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Albuquerq' Citizen TRAIN ARRIVALV No. 17.45 P m No 4 5. 50 p. m. No. 710.55 p. ra No. 8 6.40 p. m. No. 9 1 1.45 p. m. WEATHER FORECAST Denver, Colo., Jan. 14-Parlly cToacfy '1 nlgM and Friday wila probable rain In north portion. WE GET THE NEWS FIRST VOLUME 24. ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO. THURSDAY JANUARY 14. 10GJ). NUMBER 12 A VOTE AGAINST THE BOND ISSUE IS A VOTE AGAINST GREATER ALBUQUERQUE OF MURDER He Substantiates Story Told by a Girl Who Believed She Wo$ on Her Deathbed. CUI IIP THE BODY AND BURIED PIECES A Stranger Who Visited His Farm Was Shot as He Knocked at the Door Girl Feared for Her Life If She Told. York Pa.. Jan. 14. Harry Keener, ,i York county farmer, confessed to Oie officers today that the story told by Miss Iiorunza Tawser, aged 15, that lie had killed a man on his farm last July was true. Keener wu arrested following the disclosure by the girl and will he held for the crime. The girl accused Keener while lying on what she believed to be her death bed. Her reason for not telling of the murder sooner was that Keener swore her to secrecy and threatened to kill her If she divulged the secret. She told the officers that Keener shot through a flass door and killed a stranger who visited the farm last July. The girl was a housekeeper for Keener ami says that on the day the murder whs committed eha w.n- up stairs when he heard someone knock on the door and later heard a Shot fired. She came down and found Keener -with the body of the stranger. He took th,i body to the orchard and burled It, but later dug it tip, dismem bered it and burled the pieces In va rious places. CONTAGIOUS DISEASE IS UNDER CONTROL Report of Medical Inspector Indicates That City Schools Are In Good Condition. A report made Superintendent Ster ling this morning by Dr. Robert Smart ho has had charge of the inspection of the school children of the Fourth ward since (he recent scarlet fever scare, should be very encouraging to parents. There have been no new cases in the schools for over a month and only two cases in families from whidi children have been attending the schools. This from the Fourth ward, which -was the most afflicted ward of the city, indicates that the situation is entirely under control. Dr. Smart's report follows: Albuquerque, Jan. 9, 1909. To the Superintendent of the Albu querque Public Schools, Albuquer que, N. M.: Sir: I have the honor to report the following data in reference to the medical inspection of the Vourth ward school for the week ending January 9, 1909: Number of pupils examined, 1,264. Number of pupils sent home from . s.hool for contageous sickness, 2. Number of pupils refuned admis sion to school on account of contage cus sicknoss in their family or In dangerous proximity to their resi dence, 4. Number of cases of scarlet fever among families of children now en rolled in the school, 2. The following eontageous diseaes have presented themselves during the past week among the children of the .school: Scabies, one case; mumps, one cae. Very respectfully, liOIIKUT SMAItT, M. D. Inspector. imn mi:x i'xikht.kk TO WALK AKOl l WORLD. Chicago, Jan. 14. Prof. Alfred Battelll, representing Italy; Adolph Schneider, representing Germany, and Albeit Wilkes of America three of the four men who have undertaken to walk around the world In five years, have reached Chicago. The fourth man, Silvio Ortanas, of Paris. Is travelig by the southern routes anil will Join the party in San Francisco. TO I'l.ACIO 4'lllX K OX Hi;CLAM ATIOV WORK. Washington, Jan. 14. Representa tive Englobright of California has In troduced a bill requiring the secre tary of the interior to procure the ap proval of Congress before he expends any money after July 1, 1909, for ir rigation work or for reclamation of arid and semi-arid lands. Another bill requires like approval before he can create or add to any national for est within the state of California. AMERICAN HEIRESS RADICAL M0 X 2r THE EARt. AND COUNT New York. Jan. 14. The wedding f the season in New York's four hun dreddom occurred today when Ber l ard Arthur William Patrick Hast ings Forbes, eighth earl of Oranard, and master of the Royal Horse to King Edward, married Miss Heatrlce Mills, daughter of Ogden Mills the multimillionaire. The wedding was celebrated at the Mills town house. Following an Eng lish custom the bride's attendants were little children. They were Miss Ellen Maekay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Mackay; Miss Alice As tor, daughter of Colonel mid Mrs. John Jacob Astor; Edith Taylor, c'aughter of Mr. and Mrs. Moses Tay lor, and Grace Vanderbllt. daughter V ANOTHER SIGNER OF LOWER SALARY PLEDGE WANTS "ALL THAT IS COMING TO HIM," TOO It now seems likely that the county of IJernalillo's experiment with a com bination Democratic-Good Govern ment ticket will result in at least one and possibly two expetisive law suits, with a portion, at least, of the county funds tied up. uch Is the Inference to be drawn from the demands made by the late nssessor. Sig Grunsfeld, for four per cent of the collections Instead of two per cent and by the attitude of the late treasurer. J. S, Beaven. Yesterday Treasurer Edward Pin rty said that Mr. IJeaen had turn id over tlie otllce to him but had not placed him In possession of a consid erable portion of the county funds. When a Citizen reporter visited the treasurer's office today, Mr, Pinney iaid that Mr. Heaven had not yet turned over the funds of the county to him hut he added that he had re ceived a telephone messiige from Mr. Heaven stating that the ex-treasurer would settle with lilm some time this afternoon. A short time later a representative of the Citizen met Mr. Heaven on the street and the ex-treasurer informed hiin that he was then going to the cou-; house to s ttle with the new treasurer. Mr. Heaven said that he proposed to hold out of the funds In his pos session enough to pay himself four per cent instead of the two per cent I allowed under the county salary law . enacted by the last legislature, and I despite the fact that Mr. Heaven Is ' a Democrat, owed his elec tion to the ' t flice In all probability because his I name among others, appeared In the Journal-Democrat as signers of a pledge for lower county salaries. Mr. Biiavcn wa. rut reluctant to talk about his attitude. He said in sub stance: ! "If the money I expect to hold out. Is not coming to me undir tho law I do not want it but If the law, as I be lieve, la not good, then I want what is due me." Mr. Heaven made no mention of the fact that his name appeared among the signers of the election pledge, along with that of Cg Grunsfeld and other candidates, declaring emphatic- MARRIES EARI. OF ENGLAND J KSS OF GRANARD. of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vander bilt. The Hon. Donald Forbes was his brother's best man, and the ush trs were Ogden Livingston Mills, Iruther of Miss Mills; Ogden Reid son of Ambassador and Mrs. Reld; Henry Carnegie Phlpps, Chas. D. Whetmore and Frederick L. lietta. The wedding took place in the Louis XV room of the Mills residence and the ceremony was performed by r.ishop Thomas J. Cusack, of St. Ste phen s Catholic church. The guests numbered about 250. The gifts to the bride included a check from her father for $100,000 to be supplemented later, It is said, by a Indon town house from the father. The total value of the gifts It is tld. will reach quite a half million dollars. i ally for lower county salaries and j"Bood government." The pledge, which i caused the people to vote for Mr, I Heaven and his fellow candidates on a .citizens' ticket into office, appears to 'hi'.ve been lost in the .'turtle. I Mr. Beaven did not state whether ;ho intended to bring suit against the county :-jr the four per cent or wheth 'c he intended to simply hold the , money -and let the county kuo him. SJ far as the county Is concerned it 'amounts to the same thing. ; Mr. Heaven taid he had talked by long distance telephone with the ter ritorial auditor but did not say what I the conversation was ahout. i It is likely that the territorial audi tor will come tu Bernalillo county It Mr. Heaven Insints upon holding the funds. I "The reason 1 did not turn the I money over w ithin the ten days the (law gives me," jiid Mr. Heaven, "was that I did not have my reports ready cud I was rrnt go-ng to turn over that nil ney until I knew how much to torn over. The Imnk in which the funds were iii ponited was ready to tarn them over to the new treasurer I ut 1 was not r. ad.v. I w ill turn over i.11 fund today, except what I believe U coming to me and that I will re tain until the law reducing county salaries has been tested in court." It looks now as though some very Interesting developments will result from the action taken by the two reform county officials, affected by the "lower county salary law," and the chanci appeur to be in favor of some expensive legal work for the. county, Grunsfeld h:n said that he will tiling suit against the county (or the four per cent which he claims and if Mr. Heaven does not do the same it v 111 likely he necessary for the coonty to bring action agianst him, to secure possession of any funds he may re tain. The situation will probably bring to light some very interesting legal points and at ail events It will stand as a monument to good govern ment pledges In Bernalillo county as demonstrated by at lc&st two of the men elected on that issue alone. H t, 'J ' Lffl AT TOPEKA Republican Headquarters for Kansas and a Historic Structure, Destroyed by Fire. MANY GUESTS WERE HURT BY JUMPING E. Lambert. Well Known Poli tician. Believed to Have Been Killed and Many Were In jured In Escaping Flames. Topeka, Kan.. Jan. 14. The Cope land hotel, Republican headquarters in Kansas for thirty years, and the center of things political in the state, was burned to the ground early this morning, the building being entirely destroyed. I. E. Lambert o Emporia, one of the most prominent politicians in the state, Is missing and it is feared that ho was burned to death. There were nearly 100 guests In the hotel, but all the others escaped with their lives, although several sustained broken ankles and severe bruises as the result of jumping froin the win (!:hvs of rpper f" jors t i i- ..found. The most seriously Injurt-d ure: Mrs. W. Y. Morgan, wife of the d-( itor of tho Hutchinson News. W. C. McNurry, life Insurance f agent, Kansas City. ! Rent Murdock, well known editor' of Eldoradof Kan. ....... ' 'V. V , TIII11LI1, IlitTIIlUt'l Ul IIIU irgIB" lature from McPhorson. II. E. Rowland of McPherson, three riliH broken. Mrs. R. I,. Thompson of Herring ton, buck injured. Representative S. C. Wescott of Cherokee county, back and ankle sprained. H. C. Hone, member of state board of control, Topeka, back sprained. G. W. Goodlander, Fort Scott, leg hurt. Paul Rich of Coolidf;e, back, arm and side Injured. W. A. Elstun of Moline, sprains and bruises. N. C. Bowman of Xewton, ankle and back sprained. Ex-Senator G. H. Lamb of Yates Center, Internal Injuries and severe bruises. Fire Chief Wllmarth. head cut. J. W. Davis of Greensburg, over come by smoke. The hctct was filled with politi cians and rr embers of l lie state legis lature who are hero attending the session of the state legislature. The lire spread so quickly 'hat very few of the guests were able to save even their clothing ajid most of them rush ed for safety in their night clothes. The hotel was a four-story brick structure and was pl ntifully sup plied with fire escapes. The main stairway was built around the ele vator shaft, however, ;ind the flames shot up this shaft, soon cutting off escape by the elevator and stairs. Within half an hour after the lire started the building ;is a mass of luins. Tiie loss is ubo'it $11)0 U00. It Is believed that the lire started from a defective electric light wire. When discovered bj an employe It was aln ady under guo.t headway. The employes on duty immediately alarm ed as many guests as pi but few of them esea tile stall's before tile roaring up the clcvatot ting off the escape of t si! in reach. d by way tlame.s w, haft and cut ise on the Up- per floors. The guests then I. .in Jumping from windows to the pavement be low and most of til- injured are nmong those who sought escape in that way. Many wen rescued by firemen w ith ladders and others were taken from the tops of smaller build ings adjoining, where they hail Jump id from hotel windoA-i, was covered with sno.v Tho ground and the rcf - BURNS ugees tramped, barefoot anil scantily (lad, to the Y. M. C. A. building HEAVY SNOW AT AHTIvMA. i-earby and to drug stores, where the Artesla. N. M., Jan. 14. -The sum injured were cared for and clothing mer weather that has prevailed In the was nrovtde.l for those who had no valley during the fall and winter time to dress when aroused by the alarm of fire. A. W. Smith, the in st seriously in jured. Is a former department corn niander of the G. A. it., and was at c ne time candidate for governor on the Republican ticket. Former Gov ernor G. W. Gllek was carried down a ladder ffcun the third story and es faped unlrljured. Bent Murdock. one of the pioneers nf the state, and famous as an editor, was slightly In jured. It is believed that I. E. Lambert wa the only one killed and it Is thought that he was overcome by smoke in his JUDGE GAVE HIS OVERCOAT TO PRISONER HE SENTENCED '"liiaW Limb w 1- vV,oc V A' AhViWX W-rt"-Q ,'.'. -A I Kfr ' :M'v..::':Avv.x0 v-v 7 lit!? fi, X xV, rvv f w.v-'.,.;,.ww,'.v,i.v.J.w. w vA1 jt .v.-..:' JUDUE KEN'ESAW M. LANDIS. Chicago, Jan. 1. Tho thin flgur of Federal Judge K. M. Lamlis, who hi rd the famous suit f the povorii iilt n,. afjaiiist Standa.u ;, "V.H, , .- Iate yesterday breasting the cold wlntf l'f the loop district, without an over- cout. "Hi. there, Judge," shouted a friend. "there's your overcoat?" U!,1'(1 " to "Bln n ,ir"-" sf,i'i t"e JU'lK"- "I'sed It to light a fire'.'" "Yes." suld Judgo Landls, "I used it to light a fire to keep warm Inside of ine the spirit of charity that life In a great city like Chicago tends to lieeze." I loom and burned to death. Lambert was lust seen alive at 11 o'clock last I night, when he was talking in the ; lobby of the hotel with a friend. At 1 1 o'clock this morning no trace of i him had been found and he is being I searched for in the ruins of the hotel. His wife today wired from Emporia to friends here that she had received no word front him and was starting for Topeka In the belief that he had lost his life. Anotlicr Hotel Hums. Seattle. Jan. 14. A special from Everett says that two were burned to death, one was fatally burned and two were painfully injured in the destruction of the Great Northern ho tel by lire this morning. The Igni tion of gasoline caused the lire. The dead ar5: A. L. BURNETT, telegraph opera tor. FERDINAND E. IKH'X, mill em ploye. The Injured are: Nora Smith, a domestic in the ho tel, may die. Airs. Kindland, proprietress of the hotel, painfully burned. Frank Coekburn, burns and cuts. ROBBERS ARE IH'SY IN MKXICVX STATU HI Paso, Jan. 14. Reports receiv ed from Torreon, Mexico, say that Juan Vicente, a mall carrier between Rodeo and Durango, was murdered on a recent trip and the mall bags ) ""' looted of more than $700. The .via de Oro Mining company in the , l ique district of Chihuahua, was also lobbed of M.000 by bandites who raided the office of the company and dynamited the safe. MORI'. SHIPS TO MESSINV Malta, Jan. 14. The American bat tleship Illinf ' '. on Its way to Suez, villi th" t,j ,ihips Wisconsin and Kearsarge, Lave received orders by wireless dated at Naples by Admiral Sperry to proceed forthwith to MeS- , Kna. probably to assist In the relief ;wi( there. months was suddenly brought to an i ml by a cold wave from the north, which caused a sudden fall in the thermometer. An Inch of snow has fallen, the first of the season. TIIRFi: DEAD IN WRECK. Chicago, Jan. 14. A flagman was instantly killed, two passengers fa tally Injured and several persons hurt in the Chicago Northwestern yards here today when section No. 2 of the China and Japan x press from San Francisco, crashed Into section No. 1. Fog is said to have contributed to the accident. HUiflSBC t-' 1 ,. ' i k-.-'Lh : ,y m V vW v w ! -v f I I 1 , Jit'. It developed that some time earlier Judge. Lnndis had sentenced Matthew Aronson - a "white, salve" dealer, to t).c.vl:t'v C, rcfln.'- The p: cher turned away from the bench and pulled his cont collar up around his neck. "Aronson," exclaimed tho judge, sharply, "where is your overcoat?" "Your honor," answered the pris oner, "I ain't got none. That wm cne of the first things I soaked when I came to Chicago. "Ballirr." said Judge Landls, "Get mine and give It to him. Now gen tlemen,"! he added, "we will proceed with the next case." SPEND TEN MILLION ON RAILROAD PLANT The) Locomotive, Works at Gary, Intl., Will I to the Ijirget In t la World. New York, Jan. 14. Upwards of $10,000,0(10 will be expended by the American Locomotive company in the construction in its projected plant at Gary, Ind., plans for which are now In preparation, according to state ments made here today by the offi cials of the corporation. The plant, the ofllcers say, will be one of the largest locomotive factories In the United States with a probable output of 1,000 locomotives a year. It will also be the first locomotive plant to be erected west of Pittsburg. A report that the new plant was to be for the manufacture of steel for the present factories of the company, instead of for building locomotives, was denied at the office of the com pany today. The deal for the purchase of the new factory site was made yesterday when the locomotive company bought 130 acres of land from the Gary Land company. This area Is twice as large as that occupied by the largest of the American company's present works. The new factory will employ from 12,000 to 15,000 workers. KING EMMANUEL HAS TALK WITH SPERRY American llrcl Commander Talks Willi Italian Monarch About Trip and Relief Work. Rome, Jan. 14. King Victor Eman uel received Rear Admiral Charles S Sperry in private audience at the Qulrlnal palace today. His majesty conversed, in Krip'lsh for more than a half hmr regarding the voyage of the fleet which he regarded as re ii'ftikable. The kiim ixpre-sed deep apprecia tion for what America has done for Italy and said that the Italian people world never for'i.-t It. After the pri vate audience Adtniiul Sperry intro duced his staff. UAISI'.S HATE OF DISCOl'NT. London, Jan. 14. The rate of dis count of the Hank of England has been raised from 2 and to 3 per cent. Tlvs U the ftit change since last May and Is said to be caused by the small gold reserve, which last Week stood belo $100,000,000. OFFICERS HAVE FIGHT WITH BOLD THIEF AT OMAHA HeAttempted to Rob Inmates of a House and Shot Po licemen wno Were Called. ONE WAS KILLED THREE WOUNDED Bandit Shot Down Patrolman Who Tried to Arrest IKm and Fired on Squad of Officers Wno Chased Him. Omaha, Jan. 14. Patrolman L. K. Smith Is dead, W. G. Deverees prob ably fataHy injured, Albert Clarks fat ally hurt and Betsy Smith dangerously wounded as the result of an attempt by Clarke to hold up Anna Wilson's house at an early hour today. The attempted holdup resulted in t. gun fight In which Clarke opposed a pa trolman, who tried to arrest him and a squad of officers who chased him after he had ahot the officer. Clarke entered the place and at the point of a revolver ordered the in mates to hold up their hands. At the same moment he snatched a diamond necklace from the Wilson woman's neck and then escaped to the street. Betsy Smith followed him and Clarke shot her in the shoulder. Her ncrearas brought Patrolman Hinith. t'lark.' L;"er-h !. '.;""i r tb. ' officer, two bullets hitting Hmith In the body. Though dying, Smith raised himself on one elbow and fired twice, one of tho bullets hitting Clarko in the leg. Tha scene of the Shooting Is two blocks from, a police station and a squad of officers immediately began the search for the wounded robber. He was located on Dougias bridge by Detectives Deverees and llltcfield and m soon as the officers appeared Clarke opened lire. One bullet struck Dov'e- reese in the stomach, mortally wound ing him. HItetleld thun shot Clarke twice. At tho hospital Clarke said he camo from Denver recently. OIL. COMPANY GETS KKSPITE. Jefferson City, Mo., Jan. 14. A month's delay in winding up its con nection with the Standard OH com pany was granted to the Waters Plerco company by the supreme court of the state today. The fine of $50, 000 which was assessed against the company must bo paid by March 1 or the charter of the company will be forfeited. PRESBYTERIANS ARE PLEASED AT REPORT Tlio I'il-h Year Has Ik'ii Satisfactory I'iiiaiK'Jally us Welt us In OtUer Ways. At a well attended meeting of the congregation of the First Presby terian church lust night reports were heard from the heuds of the various departments or tho church. The most gratifying report was by J. G. Wag ner, the treasurer of the church, who rendered a dotvied statement of the ustfets and liabilities for the past ytar. After closing of books for the past year It was found that during 190S tho total receipts amounted to ever $4,800 and after all debts were paid a good sum was on hand. This saiifactory report was the cause for much rejoicing. After listening to reports from the Christian Endeavor, the Junior En deavor, tho Brotherhood and the La dles' Home au I Foreign Missionary society, an election of ofllcers was held. C. E. Vaughn and J. C. Clark were elected elders to succeed them selves while R. S. Elwood was electd as a nmiber of th board of trustees for the ensuing year. Tho meeting wun followed by a pro gram of excellent quality by Mrs. H. J. 1 lllns, who rendered a pleasing vocal solo, Mi&i Odjard, who favored those Ir attendance with a violin solo, and 1 rtifo-'sor Gunlncr. who played a beautiful number on the piano. Several selections were played by th ePresby terian Sunday school orchestra, under the directorship of Professor Fucr n.eyer. TO STAMP OIT TRAFFIC IV "HIGH GRADE" ORES Colorado Springs, Jan. 14. Lieens n g of ore purchases as a meaiui to stamp out tiie traffic in "high grade" in Colorado Is proposed by the Crip ple Creek Mine Owners' and Oper ators' association, and an attempt Is being made to have tills made a law. At the annuaj meeting of the assot'la tion an effort was made to have this action taken.