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ALBUQUERQUE EVENING CITIZEN
PAGE FOUR. f R I DAY, MARCH 2, 1906. THE ALBUQUERQUE CITIZEN Published Dally Dd Weekly Cy The Citizen PuhinCompany w7 sTstrickler" W. T. MoCREIGHT President Business Manager The Coal Strike Tho coal consuming capnclty of the fifty largext cities In the United States Is something appalling. They consume one-third of all tho coal mined in the United States, although they contain but one-niMh of the pop ulation of the entire country. This is duo to the fact that nianiifacuring concerns are concentrated iu the cen ters of population. The hardest blow lnthe event of an effective strike would lo felt by tho working people. l,ack of coal would shut down the large Industries. Out of work, the em ployes would not have an equal chance with the better faring ones to buy .food much less coal at tho higher price that will prevail. Were 500,0(10 miners to quit work Jong enough, each one of them could put out of employ ment three men In some other path of labor dependent upon steam. This would make, with the miners theni "uelves. 2,000,000 of men, not counting the women, chil'dren and aged men dependent upon them. The following table shows the total weekly consumption of coa! In tho largest cities and the number of employes a coal famine would affect: Tons used Employes Cities. Per week. Affected. New York 300,000 150.000 Chicago 200,00 250.0041 rhlladclphia t-.. 175,000 150,000 SL Louis 120,000 80,000 Boston 95,00(1 60.000 Baltimore 120,000 40.000 Cleveland 100,000 50,000 Buffalo 50.000 20.000 Sa"n Francisco 17,500 3,oihi Cincinnati "o.ooo 73.ooo Pittsburg 348,000 KKt.Ooo New Orleans 25,000 10,mK) Detroit 00,000 30,000 Milwaukee 33,000 - tin.UOO Washington 15.000 1,000 Newark 1M0U fiO.OoO Jersey City 2O.O0O 19.00 Louisville 25,000 20,000 Minneapolis 30,000 3.0(H) Indianapolis . '. 35.0OO 37,000 Kansas City 42.n0 "0,000 St Paul ) 35,000 10,000 Rochester 12,000 2,000 Denver 25,000 25.000 Toledo 77 30,000 . 20,000 Columbus 35.000 14,000 Syracuse 13.200 2.000 Fall River l.m 15."00 Omaha r'.(MH Memphis ' 13.000 in.000 6cranton 50,000 5.(100 These figures are appalling. Yet they do not begin to show the evil extent of a coal strike. Every dealer in the land would feel the effects In the Immediate and material decline in his business, while every family In this broad country would be touched by It. In the In creased cost of fuel and of manufactured articles of every character, the price of which will at once rise, regard less of the quantity which might be on hand. Yet it seems now even more than probable that the first of April will bring the coal strike, with all its far reaching evils. The telegrams represent the operators fairly falling over themselves in their haste to declare that they never will consent to the small increase of wages demanded by the miners to meet the undeniable advance in the cost of living. -.According to the tele grama one of the most vociferous of these refusers to ad vance wages Is the representative of the J. plerpont Morgan interests In the coal production business. It will 1)0 remembered that the anthracite coal strike was over a demand for a 20 per cent Increase of wages, and that the operators swore by all that was holy such increase would bankrupt every mother's son of them. When President Roosevelt shamed them into accepting arbitra tion, the arbitrators gave tho men 10 per cent. The re sult lias been that in the two year's since then, the op erators have declared the largest dividends In their his tory. The facts set forth In this article, clearly show that arbitration is the proper remedy for strikes which deal with the necessities of life; and that instead of waiting till vast suffering and loss have been inflicted upon tho people, such arbitration should be compulsory and em ployed before the strike begins, when it first becomes manifest that the disagreeing parties will not or cannot come to an agreement based on compromise. Heed of Renai&iioEa j Yesterday, an ocean steamship, carrying both freight and passengers, was to leave San Pedro, Cal., direct to Honolulu. This should be the beginning of great, new commercial routes, involving many Important changes and developments. Speuking of this fact, tho Denver! Times says: "To have a harbor connecting the southern shores of dlie country, not only with the islands of the Pacific and the orient, but more directly than ever before with the southern portions of the American coast line, will mean much to countless interests alt over the southern and southwestern states. The development of southern Cali fornia, especially Los Angeles ami the country suround iog it, has been unprecedented within the past few years, but the future progress will be still greater if the nat ural possibilities of this IiuiIkm- me allowed to assert Uiemselves. Already, however, there is danger that rail way compacts will interfere with the free -play of natural movement, and l.os Angeles Is beginning to talk of an nexing San Pedro and Wilmington in order In Iter to con trol matters of this nature. It is an outrage that there Is ever any question but that new hurbors, new lines of steamships and new railroads will mean effective com petition, yielding advantages, to ;i!l Interests in all parts of the country. Experience has shown the folly of ex peeling this, however, unless there is the utnio.st vigilance and resistance in case of unjust iliscriiniuai ion. If ll opening of this new route to the orient and the south . should reduce the price of goods shipped from this part of the country, as it naturally should do, ro'orado'i manufacuritig and agricultural products would be gleii lar better shipping opportunities. The lower grades and more direct, routes between here, and the lower coast port should .greatly reduce transportation to any t tans-Pacific point." All there advantages will not I.c ailow l if the trans continental railways cau prevent it; and yet, Koraker nd Aldrich, and others of that ilk, will stand up in the senate and demand that there shall lie no control if rail roads, either in rate or otherwise. XOOX0OXXOXXXXXXOXCOXXO0 Some Sfraowiimj of New Mexico Growfclhi 9 Santa Fe New Mexican. O 00XOX)XXXX000000MXXX)0X)00 The New Mexican pleads guilty to optimism In the affairs of this territory. Some people think It. carries this too far and that tho facts da not Justify such Ideas as this paper declares and advocates, on the other hand the New Mexican Insists that everything that has been said by it Is more than borne out by actual conditions, as official figures amply prove. New Mexico is attracting more attention today than at any former timo on account of its agricultural possi bilities. Home seekers are coining to the territory in great numbers, taking up and purchasing large areas ot land In valleys, and building new agricultural communi ties of considerable Importance. Forty-one per cent of the people in the territory pur suing gainful occupations are engaged in agricultural pursuits quite a creditable showing. In the great agri cultural state of Illinois, having n papulation of 2.804,040, engage In gainful occupations, there are 826. 7S1 persons, or only 31 per cent, as against 41 per cent in New Mex ico, who are engaged in agricultural pursuits. Tho area and valuation of farm lands and the value of farm property In New Mexico has materially increased since 1S!0, as Is shown In the following table: isao Total number of farms 1,438 Acres in farms 782,822 Total value of property $33, 543, 14 1 Lands, fences, buildings 8,140,800 Implements and machinery 291,140 Live stork, June 1 25.111,202 1900 . Total number of farms 11.834 Acres In farms 5,130,878 Total value of property $53,737,824 I-ands. fences, buildings 20,888,811 Implements and machinery 1.1 51 .RIO Live stock, June 1 31.727,400 These figures give an idea of the rapid development and they are also Indicative of what may be expected in tne future. Anotner matter that is worthy of record here is the fact that the producing capabilities per capita of those engaged In agricultural pursuits have increased amusingly. The aunual value of farm products Increased in tho ten years, 1890 to 1900, from nearly $2,00(i,0U0 tn a little over $310,000,000, or an increase of 400 per cent in ten years, while the agricultural population lias not increased greatly. One of the arguments against the admission of New Mexico as a state, is that mineral properties are not always reliable, as mines have and do become exhausted, and when that happens the value of the country in which such mines have existed decreases in proportion to the exhaustion of such mines, it Is therefore clear that New Mexico is greatly wronged when that rule is applied to her; when it is considered that 41 per cent of her people are engaged in agricultural pursuits, that between the census of ISaO and 1900 the number of farms increased 15 per cent, the area of farm lands increased 550 pjr cent, the value of farm products 400 per cent, the value of farm lands with their improvements 13(1 per cent, the value of implements and machinery 2!)." per cent and the value of live stock 2(i per cent. And probably better than nil, as showing the pro ducing capabilities of the soil under the skillful man agement of its present tillers is the gratifying fact that the annual value of farm produce has Increased during the same decade from nearly $2,000,000 to a little over 10,0110,000, or an increase of 400 per cent, while the agri cultural population has not Increased lOo per cent. These figures nre worth cutting out and preserving for future reference. Right here, it is more thun gratifying to state that statistics, since the census of 1H0O, gathered by the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Immigration of this territory, indicate that a greater advance than the one which has taken place between 18!)0 and 1900, is' the order of the day, and that the census of 1910 will place New Mexico far ahead of the 1900 census, especially In tho lines of agriculture, horticulture and slock raising. 00OOCK0000X300XXOOCKOC0OC O SecdH Grtfanira Dssy as A sifted! For iSclhools ooxcxooxxx:oocoooocooc Corn, '"king of grains," has issued an official procla mation that every school throughout the land shall ob serve Seed drain Day in April bouth of latitude of St. Louis, April 4th is the day; north of that line, April 11th, or as near these dates as possible. All children are requested to at once test selected seed grain. To do this, take two dinner plates and two pieces of thick cloth or blotting paper the size of the inner part of the plate. Wet these thoroughly and drain off tho extra waier. Put one piece of cloth on the plate and scatter the grain over it evenly and cover with the second doth. Turn the other plate over it to prevent evaporation and set in a warm place. Examine fre quently and if It grows dry'add a little water. After six or eight days remove the cloths and determine the per centage of germination. To test kernels from several ears of corn iu the same plate, mark off the blotting paper into squares and number each one to correspond with the ear from which the kernels are taken. Report results of test in school on Seed Grain Day. AIo bring to school a sample car of luo keruals of corn or other grain seed to study their good and poor point, tell which varieties are best and why, figure differenco In cost and profit of good vs. poor yields, or carry out any of the many plans for the day arranged in the proclamation, which may be hail free by writing King Corn, 1443 Marquette liuikling, Chicago. A young foll-s" grain club is to be organized by the boys and girls of at h school or district, and a harvest festival is to be hold next autumn, by each school, for which many and valuable nrizes are offered. The stare of Colorado gives $2,500 In special prizes, Minne sola a like .amount, other states are officially promoting the idea u various ways, and the children may also com pete equilly with the grown ups, in the contest to add millions to grain growers' profits. This plan adds a new fascination to nature study and introduces agriculture into schoots 'ii a interesting and practical way. LOCAL PARAGRAPHS The American Food Products com pany today filed Its articles of Incor poration with the probate clerk. William T. McCrelght, Thamaa K. I). Maddison, Joseph A. Plondln, Milton M. Dutcher and W. H. Chibbrs are named ns the Incorporators. The new company Is capitalized at $2,500,000. ' Roderick Stover and W. Y. Walton expect to leave this evening for ft duck hunt In the vicinity of Sablnal. whfm the web-footers are reported plentiful. A railroad mm who arrived from the south yesterday morning said tha- he saw n large flock o geese on the S.tldnal i nd as the train passed. The spicinl committee of the Elks' lodge, of which L. C. Bennett is chair man, will hold an Imnortnnt meeting at the Surety Investment, company's office on Second s reet, this evening, at 7:45 o'cl rk. It Is the wish of Mr. Hcnnelt that all members of the committee nttend this meeting. He promises that the meeting will not last over half an hour, but he would like to see all present. Mr. Mapes, an undertaker, formerly of Chicago, has arrived in tho city and purchased the Euehr Undertaking parlors on West Railroad nvenue, which he will conduct In the mture. Mr. Mapes Is a thoroughly experi enced undertaker and embalmer, and will no doubt, secure his portion of the business in Albuquerque. It Is rumored that still another undertaker is to enter the local field. A gentle man from the east has made arrange ments to open up undertaking par lors in the W. W. Strong building, particulars of which will be an nounced in these columns later. With the passing of February and the beginning of March, people of Al buquerque have ceased asking them selves the old question, "When are ;he Santa Ke yards to lie moved south?" This question has been agi tated so often and fruitlessly, that It Is getting to be somewhat of a chest nut. Santa Fe officials refuse y dis cuss the matter or to offer any yiew. A prominent official who was In Al buquerque today,, stated that he did not know when the yards would be moved to a point south of the city. "We have been contemplating such a move for same time," Baid this offi cial, "but the time Isn't rine vet." WELL KNOWN LOCALITIES SECURE LICENSE TO WED ring pring Spring I AM SHOWING A FINE LINE OF J. W. Masters and Mary R. dross paid the probate court a visit today, smiled upon the deputy clerk, jingled a dollar on the counter, and lelt with a document which will permit them to wed when they so desire. Mr. Masters was, until recently, a clerk at the store of the Mclirian Furniture company. He is now stocking a home furnishing store of his own, on Gold avenue, to bo opened March oth. His prospective wife has been engaged in ilrtSsniaking In the city, for some time. Her apartments are in the new Arniijo building, over the Phoenix Dry Goods store. TENTH ANNIVERSARY AT THE HARWOUD SCHOOL The anniversary' exercises which marked the completion of ten years of work at the Harwood Home are worthy of more than passing notice. The exercises of last Tuesday af ternoon were in recognition of t lie ten years of successful work through which this intsltution has passed. there aie about da girls enrolled and most of theiu are iu constant attendance. The faculty of the school is compe tent and faithful. In spite of the inclement weather a large number of visitors were pres ent. The exercises were varied and exceedingly interesting. Evidences of the handiwork as well is the culinary skill of the students were abundant. Refreshments were served In the spacious dining room by the Woman's Home Missionary Society of the First Methodist Epis copal church. ibis school is supported bv the Woman's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist church and is rap idly growing. Mrs. archow, the superintendent In charge, is an experienced and highly succesful manager and the 1- stltiuion Is in a most encouraging condition. ' Melville l". Stone, manager of ihe Associated Press: It is from the great public that we g, t tin. new s w hich we distribute and print, and it thus iieconu Importaui that, in dealing with the newspapers, you should be fair and accurate reporters. For an intelligent and virtuous press, honest and truthful editors are far less needed than an honest and truthful puTTIlc. When we live in (he coming Utopia the laws will make li a crime to tell a lie to un ditor. My experience leads me to believe that, as a rule, it la not your journalist, but his Informant, who should ,e sued for libel. Senators Aldrich, Foraker, Kean. ICIkins and Crane are reported to have laughed heartily, or at least to hae chuckled mirthfully, at thtlr frolic in putting the presi dent's rate bill into Tillman's bands. What a merry lot of wags, to be sure! What facetilious fellows! Whal genial tribunes of the people! Hut, in the end, the peo ple will make them laugh on the other side of their faces; for lie laughs best who laughs las, and the last has not jet come. - SMALL PIECE OF WIRE PUTS OUT CATTLEMAN'S EYE. D. L. Walker, a well known cattle man from Dragoon -Summit, Is con fined to the hospital, at Tucson, Ariz., as the result of a very peculiar and unusual accldellt. He was operated upon Saturday afternoon, and his right eye was removed. Mr. Walker was cutting a piece of barbed wire, and in some manner u piece of it was broken 0ff. It flew up, and jag ged the cattleman in the eye, blind ing him. A physician was summoned and advised Mr. Walker to go to the hospital, to have an operation per formed. The operation is reported successful. Young Men's Suits, Boys' Suits and Children's Suits in the latest styles A Fiffe Given Away With Every Boy's Satt DUNLAP OPENING DAY FEBRUARY 17 W m AND ELL FINE CLOTHING and FURNISHINGS Policy of tiMs Stoire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 him (mi AWi "WWCr ifcx I'M 5fo clean up stock once yearly and open seasorrwith new goods. x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x THE NAME Win. CHAPLIN Not only means the best shoes but it stands equally for honest advertising. X- X- X x-x x-x-x Win. CHAPLIN o o - ooo 0 0 0 0 0 f 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3000 pairs men's fine shoes 10CO pairs women's fine shoes Impairs misses' and children's fine shoes. x-x-x-x-z- X -x-x-x-x-x Our window display will give you an inkling of the shapes that stylish dressers will wear, but come in and carefully inspect the shoes themselves. We feel confi dent that if you are a man who wants the best money can buy we will have your trade. SHOE STORE 121 Railroad Ave. THE JAFFA GROCERY CO. Not to Be Quoted. The ii-portiT Imarded a Chestnut street car at llroai street. Two minutes later u bulky gentleman dropped into i hi- seat by 1 Is side, and lammed blni against the window. The reporter grunted, but ihe newcomer was choi rful. '1 knew Client nut street before It hud car tracks." he announced, pleasantly. I'sed to run omnibuses, up one side and down the other." The reporter wasn't Int. "Yes," he co il imieil," -I've lived here all m.V bf-'- 1 like to see the old Knvn grow. 1 was Isirn iu 1S11 on the L'd of 1844." The reporter tried to hnigliie just when the moment ous event happened. 'phe information was somewhat hazy. "Yes, those are facts," lie went oil. "1 went to school What, not going?" "Yes." replied the reporter, "In re's when' I belong. "Say, young man, whai':; your business?" "1 am u reporter. "A reporter? (ireat heavens:" he cried, "and here I've been talking so freely to you. Say, now, don't quote me. wasn't talking for publication." Hut he was. even f didu't know it. Philadelphia Telegraph. Good Things to Eat. FRESH ASPARAGUS. FRESH GREEN BEANS. FRESH WAX BEANS. FRESH SUGAR PEAS. FRESH CAULIFLOWER. FRESH TOMATOES. FRESH WATER CRESS. FRESH LETTUCE. FRESH RADISHES, ETC. Turkeys. Geese. Ducks. Hens. Spring Chickens. Broilers. SMOKED HERRING. THREE SIZES OF MACK EREL. COO FISH. SALT HERRING. A LARGE VARIETY OF CANNED FISH FOR THE LENTEN SEASON. Swiss Cheese, Camembert Cheese. Neuchatel Cheese, Cream Cheese and twelve other kincs. All kinds of smoked sausages, tongues, etc. "Good Things to Eat." The Jaffa Grocery Co. Good Thing to Eat. jmaaajiai mm m on1 inauaaaaa THE CELEBRATED O. F. O. WHISKEY Bottled In Bond. TheGeo.T.StaggCo. DlaUUera, FRANKFORT, KT. ME LIN I & EAKIfi Sole Agent. Albuquerque, N. M. Automatic Phone, 199. oooooooooo ooooooooo THE NEW YORK FAIR ANTONIO ARMIJO, Prop. HOME GROWN PURE CHILE Special Sale Every Saturday. Auto Phone 601. 121 N. Third Street. to8ooeooooocoo ooooeooootooi Crown Studio OVER POST HARDWARE CO. 213',i West Railroad Ave. Auto Phone, 320. SOMK OK TJ IK AlV ANT AUKS TRADING WITH US: We Have the S'.ock We Make the Price Right We Deliver Goods Promptly We Remedy any Dissatisfaction We Compound Medicine With Skill Immediately 13. TI. BIvKiGS Si COMPANY PKOP'S. ALVAKADO PHARMACY First St. and Gold Ave. Both Phone. Albuquerque Novelty Works F. 8. HOPPING, Proprietor . 321 South Second Street Just received, large shipment ot Cleveland, Rambler, Columbia, and Tribune Biovcles. Repairing of all kind. Before buying give u a call PIONEER BAKERY SIMON BALLING, Proprietor. (Successor to BalllnB Broa.) WKDDINQ CAKES A SPECIALTY Wa desire patronage and we guar an ten first clab baking. 207 S. First Street. Albuquerque. oococcoccoocooooooocooco Wootton & Myer, Real Estate AND RENTALS Ranches and Farms Correspondence Solicited. 1L'3 S. Third St., ALBUQUERQUE . . . . N. OOCOOOOCx) JEMEZKOT SPRINGS STAGE LINE Carries the Unner State mall; only line with a change of stock en route; good rigs, horses and drivers; rig leaves Albuquerque every Monday Wednesday and Friday at 6 a. m. For particulars, address V. L. Trimble a Co., agents, Albuquerque, N. M.. or J. B. BLOCK, Proprietor, Perea, N. M. When you want something In the House Furnishing Line Go To Chas. L. Keppeler 323 South Second St. Highest price paid for household goods. New and second band goods Ixmght and sold. Phones: Store Ued 282; House Black 263. RANKIN & CO. FIRE INSURANCE. REAL ESTATE LOANS Automatic phone 451. Room 10. N. T. Armllo Building FURNITURE EXCHANGE AND STORAGE CO. Furniture Crated For Shipment and Said on Comf'ssion. J. W. MASTERS. 118 West Cold Ave.