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shopping in Trinidad and shop early ESTABLISHED 1877 MORE SPECIFIC DECREE IS ASKED IN U. P. CASE Washington. Deo. su preme court of the Unite *es to day took under adviser 4>. blued motion of the gc %/*• lbs Union Pacific Ila‘ for .B more opoclflc dec. rights of Colon Pacific nt(K In the ordered distribution of worth of Kouthern Pa cific stock owned by the Colon Pa cific railroad company. The railroad attorneys want the Pnion Pacific stockholder* exclusively to be allowed to btij the Mock The government la opposed to such an excluslv# prlvl «• The railroad attorney* explained to the court that they considered the only practicable method by which the itotk could be distributed without Ir reparable Injury would be for the I n (on Pacific company to orfer It* own abate holder*, pro rale, according to the amount of their ohldlng*. for pur chare at a fair price, or to dis tribute It aa a dividend to it* stock holdehi entitled to a*dividend They declared that the attorney general was .'Opposed to such e plan "To refuse to allow the l*nl»u Pa cific. shareholder* to participate in such' «. distribution/' declared the at* totnefs In ' the paper* they filed. .•»' (Continued on page 4» C. OF C. PROTESTS TO SANTA FE OVER THE MAIL SERVICE • * nM*ti tbr artmn of fbr Ofb n RkllrMd toapany In order- St tbbt No. 3, Its fast train, par. tooth Trinidad and atop for mall or piatoeater*. wait Voiced this alter roon at a meeting of the director* of tbo Chamber of Commerce. The complaint relative to the mutter of mall transportation came from the lu <*al postufflc* department. When Secretary E. J. McMahon learned that No. .**. wax ninnig through, rutting this dty off it* schedule, a meet log , was called for four o’clock At thie : meeting the secretary will be In- j Mrueted to correspond with the prop* cr official* of the Santa Ke road and bn> the old schedule put Into effect. The Chamber wIU also take It up with the State Railway Commission. The first time that No. 3 failed to •lop here was Sunday night a week n.pO. Next night It stopped and then the two following night* It whl*tled and that’s all. Up to last night the train has been Mopping here but la*t night it did not stop, and is ordered that hereafter it run through. The tHistoffh-e department claims that this tie* up much important letter and paper mall. The representative* of the Denver I'ost and Time* are lomplaiuiug. as it brings the.paper* here several hours later. The Cham ber of Commerce feels that Trinldud m being discriminated against by the train not Mopping here. HOCKIN THE IAGO OF DYNAMITE CONSPIRACY SAYS GOVT. ATTORNEY Indianapolis. Ind., Dec. IP.—Stor ies, which the government charges that Herbert 8. Ilockin told while acting aa the lago of the dynamite conspiracy ware related by Special Assistant District Attorney Joseph W. Noel, In continuing his argument to tbo Jury at the trial of the forty ac cused ’‘bomb plotter*” today. "In betraying all with whom he dealt. Ilockin never told the same ■lory twice.” said Mr. Noel. ”Hc told a Pittsburgh contractor about a biding place for nitroglycerin be cause he (Ilockin) wuh opposed to wholesale murder and the explosive was to bo used to blow up a passen ger troln. •He told William J. Burn* he wa* given information about explosives because he (Hockin) was afraid Mc- Namara wa* raining the Iron Work ers’ Union.” * Still this and the tago of tin* con spiracy who vuh pouring a differ ent story into each new ear, was one of the originators of the scheme to blow up non-union Jobs by dyna mite. He wu* ambitlous and want ed to get out of the way those op THE CHRONICLE=NEWS ONLY AfTERNOON LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS PAPER IN SOUTHERN COLORADO PEACE ENVOYS MAKE LITTLE PROGRESS London. Dee. IP. —The peace pluu tpotentlarte* of the Balkan ulllca and Turkey were In sciwlon at St James Palace today for only ut>out three quarter* of an hour. Then Itecbcd PaMha and Salih Pasha hur riedly left the palace und went to lihelr hotel. They refused to give % j*£*ter* any information. of the Turkish Adrlanople on which the e reported to Insist :i* u n to the waiving of their de . that Greece *hould sign the arm..<lce, I* a mo*t irouble*onie point and If the Turk* maintain their attitude it will Indicate that they arc Mill firm ou the subject of the re tention of the fortress after the war. It Is thought here that should Turkey carry her point iu regard to the revirtiialiug of the garrison of Adrlanople It would Imply that the posHesMon of that fortress would ultimately remain with the Tilth* A* soon an the quest ion of (ireck participation In the peace confer ence shull have been settled. If thut is possible, the demands of the al lies will be unfolded and a crucial stage will have been reached when the good office* of the |tower* may be needed Without outaidn media - tloti, it appear* impossible now to bridge the gulf dividing the mini mum demand* *of the allied Balkan nations and the maximum offer of the Turka. If their demands and the offer arc to be accepted ut their fare values. I»nd<tu. Dec. 19 —lt wa* later an nounced that lbe peace conference bad adjourned until 4 o'clock ou Sat urday afternoon. Reveal Plot to Blow up Denver Mint Denver, Colo.. Dec. IP. - A plot of persons unknown, to dynamite the Denver Mint, where approximate!) I sf*oU,ooP,ooft i* stored and make away with a* much of the coin* ns I possible was frustrated by the dis covery of the plans two week* ago on the floor of the Public Comfort station near the federal building. The plan* were found by the sup erintendent of the Public Comfort station who notified city detertivc J. J. Leyden It became known today, immediately turned the plans over to the federal authorities, who notified Washington. Instruction* were sent by the capitol officials to Frank Downer, superintendent of the mint to double the guard at the mint. According to the uuthoritle* the plans contemplated the use of enough nitroglycerin to wreck the Mint building. Federal and local police authori ties have conducted a rigid Mcurclt In the last two weeks but no trace of the would-be dynamiters limh been discovered. posed to him. Orlle K. McMuuigul and J. B. McNamara had complain ed that Hockiu wa* withholding part of the S2OO fee allowed Tor each explosion. The dynamiter* were about to "flitch” hltn. so Ilock in decided to betray them." Mr. Noel said $530,000, "u tax on laboring men, wus rihmu in Cali fornia at the scene of the most shocking crime of the century." AVIATOR ESCAPES WHEN PROPELLOR BREAKS Long Beach, Calif., Dec. IP.— While Karl Daugherty, an aviator of this city, was making a flight here today, the propcllor of his aeroplane flew to Jiiccca when the machine had reached an altitude of 500 feet. The ulr craft rocked wildly but Daugherty stopped the motor and glided to the ground without Injury. ZBSZCO IN AMERICA New York. Due. IP.—Zbaxco. the Polish wrestler, arrived today for another tour of America. His first match will he with Charles Cutler of Chicago at Boston on Christmas day TRINIDAD. COLO.. THURSDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 19. 1912. CHACON IS HELD ON MURDER CHARGE Kvideuctf Ibat Ben C'hucou, went side prize fighter, struck the Idow that resulted .lu the death of ICsquil Pacheco on Dec cm her s, was offered Iu th« court of Justice Bower* this morning, and the defendant, repre sented by Attorney T. S. McChesuey. was bound o\er to the dMtH.t court mulct ssuu bond, on a charge of mur der. iteu Bartholomew and Tony Catallno held by the \crdict of the cototier's Jury a* accessories in the net. were disiimi gej upon motion of Attorney It T Yeatnnn There was no evidence to show that they had anything to do with the Mriking oil Tin-hero The evidence on the whole wu» the sum.* a* offered nt the coroner's lu kues,. Miguel Quintana t«-*tifl* dt » huving witnessed a fight earlier in tile evening and to hu\c been stand ing with William-Bruno oil the side walk when Chacon came up and lift | Ta.iteeo. William Bruno teilfled all I that Quintana said Dr. K. J. Senti nel. acting county phyMrinn. testi fied to at tending Pacheco at the hos pital and to perfortniu : the autopsy at he iiioigue. describing the wound on the back of the li.-ail and the bruise ou the mouth. Death, he said, wa. mused by cerebral hemorihuge cull*, d by a blow or a fall Isu'ac Yttldex let lifted to seeiug I'll 'hero struck after he hud also been hit. John Burulicl. a chauffeur, raid he hud hit car ou.side the Grand ho tel and saw* u crowd of people in the street fighting lie saw u limn fi.li and afterward saw blend lie did not sea the blow struck Chief Bowlden test If l« d that .he polite Motion had ; b* <'u called twice oil ’Saturday night i to quell disturbance* up on the hi!!. Katill Pacheco died on Sunday. De cember S. from the effect* of a Id * struck on Saturday ulxht or ea-lv Sunday morning, when he war knocked down on Main and Santa F« avenue. lie never recovered con *cioui>iie.«* from the time he wa* picked up until lie died Deputy District Attorney t’hncdn agreed to the motion to dlschatge lla ll holuuiew and f'atsiiu*. ami dp dared that the evidence would only hold Chacon on a charge of luioluu tary uian*laughter MANY SKELETONS HAVE BEEN FOUND IN THIS CITY "The unearthing of skeleton* i* nothing new/* declared Deputy Cor oner It. U. Slp.i today- and Sipe I* one of the pioneer residents and has handled ns many skeletons us any one* In Colorado. Trinldud is built over the old Indian grave yard* and one might dig anywhere and unearth bones and skulls*. A few weeks ago workmen in digging up the ground nt the Trinidad high school for a truck field, discovered the hone* of two skeleton* ami ut different time* excavating gang* have dug up bones galore, hones that once hnd their function in u live human body. Yes terday a sewer gang of the Rowland Plumbing company dug up a skele ton. but someone pinched the skull. There 1* n farfetched theory that the skeleton unearthed may solve the disappearance of one Herman Lowcnthal, n German accountant who while In the employ of J. Law son Alford, left a local rooming house one day in the spring of 1909 and has never been heard of. Ho dis appeared leaving all his belonging* and his salary uncollected. An ama teur Hawkshaw has suggested that mayhap the man was murdered and his body buried in the alley where it was found. The most likely theory is that the skeleton is that of some Indian or native of the early days who like many another, died and was laid away to sleep in the rough bed of earth before Trinidad became a town. TODAY IN CONGRESS Washington, Dec. 19.—Semite: Convoncd at noon. Went Into exe cutive session to consider confirma tion of presidential nominations. •House: Convened at noon and ad journed at 12:17 p. ni. owing to lack of quorum, untill noon January 2. J. p. .Morgan continued his testi mony before the money trust investi gating committee. Interior department expenditure* committee adopted report censuring Robert G. Valentine, former com missioner of ludlain affairs for hi* conduct prior to his resignation. PRES. W. H. TAFT SCORES HIS CRITICS Washington, D C . Dec. | *.i Pirsldcut Taft today gate «oiu».s* hi- opinion of Die charge that lie hud been playing politli s in ills recent executive order putting .iti.oun fourth • lasi postmaster* und* ■- the civil * r vRe The Pre*ld«-lii made tin- coun i charge that hi* .xtim-iii on the floor of Hi.- house w. telling ••un ruths und declared that he deeply egi*-tted tlie fit lln 1 . <•! inufiivti to pass legislation w i<ru« tinillv vo’ild de troy the "cpUl. system” Cl UR Urn lin* been made of this order ou the ground thut the move wus political.” *a»ld the President 'Nothing itmld be fa it her from the j truth The ordei u > made before I the election und In the Interest of ef ficient public service I have several time.. irqueMed congi.*** to gi»c m. authority to put first. second and third class postmaster- and all other hnul off lee r*. Including intermit P'!iu| revenue officer*, the nMona offii.i*. Un*lted Staten marshall* and the local ugelii 't of Die other dcpui Inieilt ■* un der till classification of .he c|v|| Vice !u« by tukiug NIV.IV til. Here* .\ of loofirtuliig such a; |.< ntnietii by the -enat«- I deep!) regret the failure of coll ates* to follow ill's*- restrictions. The • hnnge would have taken out of lull'll • practically every local offic er and would have entirely . ured the j.*vils growing out of what, under the : present lawn, must a!wuy> t etna in a lemnnr. of the riKiils si r.-ni ' The President'* nddrer* to con •rre * wa* contained in his third me«- sage of the year, sent in today. It was devoted largely to review of the accomplishment* of secern I govern —***** d«..ar»menU not touched upon ‘ln previous message* and to restrlc •** »r legislation The preddent adiiM Uted: IcTlslatioq which would permit member.; of the rzu. v ug< to ell In ••Hher houie of cf»ngieiia. with the right to enter into debate and answer | quest inn* but without a vole The adoption of the |Ni*tmn*ter general's plan for a readjustment of compensation to railway* carrying mails especially In view of the run dliioiiH which will exlM under the parrels post law A revision of the laud law* to se cure proper conservation and nt the Kiinie time assure prompt disposition t.f land that should lie turned over to private ownership. Legislation affecting Alaska which wouM provide for b ase* of coal lands and in respect to mining claims, the dispoHltion of oil. piioaphatc and pot ash lands In the I'nited Stilt. An act of congress that would le galize a court iimhorlxcd to review decisions on the pure food law such us are now made by the Roiiikcu boards. 11l this connect 101 l tile President approved the creation of the Remseu board by former President Roosevelt, but said the time hud come for con gress to recognize the necessity for “it tribunal of appeal' . In pure food ••use*. "While w«. are >-tniggling to sup press trn evil of great proportions like thut of impure food.” said the Presi dent,* "we must provide the machin ery in tin* law Itself to prevent Its becoming an Instrument of oppression and we ought to enable those whose hinlncss is threatened with annihila tion to have some tribunal and some form of appeal in which they have a complete day in court”. The President closed his message with a recommendation that congress provide Tor a government building at the Punanin-Paeifie exposition at Sun Francisco, for the bcuutification of Washington. ' W In hi* discussion of the capital he said that a public utilities commis sion was needed. The President expressed opposition to the granting the electric frun ehiae to citizens of Washington and endorsed the plans of the commission of line arts for rltj improvement. Washington. Dec 19.—The senate bofore the message was delivered to it went Into executive session to consider President Taft’s appoint ment which had been hold up by the Democrats. The result of the ses-! slon was one appointment, that of; John 11. Brown as postmaster of Concord, N. H Then the senate went into session as court of im peachment to continue tho trial of [Judge Archbold of the Commerce court, ff the senate does not receive the message today it, will go over un til January and in the meantime can not bo read. “Can Be No Money Trust” Says J. P. Morgan, Testifying to the Senate Investigating Committee BODY WASHED ASHORE BELIEVED THAT OF THE MISSING AVIATOR Loh Allgvleu. Calif . Dec I!• The •mm. v of Chester Imi wiener, newspaper man und companion of llorni Kenr* nev lust Saturday in the hy.lro-a"ro plane flight which brought death to both men. ha* been recovered from the sen. A message from Redondo bench today stale* that a body found floating iu an inlet nine miles south of there wa* identified a* that of Lawrence today by a member of the party sent from here lu>s Angelos. Calif. Dec IP Paul Itnnxliaf. the man who found the wreckage of Kearney’s liydro-a.ro plune at Firhermun's Cove Tu«*sdny, reported by telephone toduy that he find found a »»ody supposed •» le» thut of Chester l#nw retire, Kearney * pass enger 01. the ill-fated fight, floating among the rocks near the shore, nine miles south of Redondo, early this morning Banxhnf said Die Imml> wuh not clad lu a leather suit Kearney wore a leather suit loaned 10 him by Chwrles Wißinrd. a fellow aviator when lie started oil Die proposed flight over the ocean from Newport Iteauh to San Francisco. 3 DAY POULTRY SHOW IS PLANNED Tli* Chamber of t omni. r» «oop.-r --nting with the poultry raisers of Las Anl mu .outity, nr*- pinnule a three-’ day poultry show to he held lu this city next month. Till* poultry expo -II 101 l plumber .0 be Die lai ge.-l of it* kind ever held :11 southern Colorado, and Immediate *t« ps will he taken to i organize a permanent association. The plan I* the suggestion of tli.-i poultry fancier* of the countv The show is to Include ail exhibit of ail kind ol feathered tot k and rabli with a special department for dogs > and other pet animals. The idea i> : being eoti.-idered with liiueh eilth.i.-- iasm by the Chamber of (.’omriiei ' There wu* an excellent exhibit in Die poultry department at the county fair last September W. .1 Gibbous, who was superintendent «*r thK de partment. think- Die rliow wouldl do much to advertise the stock that Is being raised her. Gibbons has fine poultry and a number of the farmers of the ialley also have fine poultry. Charles Gillette of the Arcade lias perhaps the only Cam pine ehickens ever bimight to Colorado, and hi* ex hibit would be worth reelng alone. FREIGHT RATE ON FURNITURE WILL BE ADVANCED New York. Doc. I!*. Increases averaging about six cents a hundred pound* on furniture from points Im-- tween Washington, l». and the Rocky Mountains to destinations In the southwest, particularly Texas, were held today by tho iterstate commerce commission to bo reason able and will become effective De cember 2 1. THE WEATHER PHILOSOPHICAL PHEUX SAYS •‘Christmas al wa y s reminds me." sir/. Raw "that I ain’t got no friends -nutli iu but relatives.'* Weather Forecast. Tonight und Friday generally fair.! except snow iu mountain districts. Colder east |K»rtion. Yesterday's Temperatures Maximum 51 Minimum 9 1 Mean j I'recipltatlon . Clear. King of American Financiers Declares All the Money and Banks of World Can Not Control Money or Credit. BELIEVES COMBINATIONS ARE THE BEST Washington, Dim I "There «onDl be no money trust. All the hunks nml all tin* money in Christ iuniliitii I'oiilil nut control money. Tin* question of control in personal iih to money ami credit*!.'* declared J I*. 1 Morgan today to the house money ' trim! Investigating rotumlttee The big flnanclor wus led up to ( III* answer by the qiiestiillillg of ! .‘•annul I'ntermyer. con line I for the .'committee, who nuked Mr. Morgan I "If lie did not feel his vast |Miwer " Mr Mortenn answered that he did I not admit lie bud vnst power and did noi feel it. Once when the lawyer nuked the WltllOMi to go 11110 II dihl’llMMloll of . competition and combination, Mr l Morgan Raid: • "I'd rather have ■ omldnation than : compel it ion I like a little compel I i tlon, but I like combination bettor, i Control I- the imui>oitaut thing without it you can't do a fhlnir lull no one man could niouo|»ollxc money One man might get control of railroads or merchandise, but r I never money and credit." 1 i Mi Morgan * declaration that 'there "could lie no money trust" wiim [emphasized by a vigorous bang with lll** list on the arm of bin chair. The | financier tent If led a* to the relatloiiH of the house of Morgan with several great corporations || Mr Morgun testified that lie had approved Hie prices at which the sub | aid la r ion of the C tilted States Steel »corpora tlon weie taken Into the Ids . coriHiratiou. Mr I'ntertnycr aaked • lit ip- bad not named the board of dl lmelon* of the steel corporation, but '.Mr Morgan only said that lie might have "decided who shouldn't go on.'* Ills holdings of certain bank ;stocks lie characterized as "not very 'much, about a million dollars" much .10 the amusement of the committee Ia ml the crowd which gathered to hear his testimony. When a laugh went nround the financier joined in 1 heartily. | The principal part of Mr Morgan's testimony, the concentration of mon ey and credits, was to he resumed later today. Ii was expected his tes* timony would In- ended before night Mr Morgan spent nearly five hours on tlics tatid. lie gave his views on concentration of credits. In terlocking dlreetorlatCH, clearing houses, competition find kindred sub jects. At the conclusion of Mr. Morgan's testimony the committee adjourned until January G. Samuel ITnterinyer. counsel for the committee began the examina tion. "Can’t you give the committee a statement of the dc|»osits of your j banking firm in New York as of No vember I?" asked Mi. I'ntertnycr. 1 Mr. Morgan approximated it about $100,000,000. Mr. Morgan said lie and Ills part ners wen* directors in some of the interstate corporations that have ac counts with .1 IV Morgan and Com pany. Ills counsel agreed to furnish a list of these directorships. Mr. Morgan produced, in response to a question, copies of the fiscal agreements between J. I* Morgan and !company, and the New York Central: land the New York. New Haven and Harford Railroad companies. Mr. Morgan said there were no j other such agreements made by hi^. house. He said the firm acted ns Cscal agents for other companies "by; 1 tacit agreement." "You are acting for n number of j other corporations, are you not, in-I eluding the I’nited States Steel eor porutlon?" asked Mi (Jntcrmycr. j "Yes, but. that Is by a resolution j of the hoard of direr tors of the Bt«*t*l } corporation," said Mr. Morgan. Mr. Hutermyer read part of the New York Central Hscal agreement : by which Morgan and Company were made sole hankers for the railroad. Mr. Morgan said the firm had handled "several hundred million'’ dollars worth of New York Central securities and In* thought My it in the last ten years those securities had I all boon handled on a commission basis. Mr. I'ntermyer read from the pu -1 pers furnished by Morgan the pro-! .posul from the Morgan house, accept ed by the New Haven. Morgan and Company proposed in return for be EIGHT PAGES PRICE S CENTS ing made sob- fiscal agents for Hie New Haven lilies to loan the New Haven rond ninety per cent of Un agreed sale price of its securities at a "reasonable rate of interest" and to give the road "the benefits of council advice This proposal was accepted Junuurv 11. 11* I I hv tile New York Centrll. December !!*!•» by tile Itostoii and Maine, and De cember lit, mill, bv the Now York. New Haven and Hartford, tin* nr coptancc in each tuse being signed by Charles S MHIIii. "Can you give iih from memory a list of other Interstate cor|H>rattous for which you are fiscal agents? asked Mr I'ntermyer. Mr Morgan said Ins firm acted for the American Telephone and Tele graph com pa 11 v. 1 lie Northern I'ucl 11lc mid lhe Southern railway. al though they had no agreements with 1 hem. Mr I * 1111 nu.ver took up the North* ern Pacific reorganization "Was that proper!v reorganised | under a voting trust?" Mr. Morgan said It was. and that lie was a member of the voting trust "In that connection." In* added, "I would like to present these ic|tortH of tin voting trustees for the North ern Pacific and the Southern rail way." Mr I nterniyer looked at the re port* Mr Morgan presented and ask* cd If they were not "arguments by the voting trustees in Indiuir of their good management." Mr. Morgan repiTeJrifuiT fTi**>’*’VV*rw the re|«trtM of the trustees. "Don't, you think that Interststo (orporatioiiH should ho entirely free (Continued on page eight). WIFE SLAYER KILLED BY POLICE SQUAD; AT BAY FOR HOURS Memphis, Tvnn . Dec. IS'.— Adam J. Koehler, who killed tils wife last I'lgli*. lu ld a • uuad of T.o poll* emeu and detectives for eight hours today, vvu» shot and killed by officer*'. They forced their way Into Koehler » -trongliold into a downtown rooming bon.' after tin- man had been par tial!* overcome by fumes of formal dehyde fop • d into tin* room through hole, 'lit in the wall and flooring. 1 M< m phis Tenn . l»* < 19 Pol It o I squads hesciging tin* house where ! Adam Koehler barricaded himself ‘after decapitating bis wife last ! night, had been tumble to dislodge tin* fugitive tills forenoon. Koehler !wits well supplied with ummuiiitioii land declared In* would not be taken jallve and tin* police determined to !starve him out unless he tried to es ! cape. Charles Davis, one of Hie police men shot by Koehler early today, had ibis wound dressed and returned to 'liis post. Jesse Wooten, another po liceman who was shot through the :lungs, may recover. There was no change in the con dition of Spaulding Parsons, a drug clerk, shot by mistake by one of the partv. I Koehler’s four year old child, munching an apple, walked Into the ‘living room of a hoarding house hero last night and announced that, "pupa I lias kilbd mamma." | Mrs. Koehler was found I* lug on |? he floor of her upparttnents, her | head almost severed. J According to the statement of the child, Koehler attacked t.ho woman [with r razor and alter slush nig her throat, washed his bunds and left the room. Mrs. Koehler recently filed suit for divorce. GIRL KIDNAPPED BY BLACKS • Kansas City, Dec. 19 lrlne Jiis [tin. a pretty II year old girl, daugh ter of Prank Justin, a cabinet maker has been kidnapped and is being held Iby negroes for ransom, according to the belief of the police, who It de veloped today, have searched the city si tie** Monday for the girl.