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! iSlRTY- FIFTH YEAR, VOL. CXXXVII, No. 62. ALBUQUERQUE lly Mall, 50 Cents a Month; Single Co pic, ft eiils lly Currier, CfiUH .Month. , NEW MEXICO, MONDAY, MARCH 3, 1013. in PROBLEM! IS MOST SERIOUS FOR US 10 SOLVE S!,iIp Boaid of Equalization's " Decision to Fix Assessments at Full Valuation Complicates Situation. SANTA FE RAILWAY SYSTEM BEARS BRUNT II Owns Almost Half of Cor pmate Pioperty in State; Banks Share in the General Raise. put f :!.( ..I llureilll ill Morula Journal 1 S.ilita I'.', Match il. 'Iti vuliiili luat- irr now llic niosi, impoi nun nil-. ,,11-nlf lation In t hi senate it ml I. r ' j, .iii us the house gets through ,,ih tin1 Willi ry tangle, will assume fi-1 place I luri- UN well. Sii I urtlity ih.ii' wi ii' inirih.uoed ly Senator Sul- j, r , IIMII I'w (if gll'llt import- ?n,,'. These weft! drafted l.y l In- nt l,.in, y general In accordance w'lh the r.. hii.iiii'IhI.i I i..iiM lh.' stali board i.f ciiuhzatioit contained In its r h i rl ,iiii-li.il last week, one i.f these u ...onr, h I'M. n.ls unil broadens the of ( h- board mi Ilia! II nitty on l.r nny rminty tuiil increase or ilc ir. .i- v 1. 1 ii. ill. .lis after they have been In. '.I l.y tli.' assessor, or ' 'hat its V .-. -1; 1 1 ag. UtS," appointed li tiller this i' t, limy nssist the assessor In innk tn 1'is tax foils. Thin I. ill In ill Inn- willi the desire of the state Inmnl I.. se.-tire a full Miliialii.n assessment ..n all property, that directly under Ihf ilXSI SSI it's US Well IIS that Under iS OVV I) supervision. Tin' other Mil Is along slightly dif f. n lit in. luil Is allied tii tin: first i.n.'. It prov ides that tin' levy shall be ir.nl,. after thi assessment lulls have nil lul u turned lii tn th.-ir respective Uinls. This is so that an exoessiv e iiin.Mint limy not he levied. Fntler the prps.ht s.vstoiu the levies lire based iii..n (lie viilnatlon of the preeodirg .'Hi ii Hit sholllil tile ll.-isi ssmcllt roll ii..w any great Increase, would pro dine mole money than Is neetleil. Si'i h a i"ise arose III Colfax futility M year. This measure also provides that in making property returns trie owner nmy not fix the valuation ilf his own Iiii..'i-ty, hut shall merely senil In n IN i.f his holdings. The assessor will il.. I 111- lest. There Is a provision oiiillleil from fili.-r l.lll which will certainly he Inn-Moil in committee. This is to the ITi'.t that as the valuation Increases tlti' It vy shall he ilecrcaseil uutomatlc iilly in the same proportion, so that I lie tita i inn in levy which may hi' m.i.le hereafter, when the valuations are increased, will proiluce only the Win' amount as the maximum levy which can now he maile. This Is vlow-i-'l us a very Important part of the net "I'll inie necessary to retain the pub lic e.niflileiice In nny measure lnok irn? toward assessment nt higher vnlu Wl.m tlian is now c iistoninry. The priiuipiil hill intrmlueeil by Senator Sulzer reatis us follows: An net to Increase the powers .UNI iluties of the state hoar.l of i'iiiniiation nnil to provide for the exercise, nnd discharge of nich powers and duties and for thi expenses of said board. He It enacted by the legislature of the state of Now Mexico: SC...,: - t ,1 . .:!.. i. .Ii.i .on- '".nun I , ai no. Die. ii it. .... J"-" .-i ml duties conferred find Imposed "I'l'ii the slate board of cipia lizal ion, he said board shall have the fnl 1'iwlnt? powers and duties: first. To liave ami exercise geiu-r-i1l supervision of the sysiein of taxn li'm throughout the state. "'eond. To exercise general super vision over assessors and county '"arils of equalization and the deter mination anil assessment of lb'1 tnx uhle property of the several counties, an. towns, of the stale to the '"'I that nil assessments of property sll'll he just mid uniform and at Its f"H cash value, and that all taxable Property shall he placed upon the as s''Ssni,.U r,,ns ,ulf ,.(Uallzcd between Persons, corporntions anil oompnnles hiiaiuhoin (he state anil between the "'liferent counties and municipalities therein. Third. To advise- and direct asses ,"ls and county boards of e.iializa '"ai as to their dilites, and to direct hat proeeeillngs or prosecutions shall ''' instituted aKainst persons, corpo r;ni..iis ,,r tl.cir officers, or agents, f"i failure or ni'lcct to comply with "le stiuiilcs concernliiR the nssess ""''11 iind taxation of property, and i.'uise complaint to be made nalnst ""i-essnm, eollettors or members of ri untv hoards of equa li?.a lion, for their removal fn,ln ,,rri-o, fur official mis '"n.bnt or netilect of duty, mid It is made the duty of district attorneys, Hal of the attorney eneral, to assist he syj,) i,(,.ir, ,,(. dlschal SO of such "'lilies. '"iirth. To prescrilie forms and bhinlvs to be used of In the trie assessment of property mid r,,l'ecti.in of taxes. ''ifih. To require rounty and mu " ipal officers to make reports in Sl"ii form as said board may prescribe l,s to assessment of property, eollec of tuxes and such other informa tion as the board iniiv deem ndvl nl.lc. tJIxth. To require liulh iduuls, pnri nershlps, loinpi.nics, Hssocintlons and cori'onitiinis to furnish such Informa tion as the board may prescribe con ceininii their capital, funded or other debts, current assets, liabilities, prop erty ami the value thereof, earnlnns, operating and other expenses, taxes and other chiiry.eH mid any other fuels which may be neidiul or desirable to enable the board to ascertain the uilno of, nl.il relative burdens upon, nil kinds and classes of propertv in the state. Seventh. To stiniljioti witnesses to appear ami testify, ami to compel wit iicssch to produce records and docu ments relatliiK to any subject or mat ter, .which the board hu '(Ulhority to Investigate or determine and, In ens. of the refusal of hiiv w itness to i lim ply with the order of the bo.. id, the board may, throUKti nny district conn or the Hiipreme court of the stale, compel obedience oi secure the pun ishment of the ofleiuler as for con tempt of court. lalnh. I., visit ill. counties in the slate iu pcison, or by , incuts as here inafter provided, for the Investiga tion of methods adopleil by county as sessing and county boards of equaliza tion In the assessment of property and the equalization of taxes, and to re quire tlie correction by su. h county olllceis of nny wrongful n-sj.ssmeni or failure to assesji property. Ninth. 'I'.i administer oaths to wit nesses and any witness who shall testi fy falsely before said board, or any of IlH iiKelils, shall be Kiiiliy of per jury mid punished therefor as In other cases of perjury. Tenth, To inv i si icate all com plaints which may be made of llleu.il. unjust, excessive or unequal taxation, and to raise or lower any assessment of propel ty in any county, whether complained of or not, which shall ap pear to be lllcy.il, unjust, excessive or unequal. Eleventh. To examine ami test the Work of the county assessors ami of county boards of eqiia lizallon durinu the progress of the assessment, or at any time thereafter when necessary an.) eonvetii.nl, and if, in (lie ju.l--metit of the board, any property has been omitted or has not been assessed nccordiiiK to law, the board miiv. by order in wrltluc, direct the correction of such assessments ami il shall be the duty of the assessors an.) county boards of equalization to conform to the or.l. r of the state board. Twelfth. To .have access to the records and fib s of any state, coun ty, municipal or other public officer, whenever the board shall deelll it necessary or advisable, in order fully to inform itself as to any matter con nected with the (lisi'harKe of its du ties. Sec. 2. Any assessor or member of :mv county board of equalization, or county coiieclor, who shall wilfully neiilect or refuse trt ooey any order of the stale board of equalization shall be utility of n misdemeanor and, on roii'ielion, punished by Imprisonment of not more than one year or by fine of lint less than one hundred dollars, and shall he removed from office. Sec. 3. if the state board of equali zation shall, at any time, ascertain that property has been omltted.or not assessed aceonlitiK to law, after the tax rolls are In the hands of the coun ty collector, the board shall require the county collector to add such prop erty to the tax rolls and to extend thereon the tax the same as with re Hard to any other property. Sec. 4. in order fully to discharge the duties Imposed upon the slate board of equalization, said board Is authorized to employ special asents not exceeding ciKht in number, not more than half of whom shall belonK to one political party, who shall, as representatives, of said board and un der Its Instructions, visit the several counties of the state and exercise the powers and discharpe the duties here inbefore conferred and imposed upon the slate board of equalization In nil matters relating to the assessment of property find the collection of taxes n fully lis the members of the board mlnht or could do If personally pres ent, nnd to make reports from time to time ns the board may direct of nil their transactions ns such imcnts; nnd especially in case of refusal or neglect on the part of any county of ficer to comply with an order of such aueiit, to report the fact Immediately to the slate board of equalization, which shall be considered at all limes as In session for the purpose of re ceivinR such reports nnd taking action thereon. Kneh swot shall, under In structions from the board of equaliza tion, visit every precinct in any coun ty to which he may be assigned by the board, and, ns rapidly as practic able, examine, inspect find familiarize himself with nil property in each pre cinct and ascertain nnd estimate the quantity nnd value thereof, anil de vote his time to n continuation of such examination and inspection so that he may have continuous and continuing knowledge of any changes In the quantity or vnlue of nny of the prop erty within the counties to which he may be nssicned. No such agent shall discharge the duties of bis position in the county of Ills residence, am' they shall be paid each a romnensn tion of two thousand four hundred dollars per annum, together with ac tual and necessary traveling expenses Including hotel bills, when nwny from home on official business. Sec. 5. There Is hereby appropri ated the sum of twelve thousand dol lars out of nny money In the state treasury, to be Immediately available for all expenses of Said slate board of equalization, including the compensa tion find expenses of said ngenls, dur ing the remainder of the fiscal year. Sec. 6. This act Is necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health nnd safety and shall therefore take effect immediately upon Its pass nge and approval. According to the report made hv the state board of equalization and published last week, the assessed val- (Contlnued on Tnifc Three) SUFFRAGISTS CENTER OF STAGE Prepaiations Complete for Par ade Today in Which More Than Five Thousand Women Are Expected to Maich,. SYMBOLIC FLOATS SHOW MAN'S INJUSTICE Meetings Held in Theaters At e Addressed by Mis, Canie Chapman Catt, "Cereral" Rosalie Jones and Otheis, Illy Vloritliu Journal Sti'elal I niw.l WiriO Washington, Mar. h :'. Women will have a gala day In Washington tomor row ; a file and pageant day to speak on the cause of equal franchise. Thins for a sulTi.ige procession have been made on a no st elaborate scale and ."..llllll women arc expecle.l to partici pate In the pageant whi.il vvlll move up I'ciinsviv allill liv elllle li'olll Peace monument to the treasury building and then to i 'out iiieiitnl hall, where a monster suffrage meeting will be held. Accompanying the procession tomorrow , whi. n will isuisisi of seven divisions, will be allegorical tableaux on the steps of the treasury building in which will be impersonated Colum bia, summoning to her side Justice, charity, liberty, plenty, peace and hope. These, attended by groups of maidens, will view the procession, aft er which they will assemble ami fol low to the hall where the final rally of the day will be held. Mrs. Klcharil Coke Burleson will be the grand marshal of the parade, and Miss In., Mulholland, of New York, its lurald. The Hist section of tne parade will typify the vvoild wide movement for woman suffrage, and will be Ilea. led by Mrs. Carrie Chap man Catt, president of the Interna tional Suffrage alliance. The second section will represent 'seventy-five years' struggle for freedom, or Justice conquering prejudice," and will be ex emplified in a series of finals to be piloted hv Mrs. Ilarvev W. Wiley, Miss ilra.e I! oss, Miss Katbcrine Hitch cock, Miss Hazel Huberts and a mounted brigade of suffrage women. The third section Is to portray the idea thai "man and woman make the slate, man alone rules the state." Floats here will reveal women in the field, the farm, the home, in patriotic service, in education, medicine, labor, government nnd other fields of en deavor. "The appeal of business and the professions" will bo the motto of the fourth section, "Iho appeal of the slates," thai of the sixth section. The fifth section will coin;.rise un-uni-formcd women man hers, and the sev enth section Will con-ist of delega tions from states where suffrage lias been wholly or partly granted. Two large suffrage meetings guarded by policemen were held this afternoon lit local theaters. The suffrage .question was discussed by speakers who placed on the shoulders of the men the bur den of the while slave traffic, child labor and underpaid women workers in the sweat shops and the factories of the larger cities of the country. Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, who made the principal speech, entered upon a general history of the sulfrage movement anil then charged the pro tectors of women "with responsibility for nil the evils under which the women of today are suffering." She declared that if "these same protec tors" would give the women the vole "(hey would be their own protectors." She charged Senator Kliliu Knot with ignorance of history when he re. -cully said the question regarding women's suffrage vviik whether granting lliein the franchise would give Hie country better government. "liencral" Kosalie Joins, who led the "hikers" from New York, also spoke briefly and Introduced to the audience the members of her army, (ilher speakers were Miss Inez Mul holland, Mrs. Hayinoiul li'-wn and Miss Maude Younger, of l , : Tornia. COXEY'S LIEUTENANT LEADS ANOTHER BAND San Francisco, March 2. Carl lllowne, who was a Jieiitenanl In Coxcy's army twenty years ago in the march of the unempli.y eil upon Wash ington, I). ('., left San Francisco to day nt the head of three score men to walk to Sacramento, there to urge legislation abolishing poverty. Kneh of the marchers carried blankets and an empty tomato can to serve as a eolfee pot. In a street ml diess Just prior to leaving, Command er Hrowno, said he could have brought together 1,00(1 men to make the trip, but he wanted only 1 00. The remaind er will he recruited en route. A stop will be made at ilerkley tomorrow morning on invitation of Mayor J. Stilt Wilson, socialist candidate f"f congress in the last election, who has promised to uddress the band. Arab Allaek Uepnl-od by Italians. Tripoli. March 2. Several hundred Arabs today attacked an Italian post, but were repulsed with heavy losses. Thev left thirty-five dead and carried off others in addition to the wounded. On the Italian side two native sol diers were killed and an officer was wounded. CAP TAL HOLD WILSON WILL START!ARRAN 0 WASHINGTON NAUGURATION 'S TODAY ESCORTED BY STUDENTS Princeton Rah Rah Coys ta Numhei of Five Hut. died Will Act as Guard of I loiter fm Next Piesident. TRIP WILL BE MADE ON SPECIAL TRAIN Last Day of New Chief Execu tive and His Family Spent Packing Up Prcpaiatory to Removal to White House, I ll MorllillR Jolll tlill SMellll I eu.e.l Vt If!" liimiion, X. J . March : --With but one day remaining before hi:, in auguration as i ti ii-r magistrate of the nation, I q est,b iit-ele, t Woidiow Wil son prepared tonight for bis nip to the national capital toinoriow. It was his last night at bis home iu the historic little town where be has lived for t vv till y-i-e v ill veals. Atlel n h.lsv day of farewells. Mr. Wilson and his family were r.-mlv lor their ib-paitiire at II o'clock tomorrow morning for Washington. S.v uibollc of Ins long association with I'rin.cton un i v .1 sil; . the trip to Washington will be .lis-tim-tly a Princeton nlialr. The president-elect and Ins family will I,, (he Huesls of the slu. huts, who have en gaged a special train for the nip. The students were so id lighted that lh, Il former president accepted the invita tion for the J, lirnev to the While House that thev arranged evcrv ,1,1. ill with the most minute attention. Promptly at 1 n , I .'. o'clock, a . oin mittcc of stud, -ills will call at the Wil son bungalow with three aiil'.iiiobil. s. t Ihe station Hie entire slllilelll hotly of the niiivi say fill ew ,11 nliil , wonder II th, the car win, low," rsily will g t her to her. v'H put llic llll'ol mused Mr. Wil when lie heard of the progiiilii. Il Is a priii. -clou tradition that when a student leaves I'linc-ton with bis di ploma, his elassiiiales k. ilher at tile station, put hl suit cases lh.,cigli the ear windows and hoist him upward and llu.'iigh Ihe win. low l..o, singing a li nit--honored song as the cereiiion.' proceeds. It Is usually on,, of the lllosl stirring s. cues of t oiiimcncemetit Week. There s III tic likelihood that (his tarcvvcll, vvhieh Woodinw Wilson received as a grioluale ol the class of IST'.i, will be repeated. About .".no students will be aboard the train, but the remainder will go on later sccli, ns. The pi i-siiieiil-eb-i ( and his family welt- I use packing most of Hie da.v. The llllle Wilson bungalow was practically dlsinant list by li ii t tit 1 1, everything being packed away In nearly two seoie trunks. For the first time in many weeks, the Wilson family circle was complete at supper tonight. Miss Margaret Wilson, the eldest daughter, has been spem ling most of her tune In New York studying music. Miss Jessie, the second daughter, has been actively in terested Iu y, M. C, A. and settlement work, while Miss- l-ieaimr has been mutlying painting In Philadelphia. All the young women will continue their respective pursulls, but vvlll live at Hie White House constantly. Tlie presidential parly will consist of the president-elect, his wife and their three daughters, professor Stockton Axson, a brother of Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Fitzvv illiain Mi . Masters Woodrovv, and Miss Hazel Hones, both cousins of Mr. Wilson. At West Phil adelphia, Mrs. Annie Howe, a sisler of the preslllcnl-elei t, will Join the party, escorted by Colonel Thomas 11. Illrch, provisional aide to Mr. Wilson during his term as governor ami now aide lo Major lieiieial Wood, for Ihe Inaugural parade, Tile sloth-ills have provided aiilo mobiles for the Wilson party, who will be taken Im meil ia tely on tluit arrival in Washington to a hotel near the W hite House. (111 Tuesday morn ing, the Princeton students will es cort Mr. Wilson lo the White House from the hold, Ihus . ompletlnn tlie final part ot their duties as official escort. AI the While lions,, they will give a Princeton i-heer for President Taft, Yale nnd sing "(Hd Nassau" in honor of the president-elect. PORTO RICO DEMOCRATS OPPOSE FREE SUGAR New York, March 'J. Free sugar or even the leiiui Hon of the tariff of one ocnl it pound, will be opposed Li the ib'inocraio delegation from Porto Kieo that arrived her.- today from Sun Juan, enronte to attend tlie Inaugura tion of Presiileitt-eh i t Wilson. Fr-ihcls P.. iiexti-r, chairman of the delegation, said tile sugar tariff was the most Important question confront ing the Island, anil that the delegaion would seek a- conference wilh the house leaders to deiiiani that the status of the Porto IMiati product be definitely defined in the sugar sched ule of the la riff bill, The delegation, It was stated. Would urge upon President Wilson the necessity of makiim Immediate ap pointments to fill existing vnenneles Iu the I'nited States district court and In the executive council of the island. In the delegation me Henry W. Donley, national democratic commit teeman find three native Porto Illciins, Senorn Tu.vldor, Gtierro trnd Anindo, CEMENT F0R!l OF WILSON ation's Capital is IVcoiaUl with I imitless f laus aiul Bnntimi; Cionds Gather iu Ihipiecedenti'd Numbers, SULZER AND STAFF COME WITH M'ADOO Cnlonel William Jenuiims Btyan and Josephus Daniels En tente fiom Noilh Caiolii:.. for Domociutfc Pageant, I lt MtirnlliK Jotll-fi.il Siiri-lid I nlfci'il U trl I Washington, 1 1. C . Mm eh Washington tonight awaits the , oin- ing of Wooiliovv Wilson, next pr. --blent of the Fnil.-d Slates. Sun pli' plans to welcome him toni.urow ifteiiioon are ready, and cv.-iy detail ; is eomplete for (lie inauguration ecn- j nl. s ami the attendant military and liivie ih ministration Tuesday. No pr, siib-iit-clei t ever found the capital of Ihe nation whose destinies he Is to j'lilile, more biilliantly allayed oi more ii I. un. lain with enthusiasm than W irow Wilson vv HI find It Honor I Fkris and streamers Iroin eVi-rv stair and building will wale Ills vv , I (ionic, ami i lu-.-i nig thousands assi-ni-jhlc.l iu Ihe spacious e-pi,: Ii lie of Hie I union station approach and the streets through u hi. Il he will be ill iv en to Ills jliotel will -Hr the patriotism of Ills J heart. The sun shone biilliantly to dill, llioiitll a high wilii made flags and bunting strain and lug at their fastenings. For tomorrow, moderate winds ah. I lair w.aiher have been a r .......... .....it.,., 'e,o.,i,i,,t 'u ' inaiiuiii atioii will present an hi-toii,- -.poctniie that probably n.-v.-r haj l.i ell outdone. liesiilellt-eleel Wil son and bis family will ariive al the union slat. , n at i:li o'clock tomorrow allot in. line of Ml. Wilson's last in is as a piivale (Hi. 11 Will be In mil with Mrs. Wilson upon t lie president ol the i I ' II It ill jsi.ites il liil Mis. i'alt. Al I ra ngenienis for this were made lo ! night. The pi ,-siilenl clc, t nil, I Mis, J Wilson soon n Ii i r their arrival, will j receive Colonel Spencer S. Cosby, al.b' to the president, who vvlll escort them i to the Whit,. House ill llic president's I auioiiioliile. President and Mrs. Tali I will receive them iu the blue room. I All the tiillil.it ' and nav al aides to J the president ill regaiiu of their offh-e will be present, but nolle of Hi. cab j inel will intend. The meeting, as planned, will be lii it-r. and the pr.-si-lilonl-elecl mid Mrs. Wilson mill lit inn !o their hold to a family dinner. Among the arrivals In Washington toiiighl were Hov.-rnor Snlzi-r, of New York and his staff. With Iheni was William ti. M.-Adoo. who Is to be sec retary f the treasury, act or, ling to unofficial aiinoiinceiucnt. The New Yolk executive was the recipient of coiigialiilalii'lis, It being the gover nor's first visit since his Inaug in a I ion. Mr. MeAdoo received congratulations upon a cabinet appointment modesi ly, wllhoiit betraying any confidences as to his acceptance of the Ireasurv portfolio. William Jennings P.ivati aiii Josephus Daniels, geti.iallv, a---eepteil as the new secretary of slain and secretary of the navy respective ly, li ft lialeigh, N. C, late toilifin mid will reach Washington curly tomor row. A committee will meet t ! n 1 nl Ihe train. Hope for inir inauguration vvealh.-i was extended tonight l.y the weaih.-i bureau. Chi ami clear weather to morrow in this section will be fol lowed Tuesday by higher tempera ture, Ihe preili'iion Is, and ibis brings relief from fears thai the blizzard which swept in the aili'iliiislralion ol four years ago. might be repealed. Willi lliein In speel.il trains will come stii, b ills Irom Princeton utiivcr sllv, who will form a lane from the train shed to the pi eslih-nl-eloet's room III Hie stalion, wilcle th" inau gural I ecepi ion coniinltt.ee of senators, representatives and citizens will await Un- Wilson family. Thomas .Nelson page, chairman of tlie committee, will greet the party at the train ami escort them through the lines of sindenls in the reception room. The ceremony at the station will be brief. The president-elect and his family will then he driven to their hold wilh, mi inllllarv or other escort. Karlv In Ihi' evening tlie Wilson family will (line privately wilh Joseph Wilson, of Tennessee, brother of the .r.-Hl,l,-nt -licit, ami John Wilson, of Pennsylvania, his cousin, who will he host at llo- diiini r. I.nler In the even. ing Mr. Wilson will be the guest at a smoker ot the priueetoti annum, i ms will conclude his progiain for the day. on Tuesday morning Senators Crane, i.vciinaii mid I'.aeon and Pep. I eselllativ es M. Kiiih y, Pucker anil Carroll, comprising the Joint con glessioiia I eomniillee on tin- inaugu ration, will .-nil at the hotd for the preslileliteleet and vice president elect. They will be driven to tin While House, escorted by the s. y troop mid Pluck Horse troop of the Culver military academy, through lines of sliiileiils from Princeton uni versity ami the liilvcr.sity of Virginia. President Taft will nvvalt them and the whole piiiiv will proceed to Ihe senate chnmber at lh'- cupitol, where, the eurenionlc will begin at noon with the Inauguration of the vleej Hfiw.r; -jfc.i mr K ; f-.Hj IT 1 pi sob ii I mid "-wealing in of scn.it .1 - lei t Then w ill I..11..W the ptc-oieu. I l.i I l hi Hi ill ,, 1 ion. the I I till II to t he Win'. House, wh.ie the retiring pres. i.l- III Wiii take leave of his silt I'l'S-or. Ii l.i lie I.'V lew no; if the p. I ... Ill l'i "iii the cm l of honor. The I a null.: Il Iii.iVis. fr.iui New Yoik. who v.ill loin In an lu.iugiii.il pni.uh l"f th. lit ' T lime in t w cut v ye.lls. ale ,i tut- awaited with glc.lt llll. lest i'hov will ,11 live 111 -IX spe- i 01 1 1 1 . 1 1 1 1 s toluol 1 1 w . bout ::o, i.i.ii I'.-isous it .I , ..t n.i.t te.l , will nnil. It in the pal.ole. GOOD ROADS CONGRESS FAVORS CONVICT LAHOR ; 1 'hi, vial . Ii J The I if I Ii Intel . I I ll ou il Hood I o ol . . olu;l ess , loseil jle-l,. toii.iy, all. I . . t 1 1 1 1 u I e-olol lolls llll. I",; the lliplxv m, III of eouvi. U oil pill-ii. hi.hw.i.s a a , oiillil lllat loll of 1 . II ill. . ii, 1 ' ' t -, I sell. . II- e-- I'.I . V el V i (hi! IV .lav 1 I The I, .In: ion Iliads ' We 111 Ill, ., Io,oii l,j e . , .'tale of Ihe eon-, i. 1 l-'l-.l n -I. I I ol I'. . tola, I. ., litvill.: all av.ulal-li , om . ! Mile pl.vlhge ol Woi,:lv tip. pal be bluhw a v s wuli ., .nun. ',1 1 ten dav s for ev I v iluiii d , v s of Work. We uige state ami nail 'i-.il eoti- sltlictl. .11 of post -,,i.b aili 111. i on. xl i m Hon of a nation. il I no o,i. me morial highway t i.ni.e, tuiu W ciniig loll w lib the capitals of , v , i sla .- In llo- union." ' ..... . t .1 I I I I-,, ,,u ! ' ,, , ,,gl, ss will lo.-, t 111 Mill I l.-in. is. o j timing the Pan , mo-I'.o if M"'" Il n.n FIGHT BATTLE Sensational Running Fight on International Border Near Douglas, Atiz,, Results in Death of Four Mexicans, (lt Miiiiliim .I.Mlrlinl MM-lul I rilMril Vtlriel i I i Paso. Tex., Man II J - In a I un i hliig light on Hie bolder near Doug las. Art... today between Mexican sol . dlers iiiiiI Hoopers of lh'' Ninth rmlcil stal.s email v. four Mexicans Iwele killed. Nolle of Hie American I troops were killed or wounded, ac ini, hug lo ail. ices lei lived licit' llltc 1 today. I I'opi- Ann lit 1111 aiiov ol fleets walk ling on III" American side of the line Ipocc mile" from Iiotiglas, i- Ii port It ,1 to have ben filed oil b forty n'g iulnr Mexican soldiers patrolling the I border out of Agua liieia, opposite I long Ins. Sixteen ol the negro troop ers of the Ninth rushed lo the place of the firing and a spirited sklimisli ensued. The American soldiers were holding their position al the Imagi narv international line when rein forced by two troops of the Ninth. The Mexicans "tele routed, leaving four killed on 1 1 if field ami others straggling through Ho- brush nursing th.-ir wounds. It Is said Hint the A 1 1 1 , lii-ii il tioops became in exeiled that they i.Vfistcppeil the boundary i ami pursued the Mexicans for dista nee. The light caused gloat t xi It in Douglas, lo which point tin Home I'lllClll lele Thr and gl.lpll llll.- are Hot open to.biV. townspeople nrilleil themselves rushed lo the hoiinilaiv, bell I'Villg that ihe Mexicans were alt elllpllllg to 1 1 h In a if citl.i-lis liliil leadv. m nearby invade Ihe Fulled Stales, lew moments hundreds were nl Ihe place, armed I 'mi I ov s 1 ashed 111 fr rn lie In s. IKH t.l.Xs III ItlllT SYs six mi:h as w i hf. shot Douglas. Ariz., March 'J - For near ly hall an hour this morning a force of sixty Mexican soldiers engaged six teen Fulled Slates troopers of the Ninth cavalry, under Flout, limit Miehaclson, on the liiterniillonnl loiiiidary line hole until yrobably six of the Mexicans had been killed, several wounded and Troops 10 ami V of the Ninth cavalry Inn! arrived lo reinforce the handful of 'American I roopel'S. P.CpOliS of the eulllllleS lltllol'. sonic running as high as six Mi-Moans killed and oibcis givini' onlv four as Ihe ib-i inile niunta-i- ol d ad. City t.t tii ials of Douglas, in ' olu- liiuiii.'alii-ii with st. i bin Is i" Phoenix liniio 1 1 i : 1 1 . I alior the figln, doclareil the negro iroopcis had killed six of lloir opponent", and urged t he slate .1. part incut to use every el fori lo proi.-i t the lit s of Americans oil Ibis side of Ihe bonier, i The atlotliey general at nine report e.l Ihe lighl lo Ihe iililholHI- s ill Wiislllllglell, llilolillllg in .. in hem le Information, and asked thai the troopers on patrol duly be given spe cial or.b-is lor Instant action, in the event of a iiciiiriine ,,i Mexican ilepri'ila I Ions. Newspaper eorresuohileiiiM an l oil al the s. one of Ihe battle shm I Iv all -or the firing had eeiiseil, an. I .scan boil the lo, alily for possible il.-a.l and w-oiiii.b-.l, which might have been left behind by Ihe fleeing Mexicans, but without result. WASHINGTON UAllllWr of v F.; . i:ii a i , Washington, Manh 2. No oftn iai icpott concerning the running fmbl on the border mar Douglas, Ariz., ear Iv today between Mexican , ,1,1 i, I s a ml Hoopers from Ihe Ninth I 'ultcd Stab's cavalry iu which roiir .Mexicans were killed, lias been receive, 1 up to a lale hour tonight at either the slat" or war departments.. Major Ctneral Leonard Wood, chief of staff, of tho priuy, promptly called on the commanding officer at Douglas, for all tho fads, lie expressed Ihe belief Hint If, as reported, there had been nny firing by the American troops, the billet must have bet n nHai-kc'l by tic- M. x1 . ans. ' . y. 'i m . ,.,""T :-''"" '4 U. S. TROOPERS AND 1 MEXICAN REGULARS SESSIONS OF sim SECOND CONGRESS EPOCH-IKING STRUGGLES , I With Adjournment of National I aumaUi!:' Cody Tomni M'W, Two Yens cf Lei'isla Inm Will Fed, HAS ENACTED MANY FEDERAL STATUTES ''''Featuies Imlude Amend ments to Constitution, Un seating of Senator Lorimer and Canal Regulation, ' bin I. .ion, I s.M. uw, r,, I W ash,,ig,.u. Mar. Il 'I.. With Ihe , ,, ,,-, ,,,, , of coiigrcs Tuesday 1 ' . the .11.1 Will be w nil. II to two veil, of t-i-oi h inak Ing struggle with in pain ranks; and lo three session t ell. .11. onlv p, .Hi. ilh ' Hi l essfql, ,, i'.IPI'l Hie llilieleloes bclWetll II i1' in," i n it house, a senate till, lei' tli'tiim ratlt-progresslve t-onliol, and H lepilhll. all piesldellt. Many Important pieces of Icglsla lion have bctn enacted within that time; Investigations. of a peculiar, significance to the public have been conducted, and many subjects of gen ir.it Iniciesi have been laid asltlu without ncilon. The tariff, nltarkctt alike 1 1 ..in democratic mid republican niiir-i'K twice dining the period, haM been the subject of atleuipted revi sion, but none of the proponed i ha 11 get became effective. The Sixty-set ond congress opened lit lull with a special session culled by President Taft to consider Cmuitliun rociprocHv, It ends with an extra ses sion of (he Sixty-third congress only a few weeks iiiiiiv, to be tailed by liesi.bnt Wilson ,,r a general revi sion of the Pav ne-Ahllit h tariff law. National convciilloiiM, the birth of u now parly, a gencial election, and u complete i hange of uitmluistrntinil have lim i t eiicd between Its beginning and its end. A. t i It lea of the short session lew closing have been lilullctl almost eliLiel,' to rouiiiie Vtork,"l.e 1'iiiise of the deteriiiliialloti to leave t Hii' now ailiiiinistr.it; in nil of thn Im port, ml sub loots of a general churne l,r. Perhaps Ho- most Important de velopments of the entire congress nni the following. Canadian I ei iproiit y law parsed, but rejected by Canada, Wool, cotton, metal, ami flee list tariff bills passed, but vetoed by Presi dent Taft. CoiiNiituilonal aiiioiitlmoiit for pop ular elei tlon of senaloi" submitted tn the states. Shipment of liquor Into prohibition Slales forbidden by law. Ni-vv federal bureau of labor creat ed with cabinet officer at lis head. Physical valuation of the properly of railroads and oilier common fur riers In order to form u basis for rule making". Arbitration treaties wilh (ire it Hrilatn and France ncgollarfed, hut failed of ratification been list) of changes made by the senate. Tcrmliiiillon ,,f the treaty of 1 S S 3 with Hiissia demanded by congress. Notice served on the world by thn sennle, that the Fulled Slates will not permit foreign nations to secure military or naval footholds when) Iht-y might llirouten safety of thin conn I i v. Children's bureau created In depart nictil of i-i i m t i.-rcc nnd labor, Po'iaiii.-i Canal law passed, rstah. lisiihc: fr.-e passage for American co.-o. I w lso ships, and barring rullloail i, woo. I vessels from the call fit. Campaign publicity laws passed, re quiring a complete public accounting' of all eaminiign funds. William Ho rimer declared tint en titled lo seal as senator from Illinois. Judge Itobert W, Arehhtild, of com merce court Impeached and convicted on charges of jo, II, iai mlsjennilui't. Money trust Investigation conduct e.l, disclosing (lelailod methods ut present-day financial operations. Campaign expend' I urns inve.stig.ileit covering ciimpiti'tn fiju.ls of l'J04, l'.HJ and 1!H2; arid disclosing correspon dence between John D. Alfhboltl ofi the Standard nil company and Itltlin hers of eongieas Investigation mailt) of formntlort find operation of Iho Fulti.d Stutt" Slot I corpor.'i'lon. Th. so comprise but ft few of thfr laws p. is- oil, !iiveslig.itliilis f (inducted, lieii.e i pa-scil on, and legislative sub lets coMtiitlert-d during1 tho two year" o' lo. SiMv s-ooond emigres. The two I-i, -at pi -r.-ot.iil druggies, tnvolvim; William I.i. rimer and Judge Atiiibabl, 1 1 ,n tin ..iiiiioui iho congress; nnd wnii illicit" intei est ing personal phases help--j i i to draw lit tin t ion from the actual 1 boisial ii o W'ol k of tlie tw o .years. Wiii" congress passed an x-hour j law co .'-ring a II government contracts except on tho Panama, canal, II tools no ndioii on three Important dnh-leot.-i: fititl-lujiini lion, workmen's! compensation, nml mitl-trnst legisla tion, Itofommc Dilutions veto tuaili by a senate committee within tho last week, for radical changes in Ihe nnll Irnst law, to rc-biro competitive con iblliuis find prevent monopoly, Hti.J thev may bear fruit In legislation un. ib t the new administration. Tl'-tl SilWt JXo.-ik'i!, 140 jk SUiliuff. iwJ - "