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TRAIN ARRIVALS No. I 7.4S P- m No. 4 S-SO P Nw. 710.55 p. m. No. 8 6.40 p. m. No. g 11.45 P-m- Deliver, Col., September 25 Partly clondy tonight and Thurs day, warmer tonight, colder Thursday. WE GET THE NEWS FIRST ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO. WEDNESDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER 25 1907. NUMBER 225 VOLUME 22. STANDARD WOULD SHIrMIIlEH , EVIDENCE IS IT'S SURE GETTING HOT CALHOUN WILL TESTIFY SNOW FALLS ON GREAT BLAME 10 OTHER k INTRODUCED IN FOR HIS OWN DEFENSE LAKES DURING STORM ORAH CASE Albuquerque Citizen 1- c ; t SHOULDERS V CV S 1 V Oil Trust's Attorneys Attempt to Show That It Is Not Enjoying Monopoly of Business. GENERAL AUDITOR HAMPTON TESTIFIES Says That He 'Audits All jDepart ments of Great Concern But That Books Showing Trans fers Are Not In His Charge. Jvew York, Sept. 25. The line of questioning started by the Standard's attorneys yesterday was continued today and It Is now an assured fact that they will attempt to show that the oil trust does not enjoy the mon opoly claimed by the federal govern men, but that the independents are somewhat to blame In the fixing of prices for oil. Wade Hampton, general auditor of the Standard Oil company, was again on the witne-e stand for a few moments today when the hearing in the federal action for the dissolution of the oil combine was resumed. Af ter testifying that he audited all de partments of the Standard Oil eom unnv Jin I Mtatlnir that the books, showing transfers of certificates and. of stock buying during tne nquiuai ing periods, were never kept In his olllce, ne was eicuwu uj an. xvc logg, who said he would likely call Mr. Hampton again. Piirtlmtc of Corslcana Co. H. C. Folger. director of the Union Tank line, told how he and C. M. Pavne bought the Corslcana OH com pany of Texas with funds furnished by the National Transit company, a Standard subsidiary, and held the atnnk in their names until 1898, when thpv nurchnse d the stock from the National Transit company because of anti-trust legislation. Folger said that the agreement to hnv the Cnrsieana company was made verbally with John V. Arch bold. The witness testified that the management of the Corslcana com pany continued unchanged and Its accounts were forwarded to Mr. Chesbrough, No. 26 Broadway, the New York headquarters of the Stand ard Oil company. Standard Shifts Illanif. That the Standard Oil company .-m trv tn show that the Independent companies are to blame for many of the m sdeeds wun wnicn it is charged was Indicated by the test! nionv at the oil hearing here today In cross-examining a witness, John fi. Milburn. counsel for the oil trust sought to show that the great Stand ard is a much abused corporation that it is charged with iniquities of which it was never guilty and com pelled to carry a load oe pui.nc op probrium far heavier than it de serves. Xot it Monoixily? According to the line of question in followed by Mr. Milburn, the Standard Oil company does not en 1ov a monopoly of the oil industry, it does not seek to crush competition by lowering prices to a ruinous marK hut is rather drawn Into the rate cut ting business by the independents who beirin the cutting of prices to drive the Standard Oil from the field It has not a monopoly of the oil ex port business, and, far from attempt ing to bring Independent competitors Into the trust's fold by unfair means, it takes them in only after they have stood for years, knocking as suppli cants on the Standard door. SiMild Some Kvkh-nco. It whs an apathetic picture that Mr. Milburn. in his cross examina t Urn. drew of the giant oil trust. Af ter getting the witness to testify that the stock of the Standard oil com pany was held in varying amounts by more than B.OdO persons, Mr. Mil burn took up the question of the al leged export monopoly. His question elicited the fact that there were at least seven independent concerns in the exportation of oil and that the Standard tlxed no price on export oil further than to stipulate at what price its oil should be old in the for eign port to which it was consigned, later Mr. Kellogg detracted some what from the force of this testi menv In- compelling the witness to admit that In the case of at least one of Die seven independent export ing companies the Standard held about tine-third of the capital slock and had tried to acquire a controll ing Interest. TAFT ENllSElF PLEASES VORHES Columbus, Ohio, Sept- -5 A. Vorhes. manager for Secretary Taft, gum nut Hie following statement to day : "Tho endorsement of Secretary Taft In- i)ie Nebraska republican state convention is extremely gratify- ing. It is responsive to the over whelming sentiment prevailing, not only in that state, but everywhere Willie Kansas has endorsed Taft through its republican state commit tee. N. hra.ska Is the first to endorse him through its state convention, and the Nebraska endorsement is the tlrst of any of the states outside of Onio. to take any action on the presidency." crown ri:i i:vs wi ns Ml MCI l I.OlON London. Sept. Jj. CoUllle-H M"ll- t trnosos. crown princess of Saxony, .-and SiL'nor Tosclli. a mu.-iclan. were married today at a the Strand. registry otlice on, 31 Sv-j of Alleged Fraudulent Papers. Filed by Dummy Enlrymen. Are Read to Jury. prosecutiotThardly EXPECTHONVICTION Popularity of Senator and His Bold Denial of Charges Against Him Lead to General Belief In His In nocence. Rolse. Idaho. SeDt. 25. The gov eminent today began Dhe introduc tion of testimony In support of the charge that United states Senator William K. Borah, In conspiracy with twelve other persons defrauded the ITnlipd states out of title to one hundred and eight timber tracts or 160 acres each in central Idaho, Much of Uhls testimony, it Is declar ed, will be documentary. Other phases of it will como from men who will confess that they swore falsely in taking out timber claims. I'himth itetul to Jury. The entire morning seslson of the court was taken up with the Intro duction in evidence of thirty-one sets of alleged fraudulent papers, filed In the land ortlce by "dummy entry- men, wiho afterwards turnea inese claims over to the warper iumoer company. S. R. Rush, of Omaha, special assistant to the attorney gen eral of the United States, has charge of the Introduction of this testimony and he read some of the papers to the Jury. (nvicuon -ot j-xneciea. The prominence and popularity of Senator Borah crops out at every stage of the proceedings, and It Is generally believed that It win oe im possible to secure a conviction, though the general Impression is that the senator Is not guilty. The announcement of the prosecution that It only contends that tfhe of fense Is a misdemeanor, and Is not trying to convict him of a felony, has had considerable enect towara mail ing the people of Idaho certain of his Innocence. If he is guilty of the crime of conspiracy, they declare that tine government would prose cute for a felony and not in a half hearted way for a misdemeanor only Attorneys for the government, how ever, hold that the orrense cnargeu against the distinguished Idahoan 1s on v a misdemeanor and couia De no greater. Ktnimrlo Exncctcd. When the evidence at hand Is all read to the Jury, it Is believed that the real strueele will begin. The de fense is not objecting very seriously to the written evidence, but it will flirht much of the oral evidence to be offered. There are a number of witnesses subpoenaed and It is be lleved that the trial will be long drawn out. lasting probably over another week. BOAT TRAIN IS WRECKED IN TUNNEL Nantes, France, Sept. 25. A trans-Atlantic train carrying first class uasseniters from Paris to Cher bourg, where they were to embark on the White Star steamer. Adriatic, was telescoped today In the Breval tunnel. Nineteen persons were in jured but none fatally. used mW FORCE PAYMEM t'lajtoii, X. M.. tiaiiibler Killinl ultli'iiuin. Who Is li-liurg-til ut llcuriiiif. by Clayton. N. M .. Sept. 25. W. J. Millsap, the cattleman, formerly of Liamar, Colo., who shot and killed Hubert Steele, a gambler, a fortnight ago, had his preliminary hearing be fore a magistrate yesterday after noon and was discharged. MUIsap pleaded self-defense. The real story of the tragedy was developed at the hearing. MilLsap owed Steele JjiJ'J and had promised to pay him on (lie day fol lowing tho killing. Steele agreed to this, but late that night met Mill" sap a,'ain and demanded the money. Millsap explained he wouid pay it the following day, and Steele sug gested that the two take a walk and talk it over. When the two men had got fifty yard from the business part of Main street. Steele insisted the numej must be paid then and there and be came aiiusive. "Pay now or I'll kill you." ald Steele. Millsap remon started, and Steele drew his revolver and pointed it at tho cattleman's stomach Millsap knocked the gun down ward and It exploded, the bullet passing (through the calf of his left leg. Steele tired again, when Mill sap. after some ditficulty, finally managed to draw his revolver and Hied six bullets at his antagonist, thre, of which took effect, indicting mortal wounds. No one witnessed the shooting, but a number of persons had over heard Steele threaten MilLsap. After the killing Millsap walked to nii home, where he was later arrested. Millsap was not walking along the t,'...t with a voiinir lailv of Clavtoil when he and Steele met., as has ueeu previously stated. ' SAN ANTONIO PREPARING TO ATTEND SOCORRO FAIR Carthage Coal Mines Will Close Down to Let Miners Go to Big Show. CAPTAIN KENNEDY AND HIS ROUGH RIDERS San Antonio, N. M., Sept. 26. (SiMH-lal.) The people of this place as well as the neighboring villages are making elaborate preparations to attend the Socorro county fair which opens at the Gem City Saturday next. The coal mines at Carthage will closo on Saturday to allow the min ers to attend the fair and the mer chants of this place are talking of closing their stores for one day at least to allow their clerks to attend the fair. The exhibits from this part of the country will consist chiefly of grains and minerals and Jive stock. One of the chief attractions San Antonio will send to the fair will be Capt. Kennedy's company of rough riders. The captain is only a 3-year-old, but he is there with the goods when It comes to commanding a company of desperate, charging horsemen of his peers. The company consists of fifty Juvenile riders. Each one will appear at the lair in full regalia and mounted on a grass fat tened brondho. Captain Kenney's tlrst lieutenant. Bill Simpson, Is the same age as the captain and a first class horseman himself. The rough riders were on a practice march yes terday near the old church of San Antonio under the command of Pro fessor P. A. Marcelcna and made a fine showing. Another feature San Antonio will contribute to the Socorro county fair will be the Jornado del Muerto company, an organization of forty young ladles mounted on horses, drilled and dressed In uniforms pe culiar to the company. The mem bers of this company come from the lowlands east of Carthage. San Antonio will send a baseball team to the fair, and It expects to get some of the money offered by the Socorro county fair association for the tournament. Carthage, the coal camp east of here, will be represented by a base ball team also. Klmendorf, the new town Just south of San Antonio, will be rep resented at the fair by agricultural exhibits and by the town's entire population. BROTHERHOOD OF ST. ANDREW IN SESSION Washington. I). C Sept. 25 Marked by an assemblage of distin guished churchmen frob abroad. In cluding Itev. A. K. Winnltoii-Iugram, lord bishop of London, and Arch bishop Nuttall of the West Indies, the International convention of the brotherhood of St. Andrew opened here today with preliminary meet ings of subordinate bodies. The gen era! convention will open tonight at Ttinity church. itvki:us wim. ikiscrss l 'Kit KM V StSTKM. Atlantic City. X. J., Sept. 23. With many important questions to be discussed, among ttirm being the present currency sy.stcm, the Ameri can Hankers' association today open- e,i us ajrn annual convention wun over l.fiuu member present. ROOSEVELT RETURNS TO THE NATIONAL CAPITAL President and His Family Left Summer .Home This Morning. HE WILL START TO MEMPHIS NEXT SUNDAY Oyster Bay, L. I.. Sept. 25. Presi' dent Roosevelt began the Journey to Washington at 10 o'clock this morn ing, ending his summer vacation which commenced on June 12. The trip from Jersey City was made In a special train on. which the presi dent will make ihla western trip, on which he will start next Sunday. (Mrs. Roosevelt, 'Miss Ethel and Quentin accompanied the president. The leave taking at Oyster Bay wun a typical one, the villagers gather ed at the station and many shook the president's hand. He iheartlly expressed his pleasure at seeing hi neighbors. President is Busy. While the president has enjoyed his vacation in his usual strenuous style, he has been very "busy, .having held a number of Important consul tations with officials other than cab inet members, written his message to congress, and disposed of all busi ness as rapidly as it came to him. He intended to have all business out of ihe way tn time for his trip down the Mississippi and hls hunt In Louisiana and he has kept his sec retary busy with that object In view. The Roosevelt family was never In better health than now and it will reacn Washington In the best of spirits. Not until aft-r the trip to the south is completed, will the presi dent take up the active life of the while house, th'Ugh ihe will natural ly be busy red .ving callers and at tending to bu.-iness the rest of this week. SAYS IGO DID NOT KILL 60V. GOEBEL Phoenix, Ariz., Sc-pt. 25. Justus Cioehel, brother of the late governor of Kentucky, '' iio resides in Phoe nix, commenting on the atlldavit mado by a w jman in Richmond, 1 ml., who alleges that Governor Goe bel was killed ty Turner Igo at tho instigation of a son of John Satiford, says the story is a pure fabrication. ii says the la : s as set forth In the 1 atlldavit are s at variance with the proved facts tii.it they cannot oe considered. II- denies that the pros ecution of any person is a political persecution. ! CANADIAN PREMIER AND FISHERY LAWS St. Johns, X. F. Sept. 2G. An Im perial rescript, forbidding the service he i.nv colonial authority of any legal 'T'Tr 'nv' Vow-lcan 'vc'els f'aU Ud'twloMV ..ttensi" Vr proclaii.1- . .1 her,- lo 'l.i. Tills, it is believed, will make it practically impossible i.... i. it,, n,l to cariv nut his recenlly announced decision to eii- force the colj.:lal nshery laws. TAFT WILL BE HONORED WHEN HE REACHES Visit There Will Be Filled . With Attentions Usually Paid to Rulers. AGREEMENT WITH THAT COUNTRY IS POSSIBLE St. Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 25.- Secretary Taft's tour of the world la being followed with unusual interest here. The government la taking measures to surround his Journey through Siberia and Kuropean Rus sia with the attentions usually ob served for rulers of states, and the press Is busily speculating on the likelihood and advantage of a Russo- Amerlean convention. The object of Taft's visit to Kurope being, It is alleged, to negotiate an agreement between the United States and Rub sla. The conviction prevails here that was between Japan and the United States is inevitable in the distant fu ture. In an article today on "The New World Power," the Nova Vremya says; "America Is about to challenge her rival for the throne of the Pa cine." Czar Uken Taft. The czar has openly expressed his admiration for the manner In which Secretary Taft pushes affairs, and Is probable that the American's visit to this city will be honored with all the pomp usually accorded a visiting emperor, provided he does not sign ify his wishes, through the American ambassador, for a less formal recep tion. That the United States, in a way may be the avenger of Russia s sup posed wrongs at the hands of Japan is generally believed here, hence the Interest in the man who may be the next president of the republic. Rus Mia expects fhat Japan will tight the lnited States and she wants to see Japan get a vigorous whipping. VOECANO MAKES DRY LAND RISE FROM SEA Seattle, Wamli., Sept. 25. Captain A. J. Henderson, of the revenue cut ter Thetis, who arrived here yester day from an Arctic expedition, con tlrms by his olllclal reports, the ac counts of a violent eruption of Mount Makushln on September and the existence of a new peak rising from the sea, forming part of tlm Hogosley formation. The bot tom of the ocean has raised until channels formerly sutilclently large for the passage of ships, are now dry land. Reports made to Captain Hen derson in the north state that three other similar volcanic disturbances occurred along the Alaskan coast during the bummer. s'l'K mi:ks co.mpkmj:i. TO KKTl'KV TO PORT. Halifax, X. H.. .Sept. 25. The Al lan lino steamer Magnolia, which was in collision with the Huron Sunday In the vlolnity of the Straits ..1 lielle isle, was so seriously dam aged that she Is compelled to return o (,'uehcc. The Huron Is also re lur.iing t'J thai port. fOl.OK I.O MIKKIFt' AT DKXVICK. i D-nver. Colo., Sept. 25. Sheriff J. .'. Itutun. of San Miguel county, died of riiiiii-'Mi'iii of the brain at St. An- , thony's hospital at 12:30 this morn - , Ing RUSSIA Head of United Railroads Will Take Stand During His Trial For Bribery at Frisco. TO EXPLAIN PAYMENT MADE TO ABE RUEF He Will Contend That Money Was Paid as an Attorney's Fee and That There Was Nothing Improper In the Transaction. San Francisco, Sept. 25. In ac cordance with the general plan un der which TIrey I Ford is likely to take .the stand in his own behalf to clear himself of the charge of brib ery hanging over him, Patrick Cal houn, It Is now said, will surely take tihe stand In an effort to convince the Jury that all which the attorney for the United Railroads did was Jus tified and without the taint of brib ery. The word that Calhoun will take the stand does not oome, of course, directly from the array of counsel wihlch surrounds the UnKed Rail roads' men at this memorable time, but it does come from a source near to them In faot, from a shrewd ob server, who, although not an attor ney, is closely connected with the cases. A Bol.l Move. If it is true that Calhoun Is to testify, the news is right in line with the policy that the defense has evi dently adopted a bold, "go-to-lt" game, with frankness and paipaDie openness sticking out at every turn. It has been argued -that this is tne best possible plan for the accused men to take; that the Jury will be most impressed with such taotlcs, and that enough of them will be convinced to the Calhoun' side to bring at least a disagreement, and perhaps an acauittal. It was said several days ago that the defense would, admit the. pay nient of the money In question to Ruef. and assert that there wa nothing wrong In it. Then, of course, the task of the defense would be to show to the satisfaction of the Jury that the size of the sum paid was nothing remarkable that it was such a sum as might have been paid to any attorney for an important task. of course there will be risk in such a defense, but it is in line with the attitude that Calhoun and his at torneys, might be expected to take Calhoun, with all his willingness to submit the whole case to bis attor neys, is a man of dash, and he Is well able to galvanize his associates with the spirit of dash and boldness that is supposed to have appealed most to him. While the air is full of rumors as to the Intentions of the defense, 'the graft prosecution is taking no long chances with Abe Ruef. Heney and his associates are said to have come to the conclusion that the defense is practically sure to cross-examine Ituef In a searching way. Instead of dropping hint like a hot potato at the crucial moment as Campbell, the attorney for SchmJtz, did. Ruef In timated at the trial of the mayor that his testimony would not be very hard against .Scnmitz, out sonmiii attorney took no chances with that lead. If It was a lead, evidently fear Ing it might ie a trap from which he could not climb without getting nlnDed. Calhoun's attorneys, it Is prophe sied, will gladly take the opportunity of going into a searching cross-examination of Ruef. With this In view, the prosecution Is taking every possible care to keep Ruef free from any inlluences that might damage his value to that side of the case. ALTON IMMUNITY WILL RESULT IN SALE 0FR0AD Clover Leaf Ready to Take It Over Since Landls' Discussion. Chicago, 111., Sept. 2j. The Inter Ocean today says that the granting of immunity to the Chicago & Alton railroad for paying rebates to the Standard oil company removes the only obstacle to the ratillcation of Die sale by Hie Rock Island railroad of a controlling interest in the Alton to tile Toledo, St. I.ouid it Western, or "'locr Leaf" railroad, and the consolidation ultimately of the Al t'Mi, Clover l.euf, Minneapolis and Sr. I.oui.s ai d tile Iowa Central rail roads. Tho deal for the C. & A. was made some time since by the Clover Lrf.af but there were certain restrictions w liicli the officials of tho latter road Insisted must be complied with be fore tho road would accept the Al t hi. The principal one of these con ditions was that the immunity alleg ed to have been granted the road in ;he Standard case, be made certain, as the Clover I.eaf did not care to buy a law suit. Xow lhat thii con dition h.n been met, there Is no j doubt that the proposed sale and later combination will take place. Cleveland. Ohio, and Detroit. Mich.. Both Report Cold Weatiher With Strong Wtfnds Today. ALL SHIPPING IS JIEPORTED SAFE Killing Frosts Over Wlsconslon. Minnesota, and Other Northern States. Doing Considerable Harm to Standing Crops. Cold Wave Coming. Cleveland. Ohio. 6ept. 25. A ter. rifle gale from 4 he west has been raging over the Vower lake region more than twenty-four hours. With t-he storm came a .heavy drop In tem perature, ana nur.ries of snow. The wind velocity Is fif ty miles per hour. i ne iane is a tool ling caldron of water and much uneasiness is ex pressed concerning the smaller class es of boats, thought there is no dan ger at the present tlm for the big liners or heavy freighters. All nro ti er 'precautions 'had been taken before tne storm to protect t-hore works and little damage is resulting there. Keports from points as far distant as 100 miles along the lake shore in dicate lhat the storm Is progressing with equal fury in all directions and that there Is no abatement in eight. Old lake sailors prophecy a ttiree days' gale and damage of great ex tent. On Lake Mlulilgan. Chicago Sept. 35. Lake Mlehlaran and her usually balmy breezes caus ed a sudden drop of temperature here yesterday and today. It was so cold yesterday that ball games had to oe postpone. All outdoor amuse ment places were closed for the day and the same state prevails today. The lake has been stormy .but the gaie has not been of sufficient strength off Chicago to cause any damage. Incoming boats reDort heavv in. ing and a hard wind with an average. velocity exceeding zs miles per hour. It -Is reported at tne weather station tmat a cold wave Is headed this from the east with wind velocity of 60 miles per hour and a 'nrobabllitv of snow.' Snow at Detroit. Detroit. Mich.. Seot. 25. Small flurries of snow fell along the lake shore near here today, the result of a sudden drop In temperature ac companied by a 60 mile wind. Some harm has been done to crops but ail shipping is safe. Storm Reported. Washington, D. C, i-ept. 25. Re ports at Ohe weather bureau today Indicate that killing frosts covered the whole central north section of the country last night and that a storm of considerable consequence is raging in the lake region. Great damage has been done to all stand ing crops, but as far as reports show, all lake shipping is sif?. The weather bureau statistics show that this frost is not unprecedented In the regions covered. Frost will probably appear In the mountain re ions as far south as New Mexico to night, and the entire north ' and northwest will feel the effects L-f tho cold. fk-enn Is Culm. Xew York. Sept. ?5. Reports of storm on the lakes hava rcachfj here but there is nothing byond the usual calmness here. No reports of storms along the ocean l.ave come , in. Killing Frosts. LaCrns.se, Wis., Sept. T5. The first killing frost of the jeaion form ed over western Wisconsin and southern Minnesota today doing great damage to all crops unharvfbt ed. CANADIANS WANT RIGID EXCLUSION OF Alonster Petition Sent to Pre mier Requesting Passage of Such Laws. Ottawa. Out . Sept. 2o. A mon ster petition, j-igned by hundreds Of Hrltlsh Columbians, is on its way to Premier Sir Wilfred Laurler. It prajs tile government to immedi ately pass upon legislation as nuiy be requisite to Insure the absolute exclusion of all orientals from the 1" minion of C.iii;t,.i, Tile landing of hordes of Asiatics on the coasts of lirltish Columbia has found an echo, not only in the riots which shook Vancouver and other ports, but also throughout the Dominion. Tho menace of cheap labor from the Orient has become so a .parent to the w hite workmen of the country that they propose to enforce their demands for rigid ex i iL.-ion of all orlcntali of whatever nation. They include the Hindus, though the latter are subjects of (ireat Britain. Snow lii ftili -ago. Chicago, Sept. 2a. A few flakes of know fell here today. The faik wa4 let sufii.iently large to be ivcirded.