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R OSWELL DAILY 11 WECORB- VOLUME 1 Roswell, New Mexico Saturday Evening, February.. 43, 1904. NUMBER 273 VULUluU i.- rrrr rr-r nr S S nA BMnot Roswell will want a Copy of AcJtMBjnOOh - : s .. . , ( . .m bath moraine, and an opportunity be HANNA VERY ILL uables. Sums of one thousand, two hundred, and three hundred dollars were taken respectively from three! men. The fourth victim forfeited the keys of a bank where the robbers jgot fifty five hundred dollars. After the men were bound hand and foot and laid face downward on the floor. WAR MANEUVERS MRS. STEVENS DEAD. HIS PHYSICIANS HOLD OUT VE- Her Husband Left This Morning for RY LITTLE HOPE. RALLIES THIS MORNING THE : vt Hiah. and His Temperature . - - nniv Hone for Life is That the Fever May Soon be Abated. eiiti i Doina its Utmost Meaicai vjivi" - Las Vegas This morning about nine o clocK word came by wire from Las Vegas that Mrs. Fred Stevens had passed away. Mr. Stevens left on the train for Las Vegas this morning and will bring back the remains to Roswell for interment. The funeral notice will appear later. Mrs. Stevens was a member or tne tnnsimu and also belonged to the Woman's Club. She leaves two children, a girl of four years and boy eighteen months old. Mrs. Stevens was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adcock, former residents of Roswell. and public schools FLEET OF EACH IS KEEP ING THE OTHER GUESSING. CHINA UNEASY to Save the Distinguisnea !-.. i graduated irom uie here. o SHOT HIMSELF. Washington, Feb. 13 The follow- President of Lemp Brewing Compa- ,i tVtic! mornin ing bulletin was issum .., OMtnr Hanna's physicians: w a. comfortable night higher, 105, ana I ii " i m , He is uni onise 120, respiration 32. 1 it iner nourishment wen. ,,.i.e 0n anri the loss of a life Feb- Li ocli . , nv Commits Suicide St. Louis. Mo., Fei). i.i. w. j. jLemp. president of the Lemp Brew ing Comnany, commited suicide to day by shooting himself in the head. Depression over the recent death of long friend Frederick Pabst of Mil Tn iVinPrtnTl V). (--, Mifnl vital- otor Hanna shows -- waukee. is supposed to be the cause lt.r Th rallv vesterday trom a s.' - ,riorfnl oi me ueeu. o. jv.-. ui.r SnPll is consiaereu " ........ rto nierht Oxygen was tiont at intervals of one FOR SALE A Studehaker buggv " . ..ii. ramains I vnir no ml- a harsrain.if sold at hour. He does not lai .,.v The fact that his tempera- once ture was only slightly reduced after new. a bargain, ii som Inquire at Record office. o Nations Declare The'r Neutrality. The Chinese Court is Ready to Leave Pekin Fearful as it is of Invasion. If This Should Occur Many Massacres May Follow. The Day's Developments. fintioo hnii hp localized as mucn as possible, so that the least possi ble loss to commerce and the inter course of the world shall be occas ioned." London. Feb. 13. Official advices from Tokio to the Japanese legation say that the Russian minister, the staff of the legation, the Russian le gation guard and all other Russians at Seoul have left the Corean capi tal on the same train yesterday bound for China via Chemulpo guar ded by Japanese troops and gen wachintnn Feh. 13. There is grave danger of the flight from Pe kin of the Chinese court if it is not speedily convinced that there is no danger of an invasion of China by oke or the other of the belligerents TKe result of this flight would cer tainly be general uprising against foreigners that might result in mas sacres. o Port Said, Feb. 13. The nativep press is jubilant at the Japanese BURTON'S CONTENTION NO QUESTION OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST WAS INVOLVED. ARGUING DEMURRER The Kansas Senator Begins His De fense in the United States District Court in St. Louis To-Day Like His Comrade Dietrich, He Hopes to Escape on a Technicality. Yokohama, Feb. 13. It is reported! here that the Russian war ships Gro- moboi, Russia, Rnrik and Botatyr sank the Japanese merchant steam er Akonra off Hokkaido. February llth. sponge baths was a discouraging fea nf the nisrht in the patients struggle for recovery. A hard fight .-t. made to reduce the fever. It is not believed that the Senator cm long withstand the fever at so ch a noint as that shown in the latter part of the night Mtminr ThP "following bulletin was issued n today: "Senator Hanna is .tinsr easy. Temperature 103.8; ,ie 115: resoiration 34; continues totP nourishment well." tw ... i r;n (2:00 D. m.)-M and this I have 150 Klberta peach. 4 to 5 feet 100 other varieties 6 to ieei. 300 one year Ben Davis apple. Can deliver a:t once. Will only be here a few days longer. Ira A. Williams. : O " THE MARKETS. To-Day's Quotations in the Traae Centers of the Country. CHICAGO. Feb 13. Cattle receipts 200, market nominal. Good to prime steers . New York, Feb. 13. The London correspondent of the Herald cables that the St. Petersburg correspond ent of the Daily Telegraph is quot ed as having information for stat ion, that if the fortunes of war iir, wc- - prove adverse to Russia a diversion is expected from Germany which may lead to far-reaching results. A St. Petersburg correspondent fur ther reports that the German govern ment will aid Russia diplomatically in any action taken to bring the al leged evacuation of Wei Hai Wei be fore the Hague tribunal. "Germany's fixed resolution is to win back Rus sia's friendship," concludes the dis patch. successes and urges Turkey to take advantage of Russia's predicament to declarpi war on Bulgaria with the object of administering a lesson to that country and recovering south ern Roumania. London, Feb. 13 The owners of a British coal laden steamer have been advised that vessels have been detained by Russian authorities at Pori Arthur. Russian soldiers have been placed on board the vessel and her British captain and crew have I been sent to Chee Foo. Semi-officially the Temps says the mhinpts of Ixndon. Paris, and Ber- i lin are in accord upon secretary Hav's note. The three powers agree ili giving Cue note a construction fa-J vorabJe to China's proclaiming her neutrality and also that this neut rality be recognized and respected throughout the period of hostilities but that owing to special conditions prevailing in Manchuria the latter cannot be included in this declara tion of Chinese neutrality. bath morning, and an opportunity be given for others to join. A very cordial Invitation is ex tended to all strangers who may wish to worship with us. W. E. LYON. Pastor. Methodist Episcopal Church. Services in the opera house ev ery Sunday. Sunday School at 9:45 a. m. Sermon, "Lighted Face." 11:00 a. m. Junior League. 3:00 p. m. Ep worth League, 6:30 p. mJ Subject Real Friendship." SermoiJ at 7:30 ... I . . . p. m. Come and bring yonr inenas with you. You will find a hearty wel come. Visitors and strangers In the city especially invited. v WM. REACE. Pastor, . Missionary Meeting. The Woman's Missionary" Society of the Presbyterian church met with Mrs. J. H. Charless on Thursday af ternoon. The society was organized at the home of Mrs. Charles two years ago, and has increased in int erest and members until it has be come one of the strong fictors in the work of the church. I Mrs. Gamble was the leader of the day for Home Missions and read an account of the early experiences of the Hoona Indians and the founding St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 13. Argument m 1 fi t ... on thf demurrer oi i . r. ot-ua-oi Burton of Kansas, to the indictment charging him with using his intiu ence to prevent the issuance of a postoffice fraud order against the Rialto Grain and Securities Compa ny and receiving for his services $2,500, began in the l S. District court here today. Senator Burton's contention is that the extent of the United States interest in the matter was in the issuance of an order that would serve to stop the transmission of mail to and from the company, and that no o.uestion of governmen tal interest or policy was involved -o MINING STOCK BOOMING. Poor to medium 3.50 (i. U 50 . A tAaya -7 95 til) 4.15 tho nhvsicians decided to re- 1.25 S 4.00 U UlvJ-.rv I ------ - sort to more Oxygen. -o- Heifers. 2 00 4 75 Oanners C"! z.ov Bulla. 2.00 fi $4.10 Calves 3 50 tf 7 50 M..mhr ct,.sn unoinfa I nun HheeD and Lambs steady I . . j a 4 ft ft A PLK Topeka, ivan., u5. . 3 50fS),S4 00 . ,rtinioai( Grocery esiau i-n w ,utw - - hurst-Davis Wholesale roce y . 3 50tfftf5 . y.,,tticu hv me - FIRE IN TOPEKA A Serious Fire Destroys A of Buildings . .$3 50 j 5 35 I . . , . o on a m IK ..iA hv Native lamos w w morning. The buimmg ''- Western lambs 5.25 $6.10 , -Mp.normick Harvester tompauj TnTTTQ r,l , ari nnminnl i. on fire and this with several oth- un ed er buildings will be destroyed. For yQ a time the Rock Island Depot Mo on call nominal no loans 1 St. Petersburg, Feb. 13. The Aa- 75 vJ S5.75sfciated Press is authorized to deny the report that Japanese troops land ed at Port Arthur with the .loss of two regiments. Nothing is known here officially of the movements of the Vladivostock squadron, but re ports that it has sunk the Japanese transports off Wanson and destroy ed the Hakodata is generally discred ited, it being found impossible for the squadron to be in the two plac es at one time. If this story be true, it is generally believed that the Vla divostock scuadron will be able to come south by the eastern coast of To nan and cause enormous havoc Prime mercantile paper 4? 58 'i The total loss is estimated at . ,v. Tlnl.Kiiret.naV1S i nn T-, l n . ., m, ....... ir T ii... r I nuui - I T I ... ' VI llU Mar, 1 000. 1 ne iu ul I iruv iuu) Mercantile Company is ?250,ouo w.ui Atchison mi ti cstai-tffl I . . . . j QQ 1 J125 000 insurance. i"e Atctnson rra New York Central I M I Pennsylvania s Southern Pacific 4Q7 IT-inn Dnnifln .. 78 J 1J1UII 1 v,au. ..... Union Pacific Pfd 89 a United States Steel H?4 TTnifced SUtes Steel fra o,-8 KANSAS CITY, Feb. 13 Cattle aKjv. n,vuww from an' explosion of chemicals m New York Central . the mercantile company's bunaing RAIN ,IN CALIFORNIA J. S. Lenox and I. B. Rose Returned Last Night From the Mines. J. S. Lerox and I. B. Rose return ed last night from the mines in the mountains west of here and report all the properties in an excellent and most flourishing condition. Thev brought with them some of the late ly discovered ores on the property of the Mescalero Mining and Mill ing Company, and also some speci mens from the property of the Old Ponner Comnany. All of VjH--"-' I" - these specimens can be seen now by calling at the mining exchange on Main street. One of the nuggets brought in is particularly interest hie as it forete.ls a and ultlmitely effect a juncture with , great future for some of this prop . i ...l.sV. In . , i' rn 1 Vlremves scjuaurou, uicu io uwv. its way to the far east from Europe. Tokio, Feb, 13. The Chinese Gov voctoninv Tri)cln.iined its of their mission school which recall ed the story of Ramona. Mrs. Dem:sey told of the work among the Mojave Indians, and she spoke of her personal acquaintance with the missionary workers In that field. Miss Fannie Wallace read a storr of a Httle Mexican girl's effort to enter a missionary school which was full of pathos. Mrs. Wilt had charge of the pro gram devoted to Foreign Mls.slons, and had gathered important facts regarding China. Mrs." Harding read a valuable pa per on the Chinese In America, that was supplemented by Mrs. Garrard with some of her own experience in a Chinese Sunday school. Mis.s Holt gave a carefully pre pared paper on the religions of Chi na and Mrs. Norvell read an inter esting sketch of "Life on LaFayette Compound." Envelopes were distributed for the silver anniversary offering towards the boys' school at Santa Fe. A social half hour with refresh ments followed a meeting which had been thoroughly enjoyed by every one present. TV, nno-nrot is as larse as a ri i i . inc n - - j quail's egg, and to all appearances lis about half pure gold. It is certain i ly a beauty. ! 4rransements will also be made COOK'S LAST GAME. neutrality during the Russo-Japanese , m tne very near future to put on a war. train of teams between Roswell and the Mescalero property to haul coal Germany Declares Neutra.ity. Erectly from the mines to Roswell Berlin. Feb. 13.-The Imperial and place it on sale here. The coa The above is a picture of Elder C. C. Hill, the new pastor of the Rider Hill will V. Ill iniia" preach his first sermon in Roswell .... mnpninir and eveninE at IUMIIII lw .... the usual hours. Eoiscopal Church. Sunday School will begin at 9:45. There will be no services morning nor evening owing to the illness of the Rector Rev. Geo. Hinson. Outlook For Crops Greatly Improv d By The Moisture. rah -is A heavy ban r ra.1. . . rceeiuts 500, unchanged. rain storm has preva..u ... - . - 2Q ern California for 48 hours and has Zrs U. extended into the ban ..oaqu.u 2.25 2 80 for more nuu Chancellor Count Von Buelow in the i 1S most excellent quality, and government's official - decree today issued the following proclamation: In consequence of the official decla there will be a big sale for it just as soon as it is put on the market. This will be where you can lay I Native cows and heifers $1.76 $4.25 "in consequent w luc v.-. , comln ration of war between Russia and Ja" -ol,r - o it heonmes the duty of every winter at pm in the RArmu emDire. in the tortionate uuu t " colonies and and the quality of the also Germans residing '. coal is the very best. improved. n WAS UNCONSTITUTIONAL Neutrality of China Respected. Washington, Feb. 13. The, state department today issued this state- lev Fair indications , . . Bnte nww"""" j in the southern sart of the siaie' stocker8 alld feeders . ..2 50$45 abroad, to observe the strictest neu-i finds the outlook for crops . .2 25 3.60 j tralitv in an relations." Calves... - $3.00 $6 50 Western steers - - - $3.40 $4.30 Western cows. $2 00 2 25 shun rnneiDt9 500. market xteady District Court Finds Against The lo- Mutton9 3 75 $4.50 ... I i .f tw wa Trurt uaw. . Lamba .... -lJU Waterloo. Iowa. Feb. 13. m ine wethers (oj i nourt vesterday, Judge F. C. Ewe9 ....... ... $2.50 13.90 . . CHICAGO, reD. is. i lose. Wheat. .... - - - May 9638'; Jaly fl Corn Feb 50 May 53 OaU May 42; JalySSi Pork .... Feb $14.50 ; May 14 7& Lard May. 87.70; July $7 80 DAMAGING TESTIMONY. of Brought Out Today in the Trial Dewey and His Cowboys. Vnrtnn Kan.. Feb. 13. In the tri- Presbyterian Church. To-Morrow morning at eleven o.clock the annual missionary ser vice will be held. The choir will furnish special music and the pastor will take for his subject. "Gethse- -. r, i . I-,. A mane. The Kose uarueu i This service has always proved the most interesting and most largely at tended of any during the year's, and it is hoped this will be no excep tion. Roswell't Champion Bowler Will Match Another Game Before Leaving TctNight. Tonight at the Coliseum Cook will get his original tefm together tor another match game, and as this will be his last game all the bowlers are taking a lively interest In to night's match. There will he Cook Hulsnieir. Kelly. Amonett and Itoy Aye against Mlnter, Johnson, Hlnes. Wallace ad Thorne. Thi came Ih matched as evenly las it could be picked and as Cook will leave for California Monday all his side are going "to do their Iwnit to win the game for him. Johnson and Cook are lth trvlng to beat their best score this week as there Is a prize of a pair of bowl ing shoes for the best score mad this week. As they ntw stand Cook o 1 I Ion. has 22 and Johnson INSURRECT Piatt declared the Iowa Trust Law .u.ini and finds for the uncoiisiitnnvji"" defendant railwar. " A CLUB HELD UP Robbers Bind Them Hand And Foot Ly May $7.15; July. 7.27 And Go Through 'Them. . i mbw iu. . ph 1 a Five mas Tad and copper quiet, unchanged- . . a tho rvtlnnlal Club ITad ..... 4.oo Kea men irucou i 19 R2U tri relieved the Inmates of their val Copper. ; H Uryai tiiicut ' - 1 . . menf "After a preliminary exchange al of Chauncey Dewey and his to of views between this government j cowboys today some damaging testi tnioat in Phi- monv was brought out by the state. nese matters, the department on the Beech Berry testified that on the 1 rv,K-o..v cent the following . dav of the killing at tne Berry iaiu. instructions to the American repre-.he saw McBride from behind a wa sentatives in St. Petersburg. Tokio ter tank rise and shoot Burchard and Peking. You will express to the Berry. He statea a.so - ministers of foreign affairs the ear- Dewey who shot Roy Berry in the .- onrnmnt that iaw. The witness said that he was ... t muuorv onerationa . himself shot at by W.ilson from be- IH Lilt? uuui vt- f . between Russia and Japan the neu- hind a. wall. Berry said he ran be t.omw of 'rhina shall be respected hind the barn while the three men 1 . .. . . !by both Dartles, and the area of hos- kept shooting at uui. First Methodist Church. (Cor. 2nd St. and Penn. Ave.) The usual services will be held to- mr.rrnw Preaching by the pastor hnth mornins and evening. Morning theme. "Heavenly citi zenship." Phil. 3:20. Evening theme, "The Joy of Find ing Christ." John 1:41 Sabbath School at 9:45 a. ra. Junior League at 3:00 p. m. Senior Epworth League at 6:30. Several new members will be re ceived into full membership Sab- Amertcan Property Interests Suffer- ing in San Domingo. Washington, Feb. 13. Minister Powell cables that American proper ty interests are suffering heavily In San Domingo as a result of the In- 1 surrection. v o We have money to loan on farm properties. Easy terms.. Rlchey ic DeFreest. LOST Between Main and Second streets, a pair of gold spectacles. A liberal reward will be given for their return. W. R. Cummins. urrey. FOR SALE A horse aftd Apply at Wildy Realty Co. o TO RENT Two rooms for light housekeeping. 501 North Spring Riv er avenue.