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THinsDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1907.
21 a Central Avenum
The olace to pet anv-
thing in the line of the
H famous brand
C A full line always in
J Our Prices ARE right
3 You know the goods
.Strictly at
2IO South Second
Exclusive Millinery
The presence In the city and their
visits to the Bernalillo county court
house, where the territorial prand
jury is In session, of several officials
of the American Fuel company and
the chief counsel for the company,
and as well as the New Mexico coun
sel, would Indicate that there is
something doing along the line of a
fuel Investigation going on at the
court house.
The officials of the company In the
city are Thos. Paulson, superintend
ent for the company at Gibson, John
Jennings, mine superintendent nt
Gibson, and P. Wesiwuter, who Is
employed nt the Ameripnn Fticl rom
pany's mine at Heaton, McKlnlcy
county. The chief counsel of the
company Is Judge Caldwell Yeamans
of Ijenver. The local counsel Is At
torney H. M. Dougherty of Socorro
All are registered at the A 1 vara do,
and are at the court house this after
noon. Nope of them have made any
statements as to the cause of their
visit here In a body.
At 1:15 o'clock this afternoon the
- case of the United states vs. Mrs.
Olaud Webb was called. Mrs. Webb
was Indicted for selling liquor to an
Indian boy on the 18th of December,
1906, at the place known as the
"Summer Garden," on Mountain
road, which is conducted by her and
her husband, Charles Webb. W. C.
Heacock Is the attorney for the de
fendant and Assistant U .S. Attor
ney J3. Li. Aledler la conducting the
prosecution. At 4 o'clock the ex
amining of the witnesses had not
been completed.
CiiuH. Joikx Found Guilty.
In the case of the United Wtates
against Charles Jones, the trial of
which began yesterday, the jury re
turned the verdict of guilty at 2
o'clock this afternoon. Jones, who
conducts a saloon at Thoreau, N.
M., was Indicted on the charge of
selling liquor last June to two Nava
jo Indians, named Wilson and Bel
one, die was defended by Attorneys
T. K. D. Madison and T. N. Wilker
on, Assistant U. Attorney K. L.
Medler conducted the prosecution.
Upon hearing the verdict, the at
torneys for the defendant filed a mo
tion for a new trial. J. W. I're-lell
was foreman of the Jury which re
turned the verdict of guilty.
Prolmto Court.
This afternoon In the probate
clerk's otllre were filed the articles of
Incorporation for the Carmel Con
solidated Copper company. The
company is authorized to Issue capi
tal stock to the extent of $500,000.
divided Into 500,000 shares of the
par value of one dollar each. The
Incorporators are I,. II. Chamberlln,
William Jenks, N. K. Stevens and J.
A. Weinman who subscribe for 600
shares each.
Rev. P. J. Pelzer, of San Marcial.
arrived last night from a five
months' trip to his old home In Ku
rope. Itev. Pelzer says that there
has been a great change In the old
country during the ten years he has
been In America. The people over
there are enjoying unusual prosper
ity. Japanese Vegetable lmwn Mat
tress, light feather weight. Full size.
(0 pounds, guaranteed not to lump
or pack. Enclosed In linen tick, made
expressly for us. Try on and you
will have no other. Futrelle Furnit
ure Company,
Began Career at Age of 10-
Vlctlm of Seventeen
All other stage drivers might as
well go way back and sit down.
The oldest stage driver m tne
whole country lives In Albuquerque
and his name is John Henry, an em
ploye of W. D. Trimble & Co., of
this city. Mr. Henry is 75 years of
age and began driving a stage at
the age of ten. During the late
teamsters' strike Mr. Henry was the
only man on the Job who could drive
four In hand. His experience as a
stage driver in the pioneer days of
the west are exciting and interest
ing to say the least.
John Henry was born in lasi at
Asbury. N. J., and at the age of
ten years he began driving a stage
for his father on the route between
Morrison, N. J., and Kaston. Pa.
Iiater he drove a stage between
Klizabcthtown. N. J., and Kaston. Pa.
Since that time up to within the last
nve years Henry has been in active
service as a stage driver. There is
perhaps not another living man In
the whole country who has driven
a stage continuously for sixty years.
Henry has driven every sort of stage
conveyance on wheels In his time.
He was not content with driving a
slow stage team of two horses In
New Jersey all his life; he got the
western fever early and came to
California in 1858 by the way of
Isthmus of Panama. Thus he was
present In that romantic region In
the days of its wildest gold excite
ment. Got $200 a Month In California.
In California he at once took up
the calling of stage driver and work
ed a number of years for the Wells
Fargo Express company and also for
the California Stage company. In
those strenuous times a stage driver
had to be peculiarly qualified for
the position as the country was in
tested with outlaws and stage hold
ups were daily occurrences. As a
rule six horse teams overe used on
the stage coaches and the time made
averaged as high as fourteen miles
an -hour. Stage stations w ere seldom
more than twenty miles apart and
horses were changed at every sta
tion. Five or six hours as consid
ered a day's work for the driver and
In that time he would bring his
stage sixty miles or more after hav
Ing changed horses three or four
times. In those days drivers had to
know how to drive, for the roads
were steep and rough In places and
the dangers to be encountered plen
tiful. Two hundred dollars a month,
besides board and lodging, was the
pay of the pioneer stage drivers and
the men earned the money.
$60 Was Too Ixnv fop Henry.
"Gradually the pay of stage driv
ers got down to $60 a month and
then I quit, said .Mr. Henry.
The most remarkable facts in
Henry's career are that in all the
time he drove a stage In the wild
western regions, he never once lost
a horse and never once turned over
a stage. He was held up eight times
by desperate outlaws; shot twice and
robbed of as high as $40,000 at one
time. In those days there were no
telegraph lines or railroads in Cali
fornia and desperadoes had excellent
chances to escape with their booty,
yet of those who held up Henry all
but one were captured and punish
Held lp By Bandits.
In 18 1 6 Henry was driving a
stage from Aurora to Columbus in
Nevada And was 'held up and had
eight bars of silver bullion taken by
bandits. The robbers surprised him
from above on a steep bank and at
ter taking the treasure allowed him
to proceed.
"We always went well armed, but
seldom got a chance to use our
guns," said Henry. "The robbers
had us at a disadvantage; they kept
us covered with their guns while one
of their party attended to the rob
bing. The robbers seldom meant to
shoot the driver, but once in a while
a stray bullet would find him."
Henry was held up twice in Ne
vada, twice in California and at oth
er times In Oregon, Idaho and Ari
zona. While driving a stage near
Fort Bowie In Arizona thirty years
ago he was shot twice in the leg by
outlaws who surprised him. Three
men Jumped up from the sage brush
and called: "Stop, you !" but
that time Henry thought he had a
good chance to get away and he urg
ed the horses at full speed. Two
bullets from the rifles of the outlaws
followed him and lodged In his leg.
He made his escape, however, driv
ing at break-neck speed to the next
stage station though all the time suf
fering intensely with the wounds in
his leg.
"On that trip I did not carry any
express, and my only passengei-s
were a woman and a big Swede. We
did not have much money with us
and there wasn't much sense in try
ing to run away." remarked Henry.
At another time while driving be
tween Date Creek and Prescott. Arl
zn a, he was held up and an army
ofti er who was the only passenger
was robbed of some valuables and
important papers. Two bars of sil
ver were In the express box and
these also were taken.
Uoldx-rUn Alua.VM Ocvurrcd Ijirly.
Most of the stage robberies were
pulled off early in the night so that
the robbers could get away to a saf
distance before daylight, though rob
beries in the day time were common
The most sensational hold-up in
Heniy's career occurred . when he
was driving from Tehajnas to lied
Cliff in California. He was going
down a grade In the road in a lone
ly place at about 8 o'clock at night;
the Wells-Fargo express messenger
was sitting beside him on the seat
when suddenly the leaders stumbled
and fell in the road. The express
messenger leaped from the coach,
leaving his gun on the seat, to as
sust the horses to their feet. At that
moment three men appeared from
their hiding place by the roadside
and covered the messenger and driv
er with their guns. Henry was or
dered to throw down the express
b.ix, which ho did with alacrity, and
while two of the men kept the driv
er and messenger covered, the third
bandit smashed open the express box
which contained $40,000 in new
twenty dollar gold pieces. Then
with their handsome booty, the rob
bers make off on horseback. These
robbers had stretched a rone across
the road which caused the leader
horses to fall and thus the rest was
easily accomplished before the driv
er or messenger were aware what
was up. The money stolen was bound
for the mining camps to be exchang
ed for gold dust. The robbers In
this Instance were captured about a
year after 4he deed was committed,
but none of the money was regained.
Jienry was able to identify one or
these desperadoes by means of a ring
on his little linger. Though the men
were neavlly masked at the time of
the hold-up. Henry noted a peculiar
ring on the little finger of the rob
ber who grabbed the express bo
and so was able to identify the out
StHiro HoMhts Were Merciful.
Henry said the bandits usually
Rent In pairs or three together and
that they committed murder only
when there seemed to be no other
way to accomplish their purpose.
itienry had manv thril ing exper
iences with storms, floods and In
dians, but survived them all without
a scratch. Many a time he has ford
ed streams when the horses had to
swim for It and the coach was half
covered with water. He said the In
dians were fond of giviug him a
scare occasionally. but that they
never held him up. He was never
troubled much with Indians though
he encountered them on many dif
ferent occasions.
In the early days the fare on the
stage coaches was 25 cents a mile,
but gradually this was reduced to
to cents a mile as travel increased
and the dangers were lessened.
In 1882 Henry came to New Mex
ico and has remained here ever
since. He drove the stage from
Thornton to Bland for a number of
years and has worked in this city
ror tne w. u. Trimble company. All
of his exciting experiences, however,
were Known in the states and terri
tories farther west. Though seven
ty-five years old John Henry is In
good health, and though he does not
work regularly any more he will
sometimes tell of his early adven
tures to his friends who, as it Is
needless to state, listen to him with
keen interest. The few in this part
of the country who have seen Henry
nanoie a six-horse team say he Is
the most expert driver who ever
came to Albuquerque.
Artist Under Arrest at Lss
Vegas-Victims Lost
SI 50.
Clifford Davenport Hastings, tall
broad shouldered, smooth shaved.
wearing a cnecKered suit and a
brown derby hat, has victimized Al
buquerque merchants for a sum ag
gregatlng $150 by means of bogus
cnecKs. it took him two weeks to
execute the coup but he did it and
got away as far as Las Vegas, where
ne was captured this afternoon.
The victims are the Alvaraao ho
tel, the Alvarado Pharmacy, and sev
eral individuals, doctors and nier
chants. The heaviest loss is suffered
by the Alvarado, where Hastings
made nu headquarters while work
Ing the city.
Hastings came to Albuquerque
Friday, the 13th. j He represented
himself to be an expert advertising
solicitor and writer. One of his lirst
movements was to visit the State Na
tional bank, and on the promise of
inserting an advertisement "hints for
depositors," in a booklet, which he
said that 'he was going to Issue, Mr.
Collier of the bank, gave him a let
ter. This letter merely stated that
Clifford Davenport Hastings was Is
suing an advertising booklet, but Mr.
Hastings made it appear that the
booklet was being issued especially
for the State National bank.
He showed this letter wherever It
would do him the most good. He
paid his first week's board at the Al
varado with a check, which proved
to be only a bait.
The Alvarado Pharmacy was
caught for $17. Hastings called at
the pharmacy early during his visit
to the city. On his first call, he push
ed a show case open and said that he
would help him.-lf. The clerk told
him that he need not mind; he would
help him in just a moment and
with that Mr. Hastings waited.
He paid for the purcnase he made
that morning, but a few days later
he had some goods charge. He set
tled this bill and the check he gave
for It proved a bait al.-o. He repre
sented himself to have money In the
State National bank. Dr. Briggs,
proprietor of the Alvarado Pharmacy,
was told that Hastings was all right,
he was a member of one of the most
fashionable clubs In San Francisco.
While talking advertising between
deals, Hastings sent most of his
time and a large part of the money
which he secured on bogus checks
playing faro bank. He even tried to
work the gambling houses on bogus
At the St. Elmo Saturday evening
he offered NelU Wells, one of the
foremen of the place, a check for $5.
The check was made by A. Borders
on the First National bank In favor
of the State National bank.' Mr.
Wells said today that he told Hast
ings that the check was not his
t Hastings) and that he could not
cash it. At this Hasting offered his
own personal check for $5. Wells
cashed this check and Hastings won
$35 with the money. Surprised at
Hastings not taking the check up,
Wells took the check to the bank.
It was ascertained that Hastings had
given checks on the bank before and
had taken them up. He had a small
amount of money in the bank at
that time. But feeling uneasy about
the check and knowing that Hast
ings had money in his pocket. Wells
looked him up and Insisted that he
take the check up, which 'he did.
On Monday morning J. B. Hern
don, of the State National bank, call
ed Hastings in and told him that he
must stop issuing checks against the
State National bank oi else he
would get in trouble.
Probably realizing that his race
was about run, Hastings took a pack
age to the express otllce this morn
ing after breakfast and slipped
around and boarded train No. 10
Just as It was leaving for the north.
When Manager Smlther of the Alva
rado learned that Hastings had
boarded train No. 10. he notified
Chief of Police McMiliin. The lat
ter advised Mr. Smithers to wire the
Harvey house manager at Iais Vegas
to have Hastings taken from the
train there. At S o'clock this after
noon the local authorities received a
telephone message telling of Hast
ings' arrest. An officer will be sent
to Las Vegas tonight to bring Hast
ings back to this city.
Card signs, "Ttonrru wr Rent."
"Board." etc., for sale t the office of
The Evening Citizen.
FOR RENT New modern tent
house, furnished. 101$ bouth Wal
ter street.
Territorial Fair Visitors Will
See New Show-First Per
formance October 7.
"Fighting the Flames" Is here.
The special train carrying the scen
ery and the people arrived last night
as the second section of train No.
1. The Hat cars carrying the two
fire engines and the several wagons
torming a part or tne equipment and
the several cars of scenery were
sidetracked by the enclosure and all
day today a large force of men have
buen unloading.
Manager Souers having preceded
the show here and gone on to El
Paso several days ago, the train ar
rived last night in charge of E. M.
Harris, the treasurer of the com
pany. Mr. Harris said this morning that
the show was brought here complete
from Denver and if anything would
be seen here to a better advantage
than at the Colorado city. During
the next ten days the entire show
will be rebuilt. The scenery is going
to be reconstructed and made port
able, in preparation for a long road
trip over the western 'part of the
rontlnent. When the work is done,
the show can be moved and set up
In a few hours instead of several
days as is the case now.
This will give 'Albuquerque prac
tically a new show as far as scenery
Is concerned. The people the train
ed actors will be the same whe
produced the performance at Man
hattan Beach. The company does
not carry any sleeping cars and the
several hundred people accompany
ing the show are busy today secur
ing accommodations throughout the
The first performance will be giv
en Monday evening of fair week.
Building Grand Ktnnd for IIiiIIooiiIhIm,
Soldiers Drilling 1'arado Com
mittee Busy.
To accommodate those who wish
to ascend In the captive balloon a
grand stand with a seating capacity
of two hundred Isj being erected at
Traction park af the point within
the oval where the ascensions will be
made. Those purchasing tickets for
a ride In the balloon will have the
privilege of sitting In this grand
stand from which, also, a fine view
of the races and wild west attractions
can be enjoyed. The juice for a bal
loon ride five hundred feet Into the
air will be $1, which Is most rea
sonable when the big expense of the
attraction is considered.
Soldier:! PreiMU-inir Program.
Secretary Stamm has Just received
a letter from the officer In command
at Fort Wlngate. stating that the
tioops are preparing art elaborate
program to be carried out at the fair.
In addition to the regular military
maneuvers mere win be ltuinun
races, potato races, wrestling match
es and a number of individual con
tests and athlelc Hunts which can
not be termed purely military. By
request or the officers who will at
tend the fair the big military ball
will be held on Friday evening of
fair week Instead of Wednesday
evening as planned. The ball will be
given at Colombo h.ill.
Clark M. Carr has been appointed
superintendent of the United States
troops who will visit the fair. He,
with several as-istants, will have full
charge of providing for the comfort
and convenience of the soldier guests
litrale Committee lluv.
Last night the parade committee
held a meeting and perfected the
plans for the big parade, which will
be held on the morning of Thursday
Albuquerque day. General John Bor
radaile will rlue the big white horse
as grand marshal. The parade will
march past the fire show grand
stand and Governor Curry, General
Thomas and other prominent officials
win review It from this point.
The committee decided at the meet
ing that It would be ft good plan to
piace a notice in tne newspapers.
calling attention to the parade and
asking those who contemplate enter
ing wun noats to report to the com
mittee. so that a classification of the
noats can be made, for the purpose
oi arranging tnem m line or march
The secretary was Instructed to
maKe out a blank to be filled in and
forwarded to the committee. This
blank is as follows:
W e, the undersigned, will take
part In the Trades Display Parade,
jnursuay morning, October 10th
Fill out, sign and send to General
Morradalle. who will assign the dis
play to the proper division and no
tify the one making it where his
floats belong.
Kodo for Indigestion and Dyspep
sia, a comDination or natural d irest
ants and vegetable acids, digests the
food Itself and gives strength and
health to the stomach. Pleasant to
take, sold by J. H. O Rielly & Co.
I he American Itoyal Livestock
show, which will be held at the
ivar,sa8 City stock ,irds October 14
to 19, will this veil' pursue lis usual
policy of exhibiting some of the win
ners of the Kiigll-h Itoyal live stoc k
"how, the great inlltutlon which
his been to the British farmer for
nearly a hundred years what the
First Class Groceries and Meats
Imported Olive Oil
323 South Second Phone 791
American Royal has been to the Am
erican farmer since Its Institution.
This year the Shropshire sheep
which won the blue ribbon nt Lin
coln, England, will constitute this
feature of the American Itoyal. The
Shropshire winners were bought by
Chandler Bros., of Charlton, Iowa,
and Imported. They will be exhibit
ed in order that American breeders
may compare the English with the
American products.
If real coffee disturbs your stom
ach, your heart or kidneys, then try
his clever Coffee imitation Dr.
Shoops Health Coffee. Dr. Shoop
has closely matched old Java and
Mocha Coffee In flavor and taste, yet
It has not a single grain of real Cof
fee In It. Dr. Shoop's Health Coffee
Imitation is made from pure roasted
grains of cereals, with malt, nuts,
etc. Made In .one minute. No te
dious long wait. You will surely like
It. Get a free simple at our store
C. N. Brlgham.
September 27 West's Minstrels.
September 28. 29 and 80 Socorro
county fair.
October 7-12 Twenty-seventh ter
ritorial fair.
W. H. HAHN & GO.
Champion Grocery Co.
X Frali Meats. Staple and Fancy (
T (irwerle. Seasonable Fruits and 1
f t I'lfvuimrw.
2 622-24 W. Tljeras Phone 51
Merchant Tailor
Ladies' and Gentlemen's Suits
lOS North Flrt Strtet
Canned Fruits Way Up
but not with us. We will sell you the
Missouri Brand 2 ',4 lb. cans of
Ceaches, aprlrota. plum. cherries,
luekberries, liartlett pears or erupt; a
at 20c the can,
Walter Baker's Cocoa Vt lb can 25c.
Walter Baker's Chocolate Hlb for 20e
Large canst of Colton tomatoes 2 for
Ami hundreds of other bargain at
122 North Second
'r. isi. iiisi vi iii
Ilixt Grade of Flour.
Coffees, Tea and Spices a Specialty.
lOvcr) tliliiK In market always on hand
1'hoiie 238 &UK W. Central Ave.
You should see the new and
elegant up-to-date stock of goods
816 West Central
Everything New and First Class
Kates Reasonable
Opposite Depot
, Prop.
Meat, Poultry and Fish
211 W. Central, Tel. 828
mlMi si i m
We Have Just Received a Full
Line of Carpets and Rugs
Come and See Them.
308-310 W. Central Avenue
502 West Central Telephone 131
Where to Dine Well
Santa Fe Restaurant
Open Day and Night.
Meals at all Hours. First Class Service Private
Dining Rooms in Connection. Fresh Lobster
and Blue Point Oysters Received Daily. - -
Urn el est- Sa-voy Hotel
C. E. SUNTAAGG, Proprietor
Superior Lumber and Mill Go,
We have the only planing mill In the southwest that Is equip
ped to make Sash, Doors, Mouldings, Store Fronts and Fixtures or
anything that a first class planing mill Is expected to do at reason
able prices. Write or call on us before placing your order for mill
Every Thing
Necessary for
303 W. Cold Ave.
C. F. Allen
Galvanized Cornices, Sky
Lights, Stock
V.r' land Storage
Tanks, Hot
Air furnaces,
Tin Roofing,
zJtv Gutter n?. etc.
General Jobbing
305 West Gold
Your Children's Eyes
Di si;it i; Yorii hk.iii:st con-
K T t r -l - X
B 20H 1-2 Wet Gold
&iAJ- r --A h
Xcelrot f tin-in now, during their
mtIkhiI ue when the strain U great,
may mean much suffering In after
life, w hich Is easily avohletl now. Let
us exumlne them; we will tell yuu
their exact condition without charge.
The Central Avenue Optician
J 14 Central Ave. I'lione 453.
.... Staab Building x
Second Hand Repairing. Dam
Tires Vulcanized Good as New.
321 South Second
B4 .
3 The Far lei an
Beauty Parlors
120 South Fourth St.
Hair Dressing Fclsl Maisaie
ShanpeolDf Electrolosls
3 Scalp Treat meat Msaksrlaf M
rt. im M.i. r-.ti r
We manufacture all kind D
or Ladles' Hair Goods. Com- M
plete line of Switches, Pom pa- j
a our, rum, wigs, etc.
Sanitary French Hair Rolls.
The new pomp Ware. AH
Rhadcs to be worn under the
hair Instead of ruffing one'
own novelties In back and aid
Mr. and Mrs, James Slaughter,
Consult a Reliable Dentist
Pull Set of Teeth
Uoltl Filling $1.50 up
Gold Crowns $6
l'alnlcia Extracting . . . Mc
ROOM 13. N. T. Alt.MIJO UIJHl.
Loose leaf Ledgers and De
vices have been tried" and
found to be "true."
Have YOU 6ivea Then i Trial?.
We make all styles and sizes,,
also special ruling and BLANKBQOKS
Book Binder and Rubber Stamp Maker
FhoneB24t 312 W. Cold,

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