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TRAIN ARRIVE No. I 7-45 p. nv LEATHER FORECAST ro 4 5. 5j p. m. .j Kit. No. 7 to. 55 p. m No. 8 6.40 p. m. No. 9 f 1.4$ p. m. Dwer, Colo., Feb. 20. Fair tonlgfel and Sunday. 1 WE GIST THE NEWS FIRST VOLUME 24. ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 20. 1909. NUMBER 35 THE PAST SIX DAYSjLARGEST DAM IN WORLD YOUNG COOPER TELLS PROGRESSIVE SENATORS BIGGEST HOG NEAR A KIN1EE EN 10 BE CONSTRUCTED IN IEKHEXIGO It Will Exceed Famous As souan Dam ar.d Irrigate Half Million Acres. EVENTS LEADING OP GAIN RAPIDLY ON i SROKE All RECORDS IN LEGISLATURE More Measures Passed' Last W tK Than In Three Weeks Pro ceeding. GREATER AC WITH COT'S ARRIVAL Many Important Bills Remain But Bot!i Houses Are Inclined to Gel Busy In the Next Two , Weeks. "f Kauta Fe, N". M.. Feb. 20. As was predicted a week ago, the past week in legislative circles has given the taxpayers 11 chance tn get a lint on probable and improbable legislation at the present session. The rourch week Iras been n record breaker so fur as the passage of bills was con cerned, us mure measures were acted uii.m in ooth houses than during the first three weeks combined. Among the bilirt to pass both houses, those to stand out by themselves, were the museum or archaeology school bill, and the, bill providing money for the completion of the extension to the capitol and the executive mansion, both of which carry large appropria tions. The house agreed to the Coun cil substitute for its bill appropriating money to complete the extension to the capitol building without a mur mur and the substitute measure was concurred in unanimously. This bill wus signed late yesterday afternoon by Acting Governor Jaffa ana be comes a law at once, thus making the mnnn' available immediately. It would seem, judging from the past week, that the crest of the bill flood had passed and that there will be fewer laws parsed at this loglsla ture than formerly. It also begins to look as if the committee work in both houses will be speedily finished. Only a few bills were introduced In either house from day 'to day tho past week. To date a total of 161 House bills have mado their appear ance and 89 Council bills, making a grand total of 250 bills introduced in both houses to data. Of course some of the bills are being killed off by the committees and a few which get to the main bodies meet death there, as for instance the Council made a double killing on Thursday when It laid the Taft and Kent county bills to rest with brief ceremonies. With the return of Governor Curry from Washington on Monday,- busi ness among the lawmakers is expect ed to pick up considerably, and any trouble which may be brewing will liltijy be adjusted In a Jiffy, for It takes the governor to smooth out the kinks. Wiith his return the legis lature is expected to keep matters moving for the remainder of the ses sion. There yet remain many Im portant bills to be introduced touch ing upon matters recommended In tile governor's misage but which have been allowed to bide their time until the governor eoukl be on hand to ap prove their construction before In troduction. Among thce bills are those for the creation of an immi gration commissioner, a board of rall rorul commissioners, etc. .Many (XumnlUee Mevtintr. For the first time this session both houses met on .Friday. This be cause Monday is a legal holiday, be ing Washington's birthday, and the legislature can not adjourn for more than three days in succession. How ever had an adjournment been takm mi Thursday, as usual the holiday would not have been counted and the , adjournment would therefore h.iJ been but far three days. Hut It wmi'd secin the solons preferred to be O i the safe si I Koth the 'oun; il ni'l the House at yesterdjy'x siisi.n cleaned up VI t li btisln.';. in hhnd. Hetween ,i iy ami Tuesday afternoon when the two houses are s-iu'lulcd to re-conveoe many committee meet ings will be held and hearings had on largo batch it co- .mitte.1 rc.iirts on pending bills are therefore expected the flnut of the coming week. Among the most important measures to be reported for passage next week, probably .in Tuesday, Is a bill by Representative I'riee Walters, pro viding for the adoption of the inde terminate sentence law and parole. In New Mexico. It is believed that this bill will trass both houses and become law as the enactment of such a law especially urged by (lovernor Curry In his message to the legislature. Friday (li-un-lp IMiy. Friday was clean-up day in both houses of the legislature as evidenc ed by the business disposed of, which cleared up all measures reported by committees, bills on third reading and business on the president and speaker's table. Following is the business of the two houses In detail: Acting upon favorable . reports made by committees the Council passed the following bills: (Continued on Pare Four.) VAST ENTERPRISES ARE UNDER WAY More Than a Million Acres Be Irrigated In This Terri tory by Projects now Belnrj Worked Out. Santa Fe, X. M., Feb. 20. in addi tion to the gigantic scheme to reclaim .'(10,000 acres of land In the Gila val ley and other projects in Southwest ern Xew Mexico, u came to light here today that other projects on which work will begin this spring will re claim at least 1.000.000 acres of land in Central and Northern Xew Mexico. Territorial Engineer Vernon L. Sul livan returned yesterday from a trip U Southeastern Xew Mexico, where he Inspected several proposed irriga tion projects. The largest Is that of the Oila Farm company, w hich pro poses to erect a gigantic dam and reservoir on the Gila river which will be three times as large as the fam ous Assouan dam in Kgypt and form the basis for the largest storage res ervoir In the world. It will furnish water sufficient to irrigate 500,000 acres of land and the dam Itself will be 500 feet in height. This project, if carried out, will make the famous Klephant Butte res ervoir at Engle look like a miniature. It Is said the company has sufficient I iimls to carry it out and that work will begin as soon as the applica tion for water rights has been ap j:r'ved. ' - C. T. Higgins of Washington, Is on his way to Santa Fe to Initiate steps that will result in the expenditure of at least $1,000,000 in the Taos valley under the provisions of the Curey act, which has. been extended to cover Xew Mexico and tor which the terri torial legislature will enact provisions next week to make it applicable im mediately. " The Colonial Bond and Security company of Taos, which has filed in corporation papers with the territorial secretary, also has far-reaching plans i.o irrigate the Taos valley. When these plans are consummated they will make the region the garden spot of the Southwest and eventually pro vide homes tor half a million peo ple in the valleys tributary to the Itio Grande, north of this city. A. It. Manby, a large land owner of Taos, U the moving spirit in these enter prises. It Is also stated that a colony of Gi rman Lutherans have secured an option on a 9.000 acre tract of land west of this city, upon which they will settle this spring and cultivate ii 'on the small farm plan, the land to be Irrigated by means of a large nservoir for which there is a natural .-it,- anil ditch system. Word received from Kansas City today reports the closing of a con nact there by II. F. Pankey. of To pekn owner of the famous San Cris tobal ranch just north of Ssnta Fe, with the National Land and Sub-Irrigation company, a Missouri corpora tion, by which the company will be gin at once the installation of ten acre demonstration farms on the laneh. It Is understood that Pankey expects to have the greater part of the so. 01)0 tract of land put under irrigation by this system of under-J ground tiling, the water to be supplied j from ordinary drilled wells. j T'reslilent Wluirlns Inventor of the continuous tile making machine. ! Mates that a large number of tracts near Albuquerque, Las Vegas and Santa Fe will be equipped with his Fysteni this spring and that his coin-1 t any will spend upwards of $500,000 Ii: the territory. It is believed the I department of agriculture will join with his $3,000,000 corporation, con trolling the Wiggins patent, and es tablish numerous experimental sta tions in the Southwest. SENATE REPORT SAYS ROOSEYELT ERRED Washington, Feb. 20. The con elusion reached by Senator Kittredge, who has prejiared a report of the In vestigation of the Tennessee Coal and Iron company's u-bsorptioii by the Steel corporation, la that the merger forms a combination in restraint of trade and that President Roosevelt had no authority at law to sanction the deal. The report will be aub- mltted to the committee on Judiciary late today and if adopted may form the basis tor an orer to the depart-' ment of justice to "orng action against the sttel trust. j DISTRICT. ATTORNEY EDWIN THE CHICAGO PACKERS ARE IN LOW. Xews Item. GEORGE HAS PLANS FGS SHOP EXTENSION They Show in Detail the Work to Be Done and the Order for It Will lie Awaited With Interest. W. A. George, superintendent of machinery In the local shops, today exhibited to a reporter for the Citizen plans, which when carried out, will Increase the facilities of the local shops '40 per cent of their present ca pacity. The plans cover six sheets of paper 4 2x30 inches, and carry out the pro posed shops extension In detail. The plans were with the annual budget of proposed Improvements, which was sent to the directors of the road from the coast lines this spring. They were Approved and returned and the order for the building Is awaited with con siderable interest by local officials. Mr. George said that the plans would be put into effect just as soon as business on the road will warrant. Train service will be arrange on the cut-off during the month of March, and 'a few men will be transferred to the shops at CIovIh and Helen, hut the force here will not be affected to any considerable degree. Mr. George said that Albuquerque Is the popular place ::nil many of -the employes who will be sent to Helen will leave their fam ilies here. The heavy wink on the cut-off as well as the local main line divisions, will be done at the local shops. The light work of the cut-off will be done at flelen and Clovis. The new shops will not be equipped to do any but the light work. He believes that the opening nf the cut-off will have much to do with hurrying the building of the proposed extension to the local shops. MURRAY'S BONOSIN HI THE RELIEVED Sureties ftr Former Mounted llUv Ihi Is Hold for Selling Liquor. Want Off I he Itond. I'niteil States Marshsil ('. M. For iker. H. K. Xeher and G. A. Kii man, surtics for G. F. Murray, the erstwhile mounted policeman. for his appearance before the terrilori.il petit Jury to answer to the charge of minder, a crime committed in Va lencia county, appeared before Judg-.-Abbott this afternoon and asked to be relieved of the responsibility. Murray is languishing in the coun ty Jail as a I'nHed States prisoner, waiting to answer to the Cnite I States grand Jury on a charge of sell ing liquor to Indians. H. R. Collier, of the State National bank, has brought suit against J. F. Kikes to secure Judgment on a note for $500 given Jointly by the defend ant, M. K. Wylder and Kutherford Hicks October 19, 1908. Judge Abbott said this afternoon that In all probability he would not be ready to render a decision in the so-called Heaven and Grunsfeld sal ary case before the latter part of next week or possibly later. W. SIMS, CHICAGO. IS ATTEMPTING TO PROVE IX COURT TI A TRUST TO KEEP SELLING PRICKS HIGH AND BUYING PRl NOTES ARE RETURNED - TO THE SUBSCRIBERS Public Spirited Citizens Who Provided. Funds for Completion of the Armory Are Ilcpttid. M. L. Stern, treasurer of the Albu querque armory board, made a num ber of Albuquerque's most public spirited citizens happy yesterday and today by returning to them the notes they signed last year to raise money for the building of the armory. Mr. Stern went to Santa Fe and got a tertilled check for $ 1 3. 0X5. 30, The appropriation bill was hardly cold before the Albuquerque budget was on its way to Albuquerque. The bunks were given the money and the men who signed the notes were given back their paper. The raising of the money for the building of the armory by popular subscription was one of the greatest expressions of public spirltcdness ever exhibited by the business men of Albuquerque. Now that the de ficiency has been made up, a bill will be Introduced in the legislature pro viding that a sum of $2,500 to be used in furnishing and heating the Albu querque armory. When this Is done the city will , have one of the largest and best convention halls in the Southwest ' The armory board Is working as hard for this appropria tion as It did for the deficiency ap propriation and there is hopes that the legislature will make It. MLVKK CITY CAITUN SlCCFJODS TUtKIMjTON. Santa Fe, N. M., Feb. 20. Captain It. A. Ford, of Silver t'ity, today took the oath of office as adjutant general of the territory, so eeeding A. P. Tarklngton. resigned. His commis sion was signed by Xathan Jaffa as governor, as well us ,-ecretury of the territory. The dual role does ud bother Mr. Jaffa. Tin- other day he signed the commissi. .ns of recently appointed district attorneys, both as governor ami eerctai. LARGER HOMESTEADS CANJE TAKEN UP The Hill Pavtt CoiijrrcsH ami Now (iocs to the President to lie Signed. The bin providinn that 3-0 acres can be taken as a homestead In cer tain states has passed Congress and is on its way to the president for his signature, according to a telegram received by the Citizen from Delegate Andrews. The message says: "The conference report on the en larged homestead bill, allowing set tlers to file on 320 a. res in the fol lowing states and territories was passed today, (the lth) in both houses, and given to the president for his signature: Colorado, California, Idaho.' Montana. Winning, Nevada, Oregon. 1'tah Washington and the territories of New Mexico and Arl- MIS A MACHINE - ' FOR CRYINB S luteal Draughtsman Perfects a D Which Will Save the Santa Fe Money. S. M. Post, who has charge of the draughting department of the local shops, has designed a new steam heat ing apparatus, which promises to rev olutionise the sand drying business on the Santa Fe. Mr., Post's dryer w in be economical and extiedite thi ilrvlnir of sun, I It I will be-composed of a large steel hop pi r. about llfty one-inch pipes ten feet long and a boiler. The sand will be dryed as It runs through the pipes, which will be kept hot with steam. The one plant will dry sutll cient sand to keep all the engines of the local divisions supplied. At pres i nt the sand used on the local di visions Is dryed by large stoves, fired with coal. The life of a stove used in this canacitv Is about three months j v. hich makes the process expensive. SANTA EE CONDUCTOR ' HELD TO GRAND JURY He Will He Given Trial on (barge of slstlnif Chinese to Kilter United States. H. 1". Maynard, the Santa Fe con ductor, arrested recently on the charge of smuggling Chinese across the Mexican border, was bound over by the I'nited States commissioner of Iais Cruces under $1,000 bonds to await the action of the I'nited States grand Jury. The Chinese lnspctor, wle canned Maynard's arrest, testi fied at the preliminary hearing that lie f mud eight Chinese secreted on Mavuard' train. Some of them were locked In tile water closets of the ears The Inspector also testified that Maynard had offered him money. A. W. Miller, the ear porter, arrest ed witli Maynard. was hound over to I be I 'nited States grand iurv under 1 1. Mm bonds on the same charge. .M.'.Mi.ird wus able' to furnieli bonds. but Miller was not. to nniiiw.i; tiii: oim im. Phoenix. Feb. 20. Memorials were i oi uried in by both houses of the legislature today, asking Congress to dredge the Colorado river from the siulf as far us Yuma, making it nav igable for larger ssi Is, small craft I" inn in use now . It la argued that water transportation would cause low er freight rates by eiuouragiiig com petition. . ItAlt OI ARM Its Wit ll MLS .. New York. Feb. .'ii .--Xew York city is flooded with counterfeit quar ters and dimes. The restaurants, the atres and other places where change is made quickly have been victim ized. The woman ticket sellers of Hie lirooklyn elevated wire victim ized by the wholesale. The secret ser vice agents are thus far unable to trace any source of supply, although they believe they are being coined In lirooklyn. TO KILLING Says Efforts Were Made to Avert Trouble Between His Father and Carmack. FEARING CARMACK HE ARMED HIMSELF He and His Father Were on Their Way to See the Governor to Adjust Troubles When They Met the Senator. Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 20. Robin Cooper, ono of the defendants In the Carmack murder case, was a witness today. He gave a detailed recital of the movements of himself and his father on the day of the killing. Cooper told of seeing his father in the morning when the latter told him that he was afraid that he was go ing to have trouble with Carmack, because of the printing of editorials in which his character was attacked. He said that it was becoming unendura ble. His father declared to him that h" ' tight to protect himself. iper told of his efforts to matter adjusted by mutual the elder Cooper and which were fruitless. md returned -and reported nek was In an ugly mood, The witness started to tell lark of hi father that he could 'settle the affair if x lave an Interview himself ck, but the entire counsel td the court held thut the of his father was Incom loper 'told of tils efforts to V ' her during the rest of the t, meantime purchasing a ' elf. When asked why he self, the witness said: isage sent Carmack by my very strong and knowing . armack as I did. I feared that he would resent It." In the afternoon he met his father again In the office of a family friend who was endeavoring to intervene In an amicable adjustment of the trou ble. Meantime, Governor Pnttorson . had been appealed to and sent for the ' elder Cooper, said the witness. Father and son left for the executive man sion together. It was while on the way to see the governor at this timi (hat the meeting with Carmack oc curred but before this point in the recital wus reached, the court took a recess until the afternoon. CZAR CAME TO TOWN AND NO ONE NOTICED He Attended Funeral of His Cncle it nd Nut a Single IWinib Marred the Service. St. Petersburg, Feb. 20. F.mpcror Nicholas came hit i the city today from Tsarko-Selo to attend the fun eral of his uncle, the Grand Duke Vladmir, who died Wednesday. He I passed through the most frequented street without escort, driving from the station to the palace In an open tdeigh. His presiiice did not bring out any demonstration. The remains of the Grand Duke weru taken from the palace across the frozen Xeva to Fortreiss St. Peter ami St. Paul, the emperor and suite of grand dukes, generals and admir als following on foot. The way was lined by troops the entire dlstanci. The streets of the city were covered with snow and the long lino of march was strewn with green twigs which were emblematic of tho resurrection. At the conclusion of the services, the imperial family went to tho winter palace for luncheon after which they returned to Tsarko-Selo. SHOT INTO DAM K II ALL, lily. Xev., Feb. 20. Angered at an insinuation that they were members of the Greek Catholic church, two Austrians tired Into a room full of dancers here Wednesday night, wounding two. Twenty men and wom en were moving about the room at the time and a number of children were at play. Their escape is mirac ulous, 8s twenty-two bullet holes Were counted In the walls of the room after the fusillade. The Austrians were r- I rested and are now In jail undi r a heavy guard to prevent tynching. Two of the injured will recover. I HA STARTS TKOI lil.i:. X.w York. Feb. M. A bill pro hibiting foreigners from holding prop erty In Cuba has been introduced in the house at Havana, according to a lable dispatch to the Herald. Prop- rty of Americans, P.ngllsh, Spanish, German and French to the amount of nearly $2,000,000,000 will be af fected by the passage of such a measure. The Senate Becomes the Scene of Lively Fights as New Members. Come In. MAY FORCeIaFT JOJAKE SIDES The President-Elect Has Declared for Progress but no Rad ical Measures Are to be Under taken. Wanhlngton, Feb. 20. The aharp algns of revolt In the Senate on the part of tho newer and younger mem bers against the rule of the conser vatives, under the leadership of AI drlch. Hale and others, have a sig nificance not confined to affairs with in the Senate iteelf. la't has looked with troubled eye upon the symp toms of present strife, because it presages probably a greater battle ta the future a battle that may force him, perhaps, to give aid and sym pathy to one or the other of the fao tlons Involved. In a recent dispatch something was aid about the probable attitude of the Senate toward the new adminis tration. The fact that both the pro gressive and the conservatives ex pect administrative aupport was set forth. There la no weakening appar ent in the faith of the progressive that Taft la to be with them in plrlt and In act. The conservatives' faith, however, . seems to . have been 'strengthened recently but it Is quea- ironaoie w net her Aldrl :U. Halo, and their conservative conferees have any substantial basis for an accelerated confidence that the net president jwlll iead -his- ham ,U thelra Jn Jt'ae attempt to put the brake on progres sion. ... , I- Most of the names of ! ho men who. have been suggested for cabinet po sitions are the names of men who are thought to lean toward the conserva tive side of things leg'slatlve. This has given hope to the elders of the Senate. In addition to this they bank for support upon what everybody by . common consent calls Taft's judicial temperament. The one strong thought of the non progressive senators that they are te have their way largely with Taft Is founded on his choice of Senator Knox as secretary of state. The con servative senators believed Knox has nothing in common with the senate clement which is given to "tumult and trouble." Tumult and trouble ex press the views that the elder senat ors take of the attempts of their younger brethren to get committee recognition and to secure reforms. It is true that the .ext secretary of state never has shown any marked inclination to affiliate with his pro gressive brethren of tho Senate. Per haps It would be nearer the mark to si.y that the I'ennsylvanian has not been willing to affiliato with the mere radical of the progressives, for he has lent aid and counsel time and rgain to the senators who are willing to progress and who want to reform, but who think that LonFollette and some few others are verging on the revolutionary in their ends and aim" The real progressives in the Senate and House think wrong in their be lief that, Knox will give obstructive advice to Taft. The time was not so long ago when the political and per sonal friends of the next secretary of state were urging his nomination for the presidency on the ground that he was a Roosevelt progressive. Tho Pennsylvania senator not only sanc tioned the pba of his frl-i il, hut It Is said that it was on his advice that the plea was made, advice given be cause Knox thought that it was strong advice, and given also be lieved to he based on truth. The chief newspaper sunDorter of the candidacy of Senator Knox, for tlie Republican nominal 3n de clared again and again unchallenged by its candidate, that the Pennsyl vanian was the real father of ral! road rate legislation and that there was no progressive legislative policy of Theodore Roosevelt that he di I not indorse, and that no preliminary step was taken by th president while Knox was In the cabinet that was not taken with the advice of the attorney general. If. as Secretary of Sta'..' Knox "hould advise Taft against progres sion and to consider abov- the ad vb e of others the advice of the Sen a' conservatives, it w ill bo the eas li t kind of a matter for the prs g ssives to bring forward the pleas ii do on behalf of the Pennsylvanlai n le he was a candidate for the Rj I iillcan nomination, and to prove .. reby either that he was Insincere' a: 'hat time or that he ha undergone h a complete change of mind as t ' discredit him for the position of a ane and steady counsellor to th i nlnistratlon.