who want to build churches and engage preachers can do
so to an unlimited extent by simply furnishing the neces
sary funds. With us politics do not Interfere with relig
ion, and religion does not interfere with politics. Clergy
men of all denominations, Catholics and Protestants, en
tertain dlffrent political views. Some of them belong to
the republican party and some are democrats, but among
them all not a single voice is raised against the republic,
nor our republican Institutions. Whereas, in many other
countries despots and the partisans of oppression, perse
cution and fanaticism, the enemies of liberty and pro
gress, proclaim that they act In the name of Ood and
their holy religion, as they call it, and even appeal to the
patriotism of those whom they oppress and afflict.
"The time Is approaching when there will exist but
one religion, nauieiy, the religion of Justice, truth and
charity, as well as the golden rule: 'Do as yon would be
done by.' When this religion, which we see gaining
ground daily, becomes universal, there will be no more
heretics, nor bigots, nor free-thinkers;, all good men and
all good women will become disciples of Bitch a religion.
It is now nearly three-score years and ten since I
began to observe the gradual and steady progress of lib
erty and humanity, and especially the amelioration of the
condition of the humbler classes. The burning of heretics
and witches had ceased, yet oppression and intolerance
reigned throughout the larger part of Europe. All the
countries of eastern Europe, Including Austria and Ger
many, were governed autocratically. The rights and
privileges enjoyed by a few Individuals were denied to the
masses. But owing to the accounts received from Ameri
can emigrants, as also owing to the French revolution,
the people of several countries became aware of their
unjust subjection, and after shedding rivers of blood they
succeeded in obtaining an alleviation of their condition,
with the advantage of a constitutional government. But
a great deal still remains to be done in relieving the mass
es from Injustice ,and in promoting the spirit of peaceful
fraternity among nations."
GREAT GROWTH OF THE
AMERICAN RICE INDUSTRY
From Commerce and Labor Statistics
O ' .-
"The water journal speaks of, The Citizen's strictures
upon the report of the special council committee, as
"Bomewhat childish criticism of the committee." Now,
any one who read what The Citizen said knows that this
paper never uttered one word of criticism concerning the
committee, but only showed the absudities of the report.
How childish The Citizen's crltisms were may be gather
ed from the fact that the water Journal devoted 240 lines
of its editor ial epace to a rodomontade of an attempted
answer; and the space thus set apart did not include
three large heads, equal to an additional dozen lines each.
Strange that the water organ had to devote so much of its
valuable space to the answer of "somewhat childish criti
PECOS VALLEY LAND FRAUDS.
Carl Snyder was for many years an esteemed resident
of Albuquerque, where his friends still remain by hun
dreds rather than by scores. At present he is United
States commissioner at Roswell. Recently there was
brought before him, by a United States special agent, the
charge of subornation of perjury against li. H. Tullmadge,
representative o ftbe Tallmadge Southwestern Land Co.
The government claim is that the said company se
cured much public land under false pretences. There is
considerable favor in the Roswell country for the Tall
madge company, because it has brought many settlers
to that Bectlon of the Pecos valley and has raised the
price of certain lands from 5 to $25 per acre.
The Tallmadge interest and this favoring sentiment
In the community demand a change of venue, which Mr.
Snyder finally granted the first of the week, and the case
went to Portales. Few if any in this communty, who
formerly knew Carl Snyder, would object to any caae of
thlers coming before him.
Among those who went from Roswell to Portales, to
attend the trial were; B. H. Tallmadge, the accused;
Grosvenor Ciarkson, the government's special agent, who
brought the charge; Assistant U. S. Attorney E. L. Med
ler, of Albuquerque, who will have charge of the prosecu
tion; Capt. W. C. Reid, formerly of Las Vegas, who will
assist W. W. Gatewod as attorney for the defense; T. M.
Rabb, M. I Bedell, H. C. Kendall, Tom Duke, Charles L.
Wilson, E. J. Bates and Howard Lelund, who are sum
moned as witnesses for the prosecution and the following
who went as friends of the accused or merely as interest
ed spectators: W. O. Hamilton, F. II. Anderson, J. H. Mc
Klnstry, Walter Payne, C. L. Ballard, Harry Walters, J.
W. Stockard, and many others
GEMS OF THOUGHT.
The following selections were taken from the Ohio
The measure of love is sacrifice.
Prayer Is simply our expression when we become
conscious of God's presence.
The new thought wl.l le valuable when it wipes out
our old thought of sin.
We shall one day forpet all about duty end do every
thing from the love of it, the satisfaction of the righteous
ness of it.
If you are poor and weak and helpless and of little
account, these are only extraordinary reasons why God
should care for you.
Prayer is so mighty an instrument that no one ever
thoroughly mastered all Its keys. -hey sweep along the
infinite scale cf man's need and Cod's goodness.
Art thou a beggar at God's door, be sure thou get-
The rice Industry of the United States Is discussed by
E. Seymour Bell, British commercial agent at Chicago, in
a report to the British foreign office, a copy of which has
Just been received by the department of commerce and
labor through its bureu of statistics. The report Is of
especial importance In view of the fact that the United
States in 1904 became a rice exporting, Instead of a rice
importing nation, Increasing her exports 60 per cent and
decreasing her imports 20 per cent, aa compared with
the transactions of the preceding year. In the calendar
year 1904 the importations of rice into the United States
amounted to 137 million pounds, as against 178 millions
in 1903, a decrease of 41 millions; while the exports of
rice (Including the shipments to Hawaii and Porto Rico)
were 138 millions, as against 92 millions in 1903. In 1903
the purchases of foreign-grown rice by the United States
exceeded its sales of that staple abroad by 86 million
pounds, whreas in 1904 the sales abroad slightly exceeded
the importations of rice.
In view of these developments the following abridg
ment of Mr. Bell's report will be of interest:
Rice cultivation in the United States has become an
important Industry. During the fiscal year 1899 the pro
duction was 250,280,221 pounds, the land under rice culti
vatlon was 342,218 acres. This year it is calculated that
the yield will be about 470.000,000 pounds, the land plant
ed with rice being 643,400 acres. Notwithstanding this
large increase it is still insufficient to meet the home de
mand. Before 1800 the rice production in the United States
was practically limited to the alluvial lands of the Caro
linas, Georgia, Florida, and iouisiana. When labor condi
tions were altered after the civil war the production in
the eastern states decreased considrably. When machin
ery was adapted to rice produceiton and it was discovered
that the, prairie lands of southwestern Louisiana and
southern Texas, with their impervious subsoils, would dry
before the rice harvest sufficiently to support machinery,
there was a revolution in the rice industry.
Fifteen years ago there was scarcely a barrel of com
mercial rice produced in what is now known as the prairie
rice section of Texas, which extends 400 miles along the
gulf coast, and contains some of the most fertile lands on
this continent These lands were then valued at 25
cents to 1.60 per acre. Today improved lands are worth
on an average $12.50 per acre. Within the territory there
are about 30 rice mills with a dally capacity of over 20,000
barrel" of rice.
By 188 the canal and the deep-well system of Irriga
tion had been satisfactorily tested, and the rice Industry
was rap'dly extending along safe lines, At4hts date it was
found that too lurge a percentage of the machine-handled
rlco was liable to breakage in milling. The attention of
the United States department of agriculture was called to
this fact, and measures were Immediately taken to remedy
the defect and to overcome the difficulty by the Intro
duction of now varieties. The department's work result
ed in the Introduction of a variety from Japan known as
Klushu, which has given very satisfactory results.
The Kiushu variety is known for its short, thick ker
nels and thin hull. It takes on but little polish, and the
percentage of bran Is small.
In a report Issued by the census bureau June 23, 1902,
and covering 80 establishments,, it Is shown tbat'since
lSSO the number of rice mills in the United States in
creased 204 per cent, capital 3C3 per cent, and value ol
products 178 per cent. This report noted that the Increase
in Umlslana and Texas was very marked, their produc
tion having advanced from 73,753,8.10 pounds in 1830 to
179,919 203 pounds In 1900. The statistics Indicated that
tho industry la being transferred from the South Atlantic
states to Texas and Louisiana, and later reliable statistics
have pointed out a continued change In this respect.
Tho effect of successful Irrigation on the prairie lands
was a rise In value of such lands. In 1SSS these lands
could be obtained at from $ 1 to $3 50 per acre, according
to their facility for cultvatlon. Some of these same lands
are now held at an average prlco of $10, aud a few choice
locations bring as much as $50 per acre.
Before the civil war the planter realized 4 to 5 per
cent on his Investment la the rice business, valuing his
ilaves employed at from $500 to $800 per head and reck
oning thein as part of his investment. The planter now
realizes from 6 to 10 per cent oa the Investment,
FAIRVIEW AND SANTA BAR
201-211 -North Second Street.
LtARNARD & LINDEMANN,
THE 8QUARE MUSIC DEALERS.
PIMNOS FOR HINT
Mr. Own Dlnadmla, Rrop't. Z
on Dental Work. Plates, $8.00;
Gold Crowns, $6.00; Fillings,
$1.00 up. Teeth extracted with
out pain, 50c All guaranteed.
Flkb LAM MGtlT IN
SANTA FE YARDS
An alarm of Are at 10:15 o'clock
last night called out the fire depart
ment at the Santa Fe, shops. The
blaze was in two box cars that had
caught fire a few days ago and had
not been entirely extinguished. After
smouldering for a couple of days the
fire broke out afresh. The cars were
almost entirely consumed. There was
only one alarm turned in, therefore,
the city department did not respond.
Harry B. Weiller, of the merchan
dise firm of II. B. Weiller & company,
left this morning for a trip to New
Dr. P. C. Labbe, of Chicago, haa ar
rived in Albuquerque and will assist
Dr. Macbeth in the practice of den
tistry in this city.
The Albuquerque Transfer Co. I
handles any old thing. Call at
No. 110 West Gold avenue. An-
If tomatlc 'phone 362. Bell 'phone 1
t 155 black.
B. F. COPP, D. D.
Boom 12, N. T. Armijo Bldg.
' .Dealers In
GROCERIES, FLOUR, HAY, GRAIN
AND THE BEST OF MEATS. IM
PORTED GOODS A SPECIALTY.
Call at No. 624 West Tijeras Road.
Automatic Phone 109.
Old Telephone 276.
JEMEZ HOT) SPRINGS STAGE LINE
Carries the United States mail; only
line with a change of stock enroute;
cood rigs, horses and drivers; leaves
Alblquerque every Tuesday and Sat
urday at 5 a. m. For particulars, ad
dress W. L., Trimble & Co., agents,
Albuquerque, or J. B. BLOCK, pro
prietor, Perea, New Mexico.
A NEW BANK
Will not do you any good unless you
have some money to put In it. The
surest way to get money aheaa Is to
buy all your Clothing, Shoes, Dry
Goods, Underwear, Enamelware, Tin
ware, Crockery, and of course, your
Groceries, at our store. We are the
acknowledged low price store In the
whcla city, A few price will give you
an inkling of our fine goods: I
If you pay $3.50 for a shoe, come
and look at ours at $2.50. If you pay
$4 for a shoe, come afid look at ours
at $3. If you pay $5 for a shoe, come
and look at ours at $3.50. If you pay
$6 for a shoe, come and look at ours
at $4. All plainly marked; one price
to everybody. If you pay 35c or 40c !
for your coffee, try ours at 25c. No
risk. Your money back if you want
it. If you pay 30c for coffee, try ours
for 20c. If you pay 75c or $1 for tea.
try ours, any kind Gunpowder, Eng
lish Breakfast or Japan, at 50c. If
you pay 60c for tea, try ours any
kind you want, at 40c. Remember,
we guarantee all our goods. Your
money back if you want it.
THE CASH BUYERS' UNION,
' Wm. Dolde, Proprietor.
Auto 'Phone, 592. 122 N. Second.
All goods delivered.
We offer our entire stock
of shoes, consisting of
the very best makes of
Men's, Women's and Chil
dren's Shoes at cost, and
less, for the next 20 day.
For cash only nothing
will be charged and noth
107 South Second St.
President Charles R. Keyes, of the
New Mexico School of Mines, at So
corro, was in the city a short time
last night on his way east.
SICK OR IN-
Prompt Service Day or Night.
0. W. STRONG'S SONS,
Phone, 75 Automatic, 147.
THE HAPPY HOUSEWIFE
Who takes pride in her bread and
cake making knows the pleasure and
satisfaction to be had by the use of
Empress mills flour. She knows her
bread will be the whitest, sweeteet,
most nutritious and healthful, and
her cakes, pies and pastry dainty,
delicate and light
114 West Copper Ave.
i & Eakin
WHOLESALE LIQUOR ANO CIGAR
Exclusive A (rents for Yellowstone
and O. F. C. Whiskies, Moet & Chandon White Seal Champagne, St. Louis A.
B. C. Bohemian and Jos. Schlitz Milwaukee Bottled Beers, and owners and
distributors of the Alvarado Whiskey. Write (or our Illustrated catalogue and
price list. Automatic Telephone 199. Salesroom 111 South First Street,
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THE BANK OF
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w. a. TtCKLi,
O. a. CHOMWILL
4. e. SAiDoieei
A M. LACKWILk
REPORT OF CONDITION JULY 3. 1905
CoafS en KcrnH, -Due
from Banfa (Slgftt
Hoana Si DlacetMite,
SFumlture and 7ltre,
li abi Lines
Capitol. - - $ ISO.OOO.OO
fiurpfu anA Prcflt, 38.781.1 8
Large new stock just in.
Everybody welcome to look through
our large three-floor repository.
Pleasure is yours when
you have one of our
...VEHICLES AND HARNESS
Trices lower than ever,
, KORBER & CO
L. M. WOOTTON
R. L. WOOTTON
WOOTTON & WOOTTON
(Successors to L. It. Thompson)
Real Estate, Loans and Rentals
Special Attention Given to Business and First-claas City Residence
Property and Its Management for Non-Resident Owners.
Our Motto: "Close attention to all business Intrusted to us, and
We Solicit a portion of your business, twenty-five years' experience
,, in tnis line, can ana see us.
...... J 23 SOUTH THIRD STREET.