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TRAIN ARRIVALS No. l 7-45 p. m. 1 ' m 9 rex r n WEATHER FORECAST Pcnm. Coll., Ocsober lFi!r tonlghi anri Frfday. - t LI I. 7 ID.) ) p. Ill No. 8 6.40 p. m. No. 9 1 1. 45 p. m. WE GET THE NEWS FIRST" VOLUME 23. hahv wm UVH HIM immiiiii 1 11111111111 u I 1111 PRESIDENT; SPOKANE WILL y ' Committee on Permanent Organization of Sixteenth National Irrigation Con gress Favors Candidacy of Vice-President for Head of the Organization and This Virtually tion oy tne ueiegaies, mosi 01 wnom Favor Pioneer in Irrigation Work. . . at-. SESSION DEVOTED TO DISCUSSION OF IRRIGATION AND WHAT HAS BEEN DONE DURING THE YEAR Busy Session of Delegates Both Numerous Speeches Concerning Irrigation Delivered byjeru river vaiicy " where the Irria Experts and Pioneers in the troduced Are Referred to blv Not be Able to Report gates.to Take a Trip. 4 CONGRESS PROGRAM. Friday, Oct. 2 Fourth Day. 1:30 a. m. Music Held' band of Bait Lake City, Utah. Address i. B. Broward, gov- ernor of Florida: "The Policy of National Drainage." Address C S. E. Holland: . "Interstate Waterway and Drainage." Addresfs Dr. W, J. McGee, secretary Intend Waterway commission: VaO ftaiulttl ment of Water in Sub-Arid United State." Address Herr N. Kaumannu, representative . of the German government. 1:30 p. m. Music Twenty- first Infantry band, U. 8. army. Address William R. Hearst of New York. Address S. H. Cowan of Tex- as: "Water." Address W. A. Beard of Cal- ifornia. Address P. C. Finkle, C. E., of California: "The Underground Water Supply of Santa Maria Valley, California." Address P. E. Fuller, C. E.: "Irrigation of Small Areas by Windmill as a Fortification Against Failure During Drought Periods." Address W. C. Mendenhall. geologist. U. S. G. S.: Under- ground Water Studies la the West." Address Carlo Camacho, representative of the government of Chile. Report of the committee on resolutions. 8:30 p. m. Grand musical re- cltal at Convention hat The Mexican National band. The Twenty-first Infantry band, U. S. 4 army. The Kuterpean quartet. J. P. Dupuy. fi't tenor and di- rector; F. K. Nay, peeorid tenor; L. Zinnamon, baritone; F. W. Wallace, second bass. Sololst: Mrs. Frank. Mrs. Bessie Fox Da- vis. Miss Albright, Mr. Arthur Mlddleton Mr. Dupuy and Mr. Jcpson. Tickets on sale at Mat- son's. The morning session of the Irilga tlon congress opened at 10 o'clock this morning with an invocation by Rev. J. C. Rollins of Albuquerque, followed with music by the Mexican band. The delegates and visitors were tardy In their arrival and cont nued traggllng Into the hail till 11 o'clock, at which time there was a good at tendance, both on the main floor and in the galleries. Secretary Fowler read the u-ual number of resolutions, among hl.'li was one to the effect that the opeia tlons of the fore.-try service in closing of the range to cattle and stock grow ers be made gradual sj that ll may be accomplished with the least po-si- ble damage to the parties involved m i the business. At the close of the reading of re oletlons President GoU'ly announced the arrival at the Alvarado of lion. Win. It. Wheeler of Washington. D C, secretary of the bureau of com merce and labor and persona', repre sentative of President R losevelt t the congresn. He also appointed J u i Short of California. Mr. S il t: f M Utah and it L. Thomas of New Mex ico a cornrnltt frnm the c mv. nt on , to proceed to the hotel and if rt M Wheeler to the convent. on ha.l. The first address of the inoi ning . was delivered by CJeorge C. Andeison, the well known C d'ir.i Jo auth rity PROBABLY BE CHOSEN Means His Selec- . m mm a I i ri - Morning and Afternoon, and Work Many Resolutions In- ' Committee, Which Will Proba Today Arizona Invites Dele- v on irrigation engineering, whose elab orate paper on the history and de velopment of reclamation projects it hi own state consumed in the neigh borhood of one hour In It delivery. The contribution of Mr. Anderson was of great value to the student of Irri gation problem and later when in cluded in the permanent record of the congress will no doubt "oe consid ered an important addition to the lit erature of the subject. During Mr. Anderson's address the committee which had been appointed by the chair for the purpose of escort ing Mr. Wheeler to the hb.u ktrtbreU the building, accompanied by their distinguished guest. Governor Curry. John Barrett, Solomon Luna and oth ers, and the party took seat near the door till the conclusion of the speech. Another incident which took place during Mr. Carpenter' address was the placing upon one of the press tables near the platform of the enor mous silver trophies presented by William R. Hearst and the Anheuser Busch Brewing company. Three of these" trophies were from Mr. Hearst and will be awarded for the best state, county and individual exhibits, and the fourth from the brewing com pany will go to the best exhibit of barley grou n on irrigated land. At 11:15 i. clock the chairman In troduced Mr. Wheeler, who was greet ed will applause from the cntue au dience, the galleries joining with the delegates ui i the floor in the dem onstration of .velcome. Mr. Wiieel r adds to a pleasing ap pearance tli attribute of ready spet cli. 11 i x pressed his regret at the fact that the lateness of his ap pointment by President Roosevelt had left little t rue for the preparation of a spi e -h. but nevertheless ex pressed in a graceful manner the greetings of the president and nix wish for th" success of the congress. Mr. Wheeler spoke of the advance ment made in the reclamation of arid land throu-i iirlsation, the value of thii work of the Irrigation congress and kindred bodies, and incidentally paid a tribute to the forestry service and to Mr. I'inchot In conclusion be once more reiterated the desire of President Roosevelt that he might see the pa-sage of bills for tiie admission of New Mexico and Ar.zun.i before the close of his ailmitiisi nation. The ai dless was dosed anil 1 a volley of ap plause and cheers and the thanks of the congress were extend-d to the president and his representative by Mr. Goudy in a few well words. Prof. O. R. P. Smith of Arizona fol lowed with an able technical address on the subject. "Water R.-s.urces nr Very Arid Valleys." His paper was a most useiui one, containing an airjy cf facts and figures r -'ai diri pump trig methods new to mary members of the congress. The. speaker it en till' d to congratulation upon his ah.l ity to keep within trie proper time limit, his address occupying exactly twenty minutes, the limit estatb.Lsh. d by the board of control. At the close of Mr. Smith's paper Delegate W. A. Beard of Sacramento, a Biember of the ex ;, u' V rommitt- e, occupied ten mlnu es In advocacy of reducing the number of members of the board of governors of the congreHs and eataldu-hmg It upon a perm in. ni basis si fiat continual aition may be secured throughout the year. Tie suggestion wa.s well reccivi d and will probably oe put In'o effect. Mr. licnrd gave it as his op nlon t'iiat th j biard sho'ill not ex 'ee,l s veri mrn ! bers and tht It should have p.ntn- n nt headounrters. After Mr. I? an! had f'nlsied i gpi aklng another batch of resi u'l uis was offered and read by the chair, some of which, on account of their character, w re so obviou-ly for. Ig i ALBUQUERQUE. -NEW MEXICO. THURSDAY, OOTOHEIM, 1908. to the object of th congress that they excited mild degree Of irauw ment among the delegates. During the morning, however, two 1 exceptionally Important resolution , were offered which took the form of Invitation to the congress. One wa ! from the Arliona delegation extend- ' Ing a cordial Invitation to the con ' gres to visit the territory at the cloae of the convention and another wa offered by the Wyoming delega tion requesting the presence of the delegate of the National Irrigation congress at the "Transmlssourl Pry Fanning Congress," of which Qover- nor George 8. Curry 1 vice president. rebruiry Both re'olutlon" ,o1 Whereas the Santa Fe and th- Southern Pacific railroad system have arranged for the convenience of the Irrigation congress excursions over the arid sections tributary to the meeting place of this congress; and Whereas, they have granted special nf Arizona: and one-far rates far the round trip to - Whereas, the said excursion In clude the city of Phoenix. Arls., which 1 the commercial capital of the Salt river valley, where is now under way one of the greatest project of the reclamation ervlce, and which Bait river valley by Its productiveness h.ui through the magic wand of water be come one of the greatest agriculturll sections of the countrty, and is a splendid example of the results whlc.i may be produced by the crystalliza tion Into fact of the purposes of thl organization; and Whereas, the city of Tucson, Ariz.. Is the commercial capital of the Santa of the territory, rigatlon of the soil through the medium of flowing weiu anrl nrivntA lrriimtion nlfijita htia al- ready given promise of a fertility of soil and on Irrigable potentiality In the matter of agricultural value to m. entire country, therefore, be it Resolved, that the member of the Arizona delegation extend an earnest and urgent Invitation to the member of the congress to visit Phoenix and Tucson and as well en route the Grand Canyon of Arizona, the great est topographical wonder of America. Greeting, to the Officers and Men bera of the National Irrigation Con gress: Realizing that there is but one ob ject before the men of the west who are giving their time and financial strength to the maintenance of our respective bodies, namely, to place more borne maker upon the lands in the seml-arld district, we, the executive committee of the Trans- Uiiasoui Dry Farmlr.g .tugre,!, herewith greet your honorable body and present the following resolution adopted by unanimous vote of th Second Transmlssourl Dry Farming congress in Salt Lake City, January, 1198: "Whereas, it has been demonstrat ed that our so-called arid country 1 susceptible of a high state of culti vation, under proper, well-known method, and "Whereas, it I granted that irri gation is salutary and an eflficlent re inforcement to dry farming, "Therefore, be It resolved, that the second session of the Transmls sourl Dry Farming congress hereby goes on record as highly endorsing and commending the work which ha been done by the National Irri gation congress and pledges It sup port In the continuation of its laud able efforts." We wish to extend our most cor dial invitation to your congress, It officers and members, to attend and participate In the Third Transm' ourl Dry Farming congress to be held in the city of Cheyenne, Wyo ming, next February. The Transmlssourl Dry Farming Con gress by the Executive Committee. JOHN T. BURNS. Acting Chairman. Albuquerque, Sept. 20. '08. It was I o'clock this afternoon be fore the president called the conven tion to order and Introduced the first speaker, Director William Saun ders, of the experimental farms bureau cf the Dominion of Canada, who de tailed the progress made by his de partment In Its Important work. He was followed by Prof. Aaron Gove, of Colorado on 'What the Sugar Beet Has Done for Colorado." He wa still speaking when The Citizen went ito press. From the time already consumed by a small proportion of the spenk- cho-ienjprs It may safely be forecasted that the close of the connre-s will not be reached before Saturday. It may also be predicted, that the election of George E. Harstow, of Texas, (is president of the next cen-J (rrexs. is assured, his appointment having already snet with the approval of the committee on perma-nent nrei nlzatKin. and further that the place of the next meeting will be Spokane, a majority of the members apparent ly being In favor of that locality. AltR Pri'DYIXO TI-RKItm.OSIS. Washington, D. C. Oct. 1. With only two days more for section work In the minute wutly nf every phase of the tuberculous problem even sections of the International Tuber culosis congress convened this morn ing In the National mu-eum, where addresses were made by scientists from all rarts of the world on many of the new questions which have arisen in the universal campaign. lUSKFTJ, SKS moi:v. Oiithrie, ot. 1. Govern r It ivke'l. saving that he wa rot po--., d f wealth, has mni1 n public sppeal to th- p. nrde of Oklahoma for mon-y to aM h'm In over-oml"; his enern'e" who. he rterlired, are the en-m of the people. HEARST SPEAKS 11 t s P.. V is IS VT. R. Hcetret, aooompanlcd by Thomas U Ulsgen, ImUrpendn LMgne) candidate for president, is due to arrive at 7:45 toolgbt and wUl speak at the skating rink at 8, accord ing to present plana. PRINCE NOMINATED FOR THE LEGISLATURE Receives Honor at Hands of Kio Ar riba Republican Andrews Returns. Hon. W. H. Andrews, candidate for delegate to Congress on the Repub lican ticket, accompanied by M. A. Otero, former governor of New Mex ico; Hon. E. A. Mlera, of Sandoval county, and Jose D. Sena, mayor of Santa Fe and clerk of the New Mex ico supreme court, returned to Albu querque last evening from an extend ed trip through Rio Arriba and TaJs counties. The party stopped at all of the principal towns en route mak ing speeches, and also attended con ventions at Tlerra Amarilla and Taos. I Bradford Prince, now in attend ance at the Irrigation congress, and former governor of New Mexico, was nominated for the legislative council at the convention held at Tlerra Ama rilla for the counties of R o Arriba and San Juan. Price Walters of San Juan county was nominated for the house of representatives. Candidate Prince and a party, and probably Governor George Curry, wl.l leave Saturday of next week for a trip through San Miguel and Mora coun ties. FREIGHT HEARING WILL BE ADJOURNED Cuiiiiuisfiioii to Take Ttlmony AuHtln and Wubhlngton. at St. Louis, Ui t. 1. The hearings the InteiHtate Coimiieree commis.-lon is conducting hi re on a protest against tin; lucrwased freight lut.s to and fioni the SLiutli ul.l be completed in Aa-tin, Tuxa and Wa-hingto ac cording to announcements made to day. The session at Austin will 2r h.M tbo la.-t of Nov. mle r. The Washington hearings will follow at a time yet to be determined. The pro ceedings here will probuuiy terminate toniori un. The ctiang.f In the program '' decided upoH at the n-ue.-t of tk'; ofiie.-m of the T xn lailroad commi' sion. Aeroi l.ng to C unm .vionr Franklin K. Lane, the comp'ainant said that many of ilnir witnesses were unable to r.,ieh st Louis f'r two weeks and the e.oi is. 1 for the railroads agieed to i .ftp . e this tes timony. R. A. Thompson, i iv inecr of the Texas coTiimls-iioi, tenk the stl'id t - uay. He discussed the construction coMts and the present valua l oi of ths varlom railroads ' HERE TONIGHT i Klin, i .u'h j t v y '' '"'4,J SURVEYORS START (IN NEW RAILROAD Lsu-ge Force Leaves City Today to Survey New Mexico central Kxtenslon. The first step toward active con structlon of the Albuquerque Eastern was made this morning, when J. R. Farwell, chief field engineer for the New Mexico Central company, left the city with a surveying corps of fifteen men and three wagons, loaded with supplies and camp equipment air. Farwell will drive straight to the coal fields, but the headquarters camp of the field operations will be made on San Pedro creek, a short distance from Hagan sn the line of the surrer. Ths former survey did not meet with, ths approval of C. H. Culber son. Mr. Culberson said that It was on too heavy a grade. The surrey to be made now will be on almost the same line as the old one, but it will be easier by reason of deeper cuts. Th present corps will bs as sisted by two additional corps as soon as the men and equipage can be secured. The tents are being brought her from Denver. As sooa as the Hagan line Is completed, work will be started on the Albuquerque branch. Much of the construction machinery Is at Morlarty ready to be manned. Thl marhlnery consists of two small locomotives and a steam shovel. These will be put In opera tion as soon as the final mrvey Is completed,, which will be within a few weeks. STANDARD Olli ATTORNKYS TRESENT MORE EVIDENCE Chicago, Oct. 1. The Standard Oil company's attorney presented evi dence today before Judge Ferris In support of the contention that the oil company has not been the recipient of preferential rates from railroads. Judge Ferris is special commissioner appointed by the federal Judge of the Ft. Louis district to take testi mony. The hearing is one phase of the attempt of the government in its suit In chancery to have the Standard Oil company dissolved and cease to exist as a corporation. LAS VEGAS IIAR.V DCHNS. Las Vegas. N. M., Oct. 1. (Spe cial) . P.oasted to death In a f'amini; barn, two valuable horses were cre mated whin a larirc building fill' d with baled hay cauKht fire and burn"J to the ground on the premises of r. J. Hayward last niifht. The origin of the fire Is not known. VulunN ets saved the realrtenoe after a hard fight. The Iosj U J5.000. UfiliijiERIlOR AND STAFF FORM ASSOCIATION HERE TODAY rerrltorlal Organizations Rep resented at Big Meeting Called by the Governor. lis. E. L. MEDLER HEADS LISTJf OFFICERS Officers Are Selected and Constl tution and By-Laws Adopted at First Meetlnrj of Commer cial Bodies Ever Held In the Territory. Commercial bodies of the territory formed an association at a meetlnp held at the Commercial club today. Fifty men from various parts of the territory were present and a tempo rary organisation with E. I Medler chairman, Mr. Graham of Rosweil secretary, Mr. Haskins of Las Vcg.u, Mr. Medler and I Bradford Prince a committee to prepare resolutions. This afternoon the organisation was made permanent and the temporal y officers retained, with Mr. Dane of Carlsbad as vice president. The ex ecutive committee is as follows: IV E. Twltchell, J. A. Mahoney of Item ing, JU Bradford Prince of Santa Fe. C. C. Stub of Belun, Howell Ernest of Clayton. The by-law of the organization were adopted as follows: Whereas, believing that a great deal of good can be accomplished for New Mexico in general by an organisation of its commercial bodies, to ths end that they may co-operate for mutual benefit, and to the advancement and exploitation of the resources of the territory as a whole, and the popula tion of the territory having now reached about five hundred thousand, and the individual commercial bod ies are pursuing tbm own' objects In tlf own way wiufJufMu.lea cf:- . there la hereby formed an association to be known as the New Mexico Com mercial association, and there is here by adopted for its government the following fcy-laws: Article L Membership: , Every commercial body in the territory of New Mexico may acquire membership In this asso ciation ty filing with the secretaiy a duly certified copy of a resolution passed by the organization, accom panied by th proper memberthlp dues. Article It. Meetings: Sec. 1. The annSa' meeting of this association shall be held at such time and place as may be fixed by the previous annual meet ing. Special meetings may be held 'it any time and place upon cull of th president, at the request of seven commercial bodies holding member ship in this organization. Sea Z. Each commercial body shall bo entitled to representation at all meetings of the association by one delegate, and an additional delegate for every fifty iiH-inbora or muj r fraction in addition thereto. Kaoh delegate shall be entitled to vote at all meeting of the axsociatlon, either in person or by proxy held by" a mem ber of the body the delegate repre sents. Sec. S. A quorum of this associa tion shall conuiat of the accredited delegate representing not Inn linn seven commercial bodies holJlutS membership in this association. Article III. Officer: Sec. 1. The officers of this association shall consist of a president, vice president and a secre tary, who shall also be the treasurer and an executive committee of eight embers, which elia 1 ronxin nf tne above named ofllceru and members ol commercial bodies holding member ship in this association. The officer-, and executive committee thull be e.ecti d at the annua! meeting and hold office until thu tlcctiun of their successors. Sec S. The duties of tho officers ahull be those usually pertaining to those of like organizations, ani the executive committee shall have active control of the management of the as sociation and temporarily fit all va cancies caused by death or rclgut liuii until the licit regular annual election. ec. 3. The secretaiy eliall give bond for the accounting of uli fun 1 coining Into his hands as treasurer in such amount as xhall be fixed by M : executive committee. Article IV. Membership Dues: Sec. 1. The an- nual membership dues shall be fiv dollars for every d.-iegate to wnun each commercial b nly who Is a mem ber Of this association is en. tl'd to, payable on the first day of cx-tob r of cuch year. Article V. Amendments: These oy-luvv my be amended at any annual ineeriB.;. or any special meeting called for that purpose, by a to-tiilro vote of th commercial bodies who sr membflri of this association present at such I meeting. RECEIVE VISITORS THIS EVENING Governor's Day Celebrated With Military Display. Will be Ended by Public Reception. INDIANS WILLlANCE AT EXPOSITION PARK Celebrated Fire Dance ofNavaJos to be Given This Evening-Additional Crowds Reach the City to See Exposition and Re main for the Fair. EXPOSITION PHOGIIAM. Tonight. 7:30. Illuminated Automobile association, thirty machines in line. M. W. Flournoy, president of the New Mexico Auto asaocia- tlon, will lead. Numbers for po- sltloh will be drawn at club lm- 4 mediately before procession starts. Procession will move through principal streets of the city to the exposition grounds and circle the race track amid a grand display of fireworks, 8:00. Navajo fire dance at ex- position grounds, with band con- cert. S-.00. Formal reception by v Governor Curry, of New Mexico, to delegate to the Sixteenth National Irrigation congress, at Commercial club. All visitors will bs welcome. ' FRIDAY, OCT. a. Morning-. 1:00. Exposition grounds open for admission. 10:00. Baseball at exposition grounds, college teams. Carnival attractions on - the Camlno Real. Band concerts en Central ave- aftcrmiii. " 1:00.' Baseball between CH12- ton and Albuquerque. 4r 4:00. Competitive band con- cert at exposition grounds. Indian attractions at the expo- si tlon grounds. 8:30. Grand musical recital, soloists, asfloted by th Emporia orchestra and the Euterpean . quartet and Mexican National ! hand. J Carnival attractions on the Camtnn Real. t Tonight at the Commercial club Governor Curry and his staff will re ceive delegate to the Irrigation con gress, foreign representatives, promt nent visitors and the public generally. The reception has been arranged through the courtesy of the Coramer clal club and Is proposed as a fit ting completion of Governor's day. The reception will begin at 9:30 The club rooms have been especially decorated for the occasion and prepa ration are being made to provId for an Immense crowd. The govep nor and hi staff will receive in thj east end of the club parlors und the entire building will be given over to the visitors. Mualc will be furnished throughout the evening and punch) will be served. At 8:30 tonight tke Navajo In dlans, under the management of Col onel D. K. B. Sellers, will give their celebrated fire dance at the txtosi tlon grounds, and this promises to draw a big crowd, as it hus alwaya done whenever given In tho past. Crowds visited the exposition grounds today, und while no arranged program was given this morning, an Inspection of exhibits kept a big part of the crowd interested, while other saw the game between the Indian school and Agricultural" college teams. This ut'teinoon the cosipelit.ve drills In which regular foot and in. united hiiI lier.s, national guard and cadets took part, drew an Immense crowd to the park. The program was under the supervision of dovem" Curry end the officers who are here. Prizes were awarded to the regular Infantry and cavalry, to the cu.lit and the rit! nal guards. The Julge were appointed by General K. D. Thoma-, In command of the regular trouja here, and were b fallow: Captain II. O. Wlllard Fifth cavalry; Lieutenant llobsnn. Twenty !i r-st in fantry; Lieutenant Homer Preston. Twenty-first Infantry. Governor Curry and his staff witnessed the drills. Part of the eatnlvnl company wl..rh Is to be here all next weeK started In hus'nens yesterday at tht corner cf Fourth and Central. In numerable d nice halls, refre-hmeo booths, and var'.ms booths of enter talcment line the principal streets, and the crowds of yesterday have been augmented today t y many ar rivals, who thrng the streets by th thousand-. 1 ,-.