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TRAIN ARRIVALS No. I 7 5 P. m." No 45 5 P- m No. 7 10.5 s P- m. No. 87.25 r . No. g 1 1.45 p.m. WEATHER FORECAST Denver. Colo., Jm. 24. Tonight, deal rains or snow; warmer. Saturday, fair Is south portion; snow lo norta portloi. 4 WE GEDT THE NEWS FIRST" ALBUQUEKQUK. NEW MEXICO. Fit! DAY EVENING. JANUARY 24, 1!H)8. NUMUEK 21 VOLUME 23. FIRE ENDANGERS LIVES PLOTTERS ATTEMPT TO JUST THE GRIPPE T FIERCE STORM PREVAILS COMPLETE AI'M FOR VANDEK OF THOUSAND Yxerr, 4sr e pvr YOU WISE TO SOMFTMJHe SAYS PRESIDENT ELLIOTT mtr'u cuxetP mira? 1 It. I M J-Jra ISs - CARLOS THE EAST iiirnniwo ILUUII1U M a. t. OVERTHROW a . t G(?rr Count andjHelress Sign Agree. 1 - ment to Mutually Share Their Combined Fortunes. GIFIS VALUE0AT Mill DOLLARS Marriage Monday Is Attracting At tention of Curiosity Seekers Who Dally Surround Vander bilt Home-Enormous Crowd Expected at House Monday. New York, Jan. 24. Count Lazslo Szeclienyl and Miss Gladys Vander biK pubMcrlbed today to a contract which provides for the administra tion and enjoyment of their property Interests as affected by their mar riage next Mod 'ay. The count and his bride under A' will share mutual ly their combined forlunos. In view of previous marriage con tract!" entered Into between American girls and titled Europeans in which a fortune had accompanied the hand of the bride, the arrangements ac cepted by Count Szechenyl and Miss VandorblR is offered in proof of so ciety's announcement that it is a love match above all else. Sxcclionyl Waived the Dot. Although Miss Vanderbtl-t is cred ited with possessing a fortune esti mated u-t 15 million dollars, her fiance waived the European custom of demanding a marriage portlof from the bride. Tho contract sign ed today provides that there shall be no change in the titles to properties owned by Miss Vanderbilt and Count fizeclienyl. Husband and wife will "share and share alike" In Income from them. In case of the death of either the. estates of the one that dies will revert to the -survivor. Count Szechenyi's property interests are by no means aa great as those of Mlae VanderblM. and therefore he will benefit to a much greater extent by the 'terms of the contract than she will. It Is understood that Miss Vander biK and the members of her family concurred in the decision that there should be no balance struck, except on the broad gauge of mutual parti cipation by the young coupte in tnelr combined fortunes. Gift Are Worth a Million. While no inventory of the wedding presents has been taken, the lawyers estimated the value at close to one million dollars. Tie matter was pre sented to Count Szechenyl and Miss Vanderbilt, with the result that the following clause was ordered in cluded in the contract. "It is the desire of both parties that all reference of gifts be eliminat ed." nly One Ceremony. There will be a single ceremony In the solemnization of the marriage, and it will be that of the Catholic church. original plans for the wedding called for three ceremonies, Catho lic, Protestant and civil. Then it was learned that the laws of the Catho lic church forbade any such arrange ment. So, finally, the Vanderbiltst agreed to surrender their desire for a Protectant and civil ceremony. 'Mgr. Michael J. Lavelle of St. Pat rich's cathedral will oftlciate at the wedding. Archbishop Farley has sranted the dispensation rendered necessary by the fact that Miss Van derbilt is not a member of the Cath olic church. CwwU Surround House. The wedding will be held Jan. 27. at the city house of the bride's mmniT. commonly called the "big house" on Fifth avenue and 58th street. It has already become a mag net for people hypnotized by the glamour attending the union of the Vanderbilt millions and Hungarian nobility. These light-minded souls haunt the neighborhood by the hour, een in this crisp weather, with a hope of catching a glimpse of the il.,.iino.uoo bride or the titled groom. Their presence on the scene so -ar!y Is sure promise of the mob that will swarm around the house on the day or the wedding. Women crawled xnrougn in? coai noien to get a glimpi-c at one of these hlghtoned wpd'jinfrs nt a New York church a few ye us ago. The present attrac tion is so much greater that they ara liable to take the house by storm and after viewing the wedding that 1 to mark the triumph of true love, carry away the mansion in fragments as sruvenirs. Police fommliwioner Hingham will have most of the available police on duty. If the outlooks grows too threatening, the president will be asked to transfer hither, where there will be reul action, the troops from Croldtleld. FLAN TO ItAISK FUNDS. Chicago, Jan. 24. Leading men of the city are making plans to raise a fund of $100,000 for the relief of the unemployed men of the city. The men without work are estimated to be 0,000 In number. md Blaze Causes Dam age of Over Million Dollars and Slight Injuries to Audience. FIREMEN LOSE LIVES IK BALTIMORE FIRE Delay in Arrival of Department Gives Blaze Good Start- Fire men Caught Under Falling Wall Rescued by Heroic Comrades. Portland, Me., Jan. 24. A fire which caused a property loss of more than $1,000,000 early today, -destroy ed the city hall, police headquarters and adjacent buildings, and endang ered the lives of more than 1000 persons who were assembled In the city auditorium attending a Knights of Pythias Jubilee. No Uvea were lost but a number of persons were injured, three serious ly. The fire caused a panic in the auditorium and In the rush for the exits many people were slightly in jured. The fire was the worst In this state since the memorable conflagration of 1866 when the entire business and residential parts of Portland were al most completely wiped out. The blaze originated from crossed elec tric wires in the office of the city electrician and had gained good headway when discovered by an em ploye of the office. Firemen Dclaral. After it was discovered there was a delay of nearly twenty minutes in summoning the fire department as the box signal system waa out of or der. 'When the department .finally arrived the tolaxe had spread from the city electrician's office to the of fice directly .above 'and was burning fiercely. it quickly spread to the entire building. When the audience In the audito rium heard of the Are many rose from their seats and rushed for the exits. As the smell of smoke grew strong the audience could not be re strained longer, and Chairman Wil liam A. Turner stepped to the front of the stage, interrupted the pro gram and asked the audience to leave quietly. His coolness prevented what threatened to result In a serious pan ic but the audience left the building without serious injury to any. llakimore Fire Serkua. Baltimore, Jan. 2. A fire today the worst in the city since the cal amity of 1904, took a heavy toll from the fire department and caused a property loss estimated at $400,000 Three firemen are dead and six ten are injured, among them being George Horton, chief of the depart ment, who is in a serious condition. The fire started on the third floor of a building at the corner of Holli day and Saratoga streets, occupied by J. Ilegester and sons, dealers In plumbers' supplies, the Baltimore Hell and Brass company and the Wll Ham Hollingsworth company ma chinists. Flrpine.li Work Hard. Under the influence of a s;rong wind tho flames spread rapidly and the Intense cold weather prevailing made the work of the firemen ex tremely difficult. Tart of the north wall of the building fell unexpected ly. burying a number of firemen who could not g'.t out In time. Their comrades worked heroically to save them, and unmindful of their danger, plunged Into the wrecked building to rescue the men buried under the ruins. They succeeded In removing all the Injured and recov ered the bodies of three who were killed. REPORT ENGAGEMENT OF MISS ROOSEVELT Son of Washington Banker I Very Attentive. But KoHul STeta ry Denies Humor. Wjshliigton, D. C, Jan. 24 Tte I'nrls of an engagement between Miss Ethel Roosevelt and Charles C. (Hov er, of Washington, Is Indignantly de nlel by the soclel secretary of Mrs. Roosevelt. The secretary sai l things about "kids" and about "a little girl In school" and "a freshman at col lege" and was alloge'her peppery about it. Notwithstanding the denial it i everybody's secret that Charley Glov er Is very attentive to Miss P.oose veit. As a matter of fact Miss Ethel Is 17. and Is not In school, although she Is not yet "nut." But she Is half way out enough out so that she could be at a dinner at which Sen ator Beverldge and his pretty bride were present, with another bri ie and this same Charley Glover, who Is the son of a prominent local banker, C. " Glover, and entirely competent to keep a wife If he should get one. Lisbon Police Discover Plot In Time to Arrest Con spirators and Save Government. IS MAINTAINED More Than Fifty Arrests Have Been Made-London Hears That One Conspirator Escaped From Prison. Aided by Friends. Lisbon. Jan. -24. (The transmls slon of the following dispatch was permitted by officials after due cen sorship) Lisbon is today filled with disquieting rumors but nothing new has developed In the abortive attempt made two nights ago to overthrow the monarchy and proclaim a republican form of government. News of the attempt leaked out to day but a rigid censorship is main tained and it is extremely difficult to secure information concerning the plans of the conspirators. It has been learned, however, that a plot existed to overthrow the government. but that the plan was discovered by the police Just in time to prevent the plotters carrying out their schemes. About fifty men were arrested and the police are making more arrests. The police have visited all the news paper offices and have forbidden the publication of anything concerning the attempt or the arrest of the con spirators. It Is not known whether Don Ml guel, the pretender to the throne of Portugal, Is concerned In the plo( but from the fact that a delegation recently visited him at his Austrian home and told 'him to be "In readi ness" it to nptoset 'thai hs J. King Carlos is ctrmy unpopu lar with his people. His action in Imposing heavy taxes without the consent of Portugal's parliament Is one of the causes. He has been openly denounced and it Is declared he is without friends or partisans. The queen of Portugal recently visited England In an effort to gain the powerful support of King Ed ward In preserving her husband's throne, but failed to secure the sup port she expected, for while King Edward Is bound by treaty to pro tect the existing government, he Is a warm personal friend of the pretend er, and would not Interfere unless forced to do so. Conspirator KMonpeil. London, Jan. 24. A dispatch from Lisbon says that Dr. Farmano Lopez, who was connected with the recent conspiracy to blow up Premier Fran co with a bomb, escaped today from Kan Julian prison. A party of friends went to the prison In an automobile and as the auto drew up In front of the prison a terrible explosion was heard. During the confusion it was learned later that some one tossed Lopez the keys to the prison. It Is supposed that he got away with his friends In the auto disguised with motor glasses and a big coat. The cause of the explosion is not known. HEIRS WILL CONIEST MRS. BRADLEY'S 6IFT Dissatisfied With Division of Kich Woman's Ktaic. Peoria, 111., Jan. 21. .Sixty heirs of the late Mrs. Lydla Bradiey will con test the will which was filed for pro bale this morning. The heirs are Uls- satisfed wim the provisions of the will, which gives property valued at $3,000,000 to the Bradley Polyteeh ill c Institute, founded by Mrs. BraJ- ley, and divides the sui of $:,,Ouo , among the heirs. j The properly left to th.- institute , consists of buildings and leal estai- and at Its present valuation will yield an annual sum estimated at about $60,000. The heirs claim that In making her will Mrs. Bradley was unduly in flunced and will ak that it be set aside on that ground. They will Join In starting suit Immediately. rfa Scnn etaoln ehrdl taoln dl 11 ,1 AN NOUNCES APPOINTMENT Thomas Ward Selected as United States District Attorney of Colo rado Suct'et'ding Cranston. Washington, Jan. 24. Senator Guggenheim announced today that after a conference with President Roosevelt it had been decided to ap point Thomas Ward, Jr., to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Karl Cranston United Htatas district ar.tornty for Colorado. AiY Remove rovKf me rtNTr-3EYNTf root rwrv ToiD t (ert-cfOHj) or soms zope for grip iff in too ywf ah iiy DELEGATES INTERRUPT DAHLMAN'S SPEECH " Omaha Mayor '. Led From Waterways Congress at Chairman V Kequest. INJECTED POLITICS INTO HIS TALK Sioux C'hy. Jan. 24. Mayor James C. Dahlman, of Omaha, waa led from the hall by the sergeant at arms of the waterways congress at its final session last night. Tne officer acted at the request of Governor Burke, of North Dakota, who acted as chair man of the congress. Mayor Dahlman rose to talk about the report of the organization com mittee. As he proceeded In his speech several delegates in different parts of tne hall arose and asked that -he stop as he was injecting politics into the congress. "Put him out," yelled one delegate. Chairman Burke tried to stop the uproar which steadily increased and as a last resort ordered the sergeant at arms to lead the speaker from the ball. "You will have to go down to Wasningion and see Cannon and Al lison about the report of that organ ization committee," shouted Mayor Dahlman above the uproar. "Kit down," yelled a delegate. "I'll not sit down," replied Dahl man. "I want to tell you " "He is out of order," . someone shouted, and this cross rtre was abqut to precipitate trouble when Chair man Burke ruled the mayor out of order. He refused to accept the rul ing and the chairman called for the floor officer. After arguing the matter Dahlman left the floor. DRY FARMERS CREATE POSITION FOR HARRIS :m-uUv Committee Name Him lucrative Seeretury of tltf Organisation. Salt Irftke iiy. Jan. 24. FlWier Harris, the retiring president of the Trans-Misslssipp Dry Karmng con gress, was today selected by the ex ecutive committee to be executive secretary of the organization. This Is a new position, created by the com mittee at this meeting. Several addresses were delivered at the session of the congress this morning, including a paper on good roads and farming, by II. M. Branler, of the Colorado Agricultural college, which was read by Prof. Jardine. MARK TWAIX GOIS TO IIKIIMI DA. New Tork, Jan. 24. Samuel Clem ens will sail tomorrow for Bermuda to spf-nd the winter, his physicians having recommended a milder cli mate for the remainder of the win ter. Mr. Clemens is suffering from a lingering attack of laryngitis, and while his condition Is not regarded i as serious, H Is thought a change of climate will be beneficial. YourtseiF (Mr-ctewt) to e&tr rvt up:?: BRIDAL COUPLE EATEN BY ALLIGATORS They Undertook Journey In Boat on Balsas and Died - - Horrible Deaths. " NATIVES WARNED BUT THEY PERSISTED El Paso, Jan. 24. Two Americans, a young man and a young woman, apparently on their bridal tour, were eaten alive by alligators In the Balsas rher, a stream forming the bound ar between the states of Mlchoacan and Guerrero In Mexico. Nobody Knows anything of their Identity. II. Hablarolles of Guadalajara, re turning from his timber lands In M'Choacan, reported the matter to Dr. Will B. Davis, American consul In that city. The man, who was about 28 years old. and the girl, about 19 ears of age, appeared at Balsas atcut a month ago, and, hiring a small boat, stocked It with provisions. arms, camp equipage and loading on a trunk filled with clothing went down the river. A short way down the trunk fell overboard and although they stopped and paid the natives to dive for it. It was lost. The natives warned them not to continue the Journey as the stream Is full of rapids and In the swampy places Is inhabited by my nuns or alligators. The young couple continued and ncthing more was heard of them un til ten days ago, when the wrecked boat was found in one of the swampy regions torn and chewed by alliga tors, and nearby was the body of the ycung man partially eaten by the reptiles. BERNALILLO COUNTY BANK CASE SUBMITTED Mil III Noiutto to Buy SI to for IVderal Building at Imh Vegas. Washington, D. C, Jan. 24. (sixtiul) The case of George Al bright, assessor of Bernalillo county vs. the First National Bank of Al luciuerque was argued and submitted today. Senator Penrose Introduced a bill today providing for the purcha.-w of ihs fcite for a federal building at Las Vegas. A bill was submitted by Delegate Andrews today authorizing the sec ntiry of the Interior to sell non inlneral bearing laruld owned by the government. MKXICAN VICK CONSUL DIM I). Tacoma, Jan. 24. A. W. Tornley, Mexican vice consul in this city, died today as the result of a bullet wound. Mr. Tornley was held up by high waymen Monday night and when he resisted, one of the men shot him. He was $0 years old. A reward of $1,000 has been offered for the mur derer. TKEASCHV BUYS SUA lilt. Washington, Jan. 24. The treas ury department today purchased 100,000 ounces of silver for delivery at the Philadelphia mint, paying- IN MEXICO 65 2S per fine ounce. Educator Advocates Change In Public School System for Benefit of Children. WANTS EACiUHILO TO LEARN TRADE Says Theory ol Democracy That All Men Are Equal Is Fallacy and Was Given Up Long Ago by Practical Minded Men. Chicago, Jan. 24. Dr. Charles Elliott, president of Harvard univer sity, created a sensation at a ban quet of the national society for the promotion, of Industrial education at the auditorium last night, when he declared In his address that Ameri can boys and girls should be "sort ed out" and forced by law to study the trades assigned to them. Dr. Elliott said he did not think his Idea was undemocratic, but did think it would result in a better con dition of affaira in a few years If put In effect. "Democracy," he said, "is based on the theory that all men are equal. All men are not equal and cannot be. Mien of practical minds long ago set aside this Idea." The present public school system In America Is wrong, declared Presi dent Elliott. He stated that under the present"" system every boy and girl gets a smattering of education on a number of different subjects, some of which are beneficial In later years, but the most of which the pupil has absolutely no use for. . As a conse- liucncejhey leave school with only a superficial idea of the world and ab solutely without . the training neces- ary for them' to gain a livelihood. ' lie. advocated, la place of : the present , system, technical ' training for the children, to begin just as soon as a child was old enough. He would have a law enacted providing for this, and under the law would have officers, or teachers, perhaps, to "sort out" the children, paying at tention to the qualifications each had for a particular trade, but forcing every one to learn some work, so that by the time the child had mas. tered a trade and was able to leave school It would be in a way to pro vide for itself, without the appren ticeship necessary now. JUROR BELIEVES WALSH WAS NOT GUILTY luliiMr Did Not Know Ho Could Cltange Hi VenHct iu Court or Ho Would Ilavo lhxio So. Harvard. 111., Jan. 24. Elbert Pal mer, the Juror who stood out so long for the acquittal of John It. Walsh, who was convicted on Saturday of violating the national bank laws, told Attorney C. J. Henderson, a lawyer, who recounts In an affidavit a con versation held with him by Palmer, that he did not believe that Walsh was technically guilty and that had he known that he could change his verdict when questioned In court by Judge Anderson he would have done so. Palmer said he rather would have blown out his brains than to have presented a verdict of guilty In court, had he known he could change It when the Jurors were poll ed. Palmer Is at his farm, near Har vard. a physical wreck. The affidavit made by Hendricks baa been nent to the attorneys of Mr. Walsh. SOUTH CAROLINA GRAFT NETTED FIVE MILLIONS lniM-cutr CaiiHr.s Warrant to ho Imhi for lirty Men n Differ ent Iurt4 of United Slated.. Atlanta Jan. 24. To. T. H. Fel der, Jr.. of Atlanta, and his partner. Col. Clifford L. Anderson, of Atlan ta, have been engage.! us Assistant Attorneys General In the Kouth Carolina dispensary prosecutions. "In thu fourteen years of the dis pensary," Mr. Felder said today, "thu amount stolen and 'grafted' ag gregates between $4,000,000 and $5 000,000, conservatively estimat ed." Col. Felder has Just returned to Atlanta from South Carolina, where he tried the first civil case In Colum bia. Warrants have been Issued agaiulst forty or fifty men all over the United Stutes, declares Mr. Fel der, charging them with conspiracy to cheat and defraud the state of Si uth Carolina, with perjury and with accepting bribes. Intense Cold In New York Causes Great Suffering Among Poorer Classos. NEW JERSEHOADS .. BADLY CRIPPLED New England States Experience Small Blizzard -Swirling Sntw Makes Navigation Hazardous-Two Steamers Re ported Ashore. iNew York, Jan. 24. The eastern part of the United States is storm bound today. Telegraph wires are . down, railroad traffic delayed and shipping along the coast tied up by a heavy snow and high wind which has been prevailing for the past twelve hours. The storm here developed Into a small bllxsard during tne night. Today the streets are piled deep jn places with drifts and street car traffic la badly impeded. The movement of river craft Is hampered and trains In- ; to the city are hours behind their ' schedules. The storm caught many people unprepared and there has been In tense suffering among the poorer classes. For the first time this win ter the city lodging houses are over crowded and the covered pier at the foot of East Twenty-sixth street waa turned into an . emergency lodging: house. Several hundred men' have been given work clearing the snow from the streets. One man was found ft oxen to death, under the stoop of a house, where" he had 'crawled , tot ' protection from the cold, .' -s Steamer Went Ashore. jln Brooklyn' nearly every car line Is blocked and la some cases no at tempts have been made to move cars. At Sandy JIook a northwest gale is blowing and the swirling snow makes navigation haaardousv The steamer John Starln, of the Starling line, plying between New York and New Haven, went ashore at Willets Poi.it while entering the East river this morning, en route from New Haven. The pilot was Un-i able to locate the light at the en-' trance to the East river and; the . storm made it Impossible to see the shore. The tide was running high and the vessel grounded so close to the shore that when the tide receded it left the vessel high and dry. Six passengers on board the ship walked ashort. Trarilc IWulIy Cripiiled. Philadelphia. Jan. 24. The tele graph and railroad service of south ern New Jersey Is paralyzed by a flfice storm which has been raging since last night. No wire communi cations can be had with Atlantic City and the electric trains which were due to arrive from the seashore at midnight and during the early mora Ing. have not been reported, owing; to the break In telegraphic com munication. The seashore trains on the Pennsylvania line operated by steam, are also tied up. Most of the trouble seems to be caused by tele graph poles being blown across rail road and electric line tracks. The storm Is raging throughout Pennsylvania. Delaware and New Jersey, but Is worse In New Jersey. Traffic Is impeded throughout the state. I tail lu New IOiikIuikI. Iloston, Jan. 24. Southeastern New England Is experiencing a se vere snow storm today. The temper ature dropped fifteen degrees last light and high winds prevail. At lireton's lteef the velocity of the wind Is reported to be between 60 and 70 miles an hour. The steamer Provi dence, of the Fall Uiver line, due at Newport at 2:30 o'clock in the morn inif. was forced to land her tiajuen- gers at New London at 8 o'clock this morning, and tie up there until the stoim abates. SliiMner A.xlHin. Hull, Mass., Jan. 24. A vessel be lieved to be a three masted schooner was discovered ashore In Illack Rock channel shortly after 2 o'clock this afternoon. The weather Is very thick and it Is not known how long the vessel has been In her present posi tion. A tug has been sent to her rescue. HEVOI.UTIONISTS T.VKK HAITIAN TOWS Port Au Prince, Jan. 24. Revolu tionists have taken possexslou u( Port de Palx, a town thirty-five miles west of Port Haytian. Tho town was captured after a sharp fight with government troops, who were repuls ed and driven from town. As a result of the serious aspect of affairs England and France have bota ordered cruisers to the island to protect the interests of cltlsens of those countlres, and the cruisers are expected to arrive hern within a few days.