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QUETOU ZEN Fcnver, Colo., September 26. Partrr cloud) tonight and Friday with local showers In the north portion of the territory. Colder Friday and In the north portion tonight. wje: get t h. id is:k:ws first" ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO. THURSDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER L(5 1907. NUMBER 22 VOLUME 122. SURVEYORS FIRED ON ADMITS AN ATTEMPT TO Who Killed Herself at Sick A Real Genuine Teddy Bear Hat for Milady is the Latest Novelty lonaire s Home Probably a Countess EJI ALASKA OHIO CASE TRAIN ARRIVALS No. I 7.4S P- m No. 4 5.50 p. m. No. 710.55 p. m. No. 8 tt.25 p. m. No. 9 1 1.45 p.m. ALB1 Cl ATTEMPT TO INVOLVE BORAH IN BIG CONSPIRACY Attorneys For Government Produce Witnesses Who Admit They Made -Dummy" Entries. STEUNENBERGWIll BE CENTRAL FIGURE Opening Statement bv Attorneys Reviewed as Evidence Is Being Prescnted-Ceorge S. Long Will be Main Hope of the Prosecution. Uoise. Idaho, Sept. 26. Having ac complished much of the tedious work of identifying and placing on record the papers In about half a hundred alleiced fraudulent claims filed on timber lands In the Interest of the Harber Lumber company, the govern ment attorneys In charge of the pros ecution of United States Senator VVm. K. Horah, who acted ns attorney for the lumber company, began today to unfold In narrative form, the details of the alleged conspiracy which Is said to have begun in 1899 and to have continued down to the filing In 1904 of the last of 10S deeds to the lumber corporation. Their Main lU'liancv.' The witnesses who are willing to confess to making false affidavits when taking out timber claim, will have largely to do with the presenta tion of the government's case. In his opening statement to the Jury. M. C. liurch announced that the govern ment would offer as one of Its prin cipal witnesses, George 8. Long, who, It is alleged, acted as "dummy trus tee" to receive title to the claims from the "dummy" entrymen and to transfer the property later to the Harber Lumber company, a Wiscon sin corporation. Former Gov. Frank Steunenberg Is promised as the cen tral figure In the government's case. Iloruli Was Attorney. Throughout the presentation of evidence, the address made by Judge M. C. Burch, of Detroit, Mich., special assistant to the attorney general of the United States, Is being practically reviewed in the method of querying witnesses. In his address he arraign ed the late Gov. Frank Steunenberg as the central figure in the conspir acy by which it is claimed that more than 17,000 acres of virgin forest land thick with towering pines, came fraudulently into the possession of the Harber Lumber company. Burch connected Senator Borah with the land transactions only as attorney, first for Steunenberg and then for the lumber concern. He de clared that Senator Borah interested himself In all matters having an out ward bearing on the lands claimed by "dummy" entrymen, turned over to "dummy" trustees, and by them deeded over to the Barber company. Ilaiullcd tlio Deeds. Burch said that ail of the deeds went through Senator Borah's office, and stand in the county clerk's office as being recorded at his request. It is claimed Senator Borah approached the registrar of the land office with regard to i-everal claims which were held up and was warned by that of ficial that the claims were fraudulent and should be let alone. Governor Steunenberg and William Sweet, a mining man, Burch declar ed, put up the first money, $7,600, to carry on the alleged fraud. Governor Steunenberg openly stated that he was Interested In securing timber claims as a speculation, and Induced others to go in with him. Tlie Jury. The Jury which is hearing the evidence, is as follows: Jules Miller, farmer; J. E. Yates, president of the Boise Bank c.t Com merce: J. S. D. Menville, wool grow er: Thomas B. Ges. real estate: A. C. Boot, printer and publisher; Ora C. Cox, carpenter; T. v. Ilandall. farmer; C. P. Bilderback, president of the First National bank of Em mett. Idaho; Peter Neth. rancher; Albert Beck, rancher, and E. S. Cush- nian, retired. NEGRO C010NY FOR Los Anaele. Cal., Sept. 26. A prcject to establish a large colony Diego counties near Marietta Is be ing promoted by an association, wnicn (k i,V.kit 1 1 lit) Inrnrnnr.itpii 4ol. Al len Allensworth Is said to be one of the promoters. It is aid that the colony will not be communistic but that the land will be offered In small tracts at low prices. BRYAN ill SPEAK LaCrosse, Wis., Sept. 26. Chair man Mamtun of the democratic state committee, has notified the local lt-mocrals that the campaign tour of William J. Bryan In this state will be made in November, and thit Bryan will speak at a dozen points, outlining his plans for campaign for XAM1.S AXNOl'CKJ IX Ml IHTTI.HSIIIPS, Washington, 1. C, Kept. 26. North Iakota and Delaware will be the names of the two twenty thou sand ton battleships for which con tractu were recently awarded by the navy department. - W' i ' W 1 :- $ If C 7 1 :?7 t V Ml u . -zf y r- sJ lwr vtM ll 1 V-vV "y kv5il MllS. MIlAKKT CAIITKII. SUICIDE MAY PROVE TO HAVE BEEN A Relatives of Woman Are Hur rying to America to Care For Body. SHE SHOT HERSELF IN MILLIONAIRE'S HOME New York, Sept. 26. It was learn ed today from statements of officials of the Lincoln Trust company, that there 4s very little doubt that the beautiful woman who called herself Mrs. Margaret Carter, who commit ted suicide in the home of John J. White, a sick millionaire. In this city last week, was the Countess Mar guerite Louise Marie de Marlbeau. Relatives of the woman are now en route from 'France in order to iden tify her body, w hich is being held by the undertaker at their request, the funeral having been stopped last Monday in response to their cable. Mrs. Carter had been prominent in charitable work ,and was active in promoting the comfort of truck horses. She erected a number of watering troughs. Khe lived In lux urious style on 29th street, and was a handsome woman. White became a millionaire on the death of his father, five years ago. The money was so well invested that It required no attention from Vhlte. and he had nothing to do. He and Mrs. Carter were close friends. On the night of the tragedy White was at home 111. Mrs. Carter called, It is stated, at his request. She was in a state of hysteria which was ag gravated by the fact that she was not permitted to see White. A doc tor, called to see her, says she was under the .influence of drugs. In the early morning Mrs. Carter com mitted suicide by shooting herself through the right temple. Mrs. White, who had been at Bar Harbor, arrived horne as the body of Mrs. Carter was being carried from the house. She fainted, and a doctor summoned after Mrs. Car ter's death remained to give her at tention. UPTON DISAPPOINTED BUT IS STILL GAME London. Sept. 26. Sir Thomas Lipton, although bitterly disappoint ed at the failure of the New York Yacht club to accept his recent chal lenge, toduy authorized the Associat ed Press to announce that he was prepared to challenge with a ninety fool boat under the New York Yacht club rules. Sir Thomas Lipton has already telt graphed Willie Fife,' the designer, to ome to Indon for consultation. Sir Thomas Is emphatic In declaring that he would not challenge under the old rule, as no designer of note in Great Britain Is willing to design a boat similar to the previous Sham rocks, ami the danger of sailing such freaks across the Atlantic Is so great that Sir Thomas ia unwilling to risk lier In such a venture. He said he had lice n led to believe that if he challenged under the "univerfal rule" for the race In the United States, there was every possibility of the challenge being favorably received. Hence his disappointment at the re fusal of the New York Yacht club to aciept his original challenge. TIIKKK J.KNKKXIiS AUK AKKlTi:i IV CVBA. 'Havana. Cuba. Sept. 26. The se cret police today arrested General Mas i Parra, General Juan Dueassl and General Lara Miret, charged with conspiring against the public order. SATURDAY WILL BE CURRY DAY AT THE SOCORRO EAIR Governor Will Co to Gem City on Special Train. NUMEROUS EXCURSIONISTS WILL ACCOMPANY HIM Saturday will be Curry day at the Socorro county fair. Governor George Curry and staff will go to the Gem City Saturday morning on c special train, which will be started at Santa Fe and will carry the Santa Fe baseball team and any excursionists, who may care to make the trip. The fair will be one fare round trip. At the local station the special train will take aboard the Albuquerque ball teams going to the fair and the First Regi ment hand, which has been engagea by the Socorro county fair assocla' Hon to furnish music for the fair. The fare from this city will be 13.70 round trip. The train will be started from Santa Fe early enough so that it will reach Socorro long berore noon. On its return the special train will leave Socorro at 9 o'clock at nignt. Governor Curry was a former resident of Socorro and a rousing re ception Is being arranged there for htm. The governor will deliver the opening address or the fair. ! MOFFAT COMBINES Denver, Colo., Sept. 26. The Mof fat road will form the link for the great Hill interests connecting the Burlington with the Clark road from Chicago to the coast. The Hock ! land will be also allied with the com bine. The deal has been closed and a meeting has been called for Novem ber 6 of the stockholders of the Bur lington In St. Louis to merge its lines and ratify the agreements. This will make direct competition for transcontinental business with the Harrlman interests which now hold a monopoly. 973,000 DAM AG K IS I'AISKI) BV EXPLOSION Pleasant Hill, Mo., Sept. 26. A boiler exploded early today In the cotiervat"rles of George M. Kellog, a florist, three miles from here, part ly destroying the building. The dam age is 175,000. These conservatories are among the largest In the west . CHOLERA INFECTION ALLOWED TO SPREAD ii(I(tt(f Midi Tokio, Japan, Sept. 26. Four cases of cholera are reported at Yokohoma and other suspect- ed cases are under observation. A total of l.blll) cases of cholera throughout Japan were reported 4 4 up to today, and the govern- ment Is taking stringent meas- ures to eradicate the disease. It I said that a number of people from the cholera stiick- en districts have been permitted to board vessels for America t and other countries, and that no strict uperviion has been made to keep the disease from spreading through that means until the present time. 4 f Mtiiilf Mliili WITHURIINGTON Forces of Copper River Road Attack Northwestern Party In Narrow Keystone Canon. ONE REPORTED DEAD ANDJANy INJURED U. S. Marshals are Scouring the Country For Attackers and Val dez Citizens Are Threatening Summary Vengeance on Them When Caught. Portland. Ore.. Sept. 26. A cable from Vakiei gives meager details of a battle yesterday morning in the KeyFtone canyon, niteen miles rrom Valdes. between the forces of the Copper Klver and Northwestern and the Alaska Nome railroads in con tention over the right of way. It Is said that one man was killed and three others may die of their wounds. The Copper lllver force was headed by Kd Hussey, fX-Lnited states mar shal. Hassey hailed the Nome railroad surveyors and raid that his men would shoot Ir they advanced runner In the canyon. The surveyors con tinued their work. The cable says that they were shot at from ambush and had no chance to tight or escape. Deputy United States marshals are scouring the woods for the men who did the shooting. Vahlex citizens talk of summary Justice should the guilty ones be captured. Ilsrlit UotwocM Hoa Is. The fight between the two railroads Is of old origin. It has been on for me months and is the result of an attempt on the part of each road to beat the other to the rich fields in the Copper river district, which the Copper lllver road regards as Its own particular property. J)n one occasion some weeks sgo, ihe two forces clashed at a point nearer Valdez, but no one was killed. Kach road at that time had an armed force guarding; Its workmen, but the bad men proved poor marksmen. t A "go-devil," an Immense machine wnicn swung DacK and rortn across the proposed crossing; of the roads, propelled by a powerful engine, at that time kept the Northwestern forces from building across the Cop per river line, hut this difficulty was later adjusted and work proceeded, tlpvrrly llannd Cou. It Is evident that plans were made at that time by the Copper River railroads forces to head the North western out of the canyon, hence when the surveyors or that road ap peared at the mouth of the Keystone the only way In which they could pass to the dixtriet. the other road believed it held the whip hand. The fact that the Northwestern surveyors refused to quit work, despite their smaller numbers and lack of arms, undoubtedly caused the attackers to believe that they could forcibly hold the canyon route. Shot from Ambush. The disappearance of the Copper lllver crew is said to have excited some comment among the North western surveyor after the former had delivered their warning, but none of the surveyors believed for a mo ment that an ambush would be laid for them. When they reached a narrow point in the canyon, however. they were met with a hail of bullets from behind rocks and trees and they had to pick up their wounded and retreat. The party Is expected to reach Valdez today and further de tails will then be obtainable. EDITOR IS DISCHARGED BY DISTRICT ATTORNEY Declares That Mexico Only Wanted Him For Political Reasons. I'hoenlx, Ariz., Sept. 26. G. G. Lelevier, who was held for extradl tion on complaint of the Mexican government, which charged him with the larceny of two checks from the Mexican mails, was discharged on motion of United States District Attorney Alexander, who caused the warrant to be issued on which Leie vier was Jailed last July. Lelevler's son. Fred G., will be tried at tuo son on an Identical charge. Both father and son claim, to be innocent of the crime charged and assert that their arrest a.s only a ruse to get them across the border Into Mexico, where they would be prosecuted on rtolitleal charges. Jelevkr edited a .Spanish paper at Douglas, Ariz., for some time and believes that certain editorials were the real cause of his arrest. Sixty Periit IHo. San Francisco, Sept. 26. The to tal in the bubonic plague situation to dale are as follows: 4 ases verified. 41; deaths. 26; death percentage, 6U.4 per cent ; susupects under observation, 23. No statement was issued yesterday by the board of health. One case and one death are yesterday's additions to Tuesday' score. VV. I : J ' .Miss Lillian llchvam Wearing "TEDDY BEAR" HAT IS VERY LATEST EOR Cleveland Milliner Fashions Pleasing Creation of De cidedly Novel Feature. RAGE FOR NEW STYLE HAS STRUCK NEW YORK .New York, Sept. 26. The Teddy bear hat has appeared in this city and there la little doubt, from the clamor It has excited among; the wo men, that It will become popular. It is Dretty. well made and has tha aaaea lascinaaon or being not too expensive, a tact appreciated by the men. A Cleveland, Ohio, milliner, Miss l.i man llebson, has designed the ere atlon for this fall's wear. And she actually wears It and declares that herore long it will be all the rage among the women in the mode. Ueclepe for one Teddy bear 'hat: Take a black velvet hat of mush room shape, add two quills, set Junt lly on one side, sprinkle a dash of pink ribbon and to the whole add two small white Teddy bears. Miss Hebson says that the women who want Roosevelt for president again, can induce him to run by making the hat popular. I.ABOIl OUGAMZATIOXS LIKE tXINSTITlTION Tulsa, I. T., Sept. 26. The labor unions of Tulsa have started a move ment to Induce President llooevelt to approve the constitution. They have adopted resolutions asking the president to sign the constitution when It Is presented to him. Samuel Gompers, president of the Federation of Labor, has been asked to Issue instructions to every federa tion branch In the country to peti tion the pre.-ident to lgn the consti tution. The reasons given for this are that the constitution of Oklahoma is the only one In the union which embraces the 8-hour law, the fellow servants' law and the antl-chlld la bor law. These three things are strongly advocated by the unions. MILGURN ADVISED OIL TRUST TO BUILD Stops Witness In Order to Ex- plain Why Plant Was Erected. New York, Sept. 26. The pipe line etatlon of the National Transit company. Standard OH corporation, at Centre bridge on the state line, which he contends is the terminal station was built In 1V06 on the advice of John G. Milburn, counsel for the company. Milburn Is now representing fhe Standard OH com pany in the federal hearing In pro gress lu this city. It is contended by the government that the Centre bridge station was buiic as a nomi nal delivery point in 1906 to evade the Hepburn act, which provided that pipe line carriers shall submit schedules of the tariff to their ter minals. It is the government's view that the company's real terminal is liayonne, N. J. Milburn AtlvLscd It. In today's hearing Frank B .Kel Iobk. for the government, a-sked C. M. Payne, an employe of the Stand ard 4 il company w ho advised build ing the delivery tanks at Centre bridge station. !'l did," Interposed Milburn. "I thought jinder the law that there should be "a' delivery point there. I thought It excellent advice." i "1 don't," said Kellogg. STATION Totl.ly Hoar Hat SIk Invented. VOLIVA SAYS HE LOST HIS NEW MEXICO Zionists Will Not Come to Las Vegas to Establish a Colony. WILL REMAIN NEAR - PRESENT ZI0N CITY Chicago, 111., Sept. 26. Wilbur Glenn Vollva, who successfully grasped the reins of government at Zlon City from the hands of John Alexander Dowle, and expected to reign In his stead after the death of Dowle, last night announced to a thousand of his followers, in this city torn by many factions, that he nad given up the tight here. He said he had lost the options upon land in .New 'Mexico near Las Vegas, where he expected to found a new colony but would buy 'property ad jacent to zion City and found a col onv there. No explanation of how he lost the New Mexico options was vouchsafed by Vollva. it was generally under stood that he failed to receive the financial backing he had expected. Vlllva said he had received a. for mal notice from John C. Hately, re ceiver of Zlon, to vacate the premis es he used as oltlces and the publi cation plant. Vollva branded hli treatment by the receiver as per secutlon. Vollva it'cently visited Las Vegas, N. M., near which place he had op tions on a large tract of what is known as mesa land, and he had ful ly Intended up to that time to re move a large portion of the Zionists there to begin life anew. Upon his return, however, he stated that all negotiations were off and that he would be unable to close the deal. He refused to state why he was not able to close the Transaction. C'iiImih llallroad Men go on Strike, Havana. Cuba., Sept. 26. A gen eral strike of the employes of the United Itailroads and the Havani Central electric railroad was declar ed today. A tie-up of all railroads on the Island is feared. RAILROAD DENIES THAT ITS RATES ARE . TOOHIGH Complaint of Nebraska Com mission Is Being Heard at Lincoln. Lincoln, CS'eb.. Sept. 26. In an swering the complaint of the Ne braska state railway commission to day before the Interstate commerce commission agaJnst the rate on a coal shipment from the west, the t'nion Pacific railroad denied that the rates on its lines from Hock Springs and Hanna. Wyo., are un exceptional and unjust, and alleged that each and all of these rates are, under all conditions and circum stances rurrounglng said shipments, Just, reasonable and lawful, not ex orbitant, and not lit violation of the act to regulate the commerce, or amendatory or supplemental acts The Nebraska commission complain ed of the blanket rate of $4.50 from Hock Springs, and of $3.60 from Hanna. i lhy lliirglur 'on f '. I New York, Sept. 26. Edward llrldgemiui, a 14-year-old Hrooklyn j boy, declares that since Aug. 5 last he i h is committed 2 oil robberies, all of tli. in by day light. His nights, he says, were pent at home with his , unsuspecting parents. The agents of i the Hrooklyn Children's society be i lieve that he Is unbalanced from the I effects of a surgical operation and I tha' he has a mania for burglary. OPjlONS Offered J500 to SI. 000 to Man If Hung Jury Re sulted In Trial of Standard. CONFESSED CRIME AFTERJIiS ARREST Oil Trust Officials Declare That They Do Not Know Wouldbe Briber and Have No Know ledge of His Transactions or Intentions. Flndlay, Ohio. Sept. 26. L. D. Williamson was arrested yesterday on an indictment charging him with attempting to bribe Charles Thomp son, a Juror In the case of the State of Ohio against the Standard Oil company, which was tried here Jiv June. .Mrs. Thompson said that Will iamson asked her to persuade her husband to hang the jury. The final vote of the Jury was eight for con-, vote of the jury was eight for con viction to four for acquittal. Will iamson admitted today that he had made a. proposition to Mrs. Thomp- on, saying that her husband would e paid from five hundred to one thousand dollars should the jury dis agree. Drlbo Not Accepted. Mrs. Thompson did not tell her husband either of the offered bribe nor of any of the conversation she had with Williamson, until after the case was concluded, when she In formed him of the affair and togeth er they visited the prosecuting at torney and informed him of the at tempt at corruption. Sufficient evi dence was finally secured to obtain an indictment and Williamson's con fession simplifies the work of tha prosecution. Thompson voted for the conviction of the company, according to the best evidence obtainable, and there was such a difference of opinion among the Jurors that his vote did not decide the case. 'Had he held out alone against the other jurors, it U probable that he might have been Indicted, as the officials claim to have had previous knowledge of the attempted bribery. OUkt Indictments l'oslbir. It Is hinted that this will not be the. only Indictment returned for the attempted bribery of this Jury. Of ficials admit that they believe there were other similar offers made to Jurors through relatives and friends. and as soon as proper evidence can be obtained, it Is likely that more arrests will take place. Was it Stantlanl Money? Williamson, in admitting the ofTer to bribe Thompson, declares that he did not know where the money was to come from, though he had assur ance from a friend, whose Identity he refuses to make public, that It would be forthcoming when needed. Whether it was to come from the Standard Oil company, he does not know, or refuses at least to state. A strong effort will be made when his case Is tried, to obtain an admis sion from him that he did know that the Standard was to furnish the cash. The prosecuting attorney's office will endeavor to fix the identity of the man or corporation which was to pay over this and other sums, which it believes were to be paid if necessary to Jurors to hang the Jury. Who Would Heap IW-ncllt? "Who would reap the benefit should that Jury hang?" asked an official this afternoon when queried as to who was to furnish the money. The only possible party to be bene fitted would be the defendant In the case, the Standard Oil company, hence the district attorney expects to find that the money came from that source. D-ny tlie Chargo. ' Officials of the Standard, when told of Williamson's indictment and confession, declared that they know nothing whatever of the case and that If Williamson, whom they pro fess Is not an employe of the oil trust and never has been, made any such an offer to a Juror, he made it on his own responsibility and for what purpose they do not know, AGED WIFE SLAYER KILLS HIMSELF Elgin. Ills., Sept. 26. Cyrus Bald win, aged Is 5, one of the wealthiest residents of Kane county, killed him self today by eating parls green af ter he had confessed that he mur dered his aged wife by smashing her skull with a hammer. Mrs. Bald win was found dead yesterday. HELPED BUILD WIRE LINE TO THE COAST Chicago. Sept. 26. Andrew Boug han, aged 77 years, who helped con struct the first telegraph line from Chicago to the Pacific coast, died of bri'nchitls yesterday, lioughan was lu continuous employe of the Western I'nlon Telegraph company for forty four years and when he retired four years ago, he was a department man ager. Chinese Milliner AiisIiikhI St. Petersburg, Sept. 26. Sayintun Taotl, of Harbin, Manchuria. has been appointed minister of China at St. Petersburg.