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II ' VOL 50. 5"i4JV:r,4 F NEW MEXWO, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1915. NO. 259. CONFERENCE NOOALES IS TERMINATES ABRUPTLY WHEN HALE IS ASKED TO PRESENT HIS FOR MAL CREDENTIALS BEFORE PRO CEEDING FURTHER CARRANZA GOES TO CAPITAL. DEMAND EQUIVALENT TO RECOGNIZING REBELS Nogales, Sonora, Nov. 19. Negotia tions between President Wilson's per sonal representative, William Bayard Hale and General Curranza were brok en off suddenly today. The constitu tionalist leader prepared to leave for ' tt e interior with his Btaff and provi- siona! cabinet. Mr. Hale declined to say whether j he would leave, nor would he confirm the termination of his dealings with General Carranza through Francisco Escudero, minister of exterior rela tions In the Carranza cabinet. It was clear, however, that there had been a break in the dealings over the question put by the Washington government last Sunday and to which, it was asserted, the constitutionalists had failed to answer directly. Ignaclo Bonillas, minister of l'omen to, and communications In Carranza's provisional cabinet, called today on Mr. Hale, at the American consulate. Immediately afterward Mr. Hale left for his hotel, on the American side. It was believed that Bonillas formally had ended the transactions in which he has been acting as confidential translator. The first open disagreement occur red last night when Escudero an nounced that he had requested Hale to present formal credentials so that negotiations might become official. This, It was made clear today, was virtually a demand for full recognition of the revolutionary party before treating on the subjects under discus sion. The nature of the question which caused the disagreement was not made clear. It was known, however, that it had arisen simultaneously with ..reports of ma,nv military successes of the revolutionists. This had tended to reinforce the spirit of Carranza's advisers to a point where admittedly they did not consider the right to im port arms freely as important as pre viously. It also was pointed out that the progress of the insurgents in Sinaloa, where the state capital was taken last week by General Obregon would result soon in the taking of Mazatlan, an important seaport on the west coast. Also the fall of Guay mas through the internal demoraliza tion of the federal garrison was ex pected at any time. Minister Escudero announced at noon that he would not accompany -Carranza south. He said that he had nothing to announce further than what he said last night in regard to ; the termination of "informal negotia tions." The departure of General Carranza, military and civil head of the revolu tionary party, it was believed, would make impossible continuation of the negotiations although Escudero said his position empowered him to receive overtures from Washington. Hale evidently was waiting Instruc tions from Washington as to whether he should leave the border or remain to conclude the dealing with Escu dero. General Carranza,' with his staff, will leave for the south at 2 p. m., It. was announced today. It was stated that Carranza's mani festo regarding the internal and ex ternal affairs of Mexico" would not be issued before his departure. Carranza, when he left his provi sional capital at Hermosillo, more than two weeks ago, was not accom panied to Nogales by any troops. He will be accompanied south by his general staff and probably by the four members of his provisional cabi net. President Wilson was notified by telegraph early today of the unex pected developments here. The mat ter. It was believed, would rest until late today on account of the slow transmission of messages by code be tween Washington and Hale, the pres ident's personal spokesman here. Another Warship to Tuxpam. Vera Cruz, Mex., Nov. 19. The bat tleship New Hampshire . sailed from here today to join the Louisiana at Tuxpam, where the situation is report ed threatening. The rebels are pre pared to attack the town again. Preparing Reply to U. S. Mexico City, Mex., Nov. 19. Gen eral Huerta planned today to submit to the members of his cabinet the massage which he proposes to deliver to his newly convened congress tomor row. The cabinet meeting was called for this afternoon at which time It was expected that General Huerta would ask its members to go over the message with him. The document is short and it is said, reviews tersely the most important acts of the Huerta administration, dealing frankly with the dissolution of congress and calling attention to the strained relations with the United States. It is expected that congress will re- END :ccive the message without protest i j thereby giving Huerta virtual ratifies- lien of his acts. j I It is said that the message will j iOi.tn a way to an immediate discus j cicui by congress of the late presiden- j ! tial election, and it is a foregone con- . j elusion that congress will declare the . j elect ion null. ' ! j It is regarded possible the congress I n ay name some one else for provis-1 ii.nal president for a period ensuing i until the election and inauguration of a permanent chief executive, but it wruld undoubtedly be a surprise to most Mexicans as well as foreigners It General Huerta should not be in structed to continue at the head of af fairs. Lord Cowdray Interested. J London, Nov. 19. Lord Cowdray,; who possesses many Interests in Mex ico, had a lengthy conference today at ! his own request with Walter H. Page, the Vnited States ambassador. It is supposed that Lord Cowdray wished to obtain information as to how far his Mexican interests weri? endangered and desired to emphasize t: the American ambassador his de nial that he had given financial assist ance to Huerta. SENATE FACES MIX-UP ON THE CURRENCY BILL Washington, D. C Nov. 19. What to do with the two currency reform bills now being completed by the two factions of the senate banking com mittee, has begun to give considera tion to senate leaders. Both bills, one representing the administration views mil tho nthpv the work of the Repub lic,, rnmmlttPA members and Senator Hitchcock probably will be ready for the senate before the end of this week. As the committee is evenly divided, there can be no formal report on the Glass bill, which passed the house, and neither of the new bills can be of fered as a substitute with the endorse ment of a majority of the committee. Both factions of the committee are anxious to obtain whatever advantage there Is to be had before the senate, and it probably will be agreed to re turn the house bill without a report, and submit the two new bills simul taneously as amendments. The draft of the bill by Senator Hitchcock and the five Republicans was completed today and turned over to Charles A. Conant, of New York, for technical revision. The Republi cans said today they were making ev ery effort to be ready to report to the senate tomorrow.. The administration Democrats of the committee took up the question of refunding the two per cent bonds, bul action was delayed. Two DroDositions were considered. ! Tinder one the government would re- deem the bonds on which circulation is based and the circulation would be TTnrtot. the other, the dilation would entire issue and Clf' be turned over to the proposed regional reserve banks. NEWSBOYS AND CARRIERS RESOLUTION DEFEATED. Seattle Wash., Nov. 19. After a'tht time Mr. Teal had not received ,,., 'mho, Hhto narHeinated in I the report of the minority. I sent Mr. -oauit rton, t.. Rerrv of thTeal a copy of our report and yester- Ipternatlonal Printing Pressmen's ur.lon the delegates of the Interna- tional Typographical union, the Amer lean Federation of Labor, adopted a committee report today recommend-1 ing non-concurrence In the resolution giving jurisdiction over news boys and newspaper carriers to the press men's union, and authorizing the pressmen to organize them. The vote against the resolution and referring the organization of the newsboys and carriers to the executive council of the federation was 121 to 74. SMALL UNION MAY FORCE MANY INTO IDLENESS. New York, Nov. 19. One hundred and fifty thousand clothing workers in New York city face idleness within 48 hours because of the strike of a single union of 350 men. The strikers are the cloth examin ers and spongers. All cloth converted into clothing in New York passes through the hands of this union. The strikers demand an increase of wages averaging fifteen per cent and a re duction of ten per cent in working hours. TWENTY FOUR ARE A I A Ft A MA PHnffT. Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 1!). Com plete exploration of the Alabama Fuel nnd Iron comnanv's mine No. 2, at Acton, in which an explosion occurred j yesterday afternoon, showed 24 men ! killed and six hurt. State mine officials today sr inves tigating to determine the cause of the explosion. An explosion in No. 2 mine of the Alabama Fuel and Iron company here at 3:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon imprisoned between twenty-five and forty miners, according to estimates of company officials. Sme of fhe yictims are negroes. The normal quota of employes Is seventy men, but some did not report for work. Twenty-three miners en tered the workings this morning and it was not known how many . others reported later. Acton mine No. 2, which lies in Shelby county on a' branch of the Louisville & Nashville railroad, has been considered one of the best ventilated and equipped mines in the PINCHOT WINS WATFDDflUfTD II fl I LIU Ufii.ll ! FIGHT SUCCEEDS IN GETTING QUESTION BEFORE NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESS, AND HAS MINORITY REPORT ADOPTED AFTER LENGTHY DEBATE. STATE VS NATIONAL CONTROL IS ARGUED Washington, V). C, Nov. 19. Clifford Pinchot, former chief forester of the United States, leading champion ol .government control of waterpower rights, scored in the national conser vation congress today when he suc ceeded in forcing before the conven tion the minority report of the com mittee on waterpower rights. AVith former Secretary of the In tetrior Walter L. Fisher in the chair, former Secretary of War Stiinson, who Joined with Mr. Pinchot in the minority report yesterday, moved for a suspension of the rules that the waterpower question might be discus- ised from the floor. Scores of delegates who favor the majority report, which would combine national with state con trol with less restriction on water power grants, protested. Mr. Fisher ruled that the motion to BUBpend the rules was not debatable and it was carried amid loud cheers. Mr. Pinchot read the minority report and thereby opened the general de bate. Senator Burton of Oh ia, cham pioned . the policy of strict national control of all waterpower rights and urged the delegates not to get into an "unseemly squabble between state rights and national control." "It is impossible," said Senator Hur ton, "that state control should ade quately solve this great national prob lem. In this matter we are conduct ing no crusade against capital, but there must be a recognition of the danger of monopoly and a desire to provide for public welfare in the use of this great national asset." Some delegates challenged the sig nature of Jos. N. Teal, of Portland, i Oregon, to the minority report, assert ing that Teal had written a letter to Swain, chairman of the j waterpower committee expressing ap- I-" U Vill UL LUO UiajUlllJ win-ill.Jiuiio- owiun ium mc wiMciuiuu mail :JuaPns lrom me tuer ce inougni ' - -T" ! right to take Teal with them at the time that letter to Prof. Swain was ! written." returned Mr. Pinchot. "At day received a telegram from him which he said: in " 'I know you are right and I will ' back you up. "That message came to me several I days after Mr. Teal's letter to Prof, Swain." Senator Shafroth vigorously defend ed the views of the majority on the waterpower question. Senator Shafroth urged the dele gates to heed the words of the late Justice John M. Harlan, of the su preme court, which he quoted: "National government for national affairs; state government for state affairs, and then there will follow a development great, indeed. That is the rock on which our government Is founded." Henry L. Stimson, replying, declared that the federal government would I seek to thrust itself in advance of lo cal authorities, but there were many cases of which local control could not be exercised in which federal con trol could. Senator Thomas urged that water- power franchises be granted by the states, not for profit, but for control. KILLED IN MTNF F. X PL OS ION district. So far as ascertained the mine workings were not much dam aged by the explosion, the cause of which has not been determined, and it is expected that the work of remov- j ing the living, if any, and the dead, will be speedily accomplished. Experienced miners expressed the opinion last night that many of those -.,". "-""."' '"r." unaer grouna naa oeen Kinea ny tne force of the explosion. I The explositno is supposed to have ! been caused by ignition of dust, set off; by a miner's shot. Rescue work was undertaken In a ' systematic manner. The new federal automobile ambulance made a quick run of thirty-four miles, from Birm ingham, arriving here simultaneously with the Tennessee Coal & Iron com pany's rescue car, dispatched by spe cial train. The mine fan, which was not damaged by the blast, was set in motion at once. The mine was comparatively new and was said by officials to have been provided with modern equipment throughout. MARTIAL LAW IS PROMISED IN COLORAD JUDGE ADVOCATE OF COLORADO NATIONAL GUARD SAYS UNLESS STRIKE IS SETTLED BEFORE END OF WEEK, MILITARY WILL RE PLACE CIVIL COURTS. GOVERNOR AWNS HOPES FOR SETTLEMENT Trinidad, Colo., Nov. 19. Strict mil itary law, including the establishment of a military court for the trial of all law violators will be inaugurated at the close of the present week unless definite steps that give promise of ending the strike in the southern coal fields ure taken in the interim. This, in substance Is the statement issued this morning by Major K. J. Boughton, judge advocate of the Colorado nation al guard after a conference with Gen eral John Chase and Francis E. Boucft, deputy attorney general. Plans for the immediate institution of military court for the trial of a number of alleged law violators now under arrest, have been held up pend ing the result of efforts on the part of Governor Amnions to effect a solution of present. Governor Amnions is quot ed as being hopeful of bringing about a settlement of the strike through the aid of the leaders of national labor or ganizations. Deputy Attorney General Bouek ar rived in Trinidad this morning and at once went into a conference with Gen eral Chase and Major Boughton. He declined to be quoted regarding the nature of his mission. General Chase, It is understood, de sires to establish a military court but his view does not meet the approval of Governor Amnions. No serious importance is attached to the rumored differences existing between General Chase and Assistant Adjutant General Lee or the report that the latter has recently asked to be relieved from further duty In con nection with the strTite. No Strike in Wyoming. Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 19 President A. G. Morgan, of district 22, United Mine Workers of America, today is sued a signed eta-'ement that, the or ganized coal miners of Wyoming, 8,000 in number, will not strike on ac count of the shipment of Wyoming coal into Colorado. TALES OF HEROISM FROM STEAME! PLUCKY CREW OF SPANISH STEAMER BALMES BRING BURNING VESSEL! SAFELY TO PORT, AFTER FIVE MVQ (IF FIKHTINf! FIPF INn'8111 re-floored today and stoves were,bjsilop 0f Michoaean, an UAIO Ur rillflimu Milt " j in8talIed in them. This was regard-1 j0Se Amador Velasco. 1 WATER. WIRELESS OPERATOR ON DUTY WITHOUT REST New York, N. Y Nov. 19. Three names stood out conspicuously in the stories of bravery told today when the Cunard liner Pannonia brought to port the passengers rescued from the burn ing Spanish steamer Balmes. Captain Juan Ruise, of the. Balmes, spent practically five days without sleep while he and his men held the flames in check and guided their ship safely Into the harbor of St. Georges, Bermuda. Innocencio Micharala, the wireles3 operator on the Balmes, sent the mes sages that brought the Pannonia. Since there was only one other man aboard who understool English, Mich- arala was obliged to be on duty with out rest to translate the messages re- 'Icelved from the rescuing ship. Nicholas Arbonies, a mechanic, from I the Canary Islands, was the man who led the men passengers into the blazing hold of the Balmes last Thurs day after the crew were exhausted , Twelve, first discovered P"sseneei s themselves first aiscovcrea and ready to give up the fight. Th the- fire. "Some of us noticed smoke coming through the grating of our cabin," said Arbonies. "We t?Id the officers. Thpvnnened hold No. 1 and the smoke ; ' ,., ! u,nl e""c" p cIose u aSain and batten 14 down' Then Uiey cut six ho,es in the hatch and the deck and shoved the hose through." The passengers trom the Balmes numbered 71 men and 32 women and children. Most of them came from Cuba and all were bound for ports in Spain. They will be sent to their des tination by an early boat. None of them seemed the worse for their ex perience. "Keep your hatches tight shut, keep pumping in water and go ahead full speed," was the advice Captain Cap- (Contlnued on page four). OUR CAVALRY REGIMENT I DUTY ORDERS ISSUED TO DAY KEEP 2ND AND 5TH CAVALRY AT FORT BLISS ALONG WITH 10TH AND 15TH-VILLA SENDS 1,000 REBELS BACK TO CHIHUAHUA. REBEL CHIEF SETTLES WITH SEGGERSON' MOTHER Washington, I). C, Nov. 19. After a conference with Senator Sheppard and Representative Henry, of Texas, Secrelaiy Garrison todny decided to have four regiments remain at Fort liliss. Instructions were telegraphed Immediately by the war department lor the Second and Fifth cavalry, now at Fort liliss, to. remain there with the Tenth and Fifteenth. While house officials made no com ment on dispatches from Nogales say ing the constitutionalists had asked William Bayard Hale for formal cre dentails before pursuing negoitations. Indications were that the parleys would proceed slowly and that the point of presenting formal credentials, which might be construed as an act of recognition would be delayed until Washington had more exact assur ances of the purposes of the constitu tionalists. One official described as the whole situatiou was merely "incubating." Chairman Bacon, of the senate for eign relations committee, discussed the situation with the president but uecuneu 10 cuiniiiem. Officials described the situation so far as concerned the foreign govern ments, as highly encouraging, and there was some tendency to place more stress on favorable results of diplomatic pressure than parley with the constitutionalists. Senator Sutherland, of publican member of the I tali, a ue- committee, conferred with the president and said he fully supported the policy of not recognizing Huerta. Serious Matter Considered. Mexico City, Mex., Nov. 19 A tele gram from Secretary of State Bryan is reported to have reached the Ameri can embassy here this morning. It is said to contain information that "A matter of serious nature" is under con sideration in Washington in reference to Mexico. Exodus Continues. Vera Cruz, Mex., Nov. 19. The ex odus of American citizens from Mex ico City continues. Forty persons, most of them women and children ar r.'td here this morning by train. The fugitives report that only a few Amer ican women and children remain in the federal capital. Army Will Remain. Texas City, Texas, Nov. 19. Tents in the camp of the second division of the United tSates army were walled ed as indicating that the division ...... .1.1 ..,.,;. hc.- tlimncrhnilt 1)10 l the winter. El Paso, Texas, Nov. 19. A thou sand rebel soldiers now in Juarez, will leave for the south Thursday morning to join others of the Villa command north of Chihuahua City, presumably to make a second attack upon the state capital. No more of j the rebels are to be brought to Juarez. Villa believes that with the railroad j GENERAL HUGH SCOTT TO TRY TO MAKE PEACE WITH NcRVAJOS Washington, Nov. 19 In the hope table to bring them supporters ....i ,j - i i.,,!!.,.,,, ,hlamong those Indians who are lliai uie exuiieu .nvju iuuiu, j are now defy ins the government au- I thorities at Beautiful mountain, on I the Navajo reservation, may be in iduced to yield peaceably and surren der the eight renegades sought to be prrested, the war department yester- j day ordered Gen. Hugh L. Scott, com manding the second cavalry brigade, at Fort Bliss, Texas, to proceed in I haste to the Navajo agency to confer with the Indian chiefs. j General Scott is singularly mfluen-, tial with the Navajos, whose language he speaks. He has always been re- garded by them as their best friend, , and it is believed that he will he able 10 P'CB,B to placate mem. jue '" structlons are to confer with Major McLaughlin, the Indian inspector, be-, troops fore beginning his conference. fi " Troopg Leave Friday. To back his mission with a show of Chicago, 111., Nov. 19. Major Beech force, orders were also telegraphed to er B Rsy today completed arrange- Fort Robinson, Neb., to entrain and , dispatch to the Navajo agency a Ml ; squadron of the Twelfth cavalry serve as General Scott's escort. to ; The war department acted at request of Secretary Lane, who yes-1 tornoir roxpiveri a telecram from Major ! McLaughlin. The latter reported that j to defer longer the arrest of the re- caloitrant Navajos who have been defying the law for two months and j to whom every reasonable opportunity for surrender has been given, "is 11 i : in his possesion from Juarez to Chi I huuliua, lie can now keep his invest j it ii army supplied with food and am I munition from the border. Shortage of these, ho declares, caused his fail 1 ure to tuku C'liiiuialnia in his first at : tack. j A crude bomb was found In the rear ' ot the American Produce building in i the heart of Kl I'aso this morning. Jt. I was made of a stone, with a hole 1 bored into it and two fuses attached. 'The fuses had not been lighted. It is believed they were made here for the rebels, in the Mexican huts close to the place where it was found, and I dropped while being carried in the night. I Five hundred dollars was paid by General Francsico Villa yesterday to ! .Mrs. Christopher Seggerson, of Kl I Paso, as Indemnity for t lie death of her sou, Charles Seggerson, an Amer- ! lean chauffeur, who was lulled during j the recent battle in Juarez. j The rebel commander promised Mrs. Seggerson that he would assist j her in every way in getting a claim ; paid by the government i the rebel i forces were successful. Villa told Mm. Seggerson when she called on him at Juarez yesterday that he regretted that her son had been killed by his men, and that he had Investigated the shooting, finding it entirely accidental, as the rebels, in the darkness, mis took him for a federal. A Formidable Fleet. Bridgetown, Barbadoes, Nov. 19. The British cruiser squadron in West Indian waters last night received per emptory orders (6 proceed to Vera Cruz and the vessels sailed at mid night. The British cruiser squadron consists of the three armored cruisers Suffolk, Lancaster and Berwick and is commanded by Rear Admiral Sir Chris topher Cradock. His flagship is the Suffolk. The threj,cruisers are of the same type, displacing 9.NIM tons each. They each carry an armament, of fourteen 6-lnch. eight 12-poiinder and 3-pound-er guns. When the British cruisers Suffolk, (Lancaster and Berwick arrive at. Vera Cruz, a very powerful fleet of war ships will he assembled in the Mexi can gulf. The American battleships Louisiana, Michigan. Rhode Island, Virginia. New Jersey, Nebraska, New Hampshire, and the cruiser Tacoma and the gunboat Wheeling and the scout cruiser Chester make up a for- jnljdable squadron. To these have been .qfljed the German cruisers Bremen and Hertha and the French- armored cruiser Conde. On the Pacific coast of Mexico are the American armored cruisers Cali fornia, Maryland and Pittsburg, and the gunboat Annapolis. The German cruiser Nuremberg Is also on that side and the .Tapanase cruiser Izumo Is on the way there. POPE PRAVS FOR PEACE IN OLD MEXICO Rome, Nov. 19. Pope Pius today re ceived a party of Mexican pilgrims just returned from Palestine. They were introduced by the Ttev. Jose Ra mon Ibarra, archbishop of Puehla, Mexico. Following (he apostolic benediction, his holiness expressed the hope that the blessings of pen'e would be given soon to their country. The Mexican pilgrims were accom panied by the Rev. Leopold Ruiz, areh- d by Bishop There was a most impressive scene when the pope, surrounded by the Mexican prelates knelt with the pilgrims and prayed for the peace of Mexico. MINISTER FOUND NOT GUILTY OF MURDER Toueka, Kans., Nov. 19. The Rev. W. L. Beers, tried on a charge of mur dering his wife by forcing her false teeth down her throat during a quar- rel, was found not guilty by a Jury in the circuit court here today. from now friendly.' Secretary Iine said he had been averse to the use of troops, but now felt that it was imperatively demand ed. No Troops From Fort Bliss. El Paso, Texas,;-Nev. 19. General Tasker H. Bliss, of Fort Sam Houston, Texas, countermanded orders issued ; rtport stated that the chamber of com yesterday for two troops of the Fif- j pierce is not concerned in the matter taorttli r.avalpv In nrnnaaA tn ShinrOnk. I 1 on1 Tin Itahilltv nan ha nt-. x Jf tQ arregt the NavaJo ,ndiana haye threalpned to nlake trouble. Jn & message,.receivei at Fort Bliss aBt "eVieral Bliss stated that trQops of (h(i Twpft c(,va1rv wouifl h . disnatched to ShTnrock from Ne- ,. , nln.B th Fort Wlss mf.nta for transporting 321 men and officers of the 12th cavalry from Fort I r,nhliiBon Neb., to Gallun. N. M.. in ! connection with the Indian dis the i turbances. The troops will leave Fort Robinson next Friday morning with full field equipment, going over the Chicago & Northwestern railroad to Denver and fiom Denver to Gallup, over the Sants Fe. The trip, according to schedule will require seventy-two hours. Two special trains will be required. HARMONY RUNS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REGULAR MEETING BROUGHT FORTH NO DISCORDS LAST NIGHT; ALL MEMBERS ARE WORKING FOR A GREATER SANTA FE-WANT TEACHERS CONVENTION HERE IN 1914. SPLENDID FINANCIAL SHOWING IS MADE NEW MEMBERS OF THE CHAMBER CT COMMERCE. X A. M. Bergere. Charles C. Catron. John V. Conway, O. W. Uigneo. Edward P. Kendall. John J. Kenney. S Norman L. King. St Angus McGillivray. J. A. Wood. X Paul Wunchniann. 3k I). G. Woodford. On October 13, the Bum of S $525.00 was due the chamber of ' commerce on membership. Last JS night but $211.00 remained to be Jt collected. X The members of the chamber of commerce are pulling together for a Greater Santa Fe. That was seen last night at the reg ular meeting presided over by H. H. Dornian, the president, with the hust ling secretary, George H. Van Stone, , the secretary's desk. One of the striking features of tho meeting was the financial report show ing that the dues of members are be ing collected and there remains but $214 to be gathered in. A month ago the uncollected dues aggregated $525. These figures spell progress. It was pleasing to note also that elevea Santa Feans applied for admission to membership and their requests weru granted under suspension of the rules. Although the meetlug was called at 7 : : i o the attendance, last night was fair, members arriving every few min utes to take part in the discussions. The session lasted an hour and a half, however, preventing violin enthusiasts from attending Senor Tello's recital. Those who liked music had the sat isfaction of hearing sweet harmony at the chamber of commerce meeting, though there were plenty of orators on hand in case anyone sought to strike a discord. The report of the New Old Santa Fe committee showing receipts and disbursements was the first to be read. It was as follows: Report of receipts and disburse ments New-Old Santa Fe prize com petition sub-committee: Receipts. Santa Fe Water & Light Co..$ 50.00 Nathan Salmon 25.00 Chamber of Commerce 25.00 II. H. Uorman 15.00 S. G. Morley 10.00 M. L. Dorr 5.00- B M. Cutting 25.00 F. E. Mera 10.00 Total Disbursements. First Prize K. M. Chapman.. Second Prize Carlos Vierra.. Third Prize Carlos Vierra .. $165.00 $100.00 50.00 10.00 00.00 5.00 Fourth Prize Not competed for Fifth Prize H. F. Berchtold. ; Total $165.00 I Publicity, j The report of the publicity commit 'tee stated that Colonel Ralph E. ! Twitchell promises 5000 postcards ad vertising Santa Fe by Christmas. It v.as also reported that the climate booklets will soon be ready to send through the mails. Chautauqua. Judge W. H. Pope, chairman of the Chautauqua committee, announced that his committee will meet at 5:15 p m. tomorrow, Thursday.. Norton-Morley. The report of the special committee oi. the Norton-Morley embroglio was read. It was signed by Judge L. C. Collins and Leonidas W. Smtih. The i (aphpd Jo th(j chamber The Bketch !Mr Xorton submitted is to be returned ! t0 him. There were many smiles as 1 1he report, teeming with graceful ! referred to "Doctor Morley" and Professor Walter Norton." Condolences. The chamber of commerce decided to name a committee to draw up a resolution extending condolences to the family of the late General Brookes who was a member of the chamber of commerce. Payment of Dues. A motion was made to change the constitution so that all members in ar rears for more than six months may be dropped by the executive commit tee if such action meets the approval of the majority of members of the chamber of commerce. This was the subject for some discussion. R. F. (Continued on page three).