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pirn ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO. THURSDAY EVENING. Al'HIL 18. 1907. 'Hi Evcnln XUn, In AdvasMfm, V year. Di'llvr-ml hjr Carrinr. 0 rmtn prw month. VOL. 21. NO w Of PHILIPPINES IS APPOINTED GOV CfTl GEORGE CURRY Boy Executive of New Mexico Unable to Answer Charges of Grave Nature Made by Republicans of This Territory. COULD NOT FACE SUMMARY DISMISSAL BY PRESIDENT , j LacK of Judgment, Arbitrary Actions and" Disgraceful Methods of Double FOUND LEGISLATURE AGAINST HIM; BOUGHT VOTES WITH PUBLIC OFFICES THE RETIREMENT OF GOVERNOR HAGERMAN MARKS END OF FAKE REFORM MOVEMENT AND DEMOCRATIC ANTI-REPUBLICAN REGIME special to Tim evening citizen. WASHINGTON, 1. C, APRIL 18.- ILWING AUSOLU TKLY FAILED TO SUCCESSFULLY REFUTE SOME TWO IK).KX CHARGES AGAINST HIM. PREFERRED IIV THE MOJ?T PROMINENT REPUBLICANS OF NEW MEXICO, AND FEARING TO FACE SUMMARY DISMISSAL AT THE 11ANDS OF THE MAN W HO NAMED HIM GOVERNOR OF T10S TERRITORY, HERBERT J. HAGERMAN, THE BOY EXECUTIVE, TENDEHED HIS KESIGNATION TO PI UISI DENT ROOSEVELT. THE PRESIDENT THEN NAMED AS ins SUWESOR A MAX OF THE WIST, CAIT. GEOKGE CURRY, V. S. A., AND AT PRESENT CiOVERXOU OF SAM Alt PROVINCE, MIILLIPPINE ISLANDS. CAPT. CURRY HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF HIS APPOINTMENT, IT IS UNDERSTOOD Hlj HAS ACCEPTED. AND THAT HE jttTLL LEAVE AT THE EARLIEST IOKSIRLE DATE FOR THE UNIT ED STATES AND NEW MEXICO,. THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT HE WILL .MIIET WITH A HEARTY WELCOME AT THE HANDS OlTHE PEOPLE; OF NEW MEXICO. AND OF TUB REPUBLICANS IN PARTICULAR. HIS TK1UI OF OFFICE CAN WITHOUT DOUBT BE MADE AS HARMONIOUS AND AS POPULAR AS THE ADMINISTRATION OF HAGERMAN WAS UNILVRMONIOUS AND UNPOPULAR. IUC IS A SON OF NEW MEXICO W HO HAS WON HIS SPURS UPON THE FIELD OF BATTLE, AND ALTHOUGH HE HAS BEEN IN MANY TIGHT PLACES, HE HAS NEVER SHOWN THE WHITE FEATHER. UNDER HIS ADMINISTRATION THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BIDS FAIR TO AGAIN UNITE AND MAINTAIN REPUBLICAN SUPREMACY' IN NEW MEXICO, REGARDLESS OF THE FIGHT MADE BY THE DEMOCRATIC AND ANTI-REPUBLICAN ORGANI SATIONS TO DISRUPT IT. THIS.IT IS UNDERSTOOD HERE. IS Til E WISH OF PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, AND BY THE SELECTION OF CURRY IT IS RELIEVED HE HAS FOUND A MAN TO PLACE AT THE HEAD OF AFFAIRS WHO WILL CARRY OUT HIS DOCTRINE OF "THE SQUARE DEAL." MIMK IIF THE THINGS THAT OF GOVERNOR HERBERT J. HAGERMAN: 1. Declared his Intentions of promoting harmony In Republican Tanks, then did ull In his power to force a fight. 2. Removed from position of superintendent of territorial peni tentiary Hon. H. O. Hursum, chairman of the republican territorial central committee, without giving him an opportunity to retire al though he had publicly expressed his desire to do so; then caused investigation of affairs of prison and through a democratic morn ing paper of Albuquerque, branded Mr. Bursum as an embezzler to the extent of only 12300, without giving him an opportunity to have a representative present at the examination of his accounts; declined to allow matter of disputed accounts to be taken into court in order that the whole matter might be sifted to the bottom. Hp declined to give Mr. Bursum a hearing, but imported from Leavenworth. Kansas. Captain Arthur Trelford. as superintendent of the penitentiary when there were men In New Mexico as well fitted for the position as he and who were justly entitled to the place. 3. Removed other territorial and county officials from oftlco summarily without Just grounds for so doing and by publicity, left an unjust blemish upon their names. 4. Filled important offices of vital interest to the people with democratic friends, who had no claim to office under republican regime, and who had nothing in common with a republican ad ministration of affairs. 6. Used the powers of his office to vent personal spite against liromlnent republican officials and party leaders. 6. Usurped the office of the territorial land commissioner, the seal of the office and other rights and privileges and transferred to (the Pennsylvania Land and Development company some 7.000 acres of valuable timber and grazing land, in the name of the territory, at a price per acre, wholly inadequate to the value of the lands. 7. Attempted to organize the upper house of the 87th legislative Assembly against the party organization and the wishes of the peo ple. Falling to accomplish that he bought the votes of certain members of the upper house in exchange for territorial offices, dealing out these favors without regard to the fitness of the ap pointees. H then used the votes so purchased to head off all leg islation desired and demanded by the peoplo of New Mexico and of the republican party. 8. During the sessions of the legislature, he vetoed measures passed by both houses, one bill, providing for road improvements in Dona Ana and Otero counties, being annulled by the governor regardless of the fact that at a good roads convention at Las Cru ces, he had promised the people in a public speech that he would aid them In securing such legislation and said he was in favor of road Improvement. 9. Steady and persistent attempts to break down and destroy the republican organization in New Mexico for the evident purpose of building up a Hagerman machine with himself as the leader and dictator. 10. Choosing his appointees and supporters from others than re publicans and catering to anti-Republican elements in an effort to destroy party organization ami openly defying all party principles and platforms. t H t I t H I t t i f t t 1 1 I t I I I I I t I t I t M i t n u n i m u i it i Hui, J. W. Raynolds, terrl- torial secretary, will act as gov- 4 ernor dating from today until f such ttme as Governor Curry can :issurae the duties of the office. 4 I MHIUI tiUM H The aij ive list of the doings of the ite governor are not the entire set uf charges against him. In fact, it is known here Out some of the things lth which the former executive is barged are even more malodorous. The Cltiwn, If the entire pir were devoted to it, could not find space lo publish a complete list of the 'hlngs Mr. Hugerman did to merit his retirement from otfiee wnich ha Just been made public. The above list ire only the acts of the former ex ecutive which were common talk at the time they took place and which drought down upon his head the . riticism of the people of New Mex ico and of the republican party, 'jnder whose banner he essayed to . .mduut the affairs of state. It i.i known that in Washington i-ts u.nd figures wer- presented to Dealing, Almost I CAUSED THE RETIREMENT the president which spot so plainly of the actions of the former governor that he would doubtless have been constrained to remove the man from ottlce summarily had not Hagerman read the writing on the wall and re signed of his own accord. From Monday. Jan. 22, 1906, when Governor Hagerman was inaugurated under the most favorable auspices of any man who ever filled the ofllce of executive, until a few days ago, when he left New Mexico for Washington, the political situation in New Mexico , has been a continual turmoil. The republican party, unused to an executive who would as soon place in office a democrat as a good repub lican and who appeared to oppose everything the party desired, was unable to maintain its usual solid or ganization. County offices to the im portant position of delegate to con gress all were jeopardized by this boy executive and It was only by the most heroic efforts that the party 1,-aders were able to partly stem the tide and maintain republican supremacy in this territory. He could not be reas oned with; he refused advi"e nd Disrupted Party sought counsel from anti-republican sources. He was supported in a rabid, hysterical sort of way by the Albu querque morning paper, which is any thing but republican, and by several smaller out and out democratic sheets. Even the democratic leaders fearei to come out too strongly for him, knowing that they could not trusl in the sagacity of his leader ship. They gloried, however, at the open rebellion In the republican rankj and fostered the feeling as far as they dared. It was a nasty condition of affairs and it made the leaders of the repub lican party, who had its future at heart, tremble for its safety. The governor was czarlike In his demands and rash in his use of the powers en trusted to him by reason of his office. At first it was believed that he was sincere in his policy of so-called re form and the party leaders were dis posed to treat his views with charity. Then the young governor, to carry out his political projects, sought and used the very means he condemned In others. lie bought the votes of certain legislators with public offices; he removed from office good men and appointed men who had adsolutely no claims upon the peome or upon the party he should have protected. Hon. Solomon Luna, national com mitteeman and prominent in territor ial politics, as well as other strong party men, remained silent. They knew that they had first and fore most the republican organization, na tional as well as territorial, to pro tect, and they did all In their power to prevent an open rupture in repub lican ranks. The governor disre garded their advice and counsels and carried on his high-handed campaign for personal advancement with seem ing disregard for consequences. The older and the wiser heads, the men whose voices have been heard in the republican councils of this terri tory for years, were forced into the background. The years of faithful service they gave to their party In or der to place it upon the footing it now has in Sew Mexico, were not con sidered. These men saw, and plain ly, too, that If something were not done, and done quickly, the work of the better part of their lives in the political world would be destroyed in a few brief months, and the non-progressive minority party would be re stored to power. All this they told the boy executive in a vain appeal for harmony. It was a disgraceful state of affairs, but it is over now and the public should know the facts as a I welcome substitute for the slander j ous, anti-republican falsehoods which : have been fed them, for the past year ! and which the republican press and ! the republican leaders Ignored Just J as far as possible in order that they might save the party for which they ! have so long stood. ' There Is today no disposition to be little or besmirch the reputation of Herbert J. Hagerman. As a re former, he found an emntv tield anil made capital out of nothing in an ef- I I fort to obtain certain results, w hat ! ever they might have been. As a governor, he lacked in Judgment, jus tice, knowledge of men, character, and, in fact, in every requirement. As a renublican. ha belrAverl his party and its leaders whether ma I liclously or not, The Citizen does not I care to say at this lime. His retire in New Mexico. ment will meet with universal ap proval In New Mexico, except in dem ocratic ranks, where his perilous course brought .orth a new hope for democratic victory at the next general election. i The people are glad that he is to retire and that unity In the republi can ranks under a new executive will be the order of the day. They are glud to know that the dirty, mud slinging campaign waged so unjustly and relentlessly by the antl-republl-can morning paper of Albuquerque and other democratic sheets against Hon. H. O. Itursum, chairman of the republican territorial central commit tee; Hon. H. H. Holt, leader of tho late houso of representatives, and, in fact, every one who dared to lift a voice in protest at any action of the governor, will now bo brought to an abrupt end. It has failed to accom plish the result it intended namely, the disruption and defeat of the re publican party. The people of Xw Mexico the good and loyal republicans say fare well to Herbert J. Hagerman without regret. He leaves many a dry eye be hind him. To Hon. George, Curry they bid a warm and hearty welcome. They stand ready to unite with him to a man for a stronger, more successful and better organized republican par ty In New Mexico and there Is no doubt but that it will come. HON. 6E0R6E CURRY THE SOLDIER GOVERNOR George curry, the newly appointed governor of New Xlexlco, was a Rough Rider and a captain of one of the troops of gallant soldiers that fought at Kan Juan Hill with Colonel Roosevelt, Major W. H. H. Llewellyn and other prominent men now serv ing in official life. He returns to New Mexico after un absense of nine years, resigning as governor of tho Island of Samar, I hllipplne Islands, an honor he gain ed through distinguished duty as a soldier during the I'hillpplne war. The story of how he was lost on the Island of Kumar for several days and reported killed is yet fresh In the minds of the people of New Mexico. The valor displayed on the battle field shows Curry thoroughly fitted for any position which he may be ap pointed to fill. At the time he was reported killed in the Philippines, Captain Curry had ventured Into the interior, where his command had been surprised by a baud of Phili pinos outnumbering his soldiers six to one. After holding the enemy at bay for a day and at last realizing that ultimate annihlliation was cer tain, the gallant captain gave the or der for every man to save his life if possible. After laying concealed in a swamp for two d.ivs without rations and with nothing but swamp water to drink. Curry made his way back to camp, where he Immediately or ganized another command and went bark to the scene of the first battle. The subjection of the natives and the declaring of peace on the Island of Samar was the result. Horn in 1862 at Hayou Sara, Louis iana. George Curry Is a son of Geo. snd Clara Curry. His mother was a nutive of Ireland and Ills father,' who Successfully Prominent was killed in the Civil war, was born In Kentucky. Young George remain ed with his mother ut the place of his birth until 1874, and by his la bor aided in her support, Relng thus early thrown upon Ills own resources he was forced In consequence to neg lect his education, but in the school of experience he learned many valu able lessons, and developing the tal ents with which nature endowed him. He became a well developed man of broad general Information. At the age of 12, he moved with his mother 1 to Dodge City. Kan., where Mrs. Cur ry died in 187. tA the age or 17 years, George Curry came to New Mexico and located near Fort Stan ton. Lincoln county, where he began work on a cattle ranch. For this work he received the large wages of 120 for three months' services. Then ho secured a clerkship In the store of J. C. Delaney at a salary of $26 a month. I lie entered pontics in jvew aiexico in list, receiving an appointment as deputy to J. J. Dolan, then county treasurer of Lincoln county. He was elected treasurer of Lincoln county four years later, and from that time till 1894 held offices of trust in Lin coln county. In 1894 he was elected to the territorial senate to represent Lincoln, Chaves, Eddy Dona Ana and Grant counties. His policy oi square ness in office and personal popular ity won him large support and he was elected president of the upper ; house of the legislature, which posi I lion he held with distinction. He ' has studied closely the questions and Issues of the day, and few men are more thoroughly Informed on the po litical hlstnsy of the country than! l George Curry. I He served as clerk of the Fifth Ju- j metal district court ot xew Mexico I and was a major on the stuff of Gov I ernor T. Thornton In 1895. While a reslddtit of New Mexico he always took a deep interest in tho welfare of the country and was ever, ready with hand and pocketbook to . aid any proposition (or its develop- I ment. At the first call for volunteers when ' war wth Kpaln was declared, George Curry was in the front rank of those who responded, and he went to war as captain of Troop H, First Regiment of the United States Rough Rider Cavalry. He went through the war in Cuba, and when operations ' shifted to tho Philippines, he re-en- j listed as a captain. His record Is that of a gallant soldier, a statement and a gentleman. I RIG MUSICAL FESTIVAL AT IXHISVILLJ; KEN TUCK V. Louisville, April 18. The railroads thought the musical festival given tonight In the first regiment armory of such consequence as to give ex cursion rates of one and one-third fare, which is something they are very chary of doing In these latter days. Many merchants have sold season tickets to out-oftown custo mers. Walter Damrosch is the con ductor of the festival, and has brought a great company, and has plenty of talent at his command. The south end of the armory was made into an auditorium. A huge fireproof curtain was specially con structed for and It hangs midway in the hall. Waller Damrosch showed his Interest In the festival by sub scribing 8500 to the festival fund. X ( '"'V : ' .X ' ir:v--(N FEARFUL SNOWS MEXICO'S GREAT PREVAIL IN TREMBLOR THE WEST IN GULF Colorado Fruit Orchards Are Endangered by Falling ' ' '"'Temperature?" ' I FEELS IIS FULL FORCE OF EVIL Nebraska. Dakota and Wyoming Are Shrowded In Mantle of Snow. Colorado Springs, Colo., April 18. Central Colorado is experiencing a fall in temperature which threatens to play havoc with the fruit orchards. Snow has been falling intermittently throughout the day and In the moun tains the storm has reached the pro portions of a blizzard. MISSOURI'S FRUIT IS NOW A THING OF THE PAST St Joseph, Mo., April 18. Snow fell here several hours this morning, practically ruining such fruit as es caped the last freeze. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION AS TO RESULTS OF SNOW Omaha. Neb., April 18. Five Inch es of snow fell during the night and continued this morning. The fall Is general in eastern Nebraska and is the heaviest in April for many years. It is not believed that any serious damage will result. Although the opinion as to Its efTect on fruit and early vegetables varies, in grain cir cles It Is believed that the snow will kill the green bugs which had been threatening the winter wheat crop. A Norfolk dispatch says: Northern Nebraska, southern South Dakota, northeast Wyoming and the Dlack hills are covered with a blanket of snow six inches deep on the level and the snow is still falling. GEORGIA TOWN VOTINU I HON DS FOR IMPROVEMENTS.! lirunswlck, Ga., April 18. A spec-; lal election Is in progress today In ' this county at the order of the com missioners of roads and revenues, to decide whether the county shall Issue $75,000 in bonds, of which S.IO.OOn will be used for the completion of the new court house and its furni ture, and 125,000 for a new jail and Its equipment. No part of the pro ceeds from the Issue of bonds will be used for roads, it having been de- '. elded that such use ot it would bo j illegal. The county expects, however, j to make radical Improvements In its ! roads the coming year with the con victs and the increased revenue from i the road tax. CHURCH PRINCES GET THE I OFFICIAL RICH RED HAT. 1 Rome. April 18. A public con-j History took place at the Vatican with great ceremony. This being the sea- I son In which Rome is crowded with ! tourists, the demand for tickets was extraordinary'- The six new car- j dlnals chosen at the secret ronsls-j tory received their red hats. The ' only cardinal recently created who , was not present was Mgr. Rlnaldini. papal nuncio, who will receive his red hat at the next public consistory. DINNER IS GIVEN TO WM. KANIHLPH HEARST. Urooklyn, N. Y April 18. The Brooklyn Independence league will! honor its founder. William R. Hearst, j tonight with a dinner. This is the' anniversary of the San Francisco 1 earthquake. Mr. Hearst will speak and probably Mr. Urisbane will also j make some remarks of .it. earthquake quality. Gulf of Mexico Made so Hot Ice Melted In Holdi. of Ships. " EARTH OPENED AND JETS OF HOT WATER EJECTED They Were Shot Into Air For Ful ly 250 Above Surface of the Land. Chicago. April 18. A dispatch tO the Inter-oceiin from Galveston says: The lower gulf was converted Into a sea of boiling water Sunday night, when the earth cracked and Jets of hot water shot Into the air nearly 200 feet. Fishing smacks of the gulf fisheries, which ply between Ualveston and the fishing grounds off Campeche, are ar riving and their crews relate har rowing tales of their experiences, not knowing of the Mexican earthquake until they reached here yesterday. The crew of the Aloha were badly frightened Monday night, when the smack, which was homeward bound, was caught In a series of cross cur rents, that held it prisoner for nearly an hour. Three ihours later it ws-s found that all of the ice in the hold, used to preserve the fish, had melted, showing the heat of the water. Late advices seem to put the Gal veston story In doubt. The Associat ed Press Is Investigating the matter. PAIR OF KINGS MADE A ROYAL HAND IN ITALYjODAY King of England and Wife Re ceived In Royal State by VICTOK EMANUEL THE POPULAR ITALIAN RULER tiaeta, Italy. April 18. The Brit ish royal yacht with King Edward and Colleen Alexandra arrived thLs morning, escorted by two British ar mored cruisers. King Edward was received by King Victor Emmanuel, who was on board the Italian royal yacht, surrounded by twelve Italian warships and twelve torpedo boats. The usual salutes were exchanged. The weather, whU-h had been stormy, cleared somewhat and the meeting between the two kings was under fa vorable auspice HOW SN FRANCISCO OPENS NEW HOTEL. San Francls.'o. April 18. The Stanford University Glee club will as sist at the opening of the Hotel Fair mount in San Francisco tonight. Several other musical organizations have also volunteered to take part In the performance that will make not able the entrance of the new hottl In city life. All the college men will take part in making the occasion u notable ore.