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TRAIN ARRIVALS No. 17-45 P- m No 4 5. 50 p. m. No. 7 10. JS P- m No. 86.40 p. m. No. 9 11 45 p. m. TIZEN WEATHER FORECAST Omw. Colo., May 29. TnigM fair farmer lortbeast portloi. Satarday fair. WE; GET THE NEWS FIRST" C VOLUME 23. ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO. Fill DAY, MAY 29. 1908. NUMB EH 128 Ci mm PRESBYTERIANS CHOOSE DENVER FOR NEXT ASSEMBLY 1 Contest Between Colorado City and Seattle Was Set tled With But One Ballot. INVITATION CARRIES BONUS OF $15,000 Colorado Backs Up Arguments With Otfer of Big Sum and Del egates Spend Little Time in Ala king Cholce-To Convene Third Thursday In May. Kansas City. Majr 29. Denver was today selected as the city In which next year's general assembly of the Presbyterian church of the United State Is to be held. But one ballot w&i taken for the two contesting cit ies and the vote was bo nearly unani mous that Seattle withdrew and the Colorado city was finally selected with one voice. The invitation of Denver was ac companied by the promise of a bonus of 15,000 offered by that city to eu terlain the delegates and guests. It wad claimed for Denver, aside from the big bonus, that railroad fares to that city would be much less than to Seattle. It was also argued that the general assembly never yet convened l In the Rockies and as next year la the semi-centennial anniversary of the establishment of the church In Colo rado it wad particularly desirable that tile mei.ting be held there. When the voting began it was early apparent thai the great majority of delegates favored Denver. No count of the one ballot taken was kept, but when it conclude! Dr. Mark A. Ma thews of Seattle moved that Dever be unanimously selected and this wm done amid scenes of much enthus iasm. The fight oetween Denver and Se attle, the only two cities desiring the next general assembly, developed a warm contest, but when the ballot was taken and It was seen that Den ver wa. so far In the lead the Seattle enthusiasts withdrew. Routine matters were taken up when the assembly met this morning. Among other business transacted a rule was enacted which provides that the general assembly shall conveno hereufter on the third Thursday In May eaoh year. BLOW UP PIPELINE WITH DYNAMITE Two Attempts Iluve IVcen Made to Cut Off OaJTiwnso's Water Supply Willi n Tumi Week. Carr!zor.o, X. M , May 29. (Spo ofed). Considerable apprehension Is felt by the people of this place about their water supply as a result of two attempts made within the past week to blow up the p pe line which brings the water here from the Rio Bonito. On one occasion the pipe was com pletely smashed, as If a stick of dyna- i mite had been exploded beneath it, and the town, as well as the El Paso & Southwestern railroad, was short of water for several hours while the break was being repaired. The secret service department of the railroad has been working on the case but no arrests have been made as yet. It Is believed that persona dis satisfied with prices they received for the right-of-way of the pipe across their lan.1 are gul'ty of breaking the pipe, ami it is feared that serious trouble will result If the differences are nut amlcah'y settled. BURTON WILL PRESENT SECRETARY TAFT'S NAME Ohio lUf tnttentativo Will Nominate rnfe-Hknisil Candidate on Account dI llu AMwwiatlon Willi I lie, SenTotary. waj-nington, May z. while no, formal announcement has been made! It may tie definitely stated that Rep- re. nLath e Theodore Burton of Ohio1 will present the name of Secretary1 T.ift to the Chicago convention. Hur-I ton. sin-e the institution of Taft'a pn limit. ury campaign, has been one of his closest friends and advisers and Is regarded as one of the bes; repre-; sntative.s of all Taft stan.i for In the United States. ! Burton will leave Washington In two or three days for Hot Springs, Va.. to take a rest. While there he will probably prepare the address' nominating Tart. He will return to Washington before leaving for Chl-! cago to attenj the convention. Like-' ly he will go directly to Chicago from here Jane II or II. ENTIRE SOUTHI MOURNS DEATH OE GENERAL S.UEE Body Taken to Old Home at Columbus on a Special Train People Do Reverence.! INTERMENT MS PLACE ON DECORATION DAY Many Beautiful War Tributes) Sent For Crave of War Chief -Messages, of Condolence From All Parts of Country-Troops Escort Kemalns to Crave. Vicksburg, May 29. With an escort of Confederate veterans and members of the state militia, and accompanied by many citizens, the body of the late General Stephen D. Lee, commander In chief of the United Confederate Veterans, was conveyed to the Queen & Crescent station early today and started on a special train for Colum bus, Miss. The funeral will be held at Columbus on Saturday at 4 o'clock. The news of the death of the vet eran southern general yesterday was iccelved with regret throughout the ei.tlre sjulh, and thousands of mes sages of condolence were received Doth in this city and at Columbus. Crepe was displayed in all parts of this city and In many southern towns and cities today. As the body of the veteran was con veyed to the depot today, people all along the route stood with uncovered heads as the bier passed. General Lee will be given a regulation mill tury burial Saturday. By a coinci dence the head of the once powerful army f the t uth will be laid to rest on Dicciatlon day, when the veterans of the once great northern army will bo (iKtcialing the graves of their dead fcfter the national custom. -" Hundreds of floral offerings have been sent to Columbus by southern people t ) tic placed on the grave of the late general. It is x petted that people will turn out t) do reverence to the once great soldier all a'eng the route to be trav eled by the special today. IN OLD JERUSALEM Man Wlto Ih--x1 Through. New Mex ico on Tour of World Creates a SeiiNUiiou in I And of Mum ink). London, May 29. Charles J. Gild den, the famous American motorist, who was the first man to drive an auto through the Holy Land, has re turned to this city. He will rent at ihe Hotel Carlton for a few days be fore resuming his fifty thousand mile tour through the principal countries of the world. Mr. Glldden left London In 1901, and up to the present time has trav elled 46.528 miles In his machine. He has visited thirty-nine countries, and has traversed some extremely difficult roads and mountain passes. The rest of his schedule will bring htm through Algeria, Tunis, Spain, Portu gal, Norway, Russia, and possibly Cuba and Jamaica. He Is turning his attention to ballooning, and has In prospect an aerial trip from Omaha to Boston in an attempt to beat the Count Delavaux's record of 1205 miles. "My arrival In Jerusalem by auto mobile," said Mr. GlidJen. "was con sidered such an event of Importance that the chief Judge -t that place told me the event would be duly chron icled and placed among the archives which date back to the Christian Era." REPLICA OF FAMOUS NFSTORIAN TABLET Previous Cargo Arrives In Ainerlcn In Charge) of Danish Ofllcer. Ronton, May 29. What Is probably the most Interesting cargo of the year lies, carefully boxed and padded, In the tween decks of the Standard O.l steamship Kennebec, touching here on her way to New York from Par East ports. The precious, weighty freight, but a single parcel, value I at a lofty figure. Is a replica of the famous Nestorlan tablet, aceompa nle by Lieutenant Ftltx von Holm, formerly of the Danish navy, who with great patience snd at Infinite trouble and risk has faithfully made an exact reproduction of the original stone. The fac-slmlle of the monument on board the Kennebec Is a big slab from the same quarry In Northwest ern China, from which the historic, almost Imperishable tablet was hewd more than 1,100 years ago. ' 55: Kl Jiffs' atisBaaa BEARS CONTROLLED IN GRAIN TRADING TODAY Patten and His Bull Campaign Suffered Defeat. Wheat. Corn. Oats. Go Down. GREATEST LOSS KECORDED IN MAY CORN Chicago, May 29. The bears In the grain pit on the board of trade today scored a decisive victory in early trad ing and forced down the prices of May w heat, corn and oats. The great est loss was recorded In May corn, the bull campaign in which has been led by James A. Patten. The price of that grain broke from 82 V4, the opening quotation, to 77 to within the first hour. May oats dropped from 66 to 51H and wheat declined from 109 hi to 107 In the same space of time. Before noon the market reacted and the close was strong. It Is generally believed that Patten and his followers have cleared up at least $2,000,000 through their manipulation of May corn. AUTOMOBILE CLUB WILL TO All Machines in the City Are to lie In Lino When Start la Made To morrow Morning. The mesa road from the University to Trimble's castle will be the scene of rapidly moving automobiles to morrow morning from 10 o'clock till noon, when the New Mexico Auiomo. bile club makes its first club run. The twenty or thirty machines will ensemble at 10 o'clock near the cor ner of Gold avenue and Second street. M. W. Flournoy has been chosen is captain of the run and will lead the race to the mountains In his 40-horss power Thomas Flyer. The Silver ave nu4 road built by the Terrace Im provement company will be traversed until the mesa Is reached, University hill being Impassable Just at present on account of road work being done; there. The mesa road Is In very fair condition and some speeding will be, done from the University to Jones' place. The return to the cl y will be made at 12 o'clock. ORDERS ARE MIXED; TRAINS COLLIDE Hagerman. N. M., Hay 29. (Kpo rial). The Roawell southbound Santa Fe passenger and a northbound freight collided at South Spring, ten miles north of here, at 12 o'clock Wednesday night. Both engines were wrecked but the trainmen and passen gers escaped uninjured. It la aald here that the collision was a result of conflicting orders. SUCH A HEADACHE I 1- I I ! I HI . II 000 WORTH OE KERO SINEIOANKS Another Heavy Storm In Okla homa Caused Rapid Rise of Arkansas River. ELEMENTS PUT CRIMP IN STANDARD OIL Tulsa, Okla., May 29 Another rise In the Arkansas river came today as a result of a downpour of rain, which began last night. During the storm, lightning struck twenty-seven oil tanks In Glenn Poll destroying them. Each contained 1,600 barrels of oil. The loss will reach 25,000. The burning of the oil tanks made a brilliant light which could be seen for miles. The oil, as the tanks burn ed, spread out over the earth. In creasing the fire area. Property in the Immediate vicinity was destroyed. Volunteer Are organizations attempt ed to stop the progress of the flames but without success. The Arkansas river la rising rapid ly and may do more damages to bridges In this vicinity. GRAND JURY INDICTS COTTON OPERATOR New York, May 29. Four Indict ments were returned by the federal grand Jury today. It is reported that Theodore H. Price, a prominent cot ton operator, was charged with Im proper transactions u connection with the leak In the government sta tistics several years ago. CHOP DAMAGE IS HEAVY. St. Joseph, Mo., May 29. The crop damage throughout northwest Mis souri resulting from continued heavy rains Is heavy. Much corn has been washed out or rotted and must be re planted, so the crop will be late. Strawberries have been ruined and It Is feared wheat will rust. TORNAIH) KIIXS ONE. St. Joseph, Mo., Mdy 29. A torna do struck Hale, a vil age near ChUll cothe. Mo., late yesterday. One man was fatally and three seriously In jured. The Bank of li.ile and a num ber of business housi s were unroofed. O. K. Warren p".-'t. the Wom an's Relief co'ps and the Ladles of the O. A. R , w I h ave Com rade Harwell's on First street promptly at 8 o'clock Saturday morning, for the cemetery to decorate the graves, and expect to be at Bart las bridge by 11 o'clock to launch 'he flower boats In honor of the marines. All Confederate grave will be decorated, EI). JOHNSON, post Commander. J. O. CALDWELL, Adjutant SECOND MAN HELD FOR EXPRESS ROBBERY AT Henry Farr Released on $5,000 Bond PendlngTrlal-Madeno Defense at Preliminary. STONE SECURED BONDSMEN AND IS NOW AT LIBERTY Raton. N. M, May 29. (Special) iienry rarr, arrested In company with Elmer Stone for alleged com pllcacy In the Wells-Fargo Express robbery at French station when 136, 000 was stolen, was held to the grand jury today In the sum of 25,000. Stone has furnished the 110,000 de manded of him at the preliminary hearing and with Farr, Is now at lib erty until their cases come up at the September term of the district court. At his preliminary hearing today arr offered no defense and permit ted the prosecution to hold him. It Is said that both he and Stone feel confident that they can prove their innocence when their cases get into court If developments between now and that time do not show them blameless. The prosecution In the Farr case, offered but scant testimony. RUNAWAY BOY SOUGHT IN WEST FuolUh School Hoy lied lYoin Home ami Pun'nlM Are lYowtralcd. Carlton H. Green, fair, five feet eight Inches in height, and 18 years old, believed to bo In New Mexico, probably living under an assumed name, is sought by his parents, Mr and Mrs. K. C. Green, Pallls:er ave nue, Detroit. Mich. Young Green left home the morn Ing of October 14th, last, presumably to go to the Detroit High school. He has not been heard of since In De troit, although police departmenta all over the country have offered a re ward of $800 for Information con cernlng him. It Is believed that he has come west and Is now living In some mining camp, probably afraid or ashamed to correspond with his pirents fearing that he wronged them beyond forgiveness by running away. The fasher In a letter to The Citi zen says that the boy will be wel come! home and that he will not be forcej to go to school against his wishes. His parents are prostrated with grief over the boy'a heartless desertion of them. ciii iini riiooit gives wy. Chicago. May 29. The cemented ve-t,l.u.o of the floor of tha Luthinlan church of Our Lady ef VUna gave usy last night as the large congrega tion wvm leaving. Thirty persons were thrown Into the hasement and a panic resulted. None was seriously Injured. TION CAR IS HURLED DOWN T Remarkable Accident In Pennsylvania-Broke From End of Train Running at Full Speed. TWENTY PASSENGERS TERRIBLY INJURED Those on Rear Platform Seated Under Awning. Thrown Clear Off Right of Way-Olhers Heaped on Floor of Car and Cut With Glass. Connelsville, Pa., May 29. Twenty passengers were seriously injured, three probably fatally, shortly before noon today when an observation par lor car on the Royal Blue flyer on the Baltimore & Ohio road, bound from Chicago to New York, left the rails two miles from Garrett, Pa., east of here and plunged down an embank ment. That none was killed U miraculous. Up to 2 o'clock, however, it was em phatically stated by railroad officials that there were no fatalities. The Injured were placed aboard a special train and hurried to Cumber land, Md., where hospital accommo dations were prepared. The train, which la one of the most important on the system, 1 t Pittsburg at 8 o'clock, and when It reached a point two miles east of Garrett and while It was rounding a sharp curve, the observation car swung from the tracks. The train was running on schedule tlma, and like the crack of a whip the coupling snapped and the observation car was thrown down the embankment. Pasrengers were scattered pell tnell. A number, who were seated on the platform under an awning wre pitched far Into the air and landed clear of the wreck but among atonea and cinders, causing painful Injuries to all. Others were thrown Into a heap on the floor and showered with glass. The exact cause of the accident has not yet been determined. PUTNEYS MAKE AUTO TRIP BY RAIL En Route to Kansas City In Devil Wagon Hut Broke An Axle At Iamy, Las Vegas. N. M., May 29. (Spe cial) The 40-horsepower Thomas Flyer machine of Robert E. Putney, of Albuquerque, passed through this place this morning on a flat car, bill ed to Denver. One axle was broken and the machine was otherwise badly disfigured. Mr. Putney and family, accompanied by R. L. Dodson, ma chlnlst, passed through the city last night on passenger train No. 8, going to Denver. Mr. Putney said that he Intended riding overland from Den ver to Kansas City. The machine was placed on the train at La my. Mr. and Mrs. Putney and children accompanied by Mr. Dobson, left this city Wednesday morning going through TIJeras canyon for Denver. Postal cards were received in the city yesterday that the party had reached La my without accident excepting two punctures and having lost their way a few times. The accident to the axle must have occurred shortly after they left La my. GARFIELD TO INSPECT LAS VEGAS PROJECT KerrcUir of the Interior and Chief l-:ii(rliutr of Reclamation Service Will Visit Metulow City. Lns Vegas, May 29. (Special). A letter has been received here etat Ing that Secretary of the Interior Garfield and F. H. Newell, chief en g tiei-r of the reclamation service of the United States, will ehortiy visit this city to Iruxpect the waterworks reservoir site and determine on tha extent of the lrr:gntlon project at thin place. The date for th actual com mencement of the extension of the project w ill probably be decided on then. Vy this project thousand of acres of arid lands will be reclaimed and will be thrown open to settlers. The project Involves the expenditure of several hundred thousand dollars. REPAIRING I-TOOD IMGE IV TEWS METROPOLIS Dallas, Texas, May 29. The Trin ity river has so far receded as to al low the resumption of work at the pumping utatlon and water Is again In the city's mains. The electric light plant has also resume! operations. The work of repairing railroad bridges Is being pushed and In a few (lavs traffic on all lines Mill he ra. ' aumed. LA FOLLETTE FIGHTS PET CURRENCY ' BJJ.L Resorts to Filibuster Tactics on Floor of Senate In an Effort to Halt Procedure. REPORTED THaTsTONE OF L ASSIST Two Demands for Quorum and Appeal From Decision ef Vice President-Senator Culberson Refused to Yield Floor Delays Adjournment. Washington, May 29. If was mad evident, soon after the Venule con vened today, that Senator La Folletta would do all In his power to obstruct the passage of tha compromise enr rency bill, and there was ground for the report that he had succeeded In obtaining assurance of help frost Senator Stone of Missouri, Before 2 o'clock Senator La Fol lette had made two demands for a Quorum, and When upon the third de mand the vice president refused to recognize him because Senator Cul berson had the floor and declined to yield, he raised a point of order to the effect that the presiding officer should have a roll call when thera was a demand for A quorum, even In the face of a declination by tha senator occupying tha floor to yield for that purpose. The vice president held against tha Wisconsin senator and the latter an nounced his intention to appeal front the chalr'a decision. He then entered upon an argument In support of his contention and It was evident that the filibuster, small though It might be In numbers, was . on In earest. The fight which La Follette la mak ing may result In further preventing; the adjournment of Congress. La ITAI nil. I . hnllnuail 1 1 , every Inch of ground before the emer gency currency measure la allowed to get out of the Senate. In the mean- ' time the public buildings bill and half a dozen other measures are complete ly tied up. NARROW ESCAPE FROM GASOLINE EXPLOSION G. C. Graham Was Cleaning Skirt With Gasoline and Robbed Too Hard. A serious accident was narrowly averted this morning when a skirt, saturated with gasoline, In being; cleaned by George C. Graham of tha tailoring firm of Graham A Chrlstlan son. Ignited from friction. Presence of mind on the part of Mr. Graham possibly Maved him from worse Injur ies than he received; as It was hla arms were pa'nfully though not seri ously burned and he was able to re sume his work after having them dressed at a neighboring drug store. When the flames started Mr. Graham hastily grabbed up the garment and threw It 'rto a bucket of water which luckily stood by, and the bu -ket and all was taken Into the nearby aliey. where the gasoline burned for several hours. PRORATION OEEH ER Foil HAD HOYS Superintendent Sterling and Trus tee Maloy. representing the city school board, Alderman Neustadt and Augle, representing the city council and Dr. C. E. Lukens, superintendent of New Mexico Children's Home So ciety met at the Central school build. Ing last night to consider the proposi tion of appointing a probation officer to take care of the bad boys of Albu querque. It has been proposed that the city pay a probation officer appointed hy women Interested in the work. The making of a report was deferred, for the purpose of giving the committees time to ascertain whit authority such Hn officer would have. However, It la believed that a favorable report wlll be ready by the next meeting night, of the city council. NEW Jl'DICIL IHSTRHT HILL TO SENATE COMMITTEBl Washington. D. C. May 29. (Spe cial) lep:te the filibustering which was rife In the Senate today and caused the holding up of tha currency bill. Delegate Andrew's new Judicial district bill reached Its second -ead. Ing this afternoon and was refei red! to the Judiciary committee. Senator Knox, who has been a warm sop porter of New Mexico measure th'a session Of the Congress, Is a member of this committee, and tha bill will likely ba reported s n VXC1.E JOE HEADY TO LEAVE. Washa'ngton, May 23. speaker Cannon bade good-bye to President Roosevelt this morning and said that if Congress adjourned today he would leave Washlnjrton tomorrow morning for home.