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ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL.
THIRTY-THIRD YEAR. VOL CXXXII, No. 89. ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1911, Bj 1111 SO Cnta a Month; Single Copies, 5 Cent lly Carrier, 60 Ontt Month. GOMPJUIY BOUGHT OUT THIRTEEN COMPETITORS .1, ii .i . .. in... r . Aiijeii n, veeuei, Muorney r ot j Swift, Witness in Government' Suit, Gives Details of Its Or-; canization March 18,-1 903. BEGAN WITH CAPITAL ! OF FIFTEEN MILLION Giant Merger of Beef Cor-; porations Originated in Fee-J tile Brain of Lord Penmure Gordon, English Promotei. Bv Morning Journal Supital f.rusttl Wire 1 Chicago, Pec. 2S. Allien 11. Veri er, who today continued his testimony In tin triul of the ten Chicago pack ers before Judge Carpenter in the lii'ted States district court. gave de tails of the organization of the .Na tional Packing compuny which was formed March IS. lSTKl. and which tlie government contends was the in strument used liy the indicted packers to fix the nrice of meat. The witness said t hat this corpnra tiop, which was capitalized nt $1.1, OOV'OO, was formed liy the merging of thirteen companies and their sub sidiaries and that the properties were paid lor in stock of the National Packing- company. A list of the com panies anil tho amounts paid for them by the National Packing company was given by the witness as follows: Stock i'ards Warehouse company, $.130,1)00. Aimlo-AiuerUan Provision and Ue frigerator Car company, $:ifio,000. Kansas City Refrigerator Car com pany, $ 1 So.rtoo. Fowlers' Canadian coinpaiiv, II ill 1 1 -fil, $T0,0cil. Friedman .Manufacturing company, JlP',000. (i. H, llanimoiid and company, t'.,- (i'lo.Ono. St. Louis A ircssed I'.ecf company, J 2. 1 iili.OO". Hammond Pio-kin;? cuiiipany, $1,- (.HJ 11.(10 0. Omaha Packing compuny, $2,200, imu. Hutchinson Packing company, $100,000. Anglo-American Provision coin pany, $2,000,000. Fowler Packing company. $!(),- uoo. I'nitcil Prc-scd Pcef company, $1. HilO.OOll. Mr. 'eeder said these companies were all purchased by Armour, Swift ami Morris before Michael Cudnhy ' was taken into the combination. He said all the men who sold their plants agreed not to engage in the packing business again lor fifteen years. "Have you any more contracts or agreements used in the organization oT the National Packing company'.'" asUi',1 Special Counsel liutlor. "About three bushels, but nothing Jim would want," replied Veeder. I.urd IYnunire C.ordon, an Fnglish promoter, first .suggested the merger ul tlie pinking corporations, with a capitalization of $!)'J3,oii0,I00, accord ing to Mr. Veeder. The F.ngl'sh promoter visited flic Piiit.'d States early In 1H02. called on :. F. Swift, and suggested a cuns'di ihiiMii of the packing companies. Mr. Swift rejected tlie proposition, but several months later a conference of Chicago packers was held at which the preliminary plans for the merger were agreed upon and steps later tak en to finance It. This preliminary hieeting was at tended by (I. F. Swift, J. Ogd"ti Ar mour. F.dwnrd Morris and others. It was the third day for Mr. Veed er. attorney lor Swill and company, on the stand. 'dejections made by counsel for the ilefeiiMM to evidence which the. g"V eniui.'iit seeks to introduce regarding the operations of the Kenwood eoin 1 a n, and the Aetna Trading company. loilti-,1 tip. packers' 'rial late this af ternoon and caused Judge Carpenter In e,use the jury, pending le.ua I arguments. Tlie government contends that the Kenwood company which was organ ized by the packers In 1 ond con tinued i business until 10.1, was on" "I the alleged pools used to market the packers' by-products. It is alleg ed the Kenwood company ibait in li'ii 4111,1 I he Aetna Trading company In the siime period dealt in casings. The government expects to show lh.it the Kenwood company profits' v'i'e s t, 000, 000 ill one year despite the tail that it was only Ineorpor- iticd (or l t,( The prolits 'if tl'" Aetna Trading company are alleged t" have been proportionately large I'y making an inadequate allowance l"r Hies,, by-products in figuring the t's' cost ,,f animals slaughtered, 111" " Iters were enabled to keep the I'f'dils of Ihe parent concerns within r iiiunable limits, aci ol'ilius to tip 'wicrninciit. HEARING OF ALLEGED MURDERESS POSTPONED I;ad Axe. Mich., Pee. L'H. The cx ooiiiintion of Mrs. Carrie Sparline. 'liar-jed with causlnfe the death "f ""r yoimKest son, Cyril, by arsenic I'lusoiiiiiK. was today postponed until January 0. The postpnnHucnt was 'mule at the reipiest of the prosei 11-Unll, DEMOCRATS SOON TO CONTROL CINCINNATI t "in. iiinati. Pec. 2s. Willi the meting ttnl.iv of the (it omiii il Cin- i'Hiati (msu! out of i. ntiol of the lepul.ln.in administration which has ruled her fur more tluin a score i1 eai s. When the council meets next Tues day ii will be strongly democratic. SALVATION ARMY IS BARRED IN RUSSIA St. I't'ti I sburg. Pec. - V Tin' coun cil nl ministers tnis decided not to al low the Solvation .iiny to mi i y or its work in Russia. Central William Rooth. mil uirviulor-In- luef of tin' Salvation Army, went to St. l'ttois liui'K in PH'S to negotiate with the government for permission to estab lish a brum h in Russia. He was strongly oppost d liy tin holy synod. T PAPER IS Germany's Request Arouses Protest From American Man ufacturers Who Appeal to Taft to Deny Concession, I It v Mnriilnc Journal Spet lnl I.rimed lVlre l WusliltiKton, Pec. 2S. American pulp and print paper manufactures are lirim;mvr pressure to bear upon President Taft to induce him to re fuse to yield to the demand of Kuro pean Koverumciits for the free admis sion of their pulp find print paper on ti rms 01 equality with the Canadian product. The disposition of the administra tion has been to let this matter be de lei't.iin, ,) bv tin, com is 1,1't a s this In volves lonn delay, Hie diplomatic pro-1 tcslant;-. arc by no means satisfied anil are adoiditii; measures to iliow their! resent ment. Count 'oti Kornstorff, the (lei man ambassador, has informed the ;,lait department that (letinany would not accord to Ann rican i Apurlers the i" duccd duties n tool steel and hard rubber aecr.r.'cd to Kwedvdi and .lap anese exporters, under their spc-cin1 treaties, been use America did not ad mit Cerman wood pulp and print paper tree of duty. j The ambassador was reminded that the Herman exporters would not suf-f..i- bv the delav if their chi'ni was) Just because they had paid the duties into the American treasury undei protest which Kives them the I'i.nlit to recover In case the court of cus toms appeals should decide 111 tlu'Il favor, as is expected. It was thought "1 lifst that this ex planation war. sufficient, but it now appears that the ambassador's state ment is virtually a renewed protest against the failure of the administra tion to adjust Hie matter diplomatic ally instead 01' judicially. In view of the peculiar conditions under which Canadian pulp and pap er K'd upon the free list in spite of the failure of the reciprocity mea sure, some cotisidi ration is beliiK Kivi'ii to the propriety of leaving to ioi!t;t'css the adjustment of the diffi culties that have arisen. WOMEN ESTABLISH E IN CAMPAIGN Cost Feminine Sex of Califor nia 15,3 Cents a Vote to Win Their Fight For Equal Suf frage at Recent Election, lilt MiirnbiK .luiirniil S-h-i-IhI li-.e-i-il Wlr'l Pos AiiK.-les. Pec. H '"" "" women o California IT..:! cents n Vote to w in their fli-lit for ei,ll al suf-fraKi- at the recent state election, ic ,,,.,!,, to reports uivcll out at tin' headoiiarters of tin- Soulliern Califor nia Political K'Hilty l.eaiAiie tpdav. The men lulks admit $;.::'! a vote is cheap for campaigns coiidm ted by them. Pepcids sillmitti-d lo the IciSiie to day showed that $i::.00(i wa, spent In the southern California iimpaiKir, H,at is in tin- district lr"m 1'nsiai south. I'Tmn olli'T sources the worn. , ri political leaders said Ho y burned I hat "jusl about an -,(iia amount was spent in the northern part of the state. This would make n total id Sii.ooo, Approxiinalelv S.cOiiO women ot td. Th" report showed that U" "tie connei ted with the women's campaign d,ew a salary of more tlian $T."i n month. CONFEDERATE ARMY SURGEON SUMMONED P.altimurc, Pec. :!).-- I'r. Cloiuen H.j Push for four years n sursenn in tnt confederate army under Oenera! l.oiiRslreet di.d at his home here to dav of HrlKhfs illsens-. II" was Porn al Willisfii, N. C, 7t jcns .'? FREE ADMISSION OE PRIM DEMANDED CONOMY RECORD REFUSE TO PERMIT YUAN TO RESIGN S Si LEAVE Statesman in Charge of Chi-j iui's Destinies Tiies of Job I aii J Offers to Relinquish i Thankless Task. ! EMPRESS PERSUADES HIM TO RECONSIDER Faiiine of Imperial Clan to Con-, tiibute to War Chest, Dis-J courages and Disgusts High! Official; Treasury Empty, i ins. si 11 1. tj:i I'KI SIIU T or t'lllV A Nanking. I lilua. !r. I'M. lr. Sun Yat Sen has been unani nioUKly elected president nf the republic of China. tltr Mnrnlnc .l ain,! Nim-cLi! Iurl Wlr 1 Paris, lie,-. :. A Pekili dispatch to the Paris edition of tile New York Herald says: Disgusted at the n fusal of the Im perial clan to .contribute lo the war chest, Yuan Shi Kai tonight took sick leave. it is believed that this lire sages his early retirement from the premiership. He bitterly resents the bad faith of tt'u Tins I'atiR and hto party In proposing a national conuress and now insisting upon a rump, not a representative consress. Yuan tears that a republic means the country's ill;. solution and believes that the only sane solution is t tinhl il out but he is handicapped by lack of money. I'ltK.Mii i; s oi n:i: to itrsH.N MiT At t i:ri 1.1) 1'ckin, Pee, 2S. Premier Yuan Shi Kal offered his resin'iiatlon today fill! the ofier was ro'uiseil. The incident occurred nt a meetini; in the palace today to, discuss iiffalra connect with a settlement of the revolution The dowager empress, the premier ami the princes of the imperial clan w.'ie present and the debate waxed so warm that dually ed to resign. Premier Yuan present that In (jovernment and Yuan Shi Kai ofl'er- explained to those could continue the retain Ihe country north hav in of the YaiiKlse river only by funds placed at his disposal. He asked the princes to empower him to obtain money. He explained that $ I '1,000, (Mill would meet the pnvmeilif to the soldiers for" live months alter which the south would become dis united and province after province would renounce their alb-H'iance lo tne throne. liul (he princes, were unnloveu. They pleaded lack of money allhouisii most of them nr.- wealthy. None has Hiven any substantial amount lo aid the Koveriuutiit with the excep tion of Prince Cliim;, who has hamleo over more than $100,000 l'r that purpose. The ilowaii'T eiupiiss wept and Yuan Shi Kai showed sinus 01 distress. Then lie declared he could not desert her and Ihe child em peror, and aKIi-ed to continue. It is said tonight thai Yuan Shi Kai Intends to make another attempt to obtain a loan of $ I n, 01,0,01111 I com the "four nathm" Hloap. of which three o, the countries siunilied their wil lingness to furnish a loan three weeks auo. KiiKland, however, declined to participate. Tl premier savs lie wilt not use tin money lor a cainpiiiKti of aKUres- slim, but will bane inc. republican provinces to consuinatc their own destruction, only dclciiilliiH I'"' "oi-lh bank o'l the Yunntse when attacked, lie insists the reoeis oavc small re sources and that llu-lr troops ..:v 111 rciuly ennacd in pliinderinK. Yuan Shi Kai's uppear.ince luo. chanKid wreatly since Ins arrival in Pekin. ,'lc has atied materially and shows Ihe effects of the continued strain. II" rays he docs not iinder stand a republican iorni of govern ment and would not associate bimscir with one. IO l l.l'.t T Pll. SI N riti:siii:M- TODAY Slianuhal,' Pec. 2S. An imperial edict will not be accepted by the rev olutionism except In the most liberal form, under which 11 republican can be established without delay or un less ii provides for the recoKnitlon of Ho- provisional government, of which ,r. Sun Vnt Sen will be elected presi dent tomorrow at the renular conven tion of the Nankin;; conference. At this conference clKhtceii dele gates, appointed by tho governors of the prov luce or bv the provincial as semblies will act II) behalf of China proper, The revolutionary leaders here lausil at the apparent stt'UKKlc 'd Yu.Hl Shi Kai. the Imperial premier, to temporize with the situation, which they declare, has completely passed out of his control. Keports that Aniciban bankers, represented at Pekin. ore Willllltf to lend nionev to the Imperial 'Kovern .,t are regarded here with serious apprehension. If the southern revolu tionists were once convinced that Americans were supporting the im perialists either financially or diplo matically, the result, they say, would be disastrous to American trade utul PREMIER TAKE mllueiice ami eiitlanuer a I Aim ra;uif rcsidmr. in the interior Or. Sun Vat Sen has nude prepara tions to organize his cab .... t. It is be lieved the tirst ministry r.l be strong ami may im hide some ! Yuan Shi K.i i s delegates. who !. coinpanied 1aiK Shan Vi, the prvmb ' s represent' ative at the peac con!t.s, T.Wti Ml( l II AN .ltlH llh'YOM IIOMsl l.oiuloii. IHv. A tl Kpatch to the Morning Post from Shan4h.1l sas the rev olut'onnry lenders li .ve been in formed bv C. nernl IJ Y.i 'ii HeiiK. the revolutionary coiiimaiuler at YuCham; that Ho. en troops t Shanghai l.ati offered to join the revolution for J.'" a piece. The laily Telt'Kl aph's , on espo.i tlt nt notes a tlet bled chance in the tone of the semi-oflicial press foie shadowim; the establifhna nt of a re public ami adds that bins Slum Vi has resigned and seceded the re publicans. Another rem. ukable il, a elopmeiit. he says, is thai the provbi. ial general issimos ctiiiiineiiced ordciiim back the metropolitan officials who follow th genera li-siuios to the provinces. This alone, savs the correspondent hrca' up the central government ami rend ers the Maiitliu position iihsohUol'. desperate. M VS III ( "I Ul M IJhS i:m or ri.ui. .h i iim. sluioliiO, !. Ya s' " " elet tii n as president ot Ihe repub lic by the NankniK conference means that (he peace conference between Wu Tinn I'liiiK and Tautf Shao VI is closed. The president will assume charm- of all ncKotlatioi.. The continuance of these negotia tions with Yuan Sill Kai as the rep resentative of the retiring .Manchu royalty will depend entirely upon the Immediate w ithdrawal of all Imperial troops from all points of contact with the revolutionists. I'nder these comliitons the armistice will be ex tended ten days 111 order to Mice President Sun time to Issue the terms under which the Mancluis must lay down their arms and to decide upon pensions an,t other preliminary terms, The president or head of the mili tary Kovcrnincnt now established, with the capital at NsinkliiK, will treat the' court as a thliu; of the past because eighteen provinces in a pro perly constituted convention have alrcuoy voted in favor and the "diet recently n a republic i.v-ucd at Pe repi'csentatlv c republic the king says that if a lonV'tH'oii favors i throne will abdicate. Ameiican Universities Must Soon Add Aerial Engineering to Their Curriculums Says Piof, Roach. !lr Morning .Imirmil Kirrliil I.Mnnl Wim.l Washington, Pee. -Courses id aeronautics soon will be established in American universities to lit uiuni; men for the profession of flvinn and airship hilildim;. This advance 1 1- ucntion was predicted today by Pro fessor A. Lawrence Poach, of lib"' Hill MeteoroloKical observatory, Itos toti, in an address before the Ameri can Association for the Advancement of Science. "It appears likely that the demand for eolb-Kiate Instruction of youiiK men wishliu- lo enler aerial i-tmineer-hitf as a profe-sloii, will soon re'iuire the establishment of regular courses !' study." said Professor Koach. "The Installation of suitable labor.i torles provided with powerful blew ers connected with wind tunnels, nr of whiiiiim tables In a lare closed space, call la Is essential. Aerial ennineeruiK 4 be tnicJht In Institutions Hint now possess departments of mechan ical eiiKineeiiiiK and naval arehltei t ure.'' Professor Pouch said the I'liltd States was far behind Kuropeiin coun tries In establishing laboratories ("I the study of aeronautic. Kffectlve legislation lo protect the person and rlKhls of the Ainerleiiii laborer was the subject of disritsslnn at the opening meetini; of the Ameri can Association for Labor Legislation, professor Henry It. Scaler of Colum bia liilversity, (trued the establish ment of a federal commission on In dustrial Ills for which legislation now is pi-ndiiiK In conurcKS. "Not more than lilteen per cent 01 the men Injured In labor aeolrlonts were able to obtain compensation tin -del- the so-called common law," suid John IL Wallace, a member of the In dustrial commission of the slate ot Waslilnnton. Mr. Wallace character ized the nation as a "bad employer.'' and his view- was endorsed by I. M llubiiiow. a mine expert of tho na tional bureau of labor. "There must be Immediate legislation If the United States sovernmcnt is not wIIIIiik to remain nmoiiK the worst, of employ ers," he said. Cheaper Ilium Inal 111.4 k.ih for con-I sinners through the advancement 0' science was predicted bv Professoi Charles II. Munroe of WashliiRton, in an a.-hlress before the American ('hem hail society. N 0 A D V ANCE"iN ST LOUIS SHOE PRICES Si. la us. Pee. -'K. -- I leans or large St. Louis slim- manufacturers con- cerns discussing an Associate,! rress dispatch from llroeton yesterday sny- lllg that nn advance of fifty cents 11 pair In the wholesale price of shoes was likely tuday said the price would not be advanced bv SI. Louis mnnii-I'ayturers. AERONAUTICS WILL RF TIIICHT IM i mi 1 1 1 1 1 ii 1 1 1 in. ! pni i rpm i i i uULLLbLG .1 RUSSIA CALLS ON CHINA TO TAKE CHARCE OF MONGOLIA st, Peteisburg Makes Demand in Form of Ultimatum Willi Which Throne is Unable to Comply. FURTHER COMPLICATES FAR EAST SITUATION 'Japan and Gi oat Biitain Are Ex i pected to Closely Watch ! Movements of Czar as Action I Taken, is Suspicious. I Mr Mornliic Jiiurnitl s,m-. fit Irnitil Mir , Pekin, Pec. 2s.-In response to a direct reipiest of the Pussian Kovern inent, handed to the l'hiiiee lorelKH office by the Ifusslan chiuxe d affairs today that China promptly should r-j sinne control of Mongolia, the Chin ese government declared Its Inability to comply at the present moment. The only action the Kovernmeiit Is aide to lake regard iik: .Mongolia, the indepen dence of which has been proclaimed is the appointment of two commission ers who have been ordered to pro ceed by way of the trans-Slberiiiii railroad to limi. the chief city, to persuade the Mongolia authorities If possible, to renew their allegiance to China. In v lew of the present crisis, however, It Is probable' these commis sioners will never leavf Pekin. It is understood that the Kuluktu ,vho is the religious head of the Mon gol Huddhaists. was proclaimed Kahn today. Accorrllnu to the Lamaic doc- Mine the kutuktu Is the celestial im personation of the roiI and never dies hut passes after his apparent decease into the body of some newly born boy who Is sought for afterward ac cording to the prophetic Indications of the daili lama In Thibet. The In depence movement Is largely religious. Tho dissatisfaction of thy Moiifrnllan people hua been bum stun. linn file Itilstduiis say. hei'nue of Chinese inca pacity and corruption. The Chinese jiovernors have always plundered the 'Mongols and enriched themselves while at the same time carrying on -(111 unjust administration. I For several years the Chinese hae ! been aggravating Itiissla and have been treating her contumaciously since Ihe Japanese ilifeated lief. China even began to oiKiinle modern troops mid to lake other military measures 11 1 ti Ihe Kns-lan frontier. Itiissla has ul ten protested against Ibis and the Chinese foreign hoanlhnd verbally agreed lo the lUisslun de mands, hut has never fulfilled any of Its promises. As late as October the foreign hoard's written reply evaded Itussla's demands. The Russian legation has contend ed that the Chinese preparations ne cessitated the maintenance by Itiissla of large and expensive military forces on Ihe Mongolian borders. Tor Ihe last month, since the departure of the Chinese nullum from liga, th" llus slans say they have been subjected to various annoyiincs, Including the In terrupllon of Hie Irans-.M ongolla 11 t,-. i-Klaph lines to Kurope. Ilusslan Hoops have been protect ing lives and Interests in Mongolia, but the Pussian government does not de sire the continuance of the expense and Ihe annoyance. Furthermore, outer Mongolia Is ad Jaoelit to Kiissltin territory and Its in terests are more closely related lo llussla than to China, the hitler belli-; across the Hold d"seii. Ku.-sla does not intend to declare 11 protecto rate and last July refused the Mon golia appeal for the' establishment of a protectorate. Such a declaration might cause ob jection on the pari of other powers while, In fact, something like a pro. tciioratc already exists In the associ ation ol Russian and Mongolian P.111I1I has(s. The attaches of Japan and (lieiil Hritaln may be expected to watch nil events closely, but there will be no cause for alarm until Russian troops cross the Hold desert. The construe Hon later of the llaikal-Kalgan rail way might necessitate (he employment of Russian (roups for protection, as was the case along the triius-Sibeiian railway In Manchuria, bill thai Is a consideration for the fniiire. The pres ent step Is apparently only a diplo matic one In the Russian one of ex pansion, whb-h did not terminate with Hie treaty of Portsmouth. Although the Russians declare their desire that buffer state, golla prince Mongolia continue as a the attitude of the Mon s, who ii-sembleil In I'e ilepeiuls entirely on 1 lr- As I hey are not abb- I" iselves they probably will kin today, en mitt iinoc detent! tin j rn ecpt terms from the Pekin govern- ment. I0AYN0R DECLINES TO ! ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE New Yolk, pec 2. M.ir (iayiior while wishing success, h e said, lo tlie democratic this city, dc ,n ot the llo- movement to ii nig no- J national convention to . inu-d muay an ioo..m j i.-l Men's lusoehitlon to accompany ils delegates lo Washlnglon where the claims of New York for the gnth ilinj; will Ii,- presented lo the deino natle national committee on .laiin M'y S. RAILWAY ACTIVITY IN j 1911 BELOW AVERAGE f 'ile.tno. It,-. ; Statist!. rel.it tnt to lailwav at'iiv uy in I ' 1 I show -Hi; dttlt'lse III llllpl o . oictit and ai re. .te m tort clttsui f sal. s ,.f i.ti'.rvad lints v,.e issued t, lav bv The P.til wav Ae C.at tte. Tia.kit.- ile r, i-f fell Horn the record of 4.1. 'I utiles ill 1SUI. to :!. (It'll miles in forty -thre-states. Tea leil with 4 1! miles. Fewer freight aiul passenger ..us ii.l lo.'omot iv es Wert buiit l iiearlv a third. Most of the iinv car art titlier all stet I or steel imdcr-1 1 a tiu-v The tutine is not ttmsalereil tlts tinctlv opttmistit' bv the tompilti- el the statistic-., though (.essimism in Ins opinion will pot prevail at the openliie of the new year be, ause ot' Cie in crease ot business extstiu".. PIONEER OIL MAN IS DEAD AT AGE OF 91 Pilll.ui Pee. Sea. lock Mar tin. ,ui-d I'l, pioneer oil man, who sank th. si i oml oil well drilled in the l ulled Stati and later condii, ted ho tels in Peimsv l a ma and New Yelk, died here loilny. inn President and Cashier of Coun cil Bluffs' Institution Testify in Trial of Ben Maiks, Al leged Maybray Pal, !Hv MtirnhiK tlmmiul Stc.-lid I ,-iir,l Ulrf. Council llluf(f. la., pee. :'V -Republican National Coininitleeman Iv K. Hart, of Iowa, president of the First Natli nal Rank of Council Ulutfs, today testifying in the trial of Ren Maths', denied assertions 01 .1. C. Mayhray. that Halt or the First Na tional bank had any connection with or cognlr.aucc of money taken in bv Ihe Mayhrav lake sporting swindle. Mr. Hart entered a general denial 01 the claims niade by Maybray licit lie or any officers of the bank had re ceived any of Ihe plunder claimed lo have bi-ii collected by Ifl-n Marks from Mavbrav. He denied also that he had ever bad any com 111 1111 len I Ion Willi Marks personally or bv tele phone. ,1. .1. Spiuiller, cashier of the First National lank, testified regarding transactions of various victims of the swindle syndicate at the bank and referred to notes be had made while Investigating' the matter. II" tesll-Ib-il concerning the cashing of a $.', 00(1 cheek al the bank by John 1 1 11 1 -elbl'ei III of I'.lim roli. Neh. Mr. Spindle,- said lie was attracted to llemelhrecht because of the fail that be was a fellow countryman and inquiring the nature uf his business, llemelhrecht told him lie was going lo bet the $5.(11111 on a "fixed" lace. SpindhT sild be remonstrated with I If inclhreehl hut cashed the chock and that was the last he heard of the Ncbrasiiiin until I loiocll.rechl brought still against the I auk and Us oil I cers lo recover his m.'i.Oilo. The most dramatic hidden! of Ihe day came when, rilcrrlng lo stale mcnts bv lieolge II Richmond, that Marks had m l or paid him "iiv n V Attorney (lelielal Cosson said "In spite of Ihfil fuel you did ac cept some money Iron, son lie and pah J- K. Coopc and .1. C P.ak.-r .jn h, gold I" Ho' I'dl.l loom of Ihe : 1.1 riii hold In ('oiiinll pluli--, did ot, not '.''' "Not in Ihe toilet room." was the evasive I'-plv. "Wdl, V " ' I paid .1. K Cooper and J. C. Raker V'll In gold III Hie Cllllld In le did V"ll mil "" " did,'' replied Ihe VV il lleSS. "J. K. I 'ooper w as I he llislii e of th,. peace a ml .1 C I la ker vv as a con stable, vv ere I hey not .' ' asked lb" attorney gem I a I. "Y's sir," replied Richmond. Those of Past Year Will Total $196,871,800 as Compared With $212,999,250 For Twelve Months Pioeerling, I Itr Mnrnlliii .luiiriml Miin lal l rn.nl Hire. I New York, pec, L'S llli.nu l.ocb, Jr., collector of the pol l, m ii 111 unit ed today that I he eiisl 0111" dot ies 1 ..lici t ed lo re during the la -I car will a;; gl-egllle $ I I'lls. I .S,(I, a-, cl.liialod will, total iiccii'tsi 111 10 10 ol $:.i;:,- a:i:i,2'id, i:oorts of ,inm, sii. mer-h and'se at tin- poll an tiled lo $T7ti.- IPil.filti, an increase of aboiil i'lii.Oni,, . 0O11 ov el- I he prov mils ea r. Pining I Ii. via r gold and silver w re Imported valued al $ L' 0. ::!:!. x I 0, as against hup. .its "f I I" I I'l ". Hold and sllv e, 1 sport", ibone-iic. for (lie tab-nil. ir year amounted lo $.",!(. '.'ST.IiTS, as compared Willi $;!, 121, " lor last year, while expolts of gold and silver, foreign, were val ued at I.V4I l,:iTI, as against ,452. Jii I last year, ' BANKERS DENY ANY CONNECT OW WITH ACE SWINDLES CUSTOMS DUTIES IN 1911 BELOW 19 0 COLLECTIONS REYES' ARRIVAL IN CITY OF MEXICO MARKED W TH SECRECY Pi Kate Cat in Which Vcieian Piisonei Makes Tiip D:c!)ped in Fieidit Yauls and rL is Hastened to Piison, MEMBERS OF MILITARY COURT MARTIAL CHOSEN Voluntaiy Stn lender of Self Appointed Rebel Leader Bit teily Condemned By Co-Revolutionists in United States. l Mtiriiliiit .Imirnid S,.,-,i,d I r.lwil lr MiAioi Cllv. Pee. 2S. Heneral Ri-rnardo R, its arrived here tonight. The car in which In- traveled win dropped in the freight yards and the prisoner was coiidinted bv an unfre quented route to the San Pienu mll itarv prPon There was no demon stration. The personnel of the military court martial which will trv Rev i n In part was olfbiallv announced today as fol lows: (lenorals Jose Maria .M ief. Jose Alalia do la Vega and l.oiiro Vlllar To make these olllccI'M eligible HlcV wire raised bv Ihe minister of war from brigadier to generals of divisions. In addition 1 it mi ,1 1 Francisco Avelox was designated as agent of the "inln istdio publico" to sit with the others. (leio ral Mler was formerly governor of Nucvo laon, over which Reyes him self presided until ousted In Ihe Mrt dero revolution. (iem-l.il eg. 1 was chief of murine affairs In the department of war and murine tntd later military commander. In (.mlntaiia Ron, Chlhaulia n, M"ii" tery tilltl Nucvo Leon. Hinetal illar Is mllilary conunau ib r at Vera Cruz. The Indignation which t ho surrender of Heneral Rev es has Inspired 111 tho minds of his erstwhile co-revolutlon-l.-ts In Ihe Fulled Stiites found vent today In a telegram filed b Jose P Pelale la behalf of himself and 'friends" lo Fl lleraldo Mexlcano Iron, New Orleans. The message said: "Wo prob-si wlih imiignaiion belora the Mexican lepublle against Ihe un justifiable conduct of Lleliet'lil Reyes 111 surrendering for the reason that to us he declared be would die before he w ould give himself up." Peon pclValle was one of Reyes' staunches) siiporters. lien the lat ter decided to break his agrcemi-nt with M.oieio lo itl rn Iti from becoming a caiulldale for president but to ac cept the portfolio oT war in the Mitderu cabinet. I'. " 11 PclYallc launch 'il the Rev cs piesldi nihil campaigil. W llhln a w, ok after Roves' spectaculur flight I inm Mexico. PclValle hit fur San An ionic whole he joined bis chief and w heie he has since been bis close com panion and one of his chief couiiwel hus. Inv e-llgallon dill. 01 was lo Valine, i bono of a rumor that extra he asked for F.nilllo minister of Hie Intei- lor in Hie do la I !, loiih .1 denial ,d ra cabinet, brought aii 1 1 1 1 t-ii I in 11 froin the plesclll A 1.1 a ha III I Ion 11 1 up. 11 I of that post. los. "President llol oellsed I Madclo." be said, "bus have persona I sy nipa- t ti i h or Vasqiie. Home, and desires thai he conic to Mexico, i ii-ii though ho should 1 1 1 1 1 - In his political en roe,, prov him,. It be 1 oinlia led w ltd 01 ih r and wit Inn Hie la vv ." I.UMI. PI Ml s in: II s I I I I RK Hi MO l 1 I S. San Anlotdo Tex, I , , . :-x. I'inlllo 1 z Ho . who Is ill Ibis city as a sell'-slvlcd I'elUgee. Iclav lb, lied t ha I lie had planned or w oiild plan a n v olnlloii against the .Mexican K"V ot iiinolll. I loci, , said I lo- niirreiider of il-ll era I Pernardo Reyes -a ml the i apt 11 ri ot s veral of his lollowi is reinoves tin I last posslbllilv of 11 colllllor levolu lion ill .b i' " lie sa I.I I'lnpbal iea Iiv ho i- a ml al vv av s has been an oppMii ,ni ul ( lei,. 'rn I Ret cs ami a I firms tlial la- had ii,,l spoken to Coiioral l;,vos nor 1 1 1 1 1 1 a i 1 1 1 1 i 1 'a I c d with 1 1 Mil through an mil run-. II, 11 a during Ihe w hah- time I hat H.-iieral Roves was b.io, allbongh seme .Mi xiean papers chal'goi him vv II h so doing I u-oiis' inc. the 1 . ,...! ( that the ,Ma .1,1 o govoi linn nt in ""it I" ask Ilii4 ot 1 1 a. Ill ,011 I roio III. I illl. d States I io 1 1 1 said "They inns' produce one evidence of a ciiino and mv lllc and nn otflelal o n cor as mini -n-r ol t he interior are open to el n 11 a I sin v ev it is nn. I en. hi 1 ed in Hie 'plan of T,o nl.a. bill that I- politics and pollllcal oil. Uses ale h"l e t I'll ,1 1 til I d". ' ,l v slat us Is Jusl 1 his. I am Walt- ing In ie m nil Hie , lit will allow mo p. come ha. k Tin n 1 shall take up in, oidiiicr. pnniilis there," K.II.Wt I LOf.' P.ORItl K IS IIF.LAM n. I. al'. 'do. T. Viet, Pic. Jx ', vldelietl Hi, n iiusion on Hi - border Is lesonltiH; si,oe Hi - siiiiciidoi of Heneral Heytw was nidioaicl when a force of twenty liiilod Slabs Inlanlrv iiien under coin in, mil of l.ioulonaut Peach returiu-il lod.u I nun San Jose, twenty-five inlle-1 ni.ithvvosi of here where they hav been doing' guard dutv. n' Ovslers ( ansc Ptomaine PolsonlnS'. dement. III., Pec. 28. Thirly rascsl of iloinnlne iiolsonlnK hnve been dls covered here since Christmas. Physl clans say all those suffering liar been oil tine oysters. 1 1?