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PAGE six. MONDAY, JtXY , 107. PENITENTIARY COMB 1 MAKE 1NVE ONERS 1A Letter of Acting Governor Came as Rather Sensational Surprise and Aroused Them From Reveries Thought Trelford Was Breaking Rec ords but They Will Now See For Themselves Prison Expert's Expla nations Only Made Matters Worse and the Worst Is Yet to Come. Santa Fe, X. M., July 8. (Special) The members of the board of peni tentiary commissioners are not will ing to discuss the Trelford mutter . freely. About nil they will sny Is that the letter of the acting governor, Copy of which Is given below, came as a sort of solar plexus blow to them. In fact, they had paid only cursory attention to much of the pilson management and thought that Trelford was breaking a few records. The board members say that the least they can do under the circum stances is to make a full Investiga tion of affairs at the prison as soon as possible and learn for themselves Just what the trouble really is. They expect to begin this work during the present week. At the ses sion Saturday Trelford made rather a botch of his attempts to explain and only succeeded In enshrouding the boarJ deeper In mystery. Following Is the letter from the acting governor which kicked up the rumpus and which so startled the aonambulistlc board members: financial Condition of the IViillen- tlnry, July 1, 107. Gentlemen: In ' connection with the report of Mr. Trelford as to the financial con dition of the penitentiary on Decem ber 1, 1906, your attention Is called to the fact that It 4s In many re spects Inaccurate and misleading. For Instance, some of the totals can not be verified by summing up the Items which go to make these totals, although they may be the result of typographical errors. So much can not be said, however, for his imputa tion on page 6 that no record of ac counts receivable was made by his predecessor, since Mr. Trelford him self receipted for something more than $4,100 of such accounts and af terwards collected them. An even more egregious blunder, or deliberate misrepresentation, is the statement of credit on page 11, where amongst other Items there Is deducted $71,000 on account of re ceipts from convicts' earnings. Mr. Trelford's own figures on pages 9 and 10 show that $8,000 of this amount was a direct appropriation by the legislature, while $4,196 was paid In by Mr. Bursum, who It seems also paid In $600 more on April 2, 1906, before he relinquished the superin tendence. This $4,696 was not held In trust as It should have been pend ing the decision of the court, but all of It has been spent and should the court And that Mr. Bursum did not owe that sum. to the territory it will become a charge against the peni tentiary, which Institution Is without funds to meet the payment. Much more serious, however. Is the present state of affairs, as an examination of the official records In the office of the territorial treasurer shows that the finances of the penl ' tentlary are In a very unsatisfactory condition, this being true particularly Vlth reference to the maintenance fund. It appears that payments for this fiscal year have been made out of this fund as follows: First quarter $13,034.47 Second quarter 6.886.95 June 2,484.25 peinlitures for 1904 and prior years. It will be argued that some bills for the year 19D4 were paid out of the fund for 1905. some bills for 1905 paid out of the found for 1906 an dpossthly that some bills for 1906 were paid out of the fund for the current year. It may be argued that some permanent im provements have been added to the institution as a result of convict labor and by expenditures from the convicts' earning fund, but my per sonal knowledge of the condition of the Institution in past years, and its condition at the present time, war rants me in saying that there was nothing In the nature of permanent improvements Installed under the management of Superintendent Trel ford, which In any way represents such an enormous Increase In the ex penditures. The same may be said with reference to the slightly in creased number of convicts now be ing confined In the Institution, as this slight incrense in numbers is by no means sufficient to account for any such increase in expenditures. These facts show clearly that heroic measures are absolutely essen tial looking toward a curtailment of what Is evident to have been either gross mismanagement or extrava gance, or possibly both, in order to avoid a deficit of $15,000 or $20,000 n the maintenance account of the In stitution, since 80 per cent of this fund has been used alrendy, although only seven nonths of the fiscal year nave expired. Kespeciruuy, J. W. TtAYNOLDS, Acting Onvernnr. To the Board of Penitentiary Com missioner Santa Fe, N. M. Total $22,405.67 TTnimld (bills en hand more than 6,000.00 Total $28,405.27 As these expenditures have been Incurred In seven months It Is clear that at thlB'rate the exepnditures for the year would aggregate $50,000, while the appropriation Itself is but 135.000. and slnoe the recent man agement of the penitentiary has spent $28,000 out of this fund in sev en months, the Incoming superintend ent Is confronted with the problem of continuing the maintenance for five months with less than $7,000 available In the fund. The report of the former superln tendent. which was submitted to the governor as of December 1, 1906, placed considerable stress on a bal ance of about $4,000, then said to be on hand with all bills paid. In vest 1 cation shows that $3,996 of this balance stood to the credit of one of the road funds, probably due to the fact that but little work was being done during the winter and of course was not available for maintenance In any shape. There were practically no balances In any of the other funds. I'pon the other hand there must have been a great many out standing bills for maintenance, as the navmcnti made from this fund dur ing trie first quarter aggregated, as shown, over $13,000. Many claims have been mude through the press and othewlne as tu the unusually economical manage ment of this Inmttution under the su perintendency of Mr. Trelford, but Investigation of the records show- that these claims were not only ut terly specious but were in no sense borne out by the facts or figures. For instance, the penltenlary reports for the past years show tnai me total disbursements of the Institution were as follows In round figures: 1903 $70,400 1904 70,200 1905 S6.200 U906 97 000 Now, what Is the prospect which confronts the management during the current fiscal year? As ulreaily stated, the expenditures during seven months have been from the mainten ance fund $22,405.67 Hills payable for mainten ance (June contrails) about 7,000.00 onvicts' earnings fund ... 22.71164 ltoud fund 4.423.31 Current expense fund .... 9,099.39 Total $65,640.01 This rale of expenditure If contin ued for the remaining five months of the present fiscal year would result In the expenditures of Ihis institution reaching the enormous sum of $111. 600, which sum Is $14,000 larger than the expenditures for 1906, $2li, 4)00 litrger than the expenditures for IJtOg iuid $41,000 larger than the ex- E M ENT IS OE UNUSUAL AERIAL FEATURES FOR GREAT FAIR The territorial fair association Is now considering the matter of free attractions for the big event next fall. Three offers are before the fair officials and within a week or two It will be definitely decided whether tney will have an air ship exhibition, a captive baloon or a baloon and parachute stunt. The air ship proposition Is a good one if such an attraction can be se cured for a reasonable! sum, but there are many uncertainties about air ships which would very likely de feat the purpose intended. Only un der the most favorable weather con dition would air ship flights be possible. Of the two balloon features offered one is a double ascension stunt in which one man is shot from a con- non while high In the air and de scends to the earth In one paraschute wnile nl companion jumps from the balloon and descends in another parachute. This certainly Is thrill ing enough for anybody. The other Idea is a captive balloon which will make many ascensions dally during fair week carrying pas sengers. This baloon will be allowed to ascend the length of a cable sev eral hundred feet Into the air. This feature Is offered by Professor I!lon- dln, who is well known In the south west. Professor Blondlni wishes to have his balloon here during the fair and on the last day to cut loose from the cable and try for a long distance balloon record. The present record for a long distance balloon trip Is 402 miles, which record was mude by Lieut. Fahn In France .ast year at the Gordon Bennett international balloon race. Professor Blondin In tends to enter the Gordon Bennett international balloon race to be held In St. Louis on October 19 of this year, and at the close of the terri torial fair, in the event of his being engaged to operate his captive bal loon at the fair, he hopes to make a balloon ascension with a distance rec ord beating the Fahn record before entering the contest at St. Louis, the prize for the winner of which is the Fahn cup offered by the Aerial Club of America. The best remedy for backache weak kidneys, lntlamatlon of the bladder Is De Witt's Kidney and Blad der Pills. Their action Is prompt and sure. A week's treatment for 1 5c. Bold by J. H. O' Rlelly & Co INTEREST Companies E and G Will Leave Albuquerque on July 21. The annual encampment of the New Mexico National Guard will be gin at Ijm Vegas on July 21, and Ad jutant General Tarklngton, who Is now in the Meadow City preparing for the encampment, has Issued gen eral order No. 10, which Is as fol lows: (riicral Order '. 10. Territory of Now Mexico. Adjutant General's Office, Santa Fe, N. M June 30, 1907. 1. The organizations of the Nation al guard of New Mexico will go Into n camp of Instruction In target prac tice upon the territorial rltlo range near Las Vegas, N. M., July 21. 1907, for seven days. The following sched ule will govern the movement of or ganizations en route to camp, and field or staff officers detailed for duty during the encampment, unless oth erwise instructed, will leave wltn home organizations'. Company A leave Lns Critces July 20, 9:35 p. m., A. T. and S. F. rail way. Company II leave Silver City July 20. 6 p. m A. T. and S. F. railway. Companies K. G. and band leave Albuquerque July 21, 7 a. m., A. T. and S. F. railway. Company F leave Santa Fe July 21, 8:15 a. m.. A. T. and S. F. railway. Signal detachment leave Bosvell about 4 a. m., July 20, via special automobiles for Torrance, leave Tor rance via Snnta Fe Central railway 11 a. m. and go to Santa Fe; leave Santa Fe 7:30 p. m., via A. T. and S. F. railway, and go to Ias Vegas. Troop A leave armory at Las Vegas at 7 a. m.. July 21, and proceed to rifle range via electric line. The troop will go Into camp dismounted. Arrangements will be mnde In camp for the return of organizations to home stations. 2. All organizations will report In service uniform and In heavy march ing order. No blue clothing will be taken, except by officers who will travel In service uniform, the dress uniform to be packed. Company commanders will se that each man Is equipped with the field equipment complete, including shelter half, blan ket, poncho, haversack to contain meat can. knife, fork and spoon: ex tra underwear, one pair socks, towel and piece of soap should not be over looked. Company commanders snouia detail two men as company cooks during the encampment. 3. An officers' mess will be estab lished, at which officers will be en abled to secure meals at a reasonaoie rate. Officers should undertand that no authority Is allowed the territory to provide subsistence for commis sioned officers and consequently the messing with companies could not be authorized. 4. The object of the encampment being for the purpose of instruction In small arms practice, tnis worn win supersede all other duty; but a small camp guard will be necessary, which will necessitate guar a mount oany. After all organizations have nrea at such ranges as will be outlined in other orders, such parts of organiza tions as can be excused from duty on the rifle rnnge will carry on such drills or other field duty as may be prescribed by the camp commander. Mounts will be furnished to such officers as the exigencies of the duty renulred of them demand. 6. Company commanders will be advised bv the adjutant general's of flee as to the manner of furnishing subsistence to enlisted men while traveling. 6. The detail of field or staff offi cers for duty, during this encamp ment, the kinds of fire to he used In comnanv practice, the kinds of fire to be used and the rules governing the competition for the Hagerman cup. which will be shot for during this encampment, and the rules for selection of a team to enter ine na tional match, will be announced in orders in follow. Bv command of J. W. Raynolds, Acting Governor and Commander-'ln- Oftlcl'al: A. P. TATt KINGTON, Adjutant General. 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Kvery symptom of an old ulcer suggests pollution ; the discharge, the red, angry looking llesh, the inflammation and discoloration of surrounding parts, all show that the ulcer is prevented from healing by the constant drainage through it of impurities from the blood. This impure condition of the blood may be hereditary, or it may be the remains of some constitutional disease, or the effects of a long spell of sickness, leaving disease germs in the system, or the absorption of the refuse of the body which has not been properly expelled through the natural channels. Hut whatever the cause, the blood is so weakened and polluted that it does not properly nourish and stimulate the place, and the sore cannot heal. Salves, plasters, lotions, etc., keep the sore or ulcer clean, relieve pain, and perhaps reduce inflammation, but can never permanently heal th-:n liecause they do not reach the blood. S. S. 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