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TRAIN ARRIVALS No. 17-45 P- TEEN ; WEATHER Fo.cAST i renver. Colo., Jm. 23- TopigM ptitff eloady, with snow ii lorta portloi; wanser Friday; Itcal rain or snow; warmer. .5.50 p. tj. to. 55 P- m. 40 p. ja. lt.4S pim. "WE GET THEE: NEWS FIRST" -y IM13 23. ALBUUUEKUUK. NEW MEXICO, THUKSDAY EVENING. JANUARY 23, 1!H8 NUMIIfcli 20 Vv Vio. 86 V 01 SECOND TRIAL OF HARRY THAW nam Testimony Will Bo Completed by End of This Week. When Attorneys Can Begin Arguments. ONLY ALIENISTS REFJAIH TO BEE Attorneys Have Been Able to Make Better Time and Argu ments Are Not Expected to be as Long vis In Former Trial. New York, Jan. 2J. The end of the eecond trial of Harry K. Thaw, charged with the murder of Stanford White, is 1n eight and It la prob able that the end of the week will see the testimony finished. The ar guments of the attorneys will prob ably begin early next week and the case can then go to the Jury at the end of the week. Witt) the exception of some tech nical testimony -by alienist all the evidence that the defense Is expected to offer has been given, and rhe ex amination of these witnesses should not occupy the attention of the court more than a few days. at Is not probable that many wit nesses, if any, will be called In re buttal for the reason that the testi mony of all the witnesses has been as nearly complete as it has been pos sible to secure. Having- the evidence of the former trial as a guide the attorneys have been able to secure the important evidence In much less time than was required at' the first hearing, and were able also to make a more thorough examination of all the witnesses summoned. The arguments are not expected to occupy es much time as they did at the former trial. Prosecutor Jerome will probably confine his arguments to a form ap,,4rff as poselbl and U is not the Intention of the defense to elaborate to any - great extent, al though n he evidence regarding insan- My In the Thaw family will give At torney Littleton an opportunity de nied the attorneys for the defense at the first trial. The defense does not rely on Eve lyn Thaw's story of her life as much as on the evidence introduced 'by members of the Thaw family, show ing the presence of Insanity in the family r ears. Evidence concern ing t boyhood of Thaw, showing him to have an unusual nature, and the testimony of witnesses who told of his actions during the two weeks previous to the shooting, also form one of the strongest parts of the evi dence that Thaw was mentally ir responsible when the shooting took place. , . , Dr. Charles d. Warner, superin tendent of the state hospital fur the Insane was on the stand during most of the morning session. Ha told In detail of the physical examination he made with Dr. H. D. Evans of Harry Thaw In the Tombs during the four months following the killing of Stanford 'White. He was permitted to tell of the conversations he had with Thaw when the latter talked about his life and about the criminal acts which he alleged Stanford White had committed. According to Dr. Warner, Thaw declared that he had never intended to attack White but that Providence took the matter out of his hands. He also told of the practices which he said were the common events of White's life. In general the testi mony of Dr. Wagner was the same as that given at the first trial. Justice Dowling held a conference with the attorneys this morning In regard to limiting the introduction of expert testimony, and announced that he would limit the expert evidence to three physicians on each side. TWO MILLION BALES DECREASE III COTTON Washington, Ian. 23.- The census bureau today Issued a report show lug that the tokil amount of cottoi in the United States, ginned from the crop of 1907 to January 16, was 10,337.607 baJes as compared with 12.176.199 bales during the same period last year. The total numlirr of bales for the same period in IMiO wad 9.898.634 bales. (E FRIGHTEN VILLAGERS Iluildings Torn Pwn arI (.round t'ra-fcc1 I'eoplo Take Refuge in tsubuvnuiuun Grottos. Ueggio de Calobria, Jan. 23. A s -ong earthquake shook this prov ince today, bat so far as reported no lives were lost, although the houses of many peasants were destroyed. eiidV The shocks were particularly severs at Blanco, .Brancoleone, .Brusxano, and Forrasas.no, where bulldlrnr were wrecked and the earth crscaea in many places. The terrified people rushed from th4r hrmiM to the eoen fields or took refuge In nearby subterranean grottos, where they remained tor sev eral hours, fearing" seconJ shock. POLICE FEAR CLASH WITH UNEMPLOYED. Chicago, Jan. St. Preparations for nomlbie clash between the police and the unemployed commenced in earnest today when the police were massed at the down town stations. Last night thousands of copies ot a circular calling' upon the unem nlnve to meet at 2 o'clock today at the lake front and march to the city hall and demand work were distrib uted. Chief Shlppley declared the parade would not be permitted. . Mounted police were ordered to patrol the lake front and allow no body to loiter there. The fact thct this Is the coldest day of the winter aided the police. TRAFFIC FALLING OFF . LEAVES CARS I0LE Fourteen lVr Com or the flailing Htorit LsUd l'p According to Fig ure Prepared for ltallroad. New York, Jan. 23. Figures pre pared for the railroad companies, which were rn.tde public here today, sh w that tnere we.-o 320.000 Idle freight cars In the United States a week ago. Eight thousand locomo tives were also laid up at that time. This condition It Is said, Is duo to the falling off In traffic dur ing the past three months. The Idle cars and locomotives comprise about fourteen per cent of the total roll ing stock of the railroads of the Unit ed States. FEAR FOR SAFETY OF BOAT One Boatload Drifted Away In f Fog While : Passengers Were, Being Transferred. TWENTY-EIGHT PERSONS ARE STILL MISSING Hook of Holland, Jan. 23. One beat from the wrecked steamer Am sterdam, which collided with the steamer Axmlnster In a heavy fog, Is still missing and grave fears are entertained for the safety of the occupants. The boat contains 28 persons, 21 of whom were passengers of the Am sterdam. When tire captain of the Amsterdam saw his ship was sinking fast he ordered all the passengers Into the boats, hoping to transfer th m to the Axmlnster, which was ir. hotter condition than the Amster dam. With the exception of one boat loud, all the passengers were safely transferred, but in the fog the oocu pnnts of the missing boat were un able to see the Axmlnster and drirt ed away. It was at first believed that the boat would be picked up by one of the numerous ships in the fairway, but so fur as reported It has not been sighted. While it is probable that it was carried south by the currents and the occupants will be able to make a landing somewhere on the cciist, it is fearer that the overloaded condition of the boat may have re sulted in its being swamped. EUROPEAN BANKS LOWER RATEJF DISCOUNT Reduction Announced by Hank of England ami Paris IVaitk Due to Improved Financial Con dition Prevailing Ever lioro. Lionrton. Jan. 23. The rate of dis count wa today reduced from f've t fo.ir per cent by te bank of Kne kind, thus falling back to t' e ra e ir iorce a fw weeks fi i. That this reduction would be made has been a foregone conclusion 'r some, days, owing to the rapidly iru improving financial conditions every where, which have caused tlie rate of disccunt to fall to .three and seven-eights per cent. Paris, Jan. 23. The Bank of Paris today announced a reduction In Its rate of discount from three and one-half to three per cent. PROMINENT 11ACIXO MAX DKVD. New York, Jan. 23. Joseph F. Ullman, a well known racing man and one of the most prominent book makers during the past ten years, died last night of paralysis, at a Long Island sanitarium, where he was taken several weeks ago. Although Ullman had made several fortunes during his life he died almost penni less and deserted by all but a few friends. CONVENTION ADJOURNS AFTER ELECTING National Livestock Associ ation Meeting at Denver Was Most Successful Ever Held. URGE REMEDYTOR " SLOW SHIPMENTS Cattlemen Want Railroads Forced to Move Cattle at Better Speed. Endorse Roosevelt's Pol Icy In Spite of Opposition. Denver, Colo., Jan. 23 Los An grles was chosen as the place of meeting for the next annual conven tion of 'the American Natlor.nl live stock association, which closed the unnual perslon here today. Officers fi r tlii coming year wers elected as fol'ows: II. A. Jastro, president. Bakers field. Cal.; Murdo McKensie. first vice president, Trinidad, Colo.; M. K. Parsons, second rice president. Salt Lake City; T. W. Tomlinson, sec retary, Denver; William E. Hughes, treasurer, Denver; 8. H. Cowan, gen eral attorney, Ft. Worth. Two resolutions were sdopted to day, one asking that some measures be prepared which will force the railroads to Increase the speed of stock shipments. This matter is re garded as the most important of all by the stockmen and the association will urge the enactment of come law by which existing methods can be remedied. Another resolution endorsing the pure food law was passed by the delegates. It asks, however, that the section regarding the use of sulphur In canning fruits and the preserva tion of meats, be modified. IlooHPvrJt Wlrtu T1 tanks, - A telegram . was ,rne4ved from President dKaosevett In which he ex pressed his thanks to the members of the association for the adoption ot a resolution endorsing his policy of leasing the public lands. This resolution was expected to cause a fight when it was Introduced In the convention, but the efforts of members of the Colorado Cattle and Horse Growers' association to have It defeated, had but little effect in the national association. The resolution whs opposed by only few members and was adopted without a serious controversy. Many members of the Colorado association are dissatisfied as a re sult of the defeat of their efforts. A number of them stated today that the adoption of the resolution was accomplished only because delegates disobeyed their instructions. A seri ous fight is on In the ranks of the Colorado association and It may re sult in a split unless the matter is patched up. Hcwt Ever Held. Officers of the national association state that the convention and live stock display which closed today has been the best ever held by the or ganization. The attendance was larger than In previous years by more than one hundred members. " The display of livestock Is said to be the finest made at any annual convention, not excepting the ones held at Chicago. The exhibit brought many thousands of people to the city during the past few days. POLES FIGHT TO KEEP THEIR PRIEST Congregation Did Not Like Change and Refused to I'ormll Pas tor's Departure. Ludlow, Mass., Jan. 2 3. Angered because the Hev. Father F. F. Kolo dzlez, their parish priest, had been ordered to another pastorate more than 2.000 poles gathered about the parochial residence here today, to prevent the departure of the Kev. Father Kolodzlez and the advent of th Father Francis Chalupka, who was named as his successor. This morning all the poles em ployed In the Jute mills, remained away from work and the mills were forced to close down. All the polish no remits closed their stores and practically every Pole in town went to the parochial residence, about which they formed a cordon. The Kev. Father Kolodzlez did not show himself until this afternoon when he emerged from his residence, prepar ed to go to the railway station. Ill' parishioners, however, surrounded him and forcibly prevented his leav ing. The priest remonstrated In vain. They dragged the priest into the church and placed him upon the steps of the altar. It was explained by the Poles that when a person Is placed on the altar steps It is a virt ual command for him not to leave on penalty of death. Father Kolod ties pleaded earnestly with his par ishioners and they finally allowed him to depart from the church. The new priest has not arrived yet. OFFICERS ENDS 01711 LIFE AFTER KILLING itlAII HEJL0VED Prominent Cattleman Kills Wife of Employe Who Re pulsed His Advances and Then Suicides. CHILDREN USS DOUBLE TRAGEDY Woman Shot Down as She Plead ed for Lite on Her Knees -Died Because She Refused to Leave Husband and Family for Her Lover. Tucumcarl, N. M., Jan. 21. 'Earn est Wheeler, a wealthy cattleman, thirty yearn old. shot and killed Mrs. Bart Barnum, who with her husband and family, lived on Wheeler's ranch near here. Wheeler then turned the pistol on himself and sent & bullet crashing through hi brain. Tha double killing was the result of Wheeler's infatuation for Mrs. itarnum and her repulse ot his at tentions. Mr. and Airs. Barnum and their five children rived at Wheeler's house, caring for It during his ab sence. He became infatuated with Mrs. Barnum but she refused to ac cept his attentions and this enraged him. Slio Ib'pulHT) lllni. He continued In hb efforts to win the woman's affections but she steadfastly refused to have anything to do wkth him. Mr. Jtarnum left the ranch a few days ao and during his absence Wheeler renewed his pro testations of affection and pleaded with the woman to abandon her hus band and family and no with him. Failing to gain her consent to this Wheeler became enraped and, draw ing a revolver, threatened to klU the woman and himself unless she con sented. ' ' .Mrs. Barnum fcet-sxtret" frightened and Started to loarve the room, but as she gained the door Wheeler began firing. Wheeler fire a again as she ran from the h .u;e aid the second shot strujsi lur left a.-m. lViulcd tr Life., He followed her as '.- he ran scream ing from the house and shot again as she stumbled and fell. On her knees the woman pleaded with Wheeler to spare her life but he con tinued firing at her as she knelt In the yard. One bullet struck her In the breast, Just above the heart, and she fell, dying. With the last cartridge remaining In his revolver .Wheeler ended his own life, placing the muzzle of the revolver to his head. The bullet crashed through his brain and he fell beside the body of the woman. Children Saw Murder. An employe named Olbson, who whs about 200 yards from the house heard the shooting and ran toward the house. When he arrived both the woman and .Wheeler were dead. Mrs. iBarnum'a children- were In the house during the argument be tween Wheeler and inetr mother. As he began shooting they ran scream' ing from the house, to witness the death of .their mother as she knelt in the yard. The shooting has caused a eensa Uon as all of the parties concerned are prominent. Wheeler was well known throughout the territory. PROGRESSIVE PARTY LOST JapanfNO Ixiuer Motive. Defeated Itcs olutlon (VriMiiriiig ;ocninHnt Hy Small Vote. Tokio, Jan. 23. A resolution cen suring the government on account of financial measures recently adopted, and which the progressive lirty de clare to be Inadequate, was defeated by a vote of 177 to 16 In the lower house today. The reso'iititn was prepared by leaders of the progressive party who believed they had obtained sufficient support In the house to secure its adoption. Tho resolution caused a debate of three hours and a half, which was partlclpitated in by near ly every member of the house. TRAVELING SALESMAN Kills HlmsHf In Huilct Itoom on Train Near IH-nver I lilies Thought to l faun-. Denver, Jan. 23. Frank X. Thal er, a traveling salesman for the Fritz Thles Mercantile company shot him self In the toilet room of a Denver and Itio Orande train bound from western Colorado as the train neared Denver this morning. Thaler had complained of Illness during the night and U Is supposed brooding ver his 111 health caused him toi commit suicide. GOVERNOR CURRY ANO SENATORS TALK Executive Spent Today Work ing for Admission of New Mexico to Union-Pleasant Greeting. LOWER GRAM FEES IN MANZANO FOREST Petition Meets With Favor In De partment of Interior-New Mex icans at Capital Boosting for Interests of Territory. Washington, D. C, Jan. 23. (Spo cial) Oeorge Curry, governor of New Mexico, accompanied by Dele gate W. H. Andrews, spent today talking statehood among the mem bers of the United States senate. The governor met all of the senators on the floor of the senate this morning before that body convened. He re ceived a cordial handshake from each senator and spent nearly all day l talking statehood for New Mexico and In keeping appointments made with senators to discuss New Mex ico affairs. The governor was asked many questions. When asked how he knew so and so the governor several times gave his questioners a gentle surprise by replying: "Well I ought to know I've ridden a horse over nearly every foot of New Mexico and slept on the ground more than one night In most counties. I was reared In New Mexico and I expect to die there." The governor's remarks were given respectful attention and It was plain that he made a good impression among the men he Interviewed. Wants to Know. Governor Curry told The Cltlsen'a Washington correspondent that he hud "fume te Washington " for ' th purpose of Investigating tha state hood niAtter fully and that he wanted to know ; Just where this territory stood in the line for admission to the union. He said the people of New Mexico would never give up and would never be satisfied until they secured statehood and they expected to keep up the statehood fight until congress admitted them. I'nJuHtly Deprived of Klglits. "We're entitled to statehood," said Governor Curry. "We've been entitled to statehood for a long time and we're going to have It. The people of New Mexico fesl that they have been unjustly deprived of a. right guaranteed them at the time their country became a part of the United States and they are prepared to show by a census, by agricultural, political, educational and social .de velopment that they are tha equal of any body of people now enjoying the full rights of citizenship." The governor made a vigorous de fense of the native people of New Mexico whenever they were spoken of and said that "no better and no more loyal body of people sent sol diers to the defense of the American tug." The manly, determined way In which Governor Curry has cham pioned his cause, has won him many friends. "I do not care to discuss statehood chances Just yet," said the governor, "because I have not seen all of the men I desire to aee. I consider our chances favorable, thus far." Meot Sewetary (SarflettL Governor Curry, Solomon Luna and L. O. Fullen accompanied Iele Kiie Andrews to the department of 'he interior, where thoy were receiv ed by Secretary Garfield. They dis cussed New Mexico affairs with him, particularly the Irrigation projects under the reclamation act and the big Curlsbad dam, which msnns so much for that part of the Pecos valley. Delegate Andrews presented the I c iilon of Jesus Romero for a re daction In the fees charged for graz ing and wood on the Manzano na t onal forest. SHONTS FAMILY HAD DUTIABLE GOODS (ustotUs OfliixfH Soaroliikl Hod deinv and I'ntuvernl Articles Which Had IkM-u Drought til I'THM). New York, Jan. 23. Dutiable poods, valued at between $1,200 and J 1,500, on which no duty was paid when they were brought from Eu rope by Mrs. Theodore P. tShonts and her daughter were found by customs officials, who made a search in the Shonts residence. This statement wive made by a representative of Mr. fchonts, who had been auth orized to tell the result ot the In vestigation. It was said at tha same time, however, that no effort at con cealment bad been made when tho family arrived, that the twenty ttunks which they brought in were thoroughly examined by the customs officers at that time and the only rea son duty was not paid was because none had been assessed. In the statement siven out today it In said that the report to the cus toms officials was made In a spirit of spite by a woman servant who had been discharged for cause. Mr. Shonts denies Intentionally violating the law. RIIEIUFF CUT DOWN VICTIM OF A MOD Nogro Wan Alive Wlien Rencucp Ar rived and Will Probably Recover. Dothjim, Ala., Jan. ii. The ne gro, Orover Franklin, who last night wa taken away from Sheriff But ler and ai deputies and was swu to a tree. Is again In. the hands 0( the law and there stands a chance for his recovery. The mob last night was so closely followed by the offi cers and law-abiding citizens, deter mined if possible to avert the lynch ing, that they did not have time to get their victim outside the corpora tion limits and hurriedly hanged him on the first tree, and, thinking they nad riddled him with bullets, fled. On the arrival of the officers the negro was still alive and was Imme diately cut down and placed In the county Jail. It Is thought he will recover. A. C. Faulk, who was assaulted by tho negro Saturday night, is resting easily and his wounds are not re garded as serious. WILL DISCUSS THUSTS. Washington, Jan. 23. It became known today that President Roose velt contemplates sending to congress very soon a message making recom mendations for remedial legislation in the matter of the employer's lia bility act which will meet the ob jections of the Supreme Court In Its t scent decision declaring the law un constitutional. Coupled With this communication the president expects to say something about the general subject of trusts, the exact nature of which Is not disclosed. DRY FARMERS ELECT 60V. CURRY TO OFFICE New Mexico Secures position : of Third ycV Pcejldentyin : Convention at Salt LaVe., Governor brooks elected president Salt Lake City, Jan. 23. Govern or O. Ii. Brooks, of Wyoming, was elected president of the Trans-Mls-slsslppl Dry Farming congress at the session this afternoon. F. A. Blrrell, of Idaho, was elected first vice pres ident. W. H. Campbell, of Nebraska, second vice president, and Governor George K. Curry ot New Mexico thisd vice president. By a vote of the delegates at last night's session it w.ii decided to pay the secretary of the association a eal ary, as the work is Increasing and will Be much harder during the com ing year. The sesiio i today Began with a pa per 4y Professor Samuel Fortler. chief of the irrigation Investigations of the bureau of the plant Industry of the Agricultural depattment. His paper was entl;l-'J, "T.is Utilization of Limited Water Supplies of Dry Farms." Dr. Fo'tlor rolnted out the nec essity for at least a small water sup ply even on the most productive dry firm and mmeited that itn mini mum be supplied by windmills, stor age reservoirs an 1 pumping plants. FATHER BURNS FOR Trinidad, Colo., Jan. 23. An Ital ian numed Carmene Mozzo was run out of Aguilar yesterday by the irate citizens because, to punish his chlld ine, ho burned the ends of their fing ers with matches. The mi, in has five boys and a 7-ye.ar-ol.1 daughter. Ills wife says that although he is very good to her, he Is cruel to the children. When they are disobedient or need punish ment, he grabs one of them and holds a burning match to the end of its fingers until a good sized blister Is caused. He says that It Is a more effective treatment than whipping, us It lasts longer. It in alleged that one week he burned all of the fingers of his lit tle daughter's hand, and citizens of Aguilar became so Indignant over It that they told him If he did not leave town they would report him to he humane officers. Mozzo has left for parts unknown. He told his wife that he would send for her and the children when he was settled somewhere. Ita'nMM-rtttic KiilMXiiuinllU'tt !(. Denver, Colo., Jan. 23. The Demo. eratlo National Committee's .Subconi nitttee on A rranKeiuent for the Dem- eratlo National Convention met here today and began consideration of plans for the auditorium now under construction in which the convention will b held next July. . PRESIDENT TO ANS17ER ACTION OF SENATE Displeased With Criticism of Federal Appointments Because it Was - . . Unjust. ; GATHERS DATA FROM CABINET MEMBERS Will Know All About Each Ap pointee So Answer Will; be More Effective-Has Con templated Rebuke for Some Time. Washington, D. C, Jan. it. Pres ident Roosevelt today sent for th members of his cabinet and person ally Instructed each member to pre- Pare for him at hla srllo.f lerce the list of appointments of of nee noiaera who must be confirmed: by the senate. All the member ot the cabinet, with the exception ef Secretary Cortelyou, responded to the summons and assured th .!- dent that the list of appointments wouia oe forthcoming. The action of tha n.tj.ni derstood to mean that he will shortly Issue a statement which will be aa answer to the criticism made recent ly In the senate regarding federal ap pointments. It is known that tha hhiMahI contemplated an answer to the action oi ine senate in censuring some ot his appointments and that to make his answer more effective he -will secure data concerning each appoint- tec. ine criticism by the senate he regards aa unjust and uncalled for and In answer to the charge that some appointments made to fill fed eral positions were made wttaoat taking Into consideration the fltnesa Of the aDDOlntea for tha nnaltlnn hum- wr rowpuujuvre xor tile ... - ....... . triLiwioiu. iQ go tnis mora eu;ecti re ly he wilt consult the list of apporat- incnis ui caDinei memoers ana wilt have on hand details concerning uiii appointment. ......... It Is also regarded as the Intention of tha nresMent t ritarmin. v. w er the criticism In any particular casa is Dome out Dy tacts, and if such la) found to be the case, to remedy tha fault at once. ' ;.- SHAW RESIGNS FROM TRUST COMPANY Former Secretary of tlie Treasury Suys lie May Kilter Have Fur tho Presidency. iNew. York, Jan. 23. 'Leslie M. Shuw has resigned the presidency of the Carnegie Trust company, which he assumed early last March on his retirement from the treasury port folio at Washington. In explaining hit resignation Mr, Shaw said that he had "small differences" with Charles Dickson, the organizer and chief owner of the trust company. O' his future plans he would say nothing definite beyond this state ment: "I may shy my castor Into the political ring." Mr. Shaw Is a receptive candidate for the republican nomination for presidential candidate, but he would not say that he had resigned to make the race. CANNON TO FIND WIFE FOR E! Friends llx Tiling for KouUi Caro. lliui llaclielor lUiirtnUUiv J It) Fail to Hoo tlie Joke. Washington, Jan. Z3. Representa tive Asbury Francis Lever of riouth Carolina is arranging to take a trip to Europe hate in March to escape being married by force, April 1. H decided upon this trip today when he discovered that Representative John A. Moon, of Tennessee, was distribut ing Invitations to his wedding In the New Willard hotel, April 1. Two years ago Lever's colleagues saUl that It was time he was married. They told him that he must marry una thai they would give him two years to find his affinity. Yesterday they met and demanded to know it he was married or intended to do so. Lever said. "No," and Represen tative Moon was named as the man to appeal to Speaker Cannon to "ap point a wife for Lever." The unhap py bachelor protested in vain. Mr. Lever says this ia simply "carrying, a Joke too far." WIMi PritMSIt PKAYKIL VV aliiiiKton, D. ('., Jan. 23. Be lieving that the religion part of the ptoceedings of the house of represen tatives should be preserved In official f.o in, Mr. Houston, of Tennessee, has offered a resolution directing that the prayer with which the chaplain opens each day's session be printed In the Congressional Record.