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'"cm rovn - IHIMV, MARCH . tMT. THE ALBUQUERQUE CITIZEN Published Dally and Weekl. By The Citizen Publishing Company W. 8. STIUO'KLKIt, President. W. T. MuCHKlUMT, Business Manager. ALL THAT IS NEEDED The old story of the three tailors of Threadneedle street, London, who met and resolved, "We, the peoplo of Kiigland," etc., has many a lime been used to point m. moral and adorn a talc. Hut for such purpose the classic story must now go away back and Bit down, leav ing the morning paper of this city to fill the place of mibllnie self-assurance and ridiculously absurd pompos ity. Far In excess of the three tailors. It not only as numes to be the people and to speak for them, but to upeak for mankind, while It arrogates to Itself all the wisdom, decency, honesty and purity which the territory contains. Its address this morning tu the majority In the house, urging them to be decent, and If they cannot be decent tu be as decent as they can. Is on exhibition of gall which must forever throw the little tailors Into the deepest depths of Irrecoverable oblivion. If only the anti-republican organ could be bought for what It really Is and sold at whnt It claim to be, the magnitude of the profit would dim the glory of Harrlmans greatest feat In finance. That paper Is the soul of honor. It has no personal Interest Involved 'n the villainous abuse of the republican party leaders. All It has done has been solely for the good of the ter ritory. It says so Itself, and certainly It ought to know I la own motive. Surely no one can doubt its veracity. . Ktlll less can any one doubt Its wisdom. It knows what Is good for the territory much better than the people themselves know, and Infinitely better than the muii selected ly the people and sent to Santa Ke to do what the people are silly enough to think they want done. This Is the reason the organ wants to keep the peo ple from electing their own officials. The poor, Billy dears could not make right selections. Not knowing wiiat they want or what they ought to have, their of ficials should be selected for them and their laws sub mitted to the approval of the Morning Journal. In fact, what Is the use of having elections? Why have a legislature? These things all cost money. How much easier and better and speedier every way would It be to abolish these useless things? "Me and the gov ernor," suys the Journal, "are amply sufficient me to make the laws and the governor to make the appoint ments, with me to advise and consent." Now what could be simpler or more efficient? That set of hood lums over at Santa Fe, elected by a bigger and there fore a worse set of hoodlums in the respective counties, have no idea what to do. They don't know "the opin ions of mankind." They don't know what trutht, honor. Justice are. They can't tell what are good laws and what are bad ones. All these virtues and all this knowledge are combined and confined In me and the governor, to whom I have spared some of my superfluity of excellence. Then down with the grafters, thugs, in competents. Imbeciles; and up with the Journal, the great "It" of the universe. Now let all the people fall down and say: Amen, so mote It be. ENGLISH HOUSE OF LORDS For 600 years, nearly ever since they became separate bodies In 1339, the lords and commons of the English parliament have fought, says an exchange The constant effort of the commons has been to become supreme, and it has gradually acquired greater powers until the lords now yield on all matters on which the popular will has been formally expressed. It approved the trades union bill on this ground. It has refused to sanction tho education bill, and it is feared will veto the Irish home-rule bill on the same ground, that the people have not approved them They offer to submit them to a popular vote and to agree to them if the vote is favorable. It is even sug " gested that they be passed conditioned upon populur approval on a referendum. The commons, however, refuses all compromises, but what its plan of campaign is has not been disclosed. It was in 1215 that the lords with the help of the mer chant class forced Magna Charta from King John, and 1" carrying out its grant of rights he gave his peers more than they bargained for by including representatives of the commoners with the lords and clergy when ho sum moned his great council. It was not until eighty years later. In Edward Ill's time, that the taYo bodies begail to take separate form, which in 1339 became perma nent. Curiously enough, while Cromwell's first parlia ment totally abolished the lords as a legislative body, and for four years the commons ruled alone, it was at this time, when democracy was paramount, that actual anarchy prevailed, so that Cromwell himself had to again, on petition of the commons, summon a house ft lords. The Minima had been tried, weighed and found wanting. The battle was but renewed, with the lords having the advantage, and It was not until 1832, wh.M the system of rotten borroughs was wiped out, that the lower house regained the greater power. Now again the two houses have locked horns as It were, and all Christendom Is watching for the plan of battle. That the result may be u smaller body rep resentativc of the lords without the clergy and chosen by them Is thought possible. That the upper house will be wholly abolished no one believes, and for the good of England any other result is rather to be hoped New York Mail: Just a glimpse of the general we'l being of this state Is shown by lire totals of the savings banks. At the end of the fiscal year they had $1,335, 093,053 on deposit to the credit of 'i. 637, 235 depositors. This sum Is greater than any other state shows. Is more than one-third of the total savings banks deposits of the country and exceeds the depositst of uny other country except Germany. It represents a gain of 182,164,753 in resources since the preceding year. It is an average of $506 for each depositor. The story of thu people's sav Jugs Is not all told In the deposits of the savings banks. Another chapter Is to be found In the returns of the life insurance companius. Another still is found in the records of withdrawals, from kuvlngs banks, which have een u'most as active as deposits. These withdrawals the superintendent of banks attributes to two causes. People of moderate means have been buying "high class Investment securities" which have been obtainable at rates that yielded more than savings banks Interest. In the eiivtn ns of this city tlu y haw been jurch;isln real estate. Suys the superintendent: 'It is known that thousands of savings bank passbooks were held lii the latter part of thu Ilr-t half of the current year as collaterals for loans by till.' ami liu-i companies, which loans had been negotiated for really transactions.' That not all of the money of -tan- is in opulent hands Is to lie Inferred from lues.- !ikiiiv. and from '!.e fact that tin- savings banks lead Hi. ;iu-t . i'ii panics by almost $ luii.uiiij.oij". The legislature continues to lecen, petitions de manding the abolition of public gambling. There seems to have been created a considerable .sentiment on the subject in various parts of the territory. That the legislature Kill take action on the iUcstn,n, seems as sured, but which of lite several bills Introduced will be adopted is not by any means so certain. The Citizen published in full the Spless bill when it was presented and In the legislative proceedings In this Issue of til) paper will be found a copy of th.- bill introduced and pusscd by the house yesterday. Either, It appears, could accomplish the purpose desired, but the house bill of Mr. Marlines, while less drastic In penalty, Is more speedy in the method of prosecution, ami therefore pre ferred by many. No matter what bill shall be passed, if It be elllcient and that efficiency will always depend upon local sentiment pulling the law into execution (he believers iii the evils of open gambling will rise uu and call the legislators blessed. Well done, good and faithful servants, will be the laurel wreath for the brow of the lawmakers. oooooooooooooeH STORY OF A MONUMENT 8 AND A SERMON THEREON 00XXXXXXXXX0000000XXX)OOOOQi When the Union Pacific railroad was first built the point of highest altitude was at a station called Sherman. It was at this point that Oakea Ames the moving spirit in the promotion and the real builder of the gr-at enterprise put a monument to perpetuate his memory. Upon the eminence facing the tracts stood the striking granite memorial where every passenger could see and admire It. Hut alas for the rgtolsm of men. Years passed and Oakes Ames died and the worms gnawed his bones. There came a day when economy required that the railroad track should be straightened In order to shorten the distance and avoid heavy grades. Tho short cut was made and the old tracks were taken up and the right ot way abandoned. And now the massive rock pile that was to keep the memory of Oakes Ames fresh every day In tho minds of men stands fourteen miles away from the track. You may see from the main line far awny on the rim of the horizon, a mere speck. With a glass yo.i can make out It is an artificial heap of stones. That Is Oakes Ames" monument given over to the tangled wilderness. Pathetic reminder of man's puny efforts to pro ject by material evidence his life and deeds to a future generation. Hut Oakes Ames is not forgotten by the world. He is remembered In another way: This big man of a former time was more than a financier. He was an Inventor anj manufacturer. Ha was the maker of the Ames shovel. One kind of shovel Invented by him was the Ames No. 2 or railroad shovel which was especially designed for track purposes built for getting under the sides and ends of railroad ties. Ames also made a "tamper" for tamping earth and ballast and other tools contrived especially for railroad work. The lone rock pile at Sherman Is seldom called to the attention of the tourist. It Is forgotten of men. Hut Oakes Ames is remembered because he provided the world with something useful. I Little Items About Great Things. If the water was un to the arm-pits on A. H. McUaffey. how high was It on W. P. Johnson? As to lOviilcncc. If I have got the rules aright, "Tls out of place To put In aught that any light Sheds on the case. IOt of Hope, "flo In and win." "Hut Bhe's engaged already." "Yes; to three fellows. Why not four?" Few men are able to build for themselves monu ments of granite with entablatures of brass and graven words of eulogy, but every man can live In the thought and lives of those who "follow him. Hut he can so live only as he Is useful to men. He can be a pioneer and blaze the way for civi lization somewhere. He can open a new road to commerce, or make a farm, or build a house or dig a well, or paint a tree. He can train up a child who will be of use in the future time. He can write something or picture something or say something that will help his fellows to bear their bur dens. He can sing a song of hope that will breath cour age into drooping hearts. He can face and fight the dragoons of evil and beut them back from the homes and haunts of men. He can brighten and bless the lives of those made miserable by fear or misfortune. Why then, if men can do these things and live and grow in the lives of others, why should they seek an eminence and a pile of stones, or a shape of bronze? Make no mistake. Every right-thinking man or woman wants to be well thought ot by other men and women. Men have supposed that If they had plentv of money that would suffice, they would not care for tho esteem of others. They have. . gotten the money and discovered their mistake. We want the plaudits of our fellows. We are built that way. Oakes Ames was following his strongest Instinct. Only he went about it In the wrong way. Who knows or who cares what king ordered the pillars of Luxor graved? Who knows or wants to know what tyrant of Egypt worked myriads of slaves to make a great pyramid over his tomb? All the lower valley of the river Nile Is a vast mummy field wheie every pick that turns up a dried cadaver tells the story of the eclipse of human glory. The world remembers only its benefactors. For centuries and centuries the human race did nothing more than to merely mark time on the vast plain of Messopotamla made not un inch of progress. Thebes could make line vases but It could not make fine men. Auaxagoras spent years in trying to square the cir cle. The monks of medieval times argued together for years to show how many souls of saints could dance on the point of a needle. Hut Archimedes discovered the principle of the lever. Even Greece lagged. One day Diogenes ladled his tub through the streets of Athens and said: "That is all there is to your boasted progress. Hut Hiero In vented the screw for pumping water and first em ployed the pulley. Eplctetus the Phrygian slave, never owned more than a pallet of straw and an iron lamp and somebody stole the lamp but he gave the world more gentle wisdom than all the Human conquerors. langcrotin. "My son, beware of railroads!" "Yes, dad." "And women. They both abound with fatal curves." Futile. A congressman there wns who tried to not accept his salary; Hut while he listened for applause, approving of his righteous cause, Tho only Round that reached him was a horse laugh from the gallery. Exchange. ! WHY DID WE SELL SEVENTEEN LARGE RUGS LAST WEEK? Because we have the prettiest line of Axministers, Wiltons, Velvets and Brussels in the territory. Honrs of Mouth Warrior. Wars and rumors of wars. Of com fort let no man speak. Capt. Rich mond Pearson Hobsnn Is talking through his belligerent hat. Senator Perkins has nailed his colors to the mast that once he sailed before. He hurls the loud defiance and Is ready to sign articles. Honduras has start ed In to whip Nicaragua between drinks. Cuba threatens to declare I war on the United Slates it we don't provide offices for every blessed horse thief on the much-vexed island. The hurly burly roars terribly. $2,000,000. A little matter of $2,000,000 doesn't amount to much ono way or another. -h. H. Harrlman. Only 2,000,000! Merely a wisp of hay To stop up tho crack In a window. To keep the wind away. Certainly not worth counting, A paltry little sum That isn't enough to distinguish A well-to-do from a bum. Only $2,000,000! A measly, miserable wad That wouldn't pay for the water In a good Kentucky tod; Simply u sign of the spirit To moisten tho thirsty tongue; Merely a fleeting nothing More than a smell nt the bung. Only $2,000,000! Homes for a thousand or more, or clothes for two hundred thous and, Or food for a million poor Only $2,O00,0U0! Gee! what a little stack, When you come to learn Of the limitless yearn Of a Harrlmanlac! -W. J. Lampton In New York World. FALLS WITH EPILEPIIC FIT Second Attack In Five Days, Injuries May be , ' Serious. Charles McMonlgal, a brick mason, lies in his room at 22 South Broad way, In a serious condition, as the re sult of a fall from a building Thurs day noon. The man is subject to fits, anl yes terday, while working on a ladder at the new home Contractor Anson Is building, an attack came on McMon' gal and he fell to the ground. It seems that his back was Injured quite severely, but as a physician was not called, the extent of his injuries have not been ascertained. He was placed in a buggy immedi ately after the accident and taken f the home of Mrs. Hlddlecome, on South Hroadway, where he remains, suffering great pain. The man had Just fully recovered from a former attack of a similar na ture. This former one came on last Sunday, when he was watching a number of boys playing ball. At that time he fell In thu street and was carried Into the Hlddlecome home. No serious results attended, however, and he resumed his wofK the first of the week, with the result of a second attack yesterday. Men live and deserve to live because they do some thing for others over and above what they do for them selves. Where they build their monuments, or of what materials, and what they put upon them, counts lor nothing. Oakes Ames' shovel No. 2 Is greater than his costly monument of granite. 800X)OCXOOOC0000XX0X?(XXS POOR PAY IN CASE OF ALL POSTAL SERVICE EMPLOYES 9X0CKsC000OC It is doubtful whether any set of men In the gov ernment service are as poorly paid as aro the rural mall curriers. Until a year ago they received $000 per annum. nut of that sum they were obliged my only to proUde for themselves and their families, but they were required to supply horses and their own conveyances for the delivery of mail. Then the pay was Increased to t,!i) a year but the requirements were not modified in the least particular. The average length of the trips which the rur il currier makes six days each week Is twenty-eight miles. 11.. is not allowed to take the weather into account, itain or snow, mud and cold, are not mitigating condi tions. And o it is hard on the carrier and hanlei still on his horses. in the city of I-eavenw orth the unmounted city carriers receive tboO per annum for their services; t lie mounted carriers $230 more, or $1,100. Hut tho rural carrier has a harder task than cither and ho gets the least money of all. It isn't fair and it isn't right. That the rural free delivery service has come, to stay Is an undisputed fact. Perhaps its being one of the newest features of thu postal service explains the undei payment of the carriers, for the huge postal de licit must be given consideration. However, if we are to have the rural free delivery service, and we are we should pay for It, deficit of no deficit. And likely, the more the deficit Is increased the so.oi.tr congress will get clown to brass tacks and cut off the tree seed and the mail grafts, will puy only for the lransiortation of i-uch mails as the railroads haul. Instead of on the basis which Representative Murdock of Kansas has properly condemned, and at the same rates w hich the railroads receive for Irunspoi ling prop erty committed to the care of the express companle and olher special interests. -Ieaven worth Times. TERRITORY HAS 8 NEW PHARMACISTS The Territorial Hoard of Pharmacy adjourned Thursday evening after having been In session two days, says the New Mexican, The next meeting will be held at Koswell on March 20. Kight applicants passed the exam ination at this session and are regis tered pharmacists. They are us fol lows: M. W. Hitler, F. W. Slph, Las Ve gas; Columbus Talbot, Portulss; F O. Hrown, Santa Ke; K. Ottwell, Albu iiuerijue; p. 1.. i-Uanloii, Alamogurdo; K. I,. Stone, Katon; C. C. Pegg, Ain- aiillo, Texas. Shoe trees keep your shoes In shape make them look better and wear longer. They last a life time and cost only 75 cents a pair at C. May's shoe store, ; 1 4 West Railroad avenue. $200 KKW.VUD. Is offered for the capture of Ati tlmo Pettine, the murderer of Hene detto Herardlnelll. Crime was com mitted In Albuquerque Monday, Feb ruary 4. C. A. and C. GRANDE. A Rug Vklth the Sheen at Cents can bo seen in our stock of real an tique Turkish rugs. But "there are others," rich In color and -eautlful in design, In our exquisite stock of Persian, Bohkara, Daghestan, In our lines ot riental rugs, and we have many beautiful domestic rugs In Wil ton, Axmlnster and In the cheaper In grain art squares that we are wiring at wonderfully low prices. F. H. STRONG, STRONG BLOCK niii.i.i: spi:i;s mnri; l ot Ml ONLY A I MU.OY'S. WILLIAM MclNTOSH, President T. C. NEAD, T restorer sod Maaafer SOLOMON LUNA, VIce-PretMeit For the Best Line of in Albuquerque See Ours fiflclfilTOSH HARDWARE CO, 'If ANOTHER FIRE IN THE OLD SANTA EE PALACE Yesterday for the second time with in the past fortnight fire was uiscov ered in the old palace at Santa Fe. This time the blaze was in the roof over the postofflee and the conflagra tion was the result of the careless manner in which the stove pipe had j been run through the woodwork of i the building. Prompt action by the department officers and clerks pre-1 vented the headway of the flames and the damage, which was adjusted yes terday, did not exceed the sum of $200. Inspectors C. O. Phell, Post master Walter and some of the em ployes of the Santa Fe New Mexican rendered valuable assistance to the fire department In extinguishing the fire. No damage was done to uny of the mall matter In the office at the time. The frequency of fires In the old palace, the great historic value of the building Itself, and the many treas ures In the way of documents rind curios, which are stored there, sug gest that prompt measures be tnken to improve its heating arrangements, thus insuring it against further lia bility to destruction In this manner. ELKSOPERAHOUSE ONE NIGHT ONLY HARRY B. LINTON Presents FRANK BEAMISH In the Breezy Comedy ullb Mask Chsi. Mellnl, Secretary O. Bachechl, Treatirer. J. D. Eakis, President O. Oloml, Vice President. Consolidated Liquor Company Successors to MELINI A EAKIN, and BACHECHI A QIOMI. WMOLKBALK DKALEttU IN Wines, Liquors and Cigars W kaip vrylblng la sleek le outfit the met! fastidious bar complete Have been appointed exclusive agents In the Southwest for Jos. t, Schlitz, Wm. Lamp and 8t Louis A. B. C. Breweries; Yellowstone, Green River, W. H. Mc Bray or a Cedar Brook, LOula Hunter, T.J. Mon. arch, and oUier aUndard brands of whiskies toe numerous to mention, WE ARE NOT COMPOUNDERS. But sell the etraJgnt article u received by ui from the best Uerles, Distilleries and Breweries In the United Stat a. Call and Inspect or Stock and Prices, or write for Illustrated Catalogue and Priee fclst. Issued to dealers only. ssVHBsWXBnBBaBBVaSse- A STRANGER IN TOWN And a Capable Company A ROARING FAFCE FILLED WITH LAUGHTER AND MUSIC Absolutely A GUARANTEED ATTRACTION Prices, SOc, 75c, St.OO eooeesseK)ece ao soeoooe) o o sk rmoe GOLD STAR SALOON I Oltl A II it k i ier i le l?oer Hall l'lace of Recreation. First Class Wines Liquors and Cigars FRATi & MONROE oo sosocoooo soeoosoeosJ o O r I The St. Elmo J JOSEPH BARNETT, Prop'r. I 20 West Railroad Avenue 300000000 Finest Whiskies i Wines, Brandies. Etc. J SAMRLC AND I CLUB ROOM kOOflOsiai Humphrey MILS HEAT w th the Whole of it COOK with Half of it. Simple, Cheap, Economical. The Albuquerque Gas, Electric Light and Power Go. Corner Fourth and Gold Avenue Phone Red 98 COAL BEST CLARKVILLE LUMP PER TON $6.50 BEST AMERICAN BLOCK PER TON $6.50 WOOD BIG LOAD OF MILL WOOD FOR 12.25 AND 12.75 John S. Beaven 502 SOUTH FIRST STREET. w ii t is Tin: TO WOKI.n (OMINC P. Matteucci E X PERT Shoemaking and Repairing i'.tyoiii us. lint wo knn thu tin peni le who inhabit thi.s part of It will udi'. to I heir health, length of life ami happiness if they eat Hailing'.. Ilroail. Same thing true of our rolls, pirn ami other pastry. Suro you uic the name? 103 N. Fir at titHUf ttttf till The Citizen Print Shop Is S V where you can act the most for if your money. We print every. j e thing but greenbacks end peat. s age stamps. Either phone. i n n i i i i f t i i PIONEER BAKERY, 207 South First Strra't. FKK'S HOT CHOCOLATE. WAL TON'S DKltt STORE. If you want rsc!ta la kdvertialDg. trv so Evening Citiien want ad.