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TRAIN ARRIVALS No. 17. 45 P-.m. V No 4 5-SOP- m ' No. 7 0.5 5 p. m rm LEATHER FORECAST Denver, Colo., Jan. 15 Gensraffy fair tonfglit and Saturday. no. s 0.40 p. m. rr, no. 9 11.45 p. m. x -'x v GET THE NEWS FIRST" VOLUME 24. ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO. FRIDAY JANUARY lo. 190). NUMBER 13 -V A VOTE AGAINST THE D ISSUE 18 A VOTE AGAINST GREATER ALBUQUERQUE S. HONEST JOHN HEAVEN HOLDS URGE PURE OF COUHTY FUNDS Man Who Was Elected on Plea That He Favored Lower County Salaries and New Law Regardless of His Personal Interests, Now Demands "All That is Coming to Him, Regardless of Elec tion Pledges-Calmly Disregards Plat form on Which He Ran--Love of Dear People, Good Government, etc., Not Worrying Him Now. PUBLIC SINflMI DEMANDS OFFICIALS SHALL TAKE ACTION 10 PROTECT COUNTY AND SECURE MONEY Territorial Auditor Says Ho Will Make Formal Demand at Once and Then Proceed Through Courts .District Attcr- Striking Photograph of Early Relief Work in Earthquake-Devastated Mess ina a t J w 1: ,3f. - Ti ft.?--; 4 ' . ney Says He Will Give Ex-Treasurer His Choice to Two i - f It V . " V 1 JHflTflniiAPH T1KRS TT1 R SPPflvn riAV aittpd Ttic h r- w m iiTunrii-n n i ...m , . . AlethOdS-Letter Which Appeared In Journal-Democrat PIfATj kstablished among the rvixs of mkssina by the chews that had been landed fuom foreign warships soon after M.., , J. I THE DISASTER. THK PICTURE SHOW'S A SA1UOR AND AN OFFICER, I'ROIUIiLY A SHIP SL'RGBON, MINISTERING TO THE WOUNDED. inuw inaivca iiiicicaimu Roauiug lur id rayers ana Voters. the attorney golicral. While public sentiment bitterly condemned the ac tion of Slg Grunsfeld In trying to se cure four per cent of the collections. In the case of "Honest John" Beav en. It Is even stronger, because Mr. In retaining enough of the county funds to pay himself four per cent in stead of two per cent, as allowed under the existing law. John 8. Boavan. ex- t. ,g u,.,u,n, u. emucrai, elected on a uooa Uovernment-Citijsen ticket, Heaven, In order to secure his elec- jMnugfcd to i,JVyer county salaries, gives the public a very Interesting Ide light uon on the reform ticket, me-de hi lata . uiuu.i character It is interesting to study a iniin who Mtn apparently fight solely on the plea that 1i wu promise anything for the sake of securing public omce and after securing the for lower county salaries, no" matter oca. take advantage of some technicality to avoid carrying out his promise, how he was personally affected. He 11 is .eu Known that in retaining possession of county funds. Mr. Beaven la vn .ni imt,,. i. v,iii.,i actins upon the advice of an attorney, who Is well known in Bernalillo county in the Journal-Democrat, the organ! . Hh ,'r i,i'',Us, himself upon his Democracy, his good government theories of that gang. In which he declared ! Jury FlndS Him GUlltV ana ins personal lntcffrlty. i.. . j .. . t . i ' w-i-i i. i , , , . inai xte impt'u trie very uiw wnirn no d,.0f,.'i ?. ga a. u,Ce 113 thlS attorney Klves Mr- Beaven, It is indeed Is now prepared to contest, would he ML Beave" of.h'!,own accord. would have the nerve to set aside enacted by the legislature. He. with . r v " , u"u,lly unu anempt to take advantage of any others, was active in securing a long "-...j. ......... t.v7UIU ouub jiim 10 violate nig written word of honor. Whiic slg. Grunsfeld. the ex-assessor, is making a similar claim to a larger fct for his work, yet his condition, while deplorable, la not quite as raw as that of Mr. Beaven. PENNSYLVANIA BANKER JURY IN HAINS CASE HAS FIFTEEN YEARS The ev-treasurer, in addition to his party pledge on which he was elected wro.e a letter, which he also caused to be published, stating that while he knew the present law, which was then pending In the legislature, would af fect Mm personally, he was heartily in favor of it, and hoped that it would pa, it is not too much of a strain on the imagination, to believe that the same attorney who now advises Mr. Beaven to disregard his written word also wrote or helped to write that letter committing Mr. Beaven, without res ervation in favor of the very law he would now set aside. At least It may be reasonably supposed that the attorney in question passed upon the letter or 1V L.T, ,L UB puonsnco. in tne Journal-Democrat. That list of signers to a petition, asking the j legislature to pass the law. The bold manner In which "Honest John" has set aside his pledges and his written word of honor, has arous ed the people to a pitch, which will make it uncomfortable for that indi vidual in this county, for some time to come. The letter which "Honest John" re ceived from Celso Iipez of Santa Fe county and which elicited his saintly reply that he stood for lower salaries Wrecking a Banh Two Years Ago. of ATTEMPT WAS MADE . TO BRIBE THE JURORS bein; Hue. he must have known fully, that Mr. Beaven had given his word of Bnd noln'11 such a law would be en- ......... ,. ,, OI uernaiiiw county, that if he were elected he would ......... K-i uu) nuuuuun in nis salary unaer that law acted, follows. The answer written ty Beaven or for Beaven by some of Nov the nice point of reasoning which presents itself U W nnJ r nlM learned friends, is also published a,i i.-, an attorney who will openly advise and assist a man tn hm, i. ,or the "''netit of tl tlritt..r. unH'.I V. . . I ,, ......... ... , ,,u,1Ui u vwiui Kinu oi a man Is the oltlcial who will employ such a attorney to assist him In breaking his written word of honor and the public. what for mo .. . - - , - - . ... itjtt)i null ,'i-u v" 3 ri f0rmer ls lhe' man who apparently is willing to do anything CVIso Ipei I.-ttT. Xantu Fe, N. M , Feb. 20. 1S07. f - T..Kn 1, , II K I is indeed a nice mess and a fine kettle of fish. The public does not X. M. BrTLV'Aintvha thl SCeneS l flnJ the wan Who pulls the Dear .Sir:-Enclosed find copy of TZlZ S'wtr Honor' wtu,d be qu,te lntPr"8t,n h"T,bm wl,i as be ceVrI;nNedbyethVrpubl;,cSnS,mBelh, u.d ThT'bi 1 "'ha?' , , ( nfoer a I nfJ m vTu WhS6 mentaI "compll.h- a" f l'n unless the collector, which hT'oe rsair TJL P-T "I .-t e take nd assessors, who are atTeeted by it not ak. 6n that he did not be ieve he w-- ZXZZ'Z "l . l1 U ak 11 "n ht ai,1"st Mr. B ivcn will indeed Drove a u,.n,l . . ' J. L ' .-essiui, u-'wuui iiii ni lur II IH r nai. amnnir Bah! ' peopl. of a certain class. Therefore, you are earnestly request- d by a brother officer to come to Pittsburg, Jan. 15. J. It. F. Rlne heart, former cashier and vice presi dent of the Farmers' ad Drovers' National bank of Waym sburg, which failed over two years ago for f 2,000, -000, was found guilty at noon today HNS VERDICT OE ACQUITTAL Brother of the Slayer of Annls Is Freed From Cliargo of First Degree Murder. ALL NIGHT SESSION TIRED HIE JURORS CALIFORNIA FLOODED BY MELTING SNOW Flushing, U I., Jan. 16. Thornton J. Mains was today acquitted of the charge of first degree murder which grew out of the killing of William E. Annls last August. Halns stool guard John 8. Beaven, ex-treasurer of Bernalillo county, who was elected upon a platform pledged to lower sal aries tor county officers and who In addition to his election pledge, wrote j as the law a letter in wnich he declared himself strongly In favor f the very law ho now seeks to set aside as null and void, yesterday turned over the coun pledges and bold disregard of law and oruer, as demonstrated by the late treasurer, r.ven had the county fundi been turned over to the new trensurer provides and had "ll.inont John" then filed suit to recover two per cent additional, his action would have violated the pledge iie made the people who elected him. but the man- tir r, ..!., v, ....... ,. . " .h :l ... . ,:.,a.:l:inr ,n which c retained possesion of ,,..,. . i uioigiiiuvuin county funds. mi'uiit. ui mjiuu aii.uuu, or tnere I. ' " aunMj a general uuisi oi maignation among the peo- about x. which he rlalma in hla , , . " i"u aoa taxpayers, whkh may result fur two years in office. , ocnuerable embarra-ssment to Mr The sum retained by "Honest I Heaven and his legal light upon John" represents about 4 percent on whose advice. It is understood he " cuiieuuoiia insieau oi t per cent , acted which the present law says shall be his salary. As reported In The Citi zen yesterday, Mr. Beaven says he will (hold that amount until the law has been tested In court. If the law can bo set aside "Honest John'' will continue to retain the sum minue at torney tfvH and other Incidental ex penses, while the county can hold t'na sack and uch peace of mind as Its voters are capable of exercising. Following upon the heels of the de mand made by the Hon. Slg. Gruns feld, for fou.- per cent of the collec tions Instead of two per cent, as AUary in the ofllee of assessor, action taken by "Honest John," gives the final flourish to that beautiful wave of good government wh'ch two years ago caused these same gentle men to don halos and parade them selves before the people as martyrs to the cause of honesty In public office. Whatever criticism may be off' red with regard to past officials of county foernment, they become rather in significant in the face of broken Irrespective of party, the action taken by the treaurer is severely condemned and there ls a demand for prompt action on the part of the traveling auditor and of the district attorney or the attorney general. Charles V. Saffurd, thc. traveling i.uuuor, in Discussing the I ine King aist;mee telephon.. today, stated that he Santa Fe and help us In this fight. I-ater the Jurors conferred with the Should it be Impossible for you t J ' lTniteJ Htates district attorney con come, please write to the member or I cernlng the alleged attemf.t to bribe members of the legislature of your ' one of ,h, ir number. Two men have county, asking them to vote against i "lready been arrestd in c innctlon this measure. I with the alleged bribery attempt and Hoping to 'hear from you, at your ' U ls sal1' ,hnt a th,rd ""e-t will be nrl...jt Kill l-en 1, -Ite,. I ....nnln I nUll- Vours, very respectfully. CETJ?0 LOPEZ. Treanurer and Ex-Of f ielo Collector, Santa Fe County. New Mexico, lloilot .loliiiV Reply. Albuquerque, N. M ., Feb. 21, 19U7. Hon. Ceb Loipez, Treasurer and Kx- Jfficio Collector, SiUiUi Fe County. Santa Fe. X. M. Dear Sir: I am In receipt this morning of your favor of the Oth ' Inst., enclosing copy of house bill N. I 31. I have carefully noted the eon-I or wrecking the bank and was imme- ove r his brother Captain Peter C. diately sentenced to serve fifteen Mains of tho United States army years in the penitentiary. The sen- while tho latter ehot Annls, but did teneo was imposed by Cnlted States 'not actually participate In tho shoot Judge James S. Young. ing. Hla brother, Captain Hains, has The Jury found Rinehe.irt guilty on ' not yet been put on trial for mur all eleven counts charging him withlder. making false reports to the comp troller of the currency, and upon all nineteen counts charging him with f.ilse entries and with abstraction in transactions connected with tho Greene county political ciunpaign of 1903. As Judge Young imposi .1 sentence the tears trickled down the pah' cheeks of the dazed banker nni a aeath-Iike silence prevailed In the audience, the largest ever assembled in a Cnltd States court here. The Jury retired at 3 o'clock yea- r illA GOLDMAN NOW AT SUN fllCiSCO Tint naivlii-tlc leader and the Kiiifl of HuIhmk are Jailed for MaUini; ' fripocclic". if J 1 N , ' iff Several Towns Are Under Water and Railroad Commu nication Is Interrupted. ALL THE RIVERS OUT OF THEIR BANKS Sun Francisco, Jan. 13. Kmma THORNTON J. HAINS. terday afternoon and thu verdict was brought in shortly before noon to day. The Juy spent all night li con sideration of tho testimony and shortly after 3 o'clock this morning tents of your letter and have read Goldman, the notorious ana rehist, and y,.nt word that It would like to have carefully the provision (,f this pro- Ben Reltman, widely ktmwn as the posed legislation, viz: house bill No. I "King of Hoboes" were arrested late 31. I am extremely gratified to learn ! lait night us they were ali oit to hold from your letter that there are j "ne of the eight meeting they had chances that this bill will be nassd I previously announced. i'liey were matter over by the legislature. 1 can state frankiy ; lodged in Jail. Ole today, to vein thill I nm In h,.urlv .. . i. .. Willlxm ltn u. 14 1,1 u h.. uiu .llulinn. would make immeillMt.. on.) .......i ...i.w .we. 1 f..r,..i.. i....i 1 .u .. 1 ('emnn,l 11, n t " . u nun nun legmiation. 1 1 ui-iiru iiuiu ine army uuu mon y . he had r. iHin ?Vi n, TrU,' il ",M aX "w Ixmlly. 1 ! sentenced to Jive years at Aleatraz it was no, 1,!, J 'V'11 ,hat J' tilt way of reducing my (!OiHMiisatloii I prison for shaking hands with the 11 was not turned over at once he iid l.,1,i,111M.111- ....r... itjoldman w.imnn at m...i,r h..t,t i.v is his I Mr Beaten to "com 1 W 'wl'i'h f ,I,J- """". HI an ntliic ! hT some months ago. was also arrest'- , the I , ,, . ,W '"K tin' MilH'iiaiioii of officials c'!i. , l1 ocauHe of his vigorous prot.t at p J ... , "lv air tociay, niiy uirimglMMil Hit- territory Tliifc me action of the police last night. I-rank Clancy, district attorney, 1 um In fmor if the IcuiNluturc tloiu Buwalda was recently giv-n his liber sal.l that he would give Mr. Beaven .My oninion is that the .mri,,,... .r'ty under a Dardon from President leiwee,, going to court the law makers Ij to legislate in the Roosevelt. having su.t tiled SLMltiKt i.t i. n, ,. ., . ,. , .. . - .....s ui mc in.Kipie, vtiuie, m ma " i-iiii'M,. I uere is also satTK iaiK or procedure somewhat drastic and niharrassinir the choice himself or time, being eminently fair 10 more the official of the territory. I have f..lt n .I.... . S,. nrr.nn..n..f. ... .....- " me emoiu- ment Today tha u understood Mr bi' l"e Var'U' Beaven's attorney has gone to Santa' , Fe to see the traveling auditor and (Continued on Pago l our.) maps and diagrams of the liaysidu Yacht club tiourfc float. The ma; and diagrams Were sent th in. At 8:40 thin morning court con vened and the Jury wa.i brought In 'o listen to the reading of the testimony of John Tierney an ash colliK tor, and others. Tierney was tho defense' eye witness of the shooting. The Jur ors seemed woin and weary from the all night ncs.-ion. Halns aptx-ared fresher and in better spirits than at any time In the past two weeks. San Francisco, Jan. 15. Floods re sulting from heavy and continuous rains during the past week have done considerable damage to the river val li ys of the state and seriously affected railroad transportation. All bridges over the American river are out of commission and cannot be repaired for several weeks. No trains are run-, nlng on the east Bide of Sacramento but train service on the west side is not Interrupted. The city of Sacra mento has not suffered damage and none Is anticipated. The town of Biggs is under four feet of water. Reports from the San Joaijuln val ley, which is threatened with Inundu tion. are reassuring, though portions of Vlsalia and Portervllle are flooded. Heavy rains In the Sierras, with pre cipitation at 15.20 Inches, have been reported In the past four days. Melt ing snow In the mountains is the chief cause of the floods, warm weather having prevailed for several days. People Are I Vlyliteneil. Baker Springs, Cnl., Jim. 15. The flood here reached the crest before midnight last night and is subsiding today. Although there was much anxiety and excitement, a large force of men has been able to hold the levee and prevent flooding the lower part of the city. Railroad Damaged. Reno, Nev., Jan. 16. A long dis tance message from Sacramento re ports that Southern Pacific railroad bridges along the American river have been washed away by floods, cutting off all the overland route and that it will be two or three days before trains can get through. The storm still continues. STATEHOOD BILL IN THE HOUSE WEDNESDAY New Mexico and Arizona to be Admitted Before Con gress Adjourns In March. EVERYBODY FAVORS IHE ACT No Opposition In the House and No One But Beverldge Oppos ing II In the Senate- He Will be Won Over Before Long. (By Associated Press.) Denver, Jan. 16. A Washington special to the Denver Republican to day says that President Roosevelt la anxious to sign a bill creating state from the territories of New Mexico and Arizona and that Speaker Cannon Is said to liave withdrawn his objec tions to the passage of creative bills this session. Senator Beverldge is the only prominent member of Congress opposed to the statehood bills and it Is hoped to win him over before the bills reach the Senate. If this ls sue-, cessful the bills will become laws March 4. A Itcpnrt Next V-k. (Special to the Citlsen.) . .Washington, Jan. 15. -President Roosevelt and President-elect Taft by letter. Speaker Cannon and Chairman Hamilton of the committee on terri tories by word of mouth, have pro claimed in fivor of separate statehood for New Mexico and Arizona at the present session of Congress. There Is no opposition to the statehood bills In tho House and It ls believed that all opposition In the Senate has been or will be withdrawn before the bills reacn that body. A report of the committee on terri tories of the House ls expected next Wednesday nnd there ls no doubt but that tho statehood bills will be re ported favorably. It Is expected that with Speaker Cannon'a endorsement and the endotsement of-the commit tee the bills will go through tho House without unfavorable comment. Senator Beverldge Is the only mem ber of tho Senate opposing statehood and It ls believed that he has been won over and that the Senate will make It unanimous. President Roose velt will waste no time In signing the statehood bill when it gets to him. Prospects never were brighter for New Mexico and Arizona becoming states before March 4 than they are now. Pi iu.iciTY ,oMMrrri:i:. The members of the publicity committee will meet tonight at 8 o'clock at the Commercial club. Every member of the committee to attend thu meeting FIFTY-SIX M IN' KRS Vesi-prin. Hungary. Jan. 15. An explosion of fire damp in the Auka fcJ urged coal mine here yesterday resulted In and report. tne death of 66 miners, of the 240, M. P. STAMM, President. linen entombed by the explosion, I4 W. F. BRCM1AX. Secretary, were taken out alive. WHAT IUGIIT HAS IillJJ'.Y' TO IUJTAIN HIS l'MCK? Washington, Jan. 15. The right of governor L,illey of Connecticut, to re tain his seat in the House of Repre sentatives was questioned by Representative Gaines of Tennessee, today. Ualnes offered a resolution, deduarlng that as IJlley hail 'been duly elected and qualified as a mem ber of the House and also tj be gov ernor of Connecticut his name bo stricken from the roll of the House and his seat be declared vacant. The resolution was referred to the com mittee on Judiciary. TXST I'ltUWIII.Il IHM. El Paso, Jan. 15. A searching party which went out from Carlsbad, N. M., to look for Rev. V, T. Tracy, pastor of an Episcopal church at Brooklyn, N. Y., yesterday found him in an abandoned hut where he had taken refuge. It wsuj feared that he had been caught in the storm, had lost his way. and been frozen to death. R0JESTVE1NSKY IS . DEAD AT H!S HOME Itusilan Admiral Who Took Active Part In War Willi Jnpun Sue I'liiulm After Short Illness. St. Petersburg, Jan. 15. Rear Ad miral RoJestveiisky, chief of the na val headquarters staff and head of the Intelligence department of the Russian navy, died at his home here yenterday from neuralgia of the heart. Ho was sick only a short time. Rojcutveniiky had been In the naval service the greater part of his life and took an active part In tho Jap anese war, being placed in personal command of tho Russian Baltic fleet and given orders to take it to Vladi vostok. While the fleet was sailing through the North Seat It encountered a fleet of British fishing boat and tired on them under the Impression that they were part of tho Japanese torpedo rleet. One fUhlng boat was sunk and several men were killed. Though Rojestvensky WJw exonerated from blujne the Russian government had to pay an indemnity. When Rojestvensky got his fle-t into the Snushlma straits h" was at tacked May 17, li)04, by thu Japanese Meet uiuler Togo and the Russian fleet was badly disfigured, losing eight battle.shipu nine cruisers, three coast defense ships, nlno destroyer, one auxiliary cruiser, ix special service boatj and two hospital ?iip.s as well an 4.000 -men killed and 7.300 taken prisoners. smi:iii:k KMPums khiiki:. Pueblo, Colo., Jan. 15. Employes of the mechanical roarter department of the ximo smelter of the I'nited State Smelting and Refining com puny struck lust night for an Increase in wages from 11.75 to $2 a day. Only a few men were atTeeted and their places were soon filled.