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TEEM WEATHER FORECAST Denver, Colo., April 5 Fair la south, snow In north portion tonight. Tuesday fair, slightly warmer, , No. I 74S p. m No 4 5.50 p. m. No. 7 10. 55 p. m. No. 8 6.40 p. m. No. 9 1 1.45 p. m. " VvE- GETT THS NBWS FIRST VOLUME 24. ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO. MONDAY. AP1UL 5. 1909. NUMHEH 71 GOVERNMENT FILES SUIT 10 DISSOLVE THE OIL TRUST ROOSEVELT AT NAPLES CENTER OF GREAT ALL HOLLAND SENDS GIFTS FOR EXPECTED HEIR TO THRONE HARRItVIAN BACK ON WALL STREET Oi JEHs (3 T FINAL VOTE ON PAYNE TARIFF BILL FIXED FORFRIDAY Rule Is Introduced Limiting Length of Amend ments to be Offered. . -sw w -w on PRICES WERE CUT AND REBATES GIVEN Government Brief Reviews History of the Oil Company and Outlines Methods by Which It Oper ates. ' St. Louis, April 5. The v govern ment today filed in the circuit court of the United States its brief in the case of the United States against me ianuaru oil company of New Jersey, by which it in sought to Uis seive that corporation. Tne brief rev lew s the history 0f the company, a, id dedans the testimony sliows that tlte various defendants have pursued a system nf unfair com petition whereby tne Independent companies selling anil marketing pe troleum have either been driven out ot business or so restricted that the Standard ha.s practically controlled the prices and monopolized com merce in petroleum proucts. this system, It is contended, hus taken the form of price cutting in various localities while keeping up high prices or luising them still lilgh-e- in other localities where no com petition exist; of paying rebates to customers as a part of their system of price cutting; of obtaining secret information as to competitive busi ness, largely through bribing railway employes and using their secret In formation to procure the counter manding of orders of independent . procurers ond to facilitate the price cutting policy; of the. use of compa nies held out by the Standard as in dependent, which, are engaged jn price cutting, while the Standard maintains the price through Its well knowu companies and , other abusive competitive methods against th competitors. The Standard oil company, the brief alleges, particularly able w carry on this competion for the rea son that It Joes not Bell its product at central market or through ordi nary channels us most other ordinary manufacturers. It markets its prod ucts to the retailer in every village and community in the United States and it sells directly to the consumers, It is also held that the testimony taken in Standard prosecutions shows that the company through the Ga lena signal oil company also controls about 97 Ms per cent of the lubrica Una ot Illinois and that it sells to most railroads at enormous prollts. This is evidenced by the net earnings of the company, which in 1906 were about 112 per cent on the capital stock actually paid in and about lua per cent u a liboral valuation of the capital used. It i aUo charged the prices to most railroads are substantially dou ble the prices charfted to a few fa vored lines notably the Pennsylvania, For instance, the brief says, the New York Central railroad for ten years has paid about 100 per cent per gal lon more than the Pennsylvania. It is also stated that wherever the Standard can do an, it has made con tiacts whereby It has cither marketed either a part or' all the product of the independent refineries or ha; limited the output. One of the evidences of monopoly, it is charged, Is the company's enor mous oarnings summarized as fol lows: "The Standard Oil trust and the Standard Oil company on an Invest ment of $'., 021, 480 had earned up to the end of lu6 $838,7S3,7. Adding the estimated profit of 1K07 and 1908, we have substantially a billion dollars earned by this com pany in 27 years with an original in vestment of about $69,000,000." Further on the brief says: "It has usually been claimed for large corporations in this country that they have increased business and decreased the cost to the con sumer but In the case of the Standard it has during ten or fifteen years actually Increased the price to toe re tailer and this,' a good deal more than the prices of other products, al though the price of its raw material and cost of manufacture and sale daring th.e years has Increased verv little if any." ft is stated that from 1 87 4 to 1882 the Standard obtained control of practically all of the pipe lines then existing and brought them together under the control of the National Transit company and ever since :t has nought to prevent, or destroy pipe line competition. It tlrst sought to control the Tidewater Pipe company, then the only pipe line to the sea board and succeeded in getting an agreement for division of the busi ness Through this and other agrer- Alleges That .Standard Has Driven Out Com. petition and Con trols Business. (Ountlnucd on FS Four.) Ft - - V ! s :" ' Vj ",V''.' . J , i" ' I QI EKN WILIIKL.MINA. PlloM A NEW I'lioTl Hi 11APH, AND HER HL'S HANI), PIiIN K HUNK V. Tile Hague, April Never was stork awaited so eagerly us the one which now hovers over the royal palace of Holland. Queen Wilhelniina and the people of Holland have twice been disap pointed in their dearest wish. For Holland's girl queen she is now a woman of 2S is the last of the old house of orange. Pnless un heir comes, the rule will pass to the duke of Saxe Weimar, u German prince. With the Duke of Saxe Weimar remuinlng as heir apparent, comes the dread fear of German absorption. The tiny kingdom fought so hard for Its Independence 200 years ago. In every loyal Dutch home prayers are going up thut Peter pan steers safely from the Never Never land with a tiny prince or princess of Holland. In every Holland city, presents have been purchased for the prince or princess to be. Kich and poor have 'contributed to the fund with patriotic seal. The presents are ledged unrfer gHnrd rt the east la. - - Utrecht has purchased richly chased and decorated toilet sets. Amster dam sent gold plate and gold spoon and fork. From smaller cities have come a cradle of rosewood, a great lace pillow, a gold rattle, a tiny child's ring, a toilet box for baby's clothes, lined in brownish green, the queen's favorite color, a mail cart, a beautiful lace quilt. The love and hopes of Holland go with the gifts. If it's a girl the bells will ring, and thanksgiving services be held all over the kingdam If it's a boy well, Holland will throw its cap Into the air, and dance a wooden shoed dance of Joy that will he heard around the world. WANTS THREE STATES TO RtlUSN MONEY Kcprcx'iitiitivc Itelleve Aid Kxtendcd Years .t should be lU'puid Washington, A pi il 5. Representa tive Murdock. of Kansas, has intro duced a bill calling upon the states to refund the money that Andrew Jack son distributed among them In ls3(i, when the surplus from the sale of public lands reached $3S.OOO,nno. "Up In the treasury are l ie written promises of 28 states to pay tu k when directed to do so, the mum y that they procun d from the federal government," explained Mr. Murdock, "Proli.ibly three, certainly New York and possibly Delaware and New Jer sey, have kept intact the money de posited with them. The other states have spent the iniiny. 1 am told that the state of New York loans out the 4 mllli'Hi dollars w hich it obtained and enjoys the benefit of the interest. In these times w'hen the federal gov ernment needing the money 1 believe that New York tdwuld repay thut amount. It is necessary for Congress, lo make liie demand for the money." PI.KNTY OF SKIN KY, London, April :. The rate of dis count of the Hank of F.ugl-and was reduced today from 2 to 2 '.j per rent. This is the first change since Janu ary 14. when the rate was advanced from 2';! per cent to 2 per cent, mainly for the purpose of building up the hank's gold r serve. The steady influx of gold from all quartern, especially from America, decided the directors of the Hank of England to reduce the bank rale to 2 per ceiit at today's meeting. The prospects all point to a plethora of money throughout the summer and in some quarters a further reduction to 2 per cent Is forecasted. SNOW IN MOUNTAINS. Denver. April ." A heavy snow s I'levalling anoint. i in Santa Fe, over the entire Koeky region, extending south .o N. M. north to central and west to Salt l.ak". Wyoming More than eight inches of snow hav.1 fallen h' re. The 8torni will oe of gteat benefit anil the railio.nls report little inconvenience. ism:(.kiis s San Diego. April 5. Advice re ceived this morning from Magdalen, where the steamship Indiana, of the Pacific Mail Steamship company went ashore, say that the passengers of the Indiana have been taken off by the cruiser California and that the Indiana will prove a total loss. I HASKELL AND OTHERS ' APPEAR FOR TRIAL ;ovcriiiiien( lb-gin Prosecution of Alleyitl l-and Frauds in Which governor is Involved. ' ' Tulas, Ok la., April 5.- Govern r Haskell and six other prominent Ok Inhomans who are under indictment ; for alleged frauds In the Muskog-e low n lot cases, appeared in the United States circuit court thin morning for trial. Judge Joan A. Marshall, of ; Utah, special Judge to try the cases, was present, besides the strongest ar iay of counsel ever interested here. A I motion to iiash the indictments was t tal.eir up, tin motion of the de ! fen.-e being that there was wrongful ! ei.e.daet on the part of government attorneys in obtaining the indict ments. EKPECIS HEIR SOON When It Arrlv.s, she Will Have lite Whip llaiid Over tool llccausc of I'rov Ision In lather's W ill. Chicago. April 5. The Record ll.r. iiid says news has bi en received that tin' Princess lie Sagan expect the arrival of a new heir to the le Sagan name and the Gould millions in June or July, which will give her the whip hand over Count Uoni de Castellane. Under the will of her father .die may give her fortune to any of her chil dren she may desire sh,. may dis inherit the Hotil calldren if he per sils in bring stubborn. itm tiii: onti:stnts. Washington, April 5. A decision was rendered today by Commissioner Jiennett of the general land office in fovor of the contestants and against the Ked IjiihIs Irrigation and power (i mpany. a Colorado corporation, in the case invoking 14 desert land en tries approximating 4.200 acres in th ? Montro-e land district. He recom mends that the entries be cancelled oi, the giniind that they were nit mail" in good faith. This is subje.-t t i further appeal. pkovi i ii n i oii KTitiKi:. Faiik. Alberta. April o. il S (onimmly reported that President St,, rnian of District 18. lluited Mine Workers of America, w ilt tc prosecut ed for organizing a strike contrary to the Lctnloux act. Miners of two companl n have signed agreements ti n I in n to work . IB TEXAS MAN SAYS Bill IS NO G000 Declares That Effort Is Being Made to Provide Bread but It Isn't Being Done Under New Schedules. Washington, D. C, April 5. The final vote on the tariff bill has been llxed for Friday nt 3 p. m. In a rule reported today. It orders to limit the aniendements coming from the committee on lumber. hids, barley and malt to a paragraph. A rule to be reporiel today In the House to govern the amendments to the Pajne bill will provide 26 per cent ad valorem duty on petroleum In place of the present countervailing duty nnd will permit a vote in the question of free lumber. "The protection clock strikes 12 in this bill as certainly as I am standing here," said Mr. Ilurgess of Texas, in opposing the protective policy of the Republican party. "You arc de luding, you are making an effort to give the people bread but you know you are not doing It," he exclaimed. Messrs. Lcgarlo and Ocampo, res ident Philippine commissioners, to day received a cablegram which they regard as u complete rebuttal of the statements Issued from the insular bureau to the effect that the business Interests of the Islands are favora ble to the Payne bill . The message Is from President Fe.v-andex of the Philippine chamber iH' iiimmei'o". AfQl'ITTKU FOll MlltDKK. Washington, April 5. The supreme court today affirmed the decision acquitting William K. Mason and Jo seph Vanderwelde. who In 1907 were charged with the murder of Joseph Walker, a special agent of the de partment of JuMtlcc, at a coal mine in I.a Plata county, Colorado. The men pleaded self defense and were ac quitted in the state court. The fed eral district court later upheld this verdict and an appeal was taken. DFA IDF.S DISPKNSAKY CASK. Washington, April 5. The South Carolina dispensary case involving the disposition of $900,000 dispensary funds was today decided by the su preme court in favor of the dispen sary commission. ONt'K l'IIINi:sK. ALWAYS ITIIZF.N OF KMPIKi: Pekin, April 5. The new naturali zation law promulgated today de clares that Chinese may no longer adopt foreign citizenship and all who In the past have become subjects of foreign nations still are Chinese. GOMIKNOK POYVIF.lt IS lF.D. Lincoln, April ,". W. A. Poynti r. firmer governor of Nebraska, while making a upeech In the office of Gov ernor Shellenbt rger at a hearing of the daylight saloon bill, was stricken w ith apoplexy and dh d within a few minutes. DKNII2S SllUllli Lyons, N. Y., April si rting her Innocence Sampson was placed c.iarged with killing Harry Sampson, nepii Sampson. I CM A I U.K. 5. Calmly as Mrs. Georgia on trial today, her husband, i-w of Admiral FAIK MKKTING TON U. II I . Tonight at the Armory the business and professional men of the city and. in fact, every body Interested, will no et to dixcurs plans for the annual New Mexico fair. it is planned lo hold the f-air at tie- Traction I'ark grounds ' tins fall as it has been neld In the pit and while it may not be possible to have the diversity of xhihits as last year, It is expected that Albu querque Will be al'le to give ulie of the test fair this year ever attempted. ' The board of control ,i Irrigation congress which the also had charge of tie territorial fair, will make n- final report at the meeting tonight. The board has paid all Mils and has a balance on hand to turn over to the fair association. It has a number of exhibits can be used, which vill add sich rably to the loolu of booth at the fair. Every business man In citv is asked to attend also that tile trie meeting tonight to hear the re port of the board and to discuss plans for tin- fur this fall. It is desired to have the opinion of everyone on what should be d me and the way to do it If -rM.: 1 11 I f l iii If i?':rH -? tf it I k -r ftf n i j'Xt? n rpy-; Y ; , 1 Ut) fe i- " - ii.iii.i" 6 v - ! j - - - "-jig , M- rTf M - - --- y M , tf t 1 1 1 1 1 ti 1 1 1 1 -riti1irMflLJJ- f i ( fitlsfc P SNAPSHOT OF THE WIZARD THEIR ARRIVAL IN NEW YORK THE CIRCLE THAT TOOK THEM WEST AND NORTH. FOREST SERVICE PLANS LUMBER The pepartment will Assist by Prices In This Industry as It The wholesale lumber price rico'd work for forest service district No. 3. Including Arizona, Arkansas, N-w Mexico and Oklahoma, which form erly has been handled by the district headquarters at Denver has been tiansferred to the headquarters :n this city. Form letters have ben sent out to co-operators for the first tlms and returns up to the present Indi cate that the work In the southwest will b" put on Just as fatisfactory a basis as it is in other sections of the Unite, states. During the past ten months the forest service has been compiling a moiit.ily record of wholesale prices of Hie principal grades of lumber in the hading markets or the country. In irakiug a compilation of a continuous record of the selling prices of lumber the government Is filling a distinct gap In the Information available upon the lumber Industry a gap which does not exist In any other great In- I list i y . In nil important It, Ids of bus iness and commerce where raw ma terials an- produced and handled, with the exception of the lumber in dustry, there are detailed statistic upon production. consumption and piices. lii almost any leading news paper, there are quoted the current selling prices of livestock, cereals, cotton and other agricultural products of pig Iron, copper, silver, petroleum ami other mineral products. Tin- lumber industry. ranking fourth among the industries of the country, ha's not even had annual statistics of production until the last three years. Up to the present tinitt, neither the producers nor the con sumers of lumber could get any au tln title and general statement of tne prices for which the leading grades have recently sold in the great cen ters of ilixtrihpt ion. Prices asked for lumber are not compiled by the fori st service. All lh.it it does is to compile as best it tan through the help of co-operators in e,ry section of the country, a record of what lumber has actually sold for. Several representative wholesalers in each murk-1 report to the service at the 'lid f each month the a"iag high and low prices received by tin m during the iilli. Tlnse report are combined :n a single statement for each mar ket In tin- selection of grades reported upon and of the firms from which re ports are received. i very effort Is made and caution exercised to get sales that are representative. The co operators upon wli'-e reports the r rd I based voluntarily report their actual sabs in the same man in r that the lumber manufacturers voluntarily report their annual pro iiiictim to the bu'-eaii of the census and tile forest si rv lei . The manufac turers repoit their information I romptly and ac inati ! and few pieces of co-operatiV" work done by the government are mole appreciated The success of the w rok in other by them than this. AND MISS MARY HAKKIMAN, ON FROM THE LONG SWINU A ROUND TO THE SOCTH, PACIFIC COAST, TO GIVE PRICES IN SOUTHWEST Publishing Figures Showing Already Does In the East. markets of the country Is sure t' huve similar results in the southwest. Heretofore, reports on wholesale lum ber prices have been available for only a fvv markets of states In tills section, officers of the forest service at Albuquerque think that this terri tory offers an excellent field for the work and with tho voluntary co-op-eration of operators In this district, It promises many future benefits to all who take part In it. APOLOGY TO FOLLOW AKHKNT OF CIIIN'KSi: Washington, April 5. Suitable ac tion will be taken by the state do partun ut In regard to the protest from tne Chinese miulnter against the arrest In Pittsburg of Yip Yen, a prominent Chinese merchant of Van couver, H. C. and livv Sy Kl, Taotai ot K,wangsl province, China, wnich was taken up by Secretary Knox to day. It was said at the state depart ment that the governor of Pennsyl vania and the mayor of Pittsburg w ill probably make apology for tne arrest of the two prominent Chinese. ItKPOKT SIMM GXKDK.N W ILL M KRY I'ltlNCK. Chicago. April !. The Tribune to day prints the following special ca ble from Paris: "There is a persistent rumor in Paris that Mary Garden Intends lo marry Prince Mavroeordato Immedi ately after her arrival here at the cud of April. "She ha cancelled her engagement to sing at the Paris opera this spring, to the consternation of Messager, w ho, in retaliation, has engaged Linu Vavalieri to sing Thais, commencing April in." TRI AL DA I K IS SKI' FOR LITIIKIt DROWN San Francisco. April 5. Luther G Hrown, indicted for subornation of perjury in connection with the kid naping of Fremont older in Septem ber, ls07, will be placed on trial April 25. in Judge Dunne's depart ment of the superior court. The date was fixed today after As sistant District Attorney Ferrari haJ stated to the judge that the prosecu tion was prepared to pro, 'ceil with th case. V WT si M FOR III SSI N ICMY. St. Petersburg. Artil ."i. The ilnll ma today adopted the army budget of $2T.,2O0.000, an increase of $21. soo.noo over last year. Lieutenant General Zahielin cf the war depart ment announced plans for the strengthening of the defenses of the western frontier and the abandon ment of secondary fortresses. SWKDISII MI.DM. ItIK KDISON. Stockholm. April f. The Royal Academy has prtsoutcd Thomas A. Edixon with the Adel-klold ,g dd medal for his inventions In connec tion with the phonograph and the Incandescent light. This medal Is con ferred only one' In ten years. Thousands Throng the Shores to Cheer When Ham burg Drops Anchor. PLANS OF POLICE WERED!SARRANGD They Made Effort to Keep People Back but Their Lines Were Broken and Boats Surrounded the Ship. Naples. April 6. The steamer Hamburg with Roosevelt aboard ar rived at 1:05 this afternoon. It is calculated that fully 5,009 forelgqers 'have come to the city es pecially from Capri, Sorento and Amnlfl to catch a glimpse of the for mer president. The Hamburg was given a hearty greeting as she drop ped anchor in the bay. Amerienn flags floated from ths consulate, all the hotels and many private residences. All tha ships .'n the harbor -were decorated In honor of the arrival. When the Hamburg was sighted, cheers qurst from a thousand throaU and small craft of all sorts leaped from the shore to surround the liner. Though the police had taken pre cautions, many broke through the lines and cams alongside, cheering and ' singing. The passengers - ap plauded the singing and Roosevelt could be seen, smiling tils apprecia tion. Crowds were gathered on shore at every point. At 4:80 this afternoon Roosevelt landed at Arsenal docks In company with Ambassador Grlscom. - SHE GAVE HER LIFE TO ASSIST LEPERS Wire of iHN-tor Went to Leper Island to Help Her HiisIhiihI In Ills , Work. Winchcsdon, Mass., April 5. A cable from Molokal, Island of Hawaii brings news of the death of Mrs. Wal ter N. UrlnkerhorT, formerly Miss Nellie White, of this city, daughter of multi-millionaire Nelson D. Whin and a niece of ex-Governor John D. Long. She went to the leper island with her husband to give her life in an attempt to find a cure for the lep ers there. NKGRO IS ON TRIAL. The trlul of Joshua Rodgers, a ne gro, charged with stealing money from a purse belonging to a woman riding on a train, between this city and Isleta, was begun this morning. The Santa Fe railway company is as sisting In prosecuting the case. The offense was committed last October. Jerdon Rodgers brought suit against the Santa Fe today to recover damages alleged to have been suff ered through the loss of two Jacks and a stallion shipped by him from Olathe, Kan., to San Marclal. The Mutual Hullding association, Frank McKee, trustee, made Mrs. Clara R. Tegner, a widow, th" de fendant in a suit of foreclosure. TIIK TOWN WILL .MOURN. 'Acapulco. Mexico, April 5.- In deference to the memory of those who lost their lives in the recent the atre holocaust, Governor Damien Flores has asked that there be no demonstration on the date of his sec ond inauguration this month. Th ? people killed had gulhered In his honor and the governor has directed that the decorations thin thne be in black as a tribute to the victims. SNITARY l'lS ON TRAIN. New York, April D. The individ ual paper drinking cup has been adopted by the Lackawanna rail road, i iPasseugtrs on the Lackawanna limited find a small nickel plated de vice adjacent to the water cooler. Nested within a tube are a hundred or more white drinking cups, which, cine drawn forth and used, cannot be replaced These cups are stiffened by a coat ing of parartn anil being manufac tured automatically, are untouched by hands until they reach those of the drinker. PROSPFXT IN MISSOl 111 GOOD FK PROHIISITION Jefferson City. Mo.. April S Th" proposed constitutional amendment establishing state-wide prohibition vi as today made u special order for April 8 by the House of Representa tives. The measure was reported to i'av and the Democrats tried to force s immediate consideration, but by 4 arid party vote the Republicans do : ated thw effort, 57 to 50. It is I aimed the measure will receive 7. votes in the House and II In tad .' natc ami thus be passed.