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Albuquerque Morning Journal, Monday, November 6, 191ti.
Seven INNOCENT. SAYS NOTED IITOW fatally. t annot nsf tangi strong in express my know . method! to black? mm, w! ii i. intern p( of the 1 1 i' chargea c without r i if coun "ii I ' ll tin ts, bat wh io tilt V II IK i Piom the Late Harry Dougherty to Dr. J, M. uingham, of Las Vegas, nloates Candidates, atsitv .1 1 1 1 of prl r rhargei mad imrsum with reference , the tarrttary f New itU shown i" ;l ''-tier arR ft(t0 by ii"". H. M. thai time the mot! mocratic attorney m to Dr. ' M. Cunnfn; ,,, ,ilM ltl I respond! m c I " lias II ivar given tt ini inl time, and does sing authoi lied bo f the late H. M. linahlll" iclty until i'"' 1 r! only upof1 . .. .h widow above mentioned. nt letter Ii m "uwh: gocorro, n. M.i Oct. II, IfU. , ji Cunningham, Ui irega!. N M. , near Doctor -1 am In receipt . ,.'r recenl letter It, which you 2 that m I actulntd wlth rS fact! iii the caae which wa i . i bi Mr, H. 0. Bunum the territory In the matter ot -" ,, of ins accounta grow ' " , ot hii wardenshtp of the penl , v Hint a! a matter of common , i.i ..oher in ;i DUbllC fairnm i ' ' " - ,v, or n open ier, .,,! unfounded harges Which Wl. circulated. You arc correct Muming thai I am famiUar w iih tocti i's I ct'd hi attorney tha nroeecutlon "f the suit and 1 know that me cnargei boon brought a gat nil rum iv unfair and unfounded, iwdutely false. ml Imputae is to comply roqueil and had this mut- ( any otner lime man in .. .1.. ..i .. i.nhlicMl campaign 1 on ini'- i moM feel i I only my right but , jotj to do so. However, for me , ,, to do so now would be nrii ttrpreted and misunderstood. As know, i am a democrat, not be- ma of the penonnel of either the democratic or republican tickets, but Mcmim i believe in democratic prin ciples, and being democrat, an open inter from me would be Interpreted u an announcement of my lupporl ( tDa republican ticket and place me in i f.ils.- position. If the political utteti of i his caae wen- severed I would court the opportunity to openly Hirnt in ii free discussion any parly or Sltlei who arc sponsors for the harcei and show their absolute t ion w hatioi ve ably can imp. no. Know me tacts, i.ut should aucceed it is not only unfair, but ai soim, k dlihoneit, i do not know if yon arc familiar with the exact his tory of the tranaaction and for your own Information I will briefly recount the fact!, the part of which are with i in my personal knowledge, statements were made In the tiewa- papers showltig that Mr, Bursum was in defaulter to the amount of lome thing like 10,000, growing out of ins I convicting the ponltentiary. These Iflguree seem to have been given oul i from Information which had been ob jtalned by ex-Eovernor Hagerman, by an accountant whom he had brought into tin- territor) from Colorado i Spl ines. demand was made on Mr, I Bureum for the re-paymeni of cer i tain suits of monw, alleged i" be due the territory and the demands were couched in language which would In- npaa, spfinejBti j at once met. lhal sun would he ! brought agalnat Mr. Bursum and his l bondsmen, i Mr, Hut sum was then chairman of jibe republican central committee and I in the midst of conducting a cam paign. When he consulted me about the matter, and after having ejonc lover his affairs and not arriving at the conclusion thai he did not owe .this money, but on the contrary, thai I upon settlement with ihe territory, .thai an amount would be ihowii to he due, I Bdviied him not to oomph i with the demand. However. Mr. l!ur j sum, said, thai If ii was a mattei 1 which affected him alone, he would 1 follow my inh Ice, but if he failed to lineet any demand, that Hagerman would cause sin! to be instituted and i it would be circulated over the terrl- hulrman of the repub committee and hi. being sued for a s.i no Inuou! nt,, .ill was PI it .i Th , i , th, throughon Bureum w not he sued, not could all Itecotltltlnij be had Without Us consent a gen eral inn was passed i, the legislature, "lllch V ,, ,;, , where there was anj dispute between public offieer and the terrltois thrd either the territor) ot the officer ,on cerned could bring suit In ihe ioium.- oi the termor and have ih udjuiti d. The bill w.is a gen wiinh would have been a eo one, bud objection, ,,s i have formed, i ral led hj the , general, and the life of Ihe confined I,, mi, year after suite. I I, is limit. il ion w.is i soli It 'i ion of m i Bum utn was passed and pet mm, ,1 t a law bj Governor Hagermn n bj lim itation, Immediately upon the passu., of the meaaure, Mr Bureum filed mui to have his accounts adjusted for the 'last term m his administration of the penitentiary, as it w.is nndi rstood lhat t be chat were growing , I terms I,,, ii iso adjueteil 11 l suit, i ,f oourae t he st.ii ul Hons had Ioiik1 sin. e run , prior tei ms, i.m m r, i desire I,, Hand upon ; whatsoever, and w Joined In the request sum's account! he adjust ! filSl da) he entered offl 1 iia that he li fl suit wu then Third ludtcial dli rho had made ih original luppencd to he in Santa I 'a t ford called his intention had made and I lie III - a - he iSaf- loidi had found thciu, an, I requested the tarty to appeal- in tort him lot the pur pole of reconciling, kf pogeible, these iiiserepniie'o - liuWeVel', Ihli party frogH t'oloi.nlo gprlllg i fused to do so. .Mr. Salf, r,l then siih- poened him as ii witness befori hlnei and he refused to teat if) After complete auditing of Ihe' hooks ami t iltlna of tettlmony, ihe report Of the referee was filed with Ihe limit ami a day fixed foi hearing knd an open heaftSI " had with , nun- sal repreaenttft! the territor) i epresentlni the I'nlted Matea, ami Mr BurtUm, at Silver I'itv, and upon 'he hearing it Wa round h the , .iiirt that instead Ol Mi Bill sum being indebted to the territory, that t he tei rltoi v w ii . i, bted to The report ..f the n ,ili,l entries, I BRITISH LOSE Fl SHIP 0 iyds Rei'Jstei S.ys Seventy Thtuisand Tons Pei Quai or One Decent Shipment Made a Wefcft Is Ridiculous Mr Bureum. the hooks, p IP a mailer of P the Inspection pereon wii ip on, If inv 1 1 .nt of that find lhat the chain mm destroyed an J ih:. gene wan mlmina la false, ami ii troubtt f thai V will Bur- false. Prank Parker I lursum did not ny technlcallt) immediately thai Mr Bur- I from the - until llo was filed in the district. Judge ng tin presiding any suggestion Judge, ini.l wuhout I whatsoever on mv part, ,1uiIk Parkei determined that tin- proper person to audit the BOO U at! Would he Ihe trav- eling auditor, Mr. Bafford, who was also an appointee ,.f Qovemor Hager man; thereupon, ho was duly appoint j e.i referee tonally i h liftv. .-r iirlscii , tory that ti ; Mean cell! I bondsmen 1 shortage, ! The mi, could no, he determined before the election and thai ihe re I suit would or might beJ disastrous to i tin- welfare of the republican party. Iso lie look the I. loader grOUnd lhat although he knew the demand v.as absolutely unjust, that he would I meet and pay into ihe treasury, un der protest, an) and all amounts which might la- demanded of him. ! and to thai end he requested that I ! to Santa Fe, consult with the at - torney gent ral, ami find out from him I the exact amount in- Instated should ; he paid in This I did. and it resulted in the attorney general finally deter mining lhat there was son ithing like : between two and three thousand dol i lars on which he would insist upon i payment. 1 paid this in. on behalf of Mr. Bureum, took a receipt thai the same ! was paid under protest, with the statement and With the idea in view of finally determining and adjusting I the accounts throuKh the courts of Mr. Buff Old and an, III the sum from Ihe li,- had befori and .hi oi the entry. The , ham, ha that hooks were mlsstns proceeded examine account.- of Mr. BUI - beginning to ihe end. him all of Ihe hooks papers of the origjnal Ode not line, a- will he shown hv the report Of Mi- Bafford, and as will he further j shown by Hie finding of ihe coin I j which is entered into ami made ii part ,.f the judgment. The only hook I which was missing was p ledger known as th,- petty ledger, winch was not a hook of original uuy, and the contents of which had been trans- fei red in,,, another hook. HOW! vcr, ! all of the . ntril s from wlttCh this j hook were made was heforc the ref eree, and as I have stated, not a hook .of original entry was missing, Mi. ! Bafford went ver) exhaustively Into i tin- matter, not only auditing the j hooks. Ull In' caused to appear before 'him witnesses from all over Ihe terri tory, growing out of any aliened shortage, determine the exact oon ! ii t ion. I Durlns the course of his Investigfl ill ,,f th- charge! brought again si Mi Bureum have been fully and eompbtclv me, and dleproven by ihe " is which 0 re now filed ill Ih, - ,,ni Is. It also appeared thai Hi' district attorney, appointed hs OovernOf Ha german to succeed Mr Vbbott, also e imlm d the report of Mr, Bafford and came out in an open h-ll' i m which he. ihe dlstrb ' attoirne) so ap pointed by Qovernoi Hagerman, said that "aft'-i an examination of the ac- , mints, the Items win, h he tin unlit showed a shortage ,.f Mi llursnm had been fully accounted for and ex plained by Ihe report ,, Mr Bttfford." There was but one place where Mr. BurSUm COUld have th.se charges pulllcly ami fully '' termlned, where both parties could in- represented and an adjudication had thereon, and that was in Ihe QOurtB Of tltll I'l'ii torv. This lie has done and this Is all that any man cm do The above fads have been basilic giv en hv me, but you v. ill find upon th.. slightest inveiiigati.m thai tT are all home out with record evi dence, and 1 can see no reason why the record should nol be exdwilned ami a proper statement made by some otic showing th eXBCl fads. However, this letter Is lor yoUl 0T1 information ami not foi ptfbllcatlon. i am. very sincerely. II M. DOltGHERTT (AuMirtated Frass CriePiHleee,i l.oiuh.n. i u i 21, In a leading ii tich on 'The Tonnage Mhortsuje an the Itcmcdv." the t.lv ' pool Jaumt of Commerce points out Htat Ihe Brl Ish mercantile marine has suffered loss equal to four million tons , hippim. detailed a- follows BB drance "f m w istriictlon, i.."" (00 ton-, war V, ssels, I, .120, 000 to s s 71,000 tons gross, tin- join mil says "seventy thousand Ions per ,ii.nlei, or one de. i nl ship a week, is a ildlc nl. us output in spit,- of admitted difficulties it la haul fat the outsold to believe lhat tins cannot be mi proved, winie everyone claiming alt) general knowledge of the situation Is well aware thai many more ships could he tut lied out without at nil III offering with tin- mot, urgent re inurements ,,f any other section of our fighting mai htner) ' The paper claim that a constantly increasing multitude of officials ale being employed to stifle the best if forts of shipbuilder! ami apparent!) to Insure thai what available l.iboi ami material there la shall be wast led; ami urges th, necesalt) of up pointing one strong mail to govern I everything, to see that available sup plies are not fritter,,! awav, to insule .thai the man who can best bull, I Ships, Is giv.-n big ships to build -In general to ai range things on a ihh- basis, "The men w ho li IV! run the si yards for years as business com, who have guided then polli y fdr lifetime, rind themselves helplesi 'ihe face of an Invading afmy, whieh apparently think-; lliat in this giave I crisis Inexperience la more likely to yield good reaulta than expert knowl- Smart Fall Dresses Easily Made at Hor. A FREE COUPON for gRJ McC ALL PATT E R N IS ill' lulled III iiie pun base of The McCall Book of F a h i o n for Autumn k atr. A TONS M Xfe 1 1 U WC- in v RaUa St seel BBessse i Mo., .i a. i Mtracllva I I. MS (Ii, mail :tll ,-onl-) III. Ill,, III I Ill -lull Now on Sale t.itiv ."llii-r n.w it.' sign! f.-r Oetober HNiMlreds of lieaniltul m ,, designs, profuarl) Illustrated. Man, pages In cobir all the i h li efflStSOf tutunm I alirli s made up In McCAlX PATTERNS KISTLER, COLLISTER& CO. l'llOM '.'St wii i i 1 1: u GOMPERS WARNS 1 1 lug and III GET EVIDENCF. OF SPECIAL AGENTS inn ihe party trom Colorado Springs Catch Knglo iii Mountains, Santa Kc Nov. D BJagles are Bill 1! plentiful in the winie mountain! oi Lincoln county. llev. Mi Hall, the PresOyterian coWlllQ preacher, re cently caught a hug Igl! while on his wav from RUldoso to Cnpilau and only tWO days ago, a bird flying at night collided with lb, headlicht Of an BI Paso ami Southwestern train near Carrlzozo and WB! caught by i !ondUi tot 1 Icot gc Pi ice. edge I "What is required is the appoint lllelil of a dictator, all Individual who j is inn t, with th,- shipbuilding in dUStry and whose career is a gin, ran t,-e ,,i strength "' character, sound i nos of judg nt and outstanding ability, Such a mall COUld be found ! if desired ami if such an appointment were Immediately announced, the re lief io th,. shipbuilding world would ! be Instantaneous.'1 HJSSQIAI DIIPO M 1,1 M. NNIN'I ll.URHAU New York. Nov, I, Samuel Uoin pers, president ot the federation of Labor, issued the following state nt toniKht, addressed to "The wonting men and citizens of the Pulled States:" "As predicted hv me a few days ago. there Is some scheme in spring I canard upon von when il villi be loo lute to disprove ami repudiate ihe falsehoods ami fiotlttous allege, ttons ot declarations, "The iiifm ii. atioii comes to me tluij a ,, tend, ,1 I ibOl leader has s, cured some fake declarations of a few supposedly labof organizations - attacking ihe character and the pol v of ihe laboi representation com- in 1 1 tee oi ihe American Feneration or 1 ul, or, and lliat they are M be puh Itshed as sdvertlsementS m ihe news papeis of ihe rountn tomogfoa i Honda) i. "Tin- Am erica n Federation of La boi has WlthOUl a dissenting voice or vol, proclaimed the political poll, v to staiiil by the friend- of labor and in-1 ii , ami to defeat us enemb s. "in tins campaign Ifbodrow Wllaon stands for all that Is hue to laboi. lustloe, patrtottam, freedom ami hu nianrl v . "The false trlends of labor Will fail In thell purpose lo dec, he." t un HiiaiBPTu ire "" i we, London, Nov r, The I'atiMi ship Lsbein Snare has been abandoned at .sen oil fire. Her new was sine, I II ml , landed al Si Michaels. Azores Th, Norwegian steamer Kronsfoud Is m Havre roads with her cargo on fire. Th,- Krmisr , left Wilmington, N. '., October 10, for Havre. T,i British Steamers Hunk, London. Nov Uloyd'S annoiinees thai th' Itntlsh steamers "lull licslie ami Statesman have been sunk. fi The National Hughes Alliance NEW MEXICO DIVISION H. J. HAGERMAN, Roswell, President FRANCIS C. WILSON, Santa Fe, Secretary VO-nroc nt.- MFVirO ask you before you east your ballot for Presidenl of ihe United States, to read what a great newspaper, formerly a strong .importer . t EX!CO TW.nowin, calm, dispassionate editorial appeared in the Chieago Daily News, in it, issue of Oetober 25th, 1916. READ IT and of Mr. WlUon says of him now. I he wiow g ,ta,emet of the case. THiNlC IT OVER, Mr. Voter! There ts nothing rania or exiremc ahjuui n. ' MR. WILSON Winn the question of national leadership th before uintrv four cars aao Th.. I nuly News strong! a, I VIS, u the democratic party to make W Irow WlWlson iis ' mdi- date for president. The arguments persistenly advance, i on Ids behalf by this newspaper are known BJ have contribu ted m no inconsiderable degree to Mr. Wilsons nomination BJ the Batttmoff. convention. In the succeedWg campaign ''ii- Daily .cws heartily Btlplported Mr. Wilson's candid ly. Many of his actions as president have rc-eivel It! full approval. However, certain characteristics of this remark- Mf chief executive f the nation, characteristics clearlj re pealed by his official course, have led him into actions thai appear to The Daily News to be subversive of popular "'V- ernment and even of the foundations of public order and afety. Therefore it believes thai the interests of the re public require the retirement of Mr. Wilson from the presi dency at the end of his present term of office. Mr. Wilson Is a scholarly egoist who measures all thing! by personal standards which are subject to no I II- Ncatlon other than those resulting from his confirmed Policy f opportunism. "Do the easiest thing and make a virtue of it," might be ,hc accepted mot,,, of his eminently Wanatble president. Having no real advisers and no cabl nH except in name-, his was made dear by the rcsicna 'ion of Secretary Garrison he has felt free to follow his "H" Inclinations at all times. His inclinations have been riht m many Instances, and he has accomplished much khl should pniv,. ,,f lasting value to the nation Blessed h I s.,r,. i,.rite ii, each house ot iouku hav In! haw not an atom v w hi. h , hari Hleveland, he of that desirable passion fo cterised another demo, rati, pr, has found ways of keeping uni ent lor th'- enactment of such ,oi, rove and of slaying measuri Wi r, ti It sh vt I InglOrlOUa wars, of prestige, has r nol to yield an i nexatlonlsta it i that resulting fri blind ,-ov etousncsi It was in his sh,, a milddlemiinl and serious , president's wise detremlnn arrogant demand! of the ipon the nation no luster i , . Hon of the elemental sin hi had his iffi bloi Dai that la i i,'" with Th.- ami in legislative m.. i u rewards his administration .,,. the great war which has deluged Europe i dan I the United States with prosperity, News has approved those actions "f the president' tended to uphold agalnsl the ruthlessnesa ol war th rights of neutral! and other noncomoavanis, muutin voices now raised for Mr. Wilson w.-re raised not so Ion . In shrieks Of alarm, voices that prophesied red ruin a ,. f ,i... nmaMBnt't dlSDlay of firmness. In th " r ie.,i, Vrt-s the president in honor , ,. ,M not have done less than he did in dealing with Uufsubmar ami other questions, Wheraa considerations of bono, md safety might well hav,- caused him , more (d ,.,,, use of unprecedented conditions in the foreiB field, the president has accomplished no remarkable ,-.. j keeping Hie nation on, "I war. though the fad that . . ,,, now a, war is Ihe chi,.f boas, of Ins s , rh-rs. ,i h,.,.,, iiohodv any- . . ., in-,, i rwo c-ii's ".. .. -. - - ,,- .. i el.l iav e Peon persuao ,,,h ..II Ih.- worlds fighting men being locked .1 rUggK amid tne ireio hi Y, When wilh ,1 nil. ,,i Buropi Th adllillll - little ethod of deullllK With tile .'Hike llll-il f the railroad brotherhoods that Preeldenl Wilson most I, ally disclosed bis policy of novel, I. That perilous line oi least resistance is sh, a ', Hon Here also is shown the deetfuctlvi of statesmanship which deals with a crisis - day of Betterment ami at the same, time, iblished safeguard!, augmenting the ele contained in it. Confronted bj Ho- fact rtaln railroad employes had refused to ur polio) of following lb. hele In its pel I e, I loll. heas of the form of stn by postponing the day by weakening establish, ments of danger I ha I leaders of CI bltrate the question of higher wages and had rejected ihe proffered help ,,i the federal board of mediation ami con dilation, President Wilson chose I" assume that the ,ue- tl'on Ipvolved was that of the establishment ol the eight hour day, though Ih,. eight hour 'lav In reality hud nothing 1,1 do Willi it. lie ellOKe lo assume Ills,.. Without fmiklllg any effort to prevent that threatened outcome, that a na tionwide strike tying up railroad transportaion frort coast to coast would result speedilv unless he secured by law within a few hours a settlement t" the liking of Ihe men who had engine,, re, I Ihe strike older. Instead of saving lo those men, 'This nation will not be coerced Into passing a law Increasing your wages without Investigation," in- has tened to reward them for fust refusion urhitrnt Ion and IC pre. rim Ipl ml vv , f Insli ting their scanty time llroil of hours in wl ight establish bv law their minimum demi , . ni increase in wages, notoriously mlsbn ad. nt tio- eight hour day. Tim nation's rejecting all pleas lo tile eontl'UO oi arbitration, thrust aside ail ng ami v l,.lded to a barefai ed i , ami old, Ih gov elll Ill, 'III . Tl ttlon a chief ex- thrUBi aside the questions ot rlghl Idup in derogation gl, e his act Ion a sh; ,w ' I h III' he 'bo I'd one thing while calling A stampeded congress carried out his i denl ig'-rims shameless, a destructive surrender to a nie with a deliberate purposf, by an ,,r , m iiie p.ni of ihe preeldenl u was at tlmldit; .mi craft II established a pro mi humiliating, Througnout the larger IntereatS of Ih,. great or- counted for nothing. The facts, , i Ignored. The president ein- i id an ,-asy method oi projecting a present difficulty a ti,, inline, ami oi gaining profitable friendships for his both d ama Ing transaction the ganlsed tmerlean public known and unknown, w pl hit , ..lf ,. 1..I.. uivlni a , loo of dragon's lecth foi ,try, whosr Interests he was set to guard. This ap palling dlsplaj "f unsCrUptllOUSneas Illuminates like (i searchlight the charactei ami the thought proceeees of tin f magistrate of the nation. I lie .vmciienn ,,,.... utd take warning from the painful exposure I,, th,- opinion of The Dally News the safety Of tin I the Integrity 0, Its institutions cannot wiseiv ntrusted i" Preeldenl Wilson for another term. -hi, si natl he " saie pariy ma.ioin o, m fr,rmrlv for Wilson, says about the passage of the Adamson bill. NOTE WELL, Mr. Voter, what this great Newspaper former y for W y JT arg , ,,. ,rral ,.,, W can puuiit i-uuuivu o THE EASIEST WAY llll That is Mr Wilson's way. Where will it lead us, Mr. Voter, except to ignominy and humiliation! (Political Advertisement)