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Denver, Col., August IS Fair
tonight and Friday.
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14 OET THJE NEWS FIRST"
ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY EVENING. AUGUST 15. 1907.
X ILL IT COME TO THIS?
SAYS THAT HE STARTED
BIG STRIKE IS OVER"
OLD CAVto A
FIRE IN CAR AT
Strong Belief That He Intends
to Follow up Rebating
Case to the
.Matter Has Assumed a Shape That
Is Causing Considerable Worry
In Department of Justice.
Judge's Course Not
Chicago, August 15. II is the gen
eral impression among attorneys here
ihut i.i.iio T-sn-wtia will not nav any
attention to the promise of Immunity
jnaae uy me uepariiiieni. ui juouvw
to the Chicago and AJton railroad,
k i.-tit... i Ut rwnj.iulM rt thtit mad irave
testimony against the Standard Oil
company oi iruiiana, resulting
. . . . . . ii i ii rw . A hu
oil trust ueing nni
judge Landis on iiii uuuuuj, ioiiB
i .k pahalinir
Judge Landls yesterday continued
the term of court which he had call-
.0..4 ..i,r..kt r I m ir lha K 1 ! Ml I ffmnd 1UTV.
which had been summoned to hear
evidence against tne cnicago ana Al
ton, to leave ine coun lumu uu.i
he has time to inane a iuu invests
.tun iha auA T4a t7:ive no intima
tion as to the probable result of that
Investigation, provided he finds that
.ooi Alton wnii granted
Immunity, merely stating that he had
Just been lntorniea oy me uepaii.
ment of justice of its promise to tho
t tn nv.,kiiitA viiia with tne
United States government to keep Its
word to the letter and the department
will be greatly embarrassed if Judge
Landls persists In having the grand
jury Investigate the railroad's share
I - . 1. .i.l.ilwi.1 auan thrtllirh thA ftVi-
1 1 ( lira icuaiuiRi u . v . a-- ---
dence in the Standard Oil case pro
vided tna,t tne roaa is equnuy uo.j
with the oil trust In at least 1462
While the judge may recognize the
promise to the company a cumul
ation. It is also possible that he may
Insist on certain officials of the road
Should Judge Landls te Inclined to
When Judge Landls inclined to
push the prosecution, however, the
authorities in Washington would be
in a predicament. There is no official
in the United States with a delegated
power sufficient to grant immunity
. ? . I nrlmlna of-
TO a LtfipUIiillUII kvri n. w .... -
nBA ' i -,. n v- immunity and Dar-
don freflunetly are resorted to by the
state courts as a onuo uy uitojh y
which one criminal nurns am
j . i l.4- unnthpr hut the feder-
al courts, with all the power at their
command, seiaom ii ever uao w
The president of the (united States
may pardon an onenaer nei- cuiiyh
tion. Nothing has been divulged by
the authorities in Washington the
only source of reports as to immun
ity thus far to show that forgiveness
extends to the individuals. The law
will protect those who testified for
the government, and it Is probable
mat me secret ubi cciuum i. nv,,-
A friend of Judge Landis In Ig-
1 rA x'lura th fudge has
been vistting his brother, stated today
that Iandia told him yesterday as
they rode to Chicago, in order that
the judge mlgm continue ino itun
......, until ho hurt time to Inves
tigate Attorney General Moody's
agreement with thfl Chicago and Al
ton, that "l will oe a party to no
.in V, ( n-i-ini m cY t "
This mentis suiies mm itii'ii., u
the district attorney refuses, on ad
vices from Washington, to conduct
the Investigation, that the court will
appoint a special attorney for the
rase and bar the district attorney
from the grand Jury room.
Judge landls will probably make
known his Intentions within a few
days. The telegraphers' strike pre
vents his being able to get Immediate
commuuicatlon with Washington and
the matter is being investigated by
Soiomonville, Ariz., August 1.1.
Officers hi re are closely guarding An
astasio Qulros, a young man, who ad
mits having shot down a buy mimed
Kufraslo Kertoldo at an Irrigation
ditch at Sail Jose, a. village i-asl of
this place. Sunday evening.
Aceording to the story, which has
caused intense feeling against Qulros,
he met the licrtoldo boy and two oth
er la.ls just after dark Sunday even
ing near the Irrigation ditch and af
ter speaking to them, he pushed a re
volver close against Kertohlo's breast
-and Died, killing the boy Uistantly.
He claims to hive had prior trou
ble with the hoys and said that he
kill-d Hertoldo In self defense, though
officers doubt his xiory as he is fully
gi-uAii. while the :.-rtol.o lad was
undersized and generally reputed to
be of amiable disposition.
After the shooting Qulros went to
officials at San Joso and gave him
self up. 'i'hev finally brought him
here for safekeeping, us feeling fit
Sm Jos is high. Itolh parties to the
oft.ilr be'jng to well known native
Defense In Lost Spanish Bul
lion Case Is Attempting
to Prove That
WHS YAQU1 INDIAN
Proposes to Show That Its Prop
erty Is Valuable and Not Mere
ly a Bait For Suckers
Denver, Colo., August 15. That
the "old Yaqul Indian' "mentioned in
the Lost Bullion advertising as hav
ing pointed out the Bear mountain
mine to George Du Bols Is no fable
but a real, living redskin is the con
tention of the defense In the Lost
Bullion Spanish Mines company trial.
Herbert Kowlee, a young white
man from Silver City, was put on the
stand for the government last week,
and testified that he was the original
of the "old Yaqul Indian." The de
fense takes issue with Mr. Rowlee.
The defendants' lawyers say they
will show that Rowlee Is mistaken,
and that his claims to distinction as
a member of the fast-vanishing Yaqul
tribe are unfounded.
"We will show the existence of a
lost ' Spanish mine on Bear moun
tain was actually disclosed to Mr.
Du Bolg by an Indian," declared C.
V. Franklin of counsel for the de
fense this afternoon. "The story told
In the advertising literature Is ac
curate." The Lost Bullion lawyers say they
have not yet decided whether or not
they will produce the Yaqul Indian
as a witness. Mr. Franklin said they
would prolbaibly not do so.
The government closed Its case this
morning, and the defendants began
their fight for liberty. One wltne3
for the defense was put on the stand
before the noon recess. This was
Professor Ernst Karl Llndemann, an
old mining engineer and explorer,
who has been all over the world.
Professor Llndemann, it is claim
ed, built the nrst house in Denver.
He came here in 1858. He said on
the stand this morning that he buiu
the first ore mill in Colorado. He
went to New Mexico in 1861 and built
a smelter. He has traveled in Eu
rope, Africa, South America and Aus
tralia. He discovered Llndemann lake
In Alaska. He now lives in Boulder.
The defense put Professor Llnde
mann on the stand to testify as to
his acquaintance with the Lost Bul
lion mine. He said he had visited
New Mexico in the '60s and again in
1878, after his travels in AXrica.
Suva It's a Mine.
He told how an old man, Jamea
Lucas, had told him, as far back as
1861. of the legend of the old Span
ish mine In Bear mountain. At that
time Llndemann searched, but he did
not uncover the bonanza. When it
was discovered, he went down and
"I worked thirteen hours a day for
more than a week, examining that
property," said he, "and I took accu
rate note of everything." Being shown
a map, he said that he had made it
and he pointed out the iron dikes,
the prophyry dikes and a number of
veins which the prosecution contends
do not exist.
He was still telling about this
examination when the court took its
"From your examination is the mine
on Bear mountain an old Spanish
mine or a cave?" Attorney Franklin
aked the witness.
"It Is an old Spanish mine," re
Before onening the case for the de
fendants the attorneys for the Lost
Bullion company made a motion to
dismiss the case. Judge Lewis over
ruled the motion, except as it ap
plied to the conspiracy indictment
against R. O. Hunt, Danton Pinkus
and W. R. Cameron. He reserved his
decision on this part of the motion
until after all the testimony on both
aides had been presented.
IN A SALOON, MAY
iiujl;is, Arizona, August 15. Wil
liam (ireene, the K. P. & S. W. brake
maii, who was hut and dangerously
MiijiMvd in a saloon here by Kdwurd
I'renton, may recover. His condition
is improving and a strong constitu
tion is backing him up.
(ireene und several other railroad
iii-ii were around the saloon in
whirh Preston U a bartender, for
some hours, bullying patrons und em
ployes, and gradually lnrominK more
intoxicated. Finally lrevne was r
dered out of tlir place. He returned
later and reached for his gun with
the remark that lie didn't propose to
be run out again. He had repeatlly
called the bartender vile names on
his former visits and Preston w.m
watching for trouble. As Greene
pulled Ills gun. Preston grabbed a
six-shooter from beneath the bar and
lired twice, one bullet .-Hiking
ilieeiie in. the body ne.ir the heart.
Several of the companions of the
wounded man became violent that
I ofilcer took them ill charge and it is
' reported today that they have been
! discharged by the railroad company.
FAMOUS EAION LAND
GRANT SOLD FOR
Eighty Nine Thousand Acres
of Grazing Land Pur
chased Near Lamy.
WILL BE CONVERTED
INTO MONSTER RANCH
Santa Fe, N. M., August 15.
(Special.) One of the biggest land
deals to be closed in this territory In
years, was consummated today when
S. N. Sharon and N. Laughlln sold
the well known Eaton Land Grant in
south Santa Fe county containing
89,000 acres for 1143.000.
The person appearing in the sale as
purchaser is B. K. Panky of Topeka,
Kansas, but It Is a he bought the
land for a corporation. A. A. Ood
dard, an attorney of Topeka, Kansas,
closed the deal here this afternoon
and the money and deeds have chang
ed hands. - ' aj
Tlllo Confirmed by Congress.
The land grant in question has a
perfect title. It was confirmed by
the United States congress on June
21 1 8 6 0
Besides Sharon and Laughlln It is
understood that T. B. Catron, an at
torney of this city, also has a largo
Interest in the grant and will receive
a large portion of the money involv
ed In the transaction.
The Katon Land Grant, It is un
derstood, will be stocked with cattle
and will be turned Into an Immense
ranch, although there Is a report that
a portion of the trrant will be cut into
small sections and colonized.
Hugo Tract of Ijftnd.
The Eaton Land Grant stretches
away from a point near Lamy Junc
tion and covers a large tract of the
best grazing land in Santa Fe coun
ty. The grant was recently fenced
with a durable barb wire and por
tions of It have been leased from time
to time as grazing lands.
It la known that negotiations have
been under way for the sale of the
grant for some time. It Is a particu
larly desirable tract of land for the
most part, as it Is well watered and
suitable for ranching.
KHdJ.n hy iovii:it
Berlin, August 15. A dynamite
factory at Doetbitz exploded today,
i )ne life Is know n to be lost and
eight are missing, believed to be
killed. Twenty are dangerously and
sixty slightly hurt.
STOCK M AltKlOT BROKE
IIAIM.Y AGAIN' TODAY
New York, August 15. The slock
market broko badly again nt the
opening today. Representative stocks
are selling materially below yester
day's low prices. There was a fever
ish rally but the stocks sank again to
within a fraction of the lowest point.
The appointment of a receiver for
the pope Manufacturing company
was one of the factors in the .ump.
Mi:ssiK ok nr.vni.
Pes Moines, la., August 15. Will
lam Reynolds, a railway operator at
Muplcton, near Sioux City. o:i the C.
M. Ar St. IV, refused yesterday to take
a telegram from a non-union opera
tor at Cedar Kapids. Later ho was
called on the long dUtanca telephone
arid told that his mother wag dead
at Cedar ltapids. This was the mes
sage he received by telegraph.
SECRET SERVICE MEN
ARE WATCHING ALL
They are In Employ of Every
Big Corporation In
TO ATTORNEY GENERAL
Chicago. III., August 15. The
Record-Herald says that secret ser
vice agents of the United States de
partment of Justice, working through
the bureau corporations, are said to
be on the payrolls of all the big rail
roads and trust combinations In the
country. In Chicago alone, it is said,
that there are at least 150 special
men working for the railroads and
packing house companies, watching
to see whether the corporation laws
While no proof Is obtainable of this
statement, It Is known that in several
Instances the men suspected have
been removed on the ground that
they were government spies.
Watching fur lllegalltioa.
It is positively known here, how
roads and packing plants have di
vulged, In moments of forgetfulness,
enough information to prove their
connection with the department of
Justice. That Uncle Sam through
his trusted secret agents is keeping
an eye on the big combinations to
l see that such laws as the pure food,
rebate, etc., are carried out to the
letter. Is a fact that Is fast develop
ing. In turn the corporations are watch
ing every man suspected of being a
government spy and these are dis
charged as rapidly as they are discov
ered. In the past week, five men
were dropped from the payrolls of
one corporation here for no other
reason, apparently, than that they
were suspects of being In the pay
of the government.
WILL LEAVE CAPITAL
Humor Hint I'uriiilure Iw lleing
1'ucketl mill That Ho Intends to
(ilvc I i Ills lti-Milcnco in II mt
t it) Plans Not Known uml
Knnior Not Verified,
Santa Fe, N M., August 15. (Sp
elul) II. J. Ilagernian, late executive
of New Mexico, is to give up his resi
dence In this city, according to a re
port in circulation here today.
The ex-governor's plans are not
known but It is understood that he
will go to his father's home at Itos
well for the time being.
It 1 sal i today, that Mr. Hager
man has a nan at his residence here
packing his ho-isehold belongings
and that they will be shipped to Al
hiniuerii ue. in. 1 disposed of, except
such portions of them as ho may de
sire to retain.
It is also reported that negotiations
are under way for u. sale of the resi
dence purchased by Mr. ilageirnan
here and remodeled by him at con.
Mr. llagerinan's home here was
handsomely furnished and was one of
the best In the illy.
CASA BLANCA IN RUINS
AS RESULT OF
Four Thousand Moors As
saulted City But Were Re
pulsed by Ships.
TO RELIEVE TROOPS
Tangier, Morocco, August IB Pour
thousand Moors attacked Casa Blan
ca yesterday, but were repulsed. N
The tribesmen displayed dauntless
courage, charging repeatedly almost
to the French guns, but a hall of
shrapnel shells finally drove them
back with heavy loss In killed nd
The fire of the warships In the
roadstead was terribly effective on the
nuutses of native horsemen. The
French losses were considerable.
Klboubeker, the governor of Cam
Wanca, has been dismissed for hav
ing abetted the massacre of Euro
peans at that place. He Is now a
prisoner on board the French cruiser
The transport Oasis, with troops
from Algiers and oran, has arrived
at Casa lilnnea. Three hundred Span
ish Infantrymen end a squadron of
mivalry have embarked at Cadiz for
Casa nianca. The Spanish cruiser
Hlo tie Ijj. Plata has arrived at Casa
lllaiKMi, where the sanitnry situation
Is said o be groatly Improved,
Washington, D. C, August 15. The
state department has received the fol
lowing cablegram from American
Minister Grummer, dated at Tangier:
"I have been Informed by the con
sular agent at f'ai lilnnea under
date of the 10th, that the town has
been virtually destroyed, and that
naturalized American citizens have
lost everything. Ho also savs that
the foreigners have left Alcazar for
Ijarache for security.
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All tluit was felt of the ear eon liiiiilng the dviiaiulw, which explored
burning, killing throe men and woundiiiK over KM) M'ople. J. V. ilci'vcs
that they kturtcd this liro while both were intoxiculed.
J. W. Reeves, a Conductor,
Confesses That He Is Re
sponsible for Great
FINALLY BROKE DOWN
Admitted Guilt When Officers Told
Him Another Alan Had De
clared That He Lighted
Oily Waste at C. &
Uoulder, Colo.. August 15. To
the sheriff and others at Boulder yes
terday. J. V. Reeves made a written
confession that for the purpose of
roasting "scabs" alive he set the fir
In the Colorado A Southern railway
yards which cost three lives, destroy
ed much valuable property and caus
ed an explosion which damaged many
buildings and shattered nearly every
pane of glass in the city, beside in
juring over 100 people.
This confession was secured after
the olllcers had obtained strong evi
dence against Keeves, and when they
confronted him with It he broke
down, wept, and made the confession,
Insisting that, although three men
accompanied him to the scene of the
fire, one of them ran away when he
began his incendiary work and the
other two took no part in It.
He named the men who accompa
nied him, but tht officers refused to
give their names for publication.
Keeves declared he had not been
promised immunity or that he was
making the . confession under duress.
He charged 'all his troubles to whis
ky, asserted that ha wanted no attor
ney to defend him, and expressed a
desire for an early death.
Keeves was taken to Denver last
night for safe keeping, although there
had been no demonstration at Boul
der. .. -
An accom-pllce . of Reeves named
Klser, who ha been under arrest
several days, narrowly escaping being
lynched, and was .brought to Denver
In an automobile and Jailed for safe
keeping. KiiMIHM'ted From First.
From the first, suspicion was fast
ened on Keeves. It was Dick Wood
roe who warned Night Watchman Ivy
of the impending trouble at the de
pot Saturday morning, and not
lieevas, as was first reported.
Saturday morning City Marshal
Kaye ordered Policeman J. J. Mills
to arrest Keeves If he could be found.
Mills succeeded In finding him, but
had considerable trouble in getting
him Into Jail, being twice obliged to
use his club on Keeves.
The city officers and the sheriff
worked on the few clues obtained,
but all the time Keeves refused to
talk except to deny that he was Im
plicated In the affair.
After considerable evidence had
been gathered, Keeves was last night
confronted by Attorney K. H. Doo
llttle, of Denver, claim agent of the
Colorado & Southern road, and told
of the evidence against him. Keeves
said that he could face the man who
claimed he was guilty, would call that
man a liar and tell all he knew.
Today a num was found who told
the story in Keeves' presence. His
confession as well as his name is
kept a secret. After this story was
told Attorney Doollttle faced Iteeve
"Now then, you said last night If
we could face you with the evidence,
you would tell all you know. You said
you would call this man a liar. Will
you do so? He has confessed like
a man, and so have others. Now
then, It Is up to you to act the man
and do your part."
Keeves hesitated, and then calling
Sheriff Kartell and Deputy Clark into
another room, he broke down and
told them all. crying bitterly while
he told his story.
He was taken Into the presence of
(Continued on Pago Right.)
-Won't Return to Work Until
They Come to Terms"
Thus Declare the
President Small. However. Denies
That Difficulty Is Settled-Union
Men Will Remain Out Until
New York, . August 15. At th
general offices of the two telegraph
companies, It was said today that no
difficulty Is experienced in handling
everything offered. "The strike la
over," declared M. L. Clowry, presi
dent and general manager of the
Western Union. "We are hiving ap
plications from the strikers fJ:iy but
we are turning them down We are
filled up and cannot pH.'e them."
Local officers of the union still ex
press their confidence In thi outcome
and they deny that any union men
have applied for employment.
The Associated Prss is moving !t
report and stealllv improving th
No Arbitration Goes.
Chicago, August 15. The telegraph
companies today reopened their of
fices on the board of trade. The op
erators were comparatively few in
nunvber but both companies declared
that they would be able to Improve
the codltions Jn a day. Both tele
graph companies and member of the
union still declare that they will not
arbitrate anything. r
San Francisco, August 15. At noon
yesterday four telegraphers, members
of the striking body, were arrested
In the outskirts, charged with at
tempting to Interfere with the wires
of the two commercial companies.
The police- claim, that the men had
wire cutters and "climbers" in their
possession, and that several breaks in
different circuits can be traced direct
to the men arrested.
The men were immediately balled
out by the local union, but their
names were refused by both police
Cause of Strike.
The demands of the telegraphers,
which caused the strike, are as fol
lows; Day work Six days, eight hours
dally, 130 per week, and overtime
and extra time at the rate of 70
cents per hour.
Night work Six nights, eight
hours. J 3 5 per week, and overtime
and extra at the rate of 70 cents per
The vacation to remain as at pres
ent. A proportionate Increase for chiefs
and sub-chief operators.
iH-nlex That Strike Is Over.
Chicago, 111., August 15. President
Small, of the Commercial Telegra
phers' union, in a statement Issued
this morning, denies the declaration
of President Clowry of the Western
Union, that "the strike Is over." He
says that the operators will remain
out until their demands are conced
ed, and that the strikers are stronger
today than at any time since the
Officials of the local union Insist
that they have plenty of funds to
carry on the struggle, especlaly Bince
the Order of Hallway Telegraphers
came to the aid of the commercial
men with Its money and Its determi
nation not to transmit any Western
AX VIM QUIT
TIIK CIUNI-SF. THKOXE
London, August 15. Shanghai
dispatches say that the empress dow
ager of China has announced her de
termination to abdicate at the next
Chinese new year In favor of the em
peror. Msh ii i ii tmtrtjh
the Ihiuliler, Colo., depot was
I'lc. n U KImt lime eonfevicd