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Albuquerque, Citizen
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Denver, Colo., Aug. (."Gen
erally fair tonight and Friday.
Modern Indian Maid Guards Grave of
Ancestor in Famed Tribe's Cemetery
Says One of Pair Arrested
There Is Man Who
Shot Him at
Francis C. Wilson of Depart
ment of Commerce and
Labor Named to Suc
ceed Bergere.
Usual Array of Gossip on the
Streets of Capital City Today.
Special Agents In Other
Parts of Territory
Getting Busy.
Santa Fe, August 1. (Special.)
The interest which has been maul
tested in the successor to A. M. Her
gere. clerk of the first Judicial dis
trlct court, was rewarded today by
the anouncement of the appointment
of Francis C. Wilson, formerly a clerk
in the department of commerce aict
labor at Washington.
Wilson is here but will not take
office until August 10th.
He is about thirty years of age, a
graduate of Harvard university and
the Columbia law school. He is mar
ried and expects to bring his wife to
Santa. Fe in the near future.
Mr. Wilson formerly lived in Bos
ton, Massachusetts, and is the son of
a retired attorney there.
E. P. Holcomb, who is acting ns
clerk, will remain in chargo until
Mr. Wilson takes charge.
Jury Drawing Will Wait.
The Jury venires for the fall term
of the district court have not been
drawn and It Is announced that they
will not be drawn until Mr. Wilson
takes formal charge of the office.
Indictments in Iuid Deals.
It is said that the assltant attorneys
general and the special officers expect
to try and secure a numiber of In
dictments In land deals and other
cases before the next grand jury in
this county.
Ormsby McIIarg and E. P. Gor
don, the assistant U. S. attorney gen
erals, have not made a statement ana
while they imeet all representatives
of the press dally, they absolutely
refuse to make any statements as to
their plans. It is known, however.
that special land officers and other
federal omciais are in various por
tlons of New Mexico conducting In
vestigations of land deals and other
matters of a like nature.
Oilier Hemovals Humoral.
The usual amount of rumors are
afloat here today. Among the latest
are that several Judges of district
courts are slated for removal as well
as their clerks.
These rumors, like many others
can not ibe traced further than street
talk. Another report is that E. 1.
Gordon Is known as an indictment
expert" and that he has been sent to
New Mexico for the sole purpose of
drawing up the indictments for the
special officers.
I SiHviul Agents' Counsel.
Mr. Gordon, it is also said, will be
he man "behind the gun," In all le
gal proceedings which the special of
ficers may consider advisable and that
in other words, he is the chief coun
sel for the special agents. This role
heretofore had been assigned by ru
mor to Mr. McIIarg.
The amusing part of the whole
matter Is that those who have here
tofore assumed the "I told you so"
air. appear to watch proceedings with
considerable uneasiness akin to fear.
IfcxMimcntarv Evidence.
It Is said that a large amount of
documentary evidence is being com
piled from day to day by ppeclal of
ficers and submitted to McIIarg and
Gordon for their consideration.
The nature of this evidence, If the
report is true, can not be learned.
One side is in the dark as much as
the other and the two assistants to
the I'. S. attorney general ao,.ear tj
be the only ones who really know
what is beipp done.
They say t'ijy hav; made r.o state
ments and th it any gossip as ti their
work Is mri! gues work jn the purl
ot the publl".
Pittsburg. Pa., August 1. A fire
at Marshalsea, Pittsburg's city "poor
farm, which broke out last night, for
several hours threatened tile destruc
tion of all the buildings cm the
gr Hinds, but was confined to the
buildings used as a laundry, hake
shop, kitchen and chapel. The loss
is fifty thousand dollars.
Six employes, who were fighting
the flames, were caught under fall
ing wall. Samuel Means was crush
ed to death and W. H. Larkin so
seriously injured that his rocovery is
doubtful. The others aro not dan
gerously hurt.
Nearly five hundred Insane inmates
were removed from danger without
Philadelphia, August 1. Kdmond
15. Wat.-on, president of the Northern
National hank and treasurer of the
1 it it i y Hess itrcwlng Co.. was found
dead in the swimming pool of the
Columbia club early today. Watson's
f unily Is away and he spent much of
the summer at the club.
Commercial Club In com
nlcatlon With Concern
to Secure Big
Proposed Plants Will be Large
and Well Worth Going After
President Brooks Optimistic
Regarding Present
Situation. '
.Albuquerque may yet have a big
smelter, notwithstanding the fact thai
the Trl-Uulltun Mining company has
decided to locate Its plant at Canon
City, Colo. In fact, while the land
is practically In condition lor pur
chase for a site for this company's
smelter and the fueX transportation
and other problems had been settled
In favor ot the company, the lead
ers In the movement to secure the
smelter are not feeling at all badly
over the change In location. Two
other propositions, both for smelters
much larger than the Trl-Uuliion
plant, have been attracted by the of
fer of Albuquerque to the Tri-Uul-liun
company, and It is believed that
one of these companies will locate au
immense plant here.
.Leading business men today state
that negotiations which have beeu
under way for some days, will now
be pushed to a conclusion and that
Albuquerque will have a smeller
within a short time.
George ti. Brooks, president of the
Commercial club, stated today;
President Optimistic.
"When we first 'began negotatlng
with Mr. Traylor. of the Tri-Builiou
company, the proposition was that
he would erect a smelter with a ca
pacity of liuu tons a day. but of late
he was merely considering a fifty-
ton iplant, that is to start wltn. Con
sidering the fact that he was able to
acquire a plant which cost a million
dollars for a song at Canon City it
is not to Ibe wondered at that his
company finally decided to locate at
that place. Yet it seems strange that
the company would deem It aavia-
able to establish its plant so far from
lis base of ore supplies which is th
Kelly district of New Mexico.
"A smelter In this country cannot
run in opposition to the smeller
trust if It must depend upon custom
trade. The plant taken over by the
Tri-iSulllon company at Canon City
had to cease operations by reason of
the competition of the smelter trust
which cut Its smelter charges in that
vicinity until the rival works were
compelled to go out of business.
Thus this big plant became practical
ly worthless and was bought for a
very low price by the 'Iri-JJUlllon
company. 1 venture to state that a
well equipped smeller established in
Albuquerque could handle Traylor'
ore from the company's mine south
of here cheaper than he can handle
them himself after paying the cost
of transportation to Canon City.
Expect Success.
"The people of Albuquerque have
worked hard for a smelter; the busi
ness men have contributed generous
ly to provide a site and no end of
effort has been made toward guaran
teeing the necessary supply of slack
and coal at reasonable price for ths
smelter people. Moreover, most ad
vantageous rates were promised by
the railroads, both for ore and fuel
shipments. Naturally none of these
advantages are lost and they can still
be taken advantage of by other con
cerns that may locate here. This city
is now in a position to offer better
inducements to a smelter company
than ever before and we do Jiol en
tertain any doubt that a big smelter
can find it worth while to come here.
So we do not feel that the work we
have done has been in vain. In faot
two large firms are at present nego
tiating in regard to establishing big
plants here and both of these are
considering bigger 'propositions, by
far, than the Traylor proposition."
Frederick W. Cantleld, of Ctiea. N.
Y., formerly art teacher at the Car
lisle Indian school In Pennsylvania,
was married to Miss Ann Goutler, a
full blooded Pueblo Indian girl, at
Seama yesterday. The bride and
grom will leave In a short time for
Neah Pay, Wash., where they will
take charge of tlu government In
dian school at that place. Mr. Can
field is well known as a writer of
short fiction.
Mr. and Mrs. Cantleld will spend
several days visiting the Indian vil
lages near Seama, before leaving for
Mrs. C. E. Colgrove. of the local
Indian school, attended the Wedding.
The groom is the son of William
W. Caiitichl of the 'ilea (New York)
Daily observer, one of the veteran
journalists of New Yolk.
Aberdeen. South Dakota, August 1.
One hundred and sixty squire
miles of growing grain in lirown and
Spink counties was practically de
stroyed Tuesday night by the worst
hail storm in that vicinity In many
years. The storm was accompanied
by a high wind.
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Miss I.ydla Conley, of Wynmlot tribe, and only Indian woman lawyer in
the I' nl led States.
Government Would Sell Cem
etery But She Watches
With Shotgun.
Kansas City, Kan., August 1. In
order to protect the grave of her
mother and to keep the government
from despoiling it, Miss Lyda Con
ley, the only Indian woman lawyer
In the country, has erected a cot
tage In the center of Huron ceme
tery here, and with a shotgun will
drive off those who attempt to take
possession of the property. Uncle
Sam has undertaken to sell the prop
erty which is the last resting place
of the old and famous tribe of Wyan
dot Indians which once occupied the
w hole state of Ohio, and which was
driven slowly westward, making its
last stand In Kansas.
The government ,at the request of
the city authorities, has had a com
mission appointed to dispose of the
property. Miss Conley sought to pre
vent this in the federal circuit court,
but she has been ruled against, and
it was the ruling that caused her to
prepare to guard her mother's grave
when the time comes. She says no
one shall move the bodies ot her
loved ones from their resting place
so long as she is able to lift a hand
in protest.
She I si an Attomev.
Miss Conley has many of the pop
ular attributes of the Indian. It is
her boast that illness is a stranger to
her, merely by reason of the fact that
she instinctively obeys the Indian
rules of health. She can work for
days without food and yet without
feeling fatigue. In fact, her whole
time is spent in & manner that would
put a girl less hardy out of the run
ning in a very short time. From
early morning until late at night she
is busy with her practice, besides
reading authorities to sustain her
contention regarding Indian rights In
the federal court. She has been a
practicing attorney for five years.
Paris, France, August 1. The
cruiser Forbin, now at the Azores,
has been ordered to go immediately'
to Cas.1 lilanca, where a massacre of
foreigners occurred yesterday. Two
cruisers at Toulon have also been or
dered to prepaie to lesve for tne
same destination.
Chicago, August 1. "Every state
in the uiiiou will, at a comparatively
early dale, be free from tile legalized
liquor traffic," said Charles it. Jones, j
chairman of the national prohibition
committee, last night.
Join s b ishs his prediction on toe
fiction of (icoiKia in enrolling Itself
among the "dry states." Ho believes
that the republicans and democrats
will be fighting over the liquor ques
tion as their main issue at an early
Jap Clark Case Brings Out
Interesting Account of
Willing of Jim Chase.
Kstancia. N. M., August 1. (Sw
cial) Considerable of a sensation
was caused in the trial or "Jap"
Clark, a cowboy, charged with kill
ing James Chase, two years ago at
Torrance, this county, when Julia
Carvin, under cros examination,
stated positively that she saw Clark's
companion and personal friend, lie
Kean, shoot Chase down with a large
caliber Winchester, following Chas'
tight in the street with Clark.
Julia liaivln said that after Clark
shot Chase, the deputy sheriff was
able to walk and that he made his
way to a house, a short distance from
where the fight in tho street took
The witness then stated that she
saw McKean, a short distance away,
raise a Winchester to his shoulder
and Hie. Chase then fell to the
A short time after Chase fell, Wil
son McFarland ran to where Chase
lay but turned und began shooting
tovvard's his (McFarlaud's) horse as
the animal was trying to run away.
In fact from the testimony of wit
nesses, nearly every one in Torrance,
who had a gun, was shooting at some
thing or other.
Tho case will probably go to the
Jury tomorrow and the verdict is in
doubt. The following witnesses have
been examined in the case thus far:
J. C. Gilbert, Wilson McFarland. Ul
lie McFarland, Julia (iarvin, J. W.
Mayes, I'. ;. Hill. Doc- Michaels,
James Smart and Frank Davidson.
0H-rutr Saw Shooting.
line of the strongest witnesses for
the prosecution is believed to be J.
W. Mayes, who was the telegraph op
erator at Torrance at the time of the
killing, and who Is now an insurance
agent and attorney at Santa Fe. May
es reached Kstancia last evening and
went on the Hand today. Ho stood
on the platform of the little station In
Torrance in plain view of Clark and
Chase and saw the light from start to
Clark has not been placed on the
stand In his own defense will prob
ubly not be.
Says it Hill Kcir Defense.
He admits that he shot t'hase but
says that Chase first drew a six-shooter,
whirled and began shooting at
lit in. Clark was wounded in the leg
but did not fall.
After he and Chase had ceased fir
ing at one another, Chase walked
around the corner and was passing
near a house, a short distance from
where he and Clark had fought when
he fell.
It was at tills point that Julia
(Jarviu says she saw McKean, who
bad been Joined by Clark at another
bous.. fuitlo-r up the street, shoot
Chase with a Winchester.
I'hase was carried In a blanket to
a nearby bouse where lie died. He
was shot through the abdomen and
through the hips.
Chase and McKean 111 the mean
time got Into their buggy and started
out of town. About this time, a man
in Ibe neighborhood recognized theiu
and began firing with a Winchester.
There was some testimony to the
effect that I'laik drove the horses
while McKean stood on the buggy
sent und returned the fire with U tsix
shooter. A feature of the trial was the bul
let riddled clothing of James Chase
(Continued on Page Kiglit.)
Officer Will Go to Demlng Tonight
to View Men Held There For
Alleged Complicity
In Crime Last
Gallup, N. M August 1. (Sm-cIii1)
James McFarland. the special offi
cer of the Santa Fe, who was shot
and badly wounded last Friday by
two tramps ut Helen, and who passed
through Albuquerque yesterday en
route to Gallup to view two suspects
held here, declared this morning that
one of tho men In the Gallup Jail Is
the man who shot him, but he cannot
Identify the other and does not be
lieve he was with the man who did
the shooting.
McFarland will go to Demlng this
evening to look nt two men who are
under arrest there on suspicion of
being Implicated In the shooting. His
inspection will determine whether
these men shall be held or not.
The man In Jail here whom he dors
not Implicate in the shooting will be
released. He was arrested last Sat
urday at this place in company with
the other man but Insists that he had
Just met the fellow and did not even
know his name or where he had
come from.
(shot by Tramps.
McFarland was shot at Helen
shortly after the arrival of No. 9 last
Friday morning. He had started to
walk along the train on his usual In
spection trip, looking for hoboes,
who habitually ride beneath and on
top of this train, when two men
darted off the blind baggage. He
called to them to halt and when they
kept on running, he fired a shot into
the ground in order to frighten them.
The shot, however, had the opposite
effect. One of the two stopped and
fired nt McFarland. After a running
fight, McFarland recel. 'd a bullet In
his back near his spine and the oth
er escaped in the confusion following
McFarland's fall. A careful search
was made for him but It was not
until two men were arrested at Gal
lup and two others at Demlng that
the search began to have results.
Identifies one Man.
McFarland was rushed to the San
ta Fe hospital at Laa Vegas and
owing to his good constitution, he
recovered rapidly. Tuesday night
he insisted on leaving the hospital In
order to identify the men at Gallup
If possible. The physicians there as
sented and he went to Albuquerque,
remaining there until last night when
he came to Gallup. On his arrival
here he immediately went to the Jail
and promptly picked out one of the
two men from among several others
is the man who hud fired the shots
at him at Helen. The fellow dis
claimed his guilt und declared mat
he had never seen the officer before,
but McFarland Is positive that he Is
the man nnd thinks ho can further
prove his Identity by citizens of Helen
und others who saw the shooting.
The accused man gives several
names, according to officers who have
interviewed him. Ho will be taken to
Albuquerque tonight on train No. 8,
providing he will go without a war
rant. Should he refuse a warrant will
be sworn out for him In Valencia
county and he will lie taken there for
trial as soon as the warrant can
reach Gallup.
McF-rland stated to friends yester
day that he would have no difficulty
In identifying the men who did the
shooting, as they ran away through
the brilliant light cast from the elec
tric headlight of No. 9's locomotive,
and were seen by the englnemen and
several others.
The arrests at Gallup and Demlng
were made through Hen Williams,
Santa Fe special officers at Albuquer
que, who went to Helen Immediately
after tho shooting.
San Francisco, August 1. Jimmy
lirlft made the following statement
after his tight last night with "Hat
tling" Nelson, In which the decision
was given In his favor at the end of
twenty rounds.
"Nelson could not have gone half
a round further. I am willing to
meet nny 133 pound man in the
Nelson said: "I have no excuses.
Hritt fought a good fight, but at that
I think he won In the last round. I
did my best."
ltutte, Mont., August 1. The re
fusal of the mine owners to grant an
increase of 50 cents per day to the
machinists employed in the mines
was followed by tho calling out of the
no-inhcrs of the machinists' union at
midnight last night. About J5'J men
belong to the union.
The present wage scale Is I C0 per
day. Should the strike last long It
will result in shutting down the
Attack at Casa Blanca
Which Nine Whites
Met Death Is
American Physician Tells of Mas
sacre. Its Cause, and Inability
of Sultan or Pashas to
Protect Foreigners
In Morocco.
Tangier, August 1. Dr. Merl.
Who arrived h..r Inst nlnhl n ih.
German shin, which i.rmiriin
ber of Jews and other refugees from
-o-- uianca. is me nearer of a re
port to the French charge d affaires
nere, snowing mat the slaughter of
Kuropeans in Casa lilanca was the
uuici'ine oi a. jioiy 'war preached by
the Arabs for the extermination uf
all Europeans.
On Monday night a number of
Arabs entered Casa lilanca and de
manded that the harbor improve
ments cease. The pasha of Casa
Hlanca pointed out that the work was
being done with the sanction of the
sultan, whereupon the chief replied
that the sultan was no longer their
ruler, as he obeyed Christians.
Incited Murderous lUot.
He then began to incite the na
tives to exterminate the Jews a.i I
Kuropeans. one European was
stoned and hacked, to 'pieces.
Various residents made a rush for
the French and Spanish consulates
for protection, and during their flight
at least eight were killed.
The French consul, demanded that
the pasha provide a guard to recover
the bodies, but when the. rescue party
reached the scene it was charged by
a nuTntber of Arnh hnrfl.nion n , i
to flight. In the meantime the Jevs
and Kuropeans were takeu a'.ioard a
Herman snip.
It Is expected that Casa Blanca
will be Invaded by 20.000 Arabs to
dav. The Frmich rni!,.. lo ll'n.
which left here last night for that
piace, snouiu arrive mere today.
People Watching For Interest
ing Event This
Home, Italy, August 1 The Ital
ian people are awaiting with Interest
the coming of Europe's next royal
Siaby. It is stated with authority
that Queen Helena will present King
Vi i:i:x HKi.tM:.
Victor with a fourth little one dur
inji the fall.
The royal Italian family Is one of
the most Interesting of the world's
kingly people. Tho king Is a lover
of children and wherever he goes,
his admiration for the little ones is
openly avowed. The queen Is a true
mother and her three children have
been taught all of the necessities of
home life anil are accomplished in
I lie arts of hniiemaking.
The expected event will he watch
ed with unusual interest hi Italy, ow
ing to the popularity of the beauti
ful queen, who Is almost worshipped
by tile people.
li:i.l (.li: ANDItlAVS 1I.I
1. i:VK WsllN(.io TONIGHT
t C C S
Washington, I), c. August 1.
(SM-elitl) Delegite W. II. An-
drews will leave Washington to-
night for Albuquerque.
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Woman Will Remain Jn So
corro Jail Until Justice
of Peace
Her Story of Killing of Jesus Pa
dilla to Protect Her Daughter.
Is Receiving Confirmation
From Several Sources
Socorro, N. M., August 1. (Spe
cial) There are no new develop
ments In the case of Mrs. Louis Per
alta, held here for the killing qf 14-year-old
Jesus Padilla, son of her
neighbor, which was told In The Citi
zen last night, except that offers of
assistance and profers to go on her
bond as soon aa the court Axes the
amount, are being made almost
Many of these offers are coming
from San Antonio and San Antontto.
the latter being a small village, prac
tically part of San Antonio, and
where both parties to the killing
lived. Mrs. Peralta has always borne
an excellent reputation In this coun
ty, her family being known for its
honesty and thrifty qualities and
there Is not the slightest doubt but
Wiat she will obtain bond as soon aa
the court acta in the matter.
Await a Prclimlimry.
Her preliminary hearing will be
held at San Antonio, before the Jus
tice of the peace In that precinct and
it is the general belief of her neigh
bors and friends that she will be
cleared of the charge of murdering
the boy, as it Is almost certain that
she can clearly show the Justice that
the boy was trespassing on her prop
erty, and that she believed he . had
come to harm her daughter, at whose
window some of the party he waa a
member of, had tapped several times
Just prior to the shooting. She also
expects to show that she had prcr
vlously warned the boys to keep away
from her home and that she had
called to them three times on the
night of the killing, warning them
that they must keep away from tne
girls' bed chamber window.
Conceals Nothing.
The frail native woman, bent with
age, her gray hair neatly arranged
und clothing showing evidences of
the careful habits of the wearer, alb
In her cell at the county Jail, occas
ionally weeping over the tragedy
which she feels was necessary to pro
tect her home and the honor of her
family. She talks as freely aa her
tears will permit with everyone and
has never made the slightest effort
to conceal anything. Her statementa
are borne out in detail by her daugh
ters, and also by other facts in con
nection with the case.
Can Give lloiul.
Should the Justice at San Antonio
hold her to the grand Jury without
bond, application will be made Im
mediately to the district Judge to fix
bond for her, and there seems not
the slightest doubt that she will be
released in a short time, either by
action of the Justice at the prelimi
nary, when she may be discharged
from custody, or in case he commlta
her to Jail to await action of the
ifiMini iinv hv the flxlnor of bond bv
the district court.
Offers to go on her bond have been
made by some of the richest men In
the county and it Is staled here that
she will be able to give almost any
amount necessary to secure her re
Chippewa Falls, Wis., August 1.
Congressman Jenkins, chairman of
the house Judiciary committee, last
night issued a statement relative to
tile North Carolina railroad rate Im
broglio. He says there never has
been any event since the civil war
that calls for so severe condemnation
as the recent senseless tirade on be
half of the states against the nation.
He adds that It Is humiliating that
the matter has been compromised,
and that the nation has to some ex
tent surrendered.
"The civil war was the result of
such agitation and we may pave
earlier than we want another civil
war." he said. "T avert such a ca
lamity and preserve the nation, we
must conform to the law, obey the
law and have the law framed ac
cording to the framework pro.ided
by the constitution."
Judge Jenkins points out that the
supreme court of the I'nitid tate
is made the final Judi between the
state and the nati n.
that the exec-alive of a
He beiitves
.-laic, saoulj
keep cool, maintaining
and remember that lv
ni. dignity.
nas to
peiid on the Vidl.
to .-ave the union
iary of tne country
Duluth. Minn.. August 1. Work
on the ore docks began promptly
this morning with 243 men, and mote
were put on as the day udvauced.
Tnere was no trouble. Loading be
gin at the Hull ll"st mine at nib
bing today and no violence has been

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