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W m H Err 1 H II NOT VOLUME 20 ALBUQUEUQUEt NEW MEXICO, TUESDAY EVENING, MAKUII 0. 11)00. FRANCO-GERMAN DEADLOCK SAME Chinese Government Per turbed by Anti-Foreign Newspaper Reports. BOMB FACTORY IS CAPTURED Father Gapon Has Thrown Organization Open For Party investigation. THE JAPANESE-RUSSIAN DIPLOMATS ' Algeciras, March 6. The positlous as defined before the conference Bhow the Franco-Germaa deadlock to be practically the same In the open con ference that it was during the pri vate exchange of views. The text of the speech of He-rr Von Radowltz, head of the German delegation, at yesterday's session, concludes as fol lows: . ' "Tho powers being equnlly in terested in the police organization for Morocco should equally participate in it." France specifically declines equality in the organization of the no lice, claiming It is a mere ruse un dermine the legitimate special posi tion or nance in Morocco. The text of the speech of M. Revoll, chief of the French mission, reads: "The internationalization of the po lice would give no guarantee of order, while it presents grave difficulties. We ask for the recognMon of the le gitimate interests of France as a Mussulman power In North Africa and of our special interests in the main tenance of order in Morocco." Revolt's speech also gave France's first exact plan for the personnel of the police, Knowing that the rank and file should consist, of 2,000 Moroccans under six teen French and Spanish officers. Germany's chief objection is that mil itary bodies officered by the French would be stationed at the lour chief ports on the Atlantic, thus giving France the dominating influence on the Atlantic coast. The positions of France and Ger many are so diametrically opposed that the delegates have little hope of reconciling them unless Emperor Wil iiam shall personally Intervene. REPORT OF ANTS-FOREIGN MOVEMENTS EMBARRASSING Ptkin, March 6. The Chinese gov e-rnment is greatly perturbed by the reports or antIjforeign movements printed in the American and Euro pean papers, and particularly by the dispatches announcing preparations for a military expedition in case of need. T hese reports, it ia alleged, tend to embarrass foreign ministers, and create strained relations between l htm and the officials here. WHOLESALE BOMB FACTORY IN DRUGGIST'S LODGINGS. St. Petersburg, March G. A whole sale bomb factory was captured by the police today at the lodgings of a druggist. One hundred and twenty bombs were seized. The apartments were the rendezvous for.students and revolutionists, twenty of whom were captured. Another terrorist, who was arrested on the street, had a loml in Ills pocket. FATHER GAPON'S FARTY OPEN FOR INVESTIGATION. St. Petersburg, March 6. Father iapon, in an oppn .letter today, de nounces Fa; her Petroff as a tool for he social democrats who, he says, are fighting against the true interests of the working men. Gapon also pro poses a plan for the complete Investi gation of his organization by repre sentatives of the various parties. Father Petroff, during the Investl gat ion, charged Gapon's organization with having accepted money from the government, and charged a man nam ed Sechoff with having obtained the xum of 12.500 from Gapon. As the re sult of these charges Sechoff killed himself. KING ALFONSO WILL ASK FOR PRINCESS TOMORROW. San Sebastian, Spain. March 6. King Alfonso and Princess Kna of Pattenberg, arrived here today to gether, preparatory to the confirma tion ceremony tomorrow, at which the king will formally ask for the hand f the princess, and receive the as bent of King Edward. DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS i FORMALLY RESTORED St. Petersburg, March 0. M. Mo 1ono, the new Japanese minister to Russia, arrived here tday and formal ly reopened the Japanese legation and ill.- diploma: lc relations bit ween Japan and Russia, which were sus lieuded at the opening of the war be tween Russia and Japan. DUKE GIVEN GUARDIAN BECAUSE OF EXTRAVAGANCE. Sehwcrln. Duchy Mecklenburg, Sehwcrln, March ;. A decree of the Grand Iul;e Frederick Francis, which was gazetted toiHy, placed bis uncle, Duke Paul Frederick, and the lat ter' wife, under guardianship. It. la understood that extravagance is the cause. EMPEROR WILLIAM HAS ENGAGED SPIRITUALIST. Drool. lyu. N. V.. March G. The Rev. May S. Pepper, pastor of the First Spiritual church of Rrooklyu, has practically decided to sever h-r con nection with the lirooklyn church on June 1, novt. and n acecpu-an oh", i' to go to Itu-sia as a private medium It i.s utidei t jod that Mrs. Pepper :. . been oft' -red splendid financial Indi; 'e limits to come to Russia In the capae it y uf a spiri'iialisiic medium to the -i'aT, Jt i. well known that the em peror of Ru-siu i a strung believe, in all -.Lings supernatural and par te nlarly in spi : u: lism and p.-ycufe (ij'.eno'i-ei'.j. WHERE SHALL CAPITAL BE? This Question Injected In to Statehood Status Di viding Its Friends. INDIAN BILL IS $7,785,00 The Panama Contracts it is Claimed Have Not Been Properly Bestowed. PROTEST PRESENTED TO SENATE Special to Evening Citizen: Washington, D. C, March l. Ixing of Kansas .today spoke in fuvor of Joint statehood. In the course of his remarks he referred to the fact that various states had repeatedly rejected boundary lineB and proposed consti tutions. Former Delegate Rodey today gave to Delegate Andrews the phoenix amendment to the statehood bill, placing the capital at Phoenix. Rodey wants Ueverldge to offer the amend ment In open senate. Andrews op poses the amendment, which, he says, would kill the bill. Long spoke especially of the fit ness of Oklahoma and Indian Terri tory for stateheod, and then entered upon an effort t show that Arizona Is not only not now but never will be fit for statehood. He said the only purpose now In antagonizing Joint statehood for Arizona and New Mex ico was to reserve Arlzoua for sep arate statehood in the future, and this nudeslrable design should be thwart ed by uniting that territory iu a state with New Mexico. ANTHONY MICHAELEK SEATED FROM ILLINOIS. Washington, D. C, March C. He fore beginning tho consideration of the Indian appropriation bill, which was the order of business in the house today, a resolutm was unaV mously agreed to, declaring Anthony Michaelek, a citizen of tuo United States, a resident of Illinois, and duly elected to the G9th congress. The In dian bill, carrying $7,785,000, was then taken up, and Sherman of New York explained its provisions. SENATE DISCUSSES y CIVILIZED TRIBES. Washington, D. C. March 6. When the senate convened today, Clapp, McCumber and Dubois were appoint ed a committee to confer with a like committee from the house, to prepare a bill providing for the settlement of the affairs of the five civilized tribes of Indians. SHONTS BEFORE THE CANAL COMMITTEE. Washington. D. C, March 6. Theo dore P. Shonts, chairman of the Isth mian Canal Commission, resumed his testimony before the senate com mittee, today, on inter-ocean canals. Senator Taliaferro read the protest of Hudgins & Dumas of New York, to President Roosevelt, against the man ner In which the commissary conces sions had lieen granted Jacob E. Markel of Omaha, and urging their discontinuance on the ground that they had been entered into Irregu larly. The Army Taken 'jo Task. The bill for increasing the efficiency of the medical department of the army was called up. Senator Hale spoke against It. He said that the bill was one of many prepared by the general staff of the army, intended to accomplish the increase of the ar my, which he believed to be undesira ble. "All these bills have their root there." he said. "I find this staff, dealing with an army of 60,000 men, disporting itself as the general staffs in Europe do, whereas, in Germany, lorN instance, there is an army of 7UU.000 or 800,000 men. While 6uch plans are proper there, where each country was surrounded by powerful neighbors, they are not proper here, where there is no danger." In this connection, Hale said that tho gen eral staff had prepared plans for the invasion of China, by an American army, but he added that he did not mean tj go into that subject, "lor, with the secretary of state sit ing on the lid, I do not believe we are likely to have war." Hale, in replying to a question of Tillman, who asked how many troops have been sent to the Philippines, with a view of being sent to China, said : "I don't know how many troops have been sent there, but I think several thousand. The purpose of the general staff is that they may be used if any emergency either arises or can be made, to invade China, which, oi (uu!i, would be a declara tion of war while congress is In ses sion." Warren took exception to Hale's statement that. The pending bill is one of many looking to increase of the army, declaring it was not intended for that purpose, and that no in crease In expenditure would result from the passage of the bill. ATLANTA SUPERINTENDENT BIRTHDAY IS OBSERVED. Atlanta, Ga., March C. The teach ers and pupils in the public schools of this city are celebrating today the "Sth birthday of Major W. F siaton Mipei inteu.lent of the Atla'ita public schools. Mrs. j. Scrutchin. priti 1 I'll of t!ie State street seh;ol, is at the bea, I of the arrangements fur 'he re bra- ion. Major hlaton ' is loved by every child and every teacher who is em ployed In the public schools of At lanta. Perhaps few educators lu the 'ouniiy have won so much love and out among their fellow workers as Major Slaton. He became first con t.ected with the schools of this ci'y i:i l'iTI and in ls7H was made superin- :. iei.t. il;U'h position he lias held ."!: ;t tin emission ev. r since. HOW JOS. MEDILL PATTERSON BECAME A HOT SOCIALIST YOUNG CHICAGO MILLIONAIRE WHO "BELONGED TO THE RE PUBLICAN PARTY" FROM HE REDITY, WILL PROBABLY LEAD THE RADICALS AS CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR OF CHICAGO. Chicago. March fi. Joseph Medlll Patterson, the 27 year-old heir to millions, who has created an Immense sensation by declaring for advanced socialism, in a letter, resigning from Mayor Dunne's cabinet tin lw.oti steadily In the public eye since he graduated from Yale five years ago. louug ratterson i3 the grandson ot the founder of the Chicago Tribune, and son of R. W. Patterson, tiiihlluhei- of the Tribune. At Yale he belonged to the haughti est club fraternities nrwl ARxrwtntcri with youths of gold. Three years ago ne iuarrieu tne uaugnier or Harlow N. Higanliotham, retired partner of Marshall Field. He Is a member of the most fash ionable group of the smart set of Chi cago, belongs to exclusive clubs, rides after bounds nt Onwcnttda unit has recently purchased forty acres In iaue rorest upon wnicn to erect a country house. With Young Phelps Stokes, who married a Jewess cigar maker. Rose Pastor, lie Is a sign of the times, or an aberration from tho established course. He denounces money, which he has never lacked. It Is said, whether with truth or with falsity that his mind has been guided into the ways of socialism by Clarence Darrow, who parted with Mayor Dunne last summer because the mayor refused to be sufficiently radical. The presumption Is tha.- Darrow or some one similarly inclined, has heen his philosopher and friend, since Pattirson in his letter cf resignation asserts that he has read but one book on socialism. It is said that Darrow, the social ists, and the more radical advocates or municipal ownership, propose to run Pa terson at the head of a so cialistic municipal ownership ticket In the next mayoralty campaign. as granuson ot Joseph Medlll, who was one of the founders of the repub lican party, and when he resigned his position as assistant editor of the Tribune to lend his supiwrt to the municipal ownership campaign last spring, h-; did no; formally ' sever his connection with the party, although in his speeches he announced that It the republican party did not in the future take up Chat cause he would leave it. Patterson's own statement of his dip Into socialism is that some time AWFUL ACCIDENT BY FAST TRAIN AT MOUNTAIN ROAD CROSSING J. W. Paxton Instantly Killed, the Team of Mules Disembowled and Wagon Smashed to Splinters. Gruesome Sight on Pilot of Engine. J. W. Paxton was run down and killed by tho Santa. Fes California limited train at 11 o'clock this morn ing, while driving the plumbing wagon f r the Whitney company. The acci dent occurred at the crossing near the Rio Grande Woolen tiilllu or,,! Just inside the city limits. Paxton was returning from the northeastern section of the city, where he had been delivering goods, and, according to eve wit neSKCR tn tha tragr. cdy, was driving slowly west toward uie city. At the crossing where he was killed the view of cue comini' from the enat is cut off to the north by the engine noiiFe or tne Uio Grande Woolen mills, up to within at least fortv feet .f the track, and especially Is this so, when a box car is on the side track at this particular point. Paxton was undoubtedly In a brown study, and did n t no' ice tho train until he had driven his team well upon the track. From the position of the different portions of the wreck, it is quite evident that he was directly In the middle of the track when KtrnfU The body lay fifty-three paces from the crossing, on the east side of the track, and the wagon was three-quarters of the way from the crossing to the lrf)dy, the front of the wagon be ing badly wrecked, but the rear wheels were not In the bast damaged. The learn Paston drove we.e mules. One mule, which liv.-.l about tin min utes after tiie accident, laid at tout twenty-live yards from the crossing, on the west side of the tricl, , and the second mule laid thirty yards farther on, on lite tarn side f the railroad. The latter animal was dlemboweled, and its death v. as evidently lustnn I atteoii.-. Paxton't Injuries. Pu!;n's death was :.-s: lnulai,. t'.neous The unfortunate man s skull, was c mpletely cut in twain, extend-1 Iiirf irom ear to ear, across the rear,, mil the face escaping. The brains fell out entirely, through this open ing, part of them remaining on the pilot of the engine when It reached the depot. The neck was hrjuken, also, and tl'.c right hip. Ho'h legs, midway In! ween the knee and an kle, were cut ami torn, the bones be ing mashed to Hindi is, showing that the wheels (f the tngine had passed over them. With the exception of the above described wounds, the body was not even bruised. The body was removed to O. W. Strong's Sons' un dtnaklng tstaliiishnieti' 1 :c v :''s JOSEPH MEDILL. PATTERSON. f V S V YOUNG MILLIONAIRE'S STAND FOR SOCIALISM. ' 4 Tlie universal ballot gives ev- ery male citizen in. equal po- lltlcal opportunity.. The com- i S nion ownership of all the means or production and distribution would give everybody n equal chance at music, art. Sport, study, ' recreation, travel, seir-respect and the respect or others. I, for t one, cannot see why those things should be concentrated more and more in the hands or a rew. Dy distributing money evenly, I do not mean to Rny that all the money In the country should be t'ut up Into equal bits and that everybody should get a bit. Dut on the contrary, I believe that ? the ownership from which money springs thould be vested In the whole community. In other words, as I nnderstand it, I am a social- 1st. From Joseph Medill Patter- son's e:ter to Mavor Dunne V r t t i t ago a club was formed In the Twenty fifth ward of Chicago to discuss eco nomics, and rules were made prohib iting menibersnlp except when the ap plicants were unanimously elected. Finally, he said, two socLillsts were admitted, "more that they might be ridiculed and questioned, than any thing else." "Dut," concluded Patterson, "they always seemed to have the last word, and the best or the argument, and finally o'.lier members became in fected." Train Did Not S.Op. Instead of stopping immediately af ter the accident, the limited continued at great speed cn into the station, bearing Paxton's hat and some of his brains on the front of the engine, as evidence of Its awful destruction. A large number of passengers at the lo cal station were horrified at the grue some spectacle, and the news of the tragedy spread rapidly. Agent T. E. Pnrdy and Conductor Mulhein uh lm,l phirro H. , ...... . .....v. u i mr mil- ited at the time of the accident, hur ried to the Bcene, but a large crowd of curious people had preceded them. Who Is to Blame? James Wilkinson, manager of Mih Albuquerque Wool .-ouring mills, which are alumt 3im yards north of the crossing, says that he heard the lim ited whistle, but several employes of the Rio Grande Woolen mills, which are Just mr h of the crossing, and several people living In the neighbor hood of the crossing, say that they heard no whistle, but were startled by the crash of the heavy train strik ing the obstruction. The Mule Shied. H. D. Kennebeck. engineer at the woolen mills, who was only fir y feet from the crossing, tn.t saw the acci dent, said: "I heard the lint:,.-.l coming, ami stepped outside th. engine house ti see it pass. J Si Paxton and his team ascending the rise to the cross lug. The mu!t! on the north side shied and as it did so. t.ie man struck it a blow with the whip. Then the train hit them, und everything went up in 'he Rir. The man wa- thrown at least twenty feet into the air." Th wsgon tracks show by angling south as they reached the railroad tracks, that it was Inst as Mr. Kennebeck hail sail! the team had evidently, by animal instinct, scented danger, and shied from the oncoming 'rain, an.' t is more than pr babl that Pnxton did not see the train un "1 it Was lloon llilli. then l.ecr.nilni. confused, whipped v. In the hope ot crossing in safety, but the stubborn mules prevented. Iic.ibtless had ho let the animals fo! . a their instinct, they would have si!:- 1 off to theeas' of the tracks and tm- accident would probably have Iwcn averted. Miss Kennebeck. a stenographer at the Rio Grande Wo. den mills, saw the accident just wh. her father saw everything go up int the air. She (Continued on page four.) COMPARE THESE TO ALBUQUERQUE Ice and Snow Cover West ern Missouri and Part of Kansas. ICE WEIGHT BREAKS TREES Sleet and Snow Falling All Day Have Interfered With Traffic. FRUIT CROP WILL BE DAMAGED Kansas CitV. Mo Mnrch n An inch of ice and snow covers western Missouri and the southeastern part cl Kansas today. Ich formed nn the tl. egrapit and telephone' wires, greatly Intfrferlne -with tholr service n-hiio many trees .have broken under the weignt or icev MISSOURI GETS ALL THAT IS COMING TO HER. St. Joseph, Mo., March 6, Sleet and snow have been falling through out northwestern Missouri since, last utgnt, and railroad and street car trafflc is irregular. Live stock Is suf ferine and a hard freeze would sreat- ly damage the fruit crop. CORPORATION CONTRIBUTED TO THE CAMPAIGN FUNDS. New York, March 6. The New York county grand Jury made a pre sentment reciting that the crand iurv had been Informed by the district at torney that there Is reasonable grounds to believe tlmt within the statute or limitations officers or trus tees of large corporations have con tributed money to political funds. tne jury asks advice of Justice Sul livan and of the court of general ses sions, to who mthe presentment was made, as to tho future course to be pursued by the jury. The present ment Is accompanied by n long state ment or facts setting forth that It can be shown by lawful evidence beyond reasonable doubt that such payments or money nave iieen made. ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST AGRICULTURAL COLtPflF. Hvattsvllle. Mr. March fi Tn .m. memorate tne fiftieth anniversary ofj me incorporation of the Maryland Agricultural college exercises will be held Hi thp rollppo thla aftoi-nnnn Many of tiie alumni and former offi cers, are already here to attend the celebration. It is expected that the trustees will authorize tne publica tion of a VOlumn nottlrnr frrth tha history of the college, the steps taken luwaru its incorporation and biograph ical sketches of its executives. The Marvland Agricultural rnllnco was the first institution of Ha kind Incorporated In the United States, it is conducted under the direction or the Maryland board or agriculture and I. W. Silvester Is its present president. CONVENTION FOR PURITY IN PRIMARY ELECTIONS. New York, March G. Delegates from nearly every section of the country wro nresent todav nt the opening of the second national con ference for the reform of- primary election laws and the corrupt prac tices acts, under tho mis pices of the National Civic Kederat ion. Oscar Strauss.' president of tlie nun fore opened tho meeting with an address on iteiorm or primaries and Klectlou Uws, WOOL MARKET IS IN GOOD CONDITION. Hoston, Mass., MarcTi ti. The wool market Is moderately active, at firm prices. The majority of purchases were made by woolen mills. Scoured territory and Texas wools were be ing taken iu a satisfactory manner. PARTICULARS OF THE SHIP SUBSIDY BILL Wasliiiigion. March C There are on the Pacific ocean Is an argument home ntiUine fiatures In the i-lilp suic which will carry weight. It s a s urce sidv I .-ill which lias parsed the stnate'of serious concern to the war depart .til ,,.oi,a!,ly pa, Uj. house with !"""!, ''"'? all other nations hav ., ,, . , ,, , ' Ktheir merchant mi.. me tinder sub a:u. m.m.'tits which the senate w ill Hldv. d ..nl.i i... i ,.....o.i.. .... readily agree to. Mo:-; Important I ! 1 a tax on foreign bottoms. Tin- subsldiers ari'iie that ii.... li.'i pi r i i nt of tin- slopping cnu-riug our harbor.-, is carried by foreign sl'ip.-. and they propose a tonnage tax t' iaie a revenue uhieii would then be paid out in subvention to American i sseU carrjimt Atio ric tn cargo s. It is a!o proio.M'd to nba'e the' tonnaue tax to American vessels' ttliicli mil carry a certain number of : . i ii i lean leys and train them in sea iiiauship Tliis practice works tine in! KtiL-laud. due of the grtat needs at I present i for American boys to sail ari'l li-'ht our warships. A s'.troiig arg uiiieir for tin- bill is that it may soon iry ;.i put some ot our best wi.-i-.iips o'i; nt lie n. ol commission t r lack Atv a' nt has to do wkh ie w h all- provide. I f.ir car- Mii..-:d o '-; or .er et'tl .- aci-ep: T 1'e.M r.t vot. 1 lu.ii!- itoiii southern ports. In : , 'lie the support or south ii.it is many amendments were i ' i .n he M-nat .. giving thuus of ')'.'.;'.: to southern lines., ii all they asked In this i ;!,,. democratic senators all aL-oi.-t the bill. Now the South-it.-i.Ii s will be cutoul and th n:wn to the Pacific coast and (I'll mot north A: Ian'.. c. Th. :.e". tha pruet.' a.'. a ' Jjpan ha? absorbed ie merchant vessels ALL PERSONAL ITEMS IN THIS Miss Anthony is Seriously III A II- tl . III at Her Home in Rochester. GENERAL HOPKINS IS DEAD Former President Schwab Left, Los Angeles Very 111 Last Night. -USPECTED MURDERER IS FOMD Rochester. X. Y.. March (!. Miss Susan H. Anthony f8 Berlously ill at her home here, of pneuniola, which developed on her return from her re cent trip to Washington. Her phy siclau said today: "The left lung is now affected, she Is still unable to retain nourishment and consequently is very weak."' WAR VETERAN ANSWERS HIS LAST ROLL CALL. Detroit. Mich.. March fi MnW General H. Hopkins, former depart ment commander of the O. A. tt. of Michigan, and w ho held an . Import ant confidential position In the War Departmaut under General Alger, during the Spanish war, died at his home today, aged 64. CHARLES SCHWAB BARELY ABLE TO LEAVE HIS BED. I-ob Angeles, Cal.. March 6. Chas. M. Schwab, former president of the United Stales Steel eomorntion who arrived here on Saturday night, lett ror the east last night. He la far rrom well and only by the exercise of great power, was ho able to leave his bed, yesterday, to take the train. WANTER MURDERER FOUND IN RESTAURANT WAITER. Wheeling, W. Va., March 6. A man going under the name of Gregory, but believed to be Frnnk B. Constatitine, who Is wanted in Chicago for the murder of Mrs. Arthur W. Gentry, on January Bin, last, was arresu?d at Cameron ,W. , Va., .where he was working in a restaumnt. FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR HOTEL FIRE IN MOBILE. Mobile. . Alfl.. Mnrxh fi A rl. day destroyed the Spring Hill hotel, winter resort, seven miles west of Mobile. The hotel was filled with guests from the northern states, and there were many narrow escapes. Nearly all the guests lost fhelr ef fects. The damage to the hotel Is placed at $50,000. HONG CHING DAY IS REAT DAY FOR CHINESE. New lork, March 6. Today is Hong Chlng day, wll'ii the Chinese as equiv alent to our Decoration day cr Memo rial day. Chinese In large numbers visited the graves of their departed countrymen in the various cemeteries In Greater New York and went .through ihe customary ceremony of placing delicacies upon the graves, burning Joss sticks and smoking a large number of cigarettes, besides burning rice paper, bearing Chinese characters. According to Chinese ideas the ford placed on. the graves I.s supposed to bo sufficient to nourish the spirit of the departed until the next Hong Chlng day. BISBEE ELECTION WENT AGAINST UNION LARGELY. Ilisbee. Ariz.. March 6. In the elec tion yesterday great interest was taken. The prediction made In the early part of the day that 3,oo0 votes would be cast, was a little over-estimated. The vote aggregated 2,716, of which only 428 favored union with tho Western Federation or Miners. All saloons were closed but Alderman Stacy's. Efr.irts will be made to have his license revoked. i linen states to buy vessels for scout " i.-i ii Benin "-"'N'oit purposes it they were needed In a bnrrv. MEETING OF FARMERS EDUCATIONAL UNION Dallas, Tex., March C The annual meeting if the Texas division of the Farmers uii'on opened here tnis morn ing. The meeting was calli.d by K. A. Calvin, the pre.-ld.nt of the Farmers union, und the attendance is unusuauy large. lCveiy union and local organ ization is represented by delega es. Tuc meeting promises to be of great importune! , as some highly interest ing and important questions will come up tor c-oiihiileiati n. The meetings cf the convention arc held In the rooms of the Iiallas commercial club. Among the various objects for which the convention was called, are the follow lug: To organize, reorgan ize, perfect, strengthen and complete Hi- state organization of the Farmers Kducational & Co-Operative Union ot America; to adopt measures for the RAILROADS ARE AGAIN HAILED Into Court on the Charge I -v. of Discriminating Against Shippers. A PHILIPPINE RA1VWAY CO. Officersof Western Federation of Miners Have All Been indicted. HUNS AND SLAVS OFF FOR HOME Vrasuington, D. C, March 6. The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. tho Missouri Pacific, the Rock Island. nd other western roads, were today mad defendants in a complaint filed with tne interstate commerce commission by Howard Mills, of Wichita, Kan, alleging unjust discriminatory tramv portaUon rates on flour In favor of dealers, manufacturer, and shipper or flour on the Pacific coast. COMPANY INCORPORATED FOR PHILIPPINE RAILROAD. T,Jn1Titord' Conn'. March 6. The Philippine Railway company, of Hart ford, has filed articles or incorpora tion. The authorized capital Is $5 000.000. Arthur U Shlpman. Charles Gross and Alvan W. Hyde, all of this Jjlty, are the incorporators of record. They propose to own and operat iiu ana eiectnc railroads In the Philippines and elsewhere, also to do a general transportation business. MINERS' OFFICERS HAVE ALL BEEN INDICTED. Caldwell, Idaho, March 6. The grand Jury reported at 11 o'clock this morning. Wlille the court revises to disclose any Information concerning the fate of the men imprisoned on the charge of assassination cf Gov ernor Steunenberg and other atroci ties, it is stated that all are Indicted. ONE GOOD RESULT FROM THE IMPENDING 8TRIKE. New York, March C Nearly 1,000 Hungarians and Slavs from the an thracite coal regions were passengers for Europe today. They appear to be lieve that a strike Is certain, and sakl that they would go home until the trouble was over. NEW YORK A. O. U. W. IS IN NEED OF FUNDS. Syracuse. N. Y.. March 6. In com pliance with a call .;cnt out by Grand Master Workmen. August Steinblcker, the New Ycrk State Grand Lodge or the Ancient Order of United Work men will meet here this afternoon to consider the question of preparing an appeal to the supreme lodge for relief. The state lodge has a surplus of only $29,00(1, while there are beneficiary claims amounting to $706,440 to be settled. Under the rules of the order the state lodge Is entitled to relief rrom the supreme lodge to the amount, or more than $!i00,000. MELTING HELD FOR PURPOSE OF FORMING A COMPANY TO PROSPECT FOR OIL MR, HENDRICKSON AND OTHERS INTERESTED MEET ING. IN FERGUSSON'S OFFICE. This afternoon, at 1:30 o'clock, in the office of Attorney H. R. Fergus sou. Martin Mnilrlekunn mnn. r.t . .-......... ... , . the land upon whlcn the Indications of oil were found, as exploited first exclusively iu these columns, last Saturday afternoon, and other owners of land in that immediate vicinity, met for the imrpose of arriving at some uiider"indliig whereby con certed action might be taken with a view to further developing the pres ent Indications of oil, and to .form an organization for the purpose of pros pecting, ar:d boring for oil upon their lands. At this afternoon's meeting only the outlines of the company thus to oe formed, and the objects In view, were discussed, but it Is said that a permanent company will be formed In ne in-ar luiiire to prospect for oil, and to develop the present well. . which has already been sunk as deep as possible to do by hand. Machin ery, it is understood, for th boring of oil wells, will bo secured, after tbo cempany Is formed, and the work of . Dormg rr oil In that vicinity will bo I pio-ltt d forward. It i.s not known, as yei, ji.st who will constitute tho com pany, except that those owning land In that vicln'ty be Interested in the ie a cigaiiuutioii. promotion of Industrial cooperation in Texas and to transact all business incident thereto; to consider ways and means for the marketing of cotton, cotton seed and other rarm products, and plans ror a system or properly warehousing farm products; to con slder measures for the promotion or cotton manufacturing In Texas, am. to consider the question or railroad rates for the agricultural products of Texas. SIX HUNDRED DELEGATES AT TENNESSEE GATHERING. Humboldt, Teuti., Mareh ti. The an nual meeting of the Farmers Kduca tional & Co-operative UiiLn of Amer ica of this state opened here today. Nearly tlofj deliates are ill a-'endanco and a fine aud highly Interest ins prog rum ha leen arniuged.