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VOL. XXX, NO. 187 EAST LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO, TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 1909 FIVE O'CLOCK EDITION. r S A N Mr t GOES IT 8AL00NS ESCAPE BEING VOTED OUT OF EXISTENCE BY NAR . ROW MARGIN, 43 BALLOTS TO SPARE LOCAL OPTION FIGHT IN ANCIENT CITY HOTTEST IN CAPITAL'S HISTORY. RESULT A' SURPRISE white ribboners were confi dent of winning by big majority, Santa' F), M., June 8. Santa Fe went ''wet" - in the local option election yesterday by a . narrow, margin. Com- era! wards today show a majority of 43 votes in favor of continuing the saloons. Two of the four wards gave a small majority for the "drya" This tells in brief the story of one of the hottest municipal elections of the Capital city. For several week past, or ever since the city council ordered an election to be held to de cide the liquor question, the campaign for and against the saloons has been waged and this campaign- continued until , the dayjaf election. J The temuerance advocates were led by Mra. II M. Byrd and Mrs. Katharine Patterson, member of the Kational W. C. T. U., who have- been In the territory a year past, and who during , the last legislature made a hard fight to secure the enactment of an absolute prohibition or stringent territorial local option law. They failed In this,' and the result of the election yesterday marks their second defeat In tde war against the traffic In Intoxicating liquors. . ' Open Alf Meetings. 1 Almost nightly during the past two weeks open air meetings were held in the Plaza at which stirring addres ses were delivered by these leading temperance advocates, by Mayor Jose D. Sena, Judge John R. McFie, of the district court. Attorney B. MJ' Read, R. LBaca and other prominent citi zens. A. M. Dettelbach, manager of the local opera hou&e, was engaged Plaza with his motion picture machine throwing on a large screen pictures of the famous drama "Ten Nights in a Barroom." Because of the strong support given the movement for pro hibition by leading citizens of Santa Fe, the White Ribboire'rs were conn dent or vic'ory, and the result was a great disappointment to them.y Have Not Lost Hope." "We have not lost hope, by the re eult of yesterday's election, stated , a prominent member of the local tem perance union to a correspondent this afternoon, but we' will at once lay plans for' .mother campaign of longer duration and greater effort. While 1 do not cave to openly .make the (charge that any underhand means were resorted to by the liquor dealers to defeat "his election, I do know that they were active in behalf of their ln- . terests, although any work done by them to win, was done on the quiet." MRS. W. E. ANNIS CRAVES FOR HOME AND CHILDREN. New York, June 8. Mrs. William E. Annis, who has been, appearing in vaudeville to support herself ; since the murder of her husband at , the hands of Captain Peter' C. Hains, Jr., has announced that she will be mar ried eoon to a local real estate brok er. She says audiences have been kind to her but she wants a home and her children more than anything. DIES TWO DAYS AFTER "ARRIVING IN LAS VEGAS ' Roscoe Albright, who arrived in this city last Sunday afternoon, aceom panted by his sister, Miss Mary Al bright, from their home at North Li- berty, ' Indiana, died at his apart ment this morning at 8:25 o'clock. He was a young man twenty-two years of age, and prominent in the community where he lived. He. had been sick tut a short time and made the rip to Las Vegas, believing that a change rf climate would be bene ficial. The body has been prepared for . shipment east by Undertakers J. C. Johnsen & Son, and accompanied by the bereaved sister, will be taken to the Indiana home for burial on train- No. 2 tomorrow afternoon. SUBMITS SPECIAL REPORT - ' ON STOCK EXCHANGES Albany, N. Y., June 8. Horace WhMe, chairman of the committee ap pointed by Governor Hughes to ' in quire into the methods of business ex changes!, particularly those of Wall street, filed his report today. It will not be made public until reviewed by the governor. ' . $1.15 PER SHARE FOB PREFERRED R. R. STOCK New York, June 8. The directors of the" Southern Railway Company today decided to issue a call tor. the company's preferred stock for retire ment June 15, for $115 per share cash. BLACK HAND SUSPECTS ARE PLACED ON TRIAL Fairmont, W. Va., June 8. W' khe counsel table piled hign with knives, revolvers and other -paraphernalia of an alleged blackhand so ciety, nineteen Italians arrested two months ago were placed on trial here today. Orazlo Frabelli, 19 yeara old, whose initiation into the society caus ed the arrest, testified he was forced to Join after the payment of $25. He' said he was approached by a country man who raid he would be killed an tes he Joined the society. The youth went to th3-prosecuting attorney who gave him marked bills with which to Join. He faifl the members told him rich men would be asked for money and If tiey refused to pay one of the society must kill each man so refus ing. , . : "' ' . .; " KENTUCKY FEUD LEADER STILL ALIVE, BUT SINKING. Lexington, Ky., June 8. Ed. Cal- langhan, w5,o was shot yesterday from ambush, is still alive today but he is paralized from the waist down and Is liable to die at any time. Blood hounds ara still on the track of his assailant. - STRIKE OF HATTERS ATVLAST SETTLED Asbury, Conn , June 8. The strike which closed two hat factories here for theilaat five months was practical ly ended taday. The men will work as individuals for 90 days. At the ex piration of that time the manufac turers agree to withdraw from the Na tional Association of Hat Manufac turers and the union label will then be resumed." ' CONFEDERATE VETERANS IN REUNION AT MEMPHIS. Memphis, Tenn., June 8. Today is the first day of the Confederate vete rans reunion . and the city is filled. Trains are waiting for miles for a chance to discharge their passengers. The program began .at 10 o'clock this morning. LINOTYPE TROUBLE . CRIPPLES THE OPTIC Because of the breaking down of one of the linotypes In The Optic office, the paper baa been seriously crippled . the past two weeks. The loss of one of these indispensable machines, to, a newspaper can hardly be; appre- ciated by an outsider. - How- ever, evary effort to get the ma- chine in working order ia being made, and! It is expected to have the trouble remedied in -a few days. This 'explanation is not made In the nature of an apol- gy, but simply to ' account , for the cutting down of the" usual run of news. AUTO DilSiil INTO A RIVER i ... . - ACCIDENT IN CALIFORNIA CLAIMS LIVE3 OF FOUR SOCIETY ' WOMEN. I RECKLESS DRIVING CAUSE I CHAUFFEUR LOSES CONTROL OF SPEEDING TOURING car. .- .J....,;.... r' ' " ? HE SWAM TO SAFETY HELPLESS VICTIMS WERE DRAG GED DOWN BY THEIR CLOTHES AND DROWNED. " . s Knight's Landing, Calif., June ,8. Four prominent society women were drowned in the Sacramento river'faere late last night, when an automobile in which they were riding plunged in to the river. The chauffeur last con trol of tie machine while it was run ning at a high rate of -speed along a road skirting the river bank, and It swerved from its course, toppling ever a high bank Into the water. The dead: .-. MRS. W F. MIXON, wife of the editor of the Woodland Mall. MRS. J. H. MJNGAN, wife of the postmaster of Woodland. MISS MERIL DUNG AN. MISS JTJXJA DTJNGAN. The party was on a pleasure trip.' The women were dragged down Dy their dresses, when they were precip itated into the deep water, while the drnver of the car managed to save himself by swimming. ; The bodieB were recovered after an all night search. POLITICAL FOT IN MEXICO BEGINS BOILING City of Mexico, June 8. The politic al" pot of Mexico is beginning to boil, the office oi vlcepresident being the bone of . contention. Roman Corral, the present incumbent, has been re nominated for the place, but the friends ' of General Bernardo Reyes, governor of the state of Nuevo Leon, are becoming active in his behalf. It is probable that during the latter part of this year there will be many heated poltlcal gatherings. TOWN SCHOOL BOARD NAMES NEW TEACHERS. The town school board on the West side met last evening and selected the following corps of teachers for - the schools which will open September 6: Miss" Anna J. RIeve, principal; Mies Eva Mae Tucker. Miss Maggie Ber nard, Mies Ella Bernard, Miss Flor ence Maeir, Miss Pita Sena, Mrs. Des Marals, Mrs. Cobb and Miss Schaeffer, teachers. . POLICE ENFORCING CLEAN UP G"XINANCE The police department of Las Ve gas, acting upon orders from the Board of Health, is enforcing to the letter the clean-up ordinance.! The timeyl, hand-bill being distributed by the police of the city, is wortiy of publication for the information pf the general public. The notification is sued by the Board of Health against unsanitary .nuisances v occurring within the city limits is, mandatory and limitel to five days only. The hand-bill bove mentioned reads: "Clean up! Five days from receipt of Ihis notice, all residents and proper ty owners of the .City of Las Vegas must have their yards and lota clean ed up. refuse of any kind will be thrown in public alleys by residents of the same. Alleys must be cleaned. Ordinance No! 108 will be strictly enforced." S3LLIVER IS HOLDING OUT IOWA SENATOR OPPOSES ANY IN--CREASE IN WOOLEN SCHED- : ULE. .1 TAKES SCOT AT WARREN REFERS'TO WYOMING STATESMAN AE "GREATEST SHEPHERD SINCE ABRAHAM." LATTER DENIES CHARGE ASSERTS HE DOES NOT PERSON AL LYy OWN ANY SHEEP, HORSES OR CATTLE. Washington, June 8. The aerate today ihegan the consideration of the woolen schedule.-.' Senator Do'liver opposed " the ' finance committee"! amendment, providing a return to the Dingley tariff -rates and asked fox the acceptance of the House rate, which is a decrease. 'Tie increase made by the finance committee is in accord ance with the settled policy for a re turn to the Dingley tariff throughout the woolen schedule." Iii defense of the hgher rates, Sena- a tor .Warren, considered an expert in woolens, explained the propriety of maintaining Dingley duties; Referring to the fact that the Wye- f" - reputed- to be owner of many cheep, Senator Dolli ver declared ' Warren was the "great est shepherd eince Abraham. . , . Senator Warren disavowed the per sonal ownership of a single sheep, cow or horse, except animals for his personal use, but added he was ' a stockholder in companies engaged in such Industries ' as1 he was in railroad companies. CDolliver read memorials from the manufacturers of carded wool, asking an advalorem duty as the just method of , protecting all parties concerned. Both Senators Warren and Smoot insisted that all the top waste and kindred wools brought into this country supplanted Just so much American wools. They said rags and shoddy wools would come in under the lower duty. . Mr. Dolliver eald it would be better to have poor wool for Indigent peo ple than none. j Senator Carter of Montana took the senators through all the phases of woolen ' manufacture in a lecture in which were exhibited, a" chest of woolen samples, explaining the tech-' nical terms in respect to' wool. . He maintained that the high rate should be sustained. Many senators gathered around the speaker's desk as he ex plained the modes of manufacture. WHEN A MAN SHOULD s, BE ALLOWED TO 8WEAR. Savannah, Ga.June 8. "Swearing' when the home team is losing ia en tirely . Justifiable," said Recorder Schwartz, yesterday, Jn dismissing John Brown, a business man arrested at the hall park for profanity, Brown admitted that he had indulg ed in profanity but said he couldn't help It He said Savannah slipped behind and the slipping made him so angry he )ad to express himself. "A a rule," said the court, "I don't approve of swearing but it is permis sibe when the home team is losing." ETANOELIST CAMPAIGN BEGINS NEXT SUNDAY Evangeli it E. E. Violett, who opens an evangelistic campaign in the Na tional Guard armory next Sunday evening under the' auspices of the Christian church is known as one of the most magnetic talkers now engag ed in the work of converting sinners. Wherever he has held meetings the great crowds that have attendedithem have been a feature. The Louisville, (Ky.,) Evening Post, has the follow ing to say regarding a' meeting Evan gelist' Violett held in Fulton, Ken- i tucky, recently. , . ' "The largest crowd ever assembled at a religious service in this city was present at the Christian Tabernacle Sunday night, when 2,500 people were in attendance. The fight between the Christians Of Futon and the "devil" is now under good headway, with the evangelist, E. E. Violett, leading the forces. Two powerful sermons were delivered by the evangelist yesterday, and after the service hundreds Went forward and grasped the evangelist's hand, reassuring him their support In the fight. Trains from every direction brought psople to Fulton to attend the meeting, and the greatest revival wave ever experienced in this com munity is being felt' BALLOON UNIVERSITY OF ,X" 'ST. LOUIS BREAKS RECORD. Indianapolis', June 8. It is con ceded that the - balloon University City, of SL Louis, which landed today on Lookout Mountain, has broken the record of 44 hours' endurance, and no doubt -has won the long distance race of the Aero Club of America. All the balloons which started have now landed. i WOOL ADVANCING ON BOSTON HABKET Boston, une 8. Prices of ' wool in the local market continue to ad vance, but trading has fallen,' off slightly, due it is believed to the high cost of the leveL As it is esti mated 90 pet cent of the new clip has been sold, very little weakening In values Is thought probable. Monta na' wools ore selling at 25 cents and manufacturers are paying 35 cents for Ohio three-eigbU and 34 for quarter blood. Both, worsted and woolen mills in New England 'are. speeding up and these are busier than at any time since, the depression' of two ..years ago. Combing and' . scoured wools of all grades cell readily and the market for, foreign wools is also active. SERGEANT WALSH IS GAINING ON WESTON Denver, June 8. Battling with a rain storm and bad roads. Sergeant John Walsh, who is attempting ; to outwalk - Edward Payson Weston, ar-i rived in Denver last night after a 97 mile Jaunt yesterday. He was met by a detachment from Fort Logan. Walsh says he left Boston April 8 and will catch Wenton before the latter leaves Salt Lake City, and prove he is a better .man than the 71-year-old walker. He declares that be has al ready gained 600 miles on Weston. LARGE ENROLLMENT. - AT SUMMER SCHOOL This is ihe second week of the sum . . . .j .. mer scnool at tne XNew Mexico Nor mal University. The organization was completed and work was begun the first day. Everything is working as smoothly row as if the school had been going on for a month. The enro.'lment is very satisfactory under the conditions. The total en rollment, including the regular " stu dents and special students. Is between sixty-five Dd seventy, and there -are a number cf others whT expect to en roll soon. Some of the teachers of the territo ry who were expected, . and . who ex pected to come, have decided finally to give up the summer school for this summer and attend the National Edu cational Association which meets in Denver in July. The fact that this association has not met within easy reach of the teachers of this territo ry for fourteen years,; and. will prob ably not -Jo so again,, for the same length of time, has -caused many to decide to attend it this year while they have the opportunity. Many of those in attendance are from distant parts of the territory. This is much better man to have meiely lonal teachers. The - faculty of the Bummer, school is as follows: Dr. B. S, Gowen. Prof, J. S. Hofer, Prof. J, , JL. Vaughan, Miss Margaret M. Healy, JIJss Annie T. Aitken. and Mrs. Mary McGinn. NEPSANCHEZ NOW ON TRIAL CHARGED WITH ASSAULT ON GIRL WIJH INTENT, TO ; COMMIT RAPE. . TERRITORn CASE IN SEVERAL WITNESSES TESTIFY TO ALLEGED ATTACK, IN- " ! CLUDING VICTIM. , ALIBI TO BE DEFENSE JUDGE MILLS HANDS DOWN DE CISION IN RAYNOLDS-HART LAND SUIT. , The case of the territory vs. Nepo- muceno Sanchez, charged with assault with intent to rape one Lin a Garduno, , in East Las Vegas, at the corner of Grand anl Main avenues, on the night of the 12th of April last, has been on trial In the district court yesterday and today and will not be closed until tomorrow. Una Garduno, was working at. the Merchants' Cafe and at 8 o'clock left the cafe to go to her home on GTand avenue,, accom panied by ner little brother and 'Eart Murphy, who . had been snt to the restaurant by her parents, to.bring her . horhe. Ac jording to the evidence of Lena . Garduno, . Frank. Garduno and Earl Murphy, the defendant .standing at the corner of the Vogt Lewis etoru when they passed, aim. He immediately turned and followed the"m nntll taey reached the cor ner of Main and Grand, when ' ( the defendant, 'Sanchez, grabbed the. glrl and dragged her about fifteen - feet eastward on Main avenue. The two little boye srtuck at him and tried to beat him off, and the girl struggled and screamed and kicked the defend ant, until her, cries alarmed the neigh borhood and several electric lights were turned on in the houses in that locality, and the defendant ran away. This was .he case for, the territory; the three witnesses positively identi fying the defendant' The defense is an alibi, the defend ant attempting to prove by relatives and friends that he was at a party at the house of one Amalla Borrego, and that, he could not possibly have been at the place of the assault at the time it occurred.,,; This caso will .probably continue over tomorrow. A morbid crowd fill ed the court room today, eager to hear the testimony. 1 Hart Wins Land Case. In the case of Jefferson Reynolds ' vs. Alphonso Hart to recover a com mission of $2500. claimed by the plain tiff to have been earned by him in negotiating the sale of the Hart tract of land on the Las Vegas grant to R, A. Morley, Judge Mills today In open court handed down an opinion in favor of the defendant, Alphonso Hart It will be remembered that the Las Vegas grant board deeded to Al phonso Hart of Washington, D. C. a tract of fifteen thousand acres of land lying about six miles north Nand east of the town of Las Vegas, in the vic inity of Onava, for his services in securing a patent to the grant to the town of Las Vegas. Sometime later this tract of fifteen thousand acres was sold to Richard A. Morley through the Harris Real Estate Agency, but the testimony developed that Jeffer son Raynolds for some months was the representative of Alphonso Hart and endeavored to sell this property. After purchasing the property from Mr. Hart through the Harris agency, in a very .short time, Mr. Morle re sold the fifteen thousand acres at six dollars per, acre, making a profit In a compara'ivtly short time of $45, 000. i COL. C. L. BALLARD VERY ILL AT ROSWELL Sheriff 'C L. Ballard of Chaves county, wno is a member of the New Mexico Cattle Sanitary Board, is re ported Hi rf pneumonia at his home in Roswell.