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LAS VEGAS DAILY OPTIC TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1911 If You See It in the OPTIC It's So Everybody Should Subscribe For Best Advertising Me dium in Northern New Mexico The Las Vegas Daily Optic The Optic Is a Booster for Las Vegas and New Mexico Do You Want ALL THE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS? Do You Want ALL LOCAL ITEMS OF INTEREST? Then Call Up Hain 2 AND HAVE YOUR NAME PUT ON THE BOOKS The Optic Is a Booster for Las Vegas and New Mexico SIAM WILL CROWN KING Washington, Nov. 21. Announce ment of the appointment of Colonel Leo Febiger, commanding the Sixth cavalry, now in the Philippines, to represent the United States as mili tary attache at the coronation of the king of Slam draws public attention to the ceremonies that will make the city of Bangkok a centre of attrac tion early next month. The leading nations of the world will be repre gented at the coronation. Prince Fushimi has been named to head the Japanese delegation and England is sending an embassy headed by Prince Louis of Battenberg. France, Ger many, Italy and other European na tions also are sending special am bassadors. The ceremonies and festivities in connection with the crowning of the new king will extend over an entire week. From every part of the Siam ese kingdom the princes and nobles and military and civil officials will assemble In the capital to renew their allegiance to the new soverign. The tenor of the oath that they are required to. take on this occasion seems to show how Siam has pre served Its own identity. Here are gome of the phrases used In it: "We pray the powers of the deities to plague with poisonous boils and with all manner of horrible diseases the dishonorable, the dishonest, and the treacherous. When they have departed this life may they be sent to horrible hell.' The new king, whose full name Is Romdetch Chowfa Maha Vajiravaudh, succeeded to the throne upon the iwth of his father a year ago last October. He was born about 30 years ago and was proclaimed crown prince when he waa 15. He was educated in England and learned soldiering at Sandhurst, Aldeirshot and Potsdam. Later he spent years in Paris and them having acquired a good con versational acquaintance with both English and French, he was sent back to his country to go in to train ing for the duties which he would later have to perform. EXPRESS INQUIRY BEGINS New York, Nov. 21. The interstate commerce commission began a se ries of important hearings In this city today with the object of deter mining whether the rates charged by the big express companies doing busi ness in the United States are rea sonable and just The investigation is regarded as one of the most Im portant that the commission has yet undertaken. It is the direct result of numerous complaints received from commercial organizations and individ ual shippers in all parts of the coun try. These complaints have cited many alleged abuses incident to the regulations and practices of the ex press companies. The commission will endeavor to find out why the express companies persist in keeping their tariffs practically secret. The basis of their division of profits with the railroads also will receive attention. The express companies have shown some disposition to oppose the inves tigation and it is not expected the inside facts in the matter will be gained except as the result of a strenuous fight. GRAND OPERA IN CHICAGO Chicago, Nov. 21. With every prospect of eclipsing all previous records in the matter of variety and brilliancy, the annual season of the Chicago Grand Opera company opens in the Auditorium tonight with a per formance of Saint-Saens' "Samson et Delilah." During the rest of the week the presentations will include Rlezt.'s "Carmen." Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor," Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro," Verdi's "II Trovatore," Verdi's "Messa da Requiem," Massen et's "Cendrillon" and Verdi's "Tra- viata..' people who borrow trouble place a Piortgage on their future. IN MEMORY OF CONFEDEREATES Kaufman, Texas, Nov. 21. A hand some memorial in honor of the Con federate soldiers of Kaufman county was unveiled here today with Inter esting exercises. The monument is 27 feet high and consist of a granite shaft surmounted by a statue done in Italian marble of a Confederate sol dier standing at "make ready." It) I Politics and I Politicians.. -SI Senator La Follette will address the progressive republicans in Cleve land next month. More than 150 cities of the United States are now under the commission form of government. For the first time in the history of New York stale the socialists have elected a member of the legislature. Aram J. Pothier, who has been elected governor of Rhode Island for a fourthe term, is a native of Canada. It is rumored in Illinois that Gov erno Deneen will not be a candidate for re-election, but Instead will try for the United States senate, Alvah N. Martin, who is the re publican national committeeman from Virginia, has been re-elected clerk of the circuit court of Norfolk county. James B. McCreary, governor-elect of Kentucky, might be termed a poli tical "come back", as he resumed the governorship after a lapse of 35 years. William V. Allen, once United States senator from Nebraska, failed In the recent election as a candidate for judge of the district court In that state. Cyrus Northrop, president emeritus of the University of Minnesota, Is being proposed by the alumni of the university for congressman -atflarge from Minnesota. Nehemlah D. Sperry, who has just died at his home in New Haven, Conn., was the oldest member of the national house of representatives at the time of his retirement a year ago. In annoucng that he would be a candidate for a third term, Governor Donaghey of Arkansas declared he would make the liauor question the paramount issue of his campaign Political experts of the two leading parties are generally agreed that the battleground for the presidential cam paign of next year will be In the ful lowing states: Oregon, Califom'a, Wisconsin, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Kansas, Iowa and Indiana. The session of congress to begin next month will be the last long one of that body to be held under the apportionment of the census of 1903. The next long session will be that of a house of representatives made up under an apportionment according to the census taken In 1910. When the prohibition national com mittee meets in Chicago next month it will have no lack of applicants from which to select the meeting place for the presidential nominating convention of next year. Among the cities that would like to entertain the convention are Milwaukee, Bos ton, eDtroIt, Los Angeles, Seatle and Portland, Ore. "Danny" Dunn, a former newsboy, Is pretty sure of retaining his pres ent Job as mayor of Willimantlc, Conn. Mayor Dunn is a democrat but he appears to be very popular with the republicans as well. When the republican city convention met the other day it named fifty candidates to run for mayor, and all declined the nomination. The convention adjourn ed without nominating an opponent to Mayor Dunn. MISSISSIPPI BAPTISTS MEET Gulfport, Miss., Nov. 21. Three days of Interest and activity for the leaders of the Baptist denomination were ushered in here this morning with the formal opening of the an nual meeting of the Mississippi Bap tists convention. The roll call show ed an unusually large attendance of ministers and lay delegates rep resenting the Baptist churches throughout the state. Following the exchange of greetings and the com pletion of the organization the con vention spent the day in listening to the annual reports from the colleges, hospitals, orphan asylums and other institutions maintained by the deno mination. One of the important mat ters to come before the convention -is the proposal for the establish ment of a new Baptist college for girls in this state. BATTLESHIP IN TRIAL Boston, Nov. 21. To further the ends of justice the United States bat tleship Nebraska left her place with the North Atlantic squadron and Is now berthed at the Charlestown navy yard awaiting inspection by the jury in tne case of James Beeks, who was placed on trial In the United States circuit court here today for the al leged murder of Alexander Allen. Beeks and Allen, both negroes, were messmates on the Nebraska. The killing of Allen occurred on the bat tleship while she was at the Charles- town navy yard last May. It is ex pected the jury will be asked to view the scene of the tragedy. On appli cation of counsel for the accused neero the navy department ordered the Nebraska to return to Boston for the trial. Beeks claims that the shooting of Allen was in self defense. RAIWAY ASSOCIATION New York, Nov. 21. Presidents of trade bodies In several score of the principal cities of the country gath ered here today for the annual din ner of the Railway Business associa tion, which is made up of manufac turers of railway equipment and sup plies. Heading the list of visitors as the chief speakers at the banquet were Governor Emmet O'Neal of Ala abma and Walker D. HInes, chairman of the executive committee of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail way company. BP GERMAN-MILLED ress' flour the answer to every Bakirvg Problem. Its Firver-Whiter arvd More Uriforrrv Made by LARABEES Famous GERMAN PROCESS, A ROGERS SILVERWARE COUPON IN EVERY SACK .j Gross, Kelly & Co. 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