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A Sensation in Las Vegas -Train No,
1 in a Wreck.
ELECTRIC STREET GAR LINE.
n Vestm. N. M.. .TmIv 1(5 - mere1
wag considerable music In the ..lr over
on .InrkHon avenue nbout K o'docw
last night. A hoy hnd been kidnaped.
James Cropsey and wire, together with
tbuir 8 year old son. have been dwell
Ini; In peace at Homerovllle. where
tint ItMBhnnd hmt farming Interests. t
About two weeks ago, Mrs. Cropsey
look the con ntul rami- up to Las Vegas
for h visit, staying with Mrs. Iluotli
down on Halirond avenue. It fee inn
th Ore liu been imnc trouble between I
the huHband and wife and he claims
thn took the i hiid away from him and j
would not even let him wee the boy. !
even keeping him locked an to keep
tho father from getting possession of '
tin; ohlld. Yestcrdny evening about
7::t(l the father, who liud come up from I
Homcrovllle. secreted himself In the
Uhliioao laundo next to Mm HoothV '
nnd lay In wait for the hoy to come
out. The boy eame over near the out
hIiIo ffltiec and the father vaulted the j
fiine.0, seized the child and mnde away i
with him to hlH quarters on Jarkbon j
avenue. The father in kidnaping the
ihlld Is laid to have acted on legal ad-1
vino, as possession count for consld- j
orahlo. The mothur 8aw the hoy taken ,
and Btartod to ycdl. Accompanied by
M rs. Hooth and a rrowd that the rum-1
piiH noon raised, she w ut over to thej
house on Jackson avenue and tried to
rt In, meanwhile hnvlng sent for all '
the police In the cuy and wan looking
for a constable ami Judge Wooster In
the bargain. She tried to batter in the
door, and In general rained old N'td
Mr. Cropsey stationed himself up
stairs with a nix Hhooter and vowed
Jie would make a corpse of anyone
tliat entered. No one entered. After
seeing she could not net poisesslon of
thn ohlld, she gave up the row nnd I
nwnro out a warrant against her bus-1
band on th- chnrge of abandoiiinent 1
anil other things and the hearing was I
set for 3 o'clock thlH afternoon. It Ik i
bnrd to toll Just who In In the rlpht.
Home think ihe father Is a more prop-1
er custodian for tne boy; some think,
otherwise. The boy Kcems to prefer'
thu father. Anyway, the neighborhood
had excitement while the fun lasted.
At the time for the appearance nti
the court this afternoon, it had been
decided by the prosecution to post
pone the case un I next Wednesday
afternoon, and the chntices are that
the case will not even come up again.
The reason Ih that the wife seems U
hnvo done the abandoning instcn:! of
the husband, whom she had arrested
on that complaint. Tin husband says
thnt Hhe lelt him. and despite hla en
treaties and bis sending a carriage af
ter her to bring her home she would
not come, and he cannot see how she
ran accuse mm of abandonment.
Mr. Cropsey wnR arrested last night
at 10:30 and 'is under $5nu appearance
bond?. The iiusbnnd ..ns the child still
otiil Intends to keep him. he says. The
couple seem to be separated for keeps,
nnd there is hardly a possibility of
their resuming a Joini ownership of
the disputed lad, at least not anyways
noon. The wife and her sister, Mrs.
Iloono. are very blttir against the
husband ami there may be yet some
thing more to chronicle before the end
has come. It was a circus for the
Px-Oovernor Prince was hero yester
day, returning 'n the evening to Santa
Pe. Ho came up to see lion, ijhnrios
. Spioss on some legal mnttors.
Mrs. K. C. Austen is quite sick at
Hon. J. S. Clark len yesterday even
ing for Albuquerque to see a few
f riOtiils nnd tnlk politics
Adjutant General Whitomnn passed
through here en route to see hla wife,
who Is quite sick.
Mm. Gene Moyos came in from Hi
born yesterday with a sick child. She
is staying at her mother's, Mrs. Morri
son's. 'Hie child grew worso after she
iirrlvo-i hero and the husband wns tele
Train No. 1 bad a little mix up yos
turday noon after leaving here and
-while running between here nnd Ojlta
nnd Sulzbnelier. The track was In bad
entidltinit and out of line and the for
ward trucks of the engine Jumped tne
tracks and cut up about Coo ties, bo
flliUw ;ii mylng the train marly two
hours. No particular damage was douc
furthfei than tearing up the ties.
A number of Spanish-American resi
dent wilt have a nodal hop at Rosen
thai hall tonight.
The oil wed at Uaton Is now down
over Boo feet and going toward nlnn
m fast as the power can carry tho
drill. The company operating tho well
think they have a sure thing in It, and
Indication ceitalnly do point that way
an rock Ib brought up that is strongly
Impniguated with oil, in fact the oil
will ooo out of the rock In snlllclent
!ianUUen t saturate paper so that It
can be burned, Trinidad. Colo., also
bun tome Hue prospects near their
city, ami there bid fair to be n regu
lar nil boom throughout thin part of
th country In the near future.
Home of our imaginative friends In
town say they saw Traeey. the outlaw,
menni'srlng around here. They failed
to oxplnin how lie enuld get down from
Washington to thlH place In so short
n time. We will put this story In the
album with the sea serpent tales.
Hugh Wilson of Clayton, evidently
U a hard loger. He likes to dirt wltn
the roulette wheel and indulgo In tho
aduutlve three ea-d monte games, but
as he loit $1,150 in thf latter game
while playing with John P Wolford In
Clnyt'yti, he now calls on the law to
help him recover that amount and has
entered suit In tho Colfax county dis
trict court. These gnmbllng suits are
becoming quite regular, but the plain
tiff seldom gets what ho sues for.
P. C. do Daca and wlfo returned to
their home at I.a Cuesta this morning.
Master Miguel P. Senn accompanied
them for a week's visit,
John Rudolph had a close rail from
going to the dark beyond this morning
about 11 o'clock. He wns driving one
of the livery horses here In town on
Seventh tdreet when the horse bernnio
frightened and started to run and turn
ed into an alley back of J II Lnltuo's,
throwing him out, rutting him under
the arm and bruising him up In general
Tim bugg fl'- ilcmoilsned ami the
horse rni t'iri'l by Charles Cunning.
hum on Sixth street.
The eininii rator for the New Mexico
(lazotteer ha had some peculiar ex-, greatly. Plrst cutting of alfalfa se
perlunees while making a tour of the Hired, and the best In years. Other
town. A t' Mow by the name of John j crops not doing so well. Very cold for
tfmltli. wn i iuountereil three times, this time of year; near the frost line
the fellow havliiK moved thnt often , three nights In succession. I
during the month. ICvldently John; Lob Alamos Wm. Prnnk Some
ennnot stay In one place long enough good showers during the week but as
to be counted ! yet little Improvem nt Is shown.
Colonel Wllsiui. Miporlntendcnt of, Mesllla Park It. 11 Hart Cloudy
the Hoswell Military Institute Is here nnd threatening weather with one good
in the lnteret of that Institution. He rain, snlllclent t help gnrden truck.
Is looking after students. Third alfalfa Is beginning to grow.
Pather 1'ouget is out at I.oh ViJIles Knrly peaches arc about all picked,
today attending the celebration there I Highest temperature, '.'7; lowest, f7;
In honor of one of the patron saints, rain. O.iVl. j
Pather sang the vespers nnd the whole Mlern Prnnclsco MIern Week has;
service there last evening. , been very dry. although cloudy most
Col. J. M. Oreer. of Knnxvllle, Tenn., every day. I'rnlrles look almost as
mine down from Denver yesterday, white as In winter, although there Ih
where he has been llgurlng on Invest- still plenty of feed for stock. Rain Ik
Imk In some western business. He badly needed. Shearing season al
came to see Mrs. fireer. who is a pa- most over with n light crop. j
tlent at the sanltnrlum. Mimbres Chns. Dennle--Pine rnln
A number nf the lawyers and old on the Kith, the best this year, and It
friends were down to the depot thlH Is hoped the rainy season has begun,
afternoon to see Judge Thomas Smith Water Is Mowing in the river for the
pass through on his way to Warren- tlrst time In two months nt this place,
ton. Va.. from a stay In California. The outlook at present la good.
Judge Smith wns formerly chief Justice OJo Callentc Antonio Joseph The
here, a n.i left about four years ago. j terrible drought remains unbroken and i
He was I'lilted Stntos attorney under i unless rains come within the next ten'
Cleveland's ilrst term, and chief justice days all crops will be destroyed, e-1
of New Mexico under the second ciptlng alfalfa which Is doing reason-.
The mortgage heal by Mrs. Panny 1 ably well In spite of the unprecedented '
Coleman on the property donated by drought. All live stock Is in the mourn
Captain W C. Held for e ectrlc street tains, where the grass is now begin-1
car (tower house purposes, wns toilay:ning to get scarce tnscournging out
released by the payment of $300 and ' look at present. Highest temperature,
now the compnnv has a clear title to I 01: lowest, t'7; no rnln.
the ttround. One by one the points are , Santa Pe 1 S. Weather Hureau
getting In line for the electric car sys- Showers in the vicinity, heavy on the
tfltn. and our people may bank on the mountains, nnd a good rain here on
construction of the much hoped fori the tlth. The prairies are very dry,
line at an early date. The superintend-1 and corn on temporul lands grows j
ent of construction Is expected here slowly nnd Is somewhat withered, lr
In the next couple of days or so. rlgnted tlclds growing nicely. Heavy i
The conductotshlpon the hot springs rain In the mountains Is rapnuy tilling
branch is advertised as open to the the leservolr. Apricots are ripening;
oldest conductor npplylng. , early peaches nre turning. Apples
Mrs. Clark arrived here today from promise a large crop, but mot of the
Chlrngo to visit with her mother and fruit seems faulty. Highest tempera
Mrr Jefferson Rnynolds. her sister. i ture. S2; lowest. 52; vain, o.-ttl.
W. IC. tlortner arrived today from j Teel Hugh A. Teel-Light rain on
his trip to floshen. Intl.. and other the 10th. and cloudy during ihe week,
points. He looks weil nnd rosy and Is ; but still warm and dry. Cereals and
the same old "Hilly." L. J. Hatter, who fruit have been bndly damaged by the
left with htm. hnr. gone on to I'hilailel- drought, and some cattle have died
phla and other points east, where the water has failed.
(leorge Hunker left today on a bus!- Watrous M.C.Needhani Two 'light
nertg trip to Snnta Pe and Taos. showers have improved conditions but
.Judge ooer nas a little case on little, nnd rain Is still sorely needed,
for It o'clock In the morning. It Is one ; Highest temperature. S7: lowes-t, 47;
of those assault ith words eases be- rain, o.i .
tween a bunch of nntlve New Mexl- Weber P. H. nlernbnum Drought
enns. lllglnln 0. de Lucero has tiled partly relieved hereabouts by showers,
complaint against Julian M. de Lucero : Rut more Is needed to do much good,
and his cenorn. Margarita, and alleges Heavy hall to the northwest tome
that the ikfitulants used such awfully . thirty miles is reported to have done
naiiKhtv words against her and do-1 great damage. At Coyote grasshop-
fnined hr character most awfully. The pers are greatly damaging core wheat,
uiportcr cannot even think about the oats, beans, pons and orchards. Here
words written out In the complaint some beans nre being damaged by
without blushing, so the case must cer-; chinch bugs, but gardens and orchards
talnly be a clear one. I are doing well, and If nothing more
Agnplto .laranilllo. who was arrest- happens this valley will have fail
ed at the instance of his wife on the i crops. The river is very low.
charge of threatening her life, was to-
day put under $20o bonds to keep him
front smashing the pence. Agnpilo anil
now better be good.
United States Department of Ajjrlcul
turc, Climate nnd Crop Bulletin of ,
the Weather iJurcnu, New Mexico
Santa Pe. N. M.. July If.. 10o2. I
Light. Kcturnl showers during the pant
week ltav. purtly relieved the drought 1
condif,.n, but the rain in autllcienij
quantities t.; do much good was con In-
e.l prni- ipnlly to he vicinity of the
the prairie country received but little
moisture, slid the stock ranges remain
dry and In many localities without
either sulllcient water or grass, in
some localities, however, principally in
the lower Pecos valley and in western ;
Socorro county, tho rains were fairly!
abunilniit and Insure nt leapt a present
! supply of grass nnd water. While it
seems the rainy season tins set in
It has begun too late to prevent some
loss to cattlemen, principally In tho
southwest, and has seriously damaged .
th" crops on temporal lands and where
Irrigation water um failed. Reports
Indlente that while the fruit crop gen
crally lenmins quite promising. In. ' . . , v. .1 t.i .
ninny localities the size and quality of' The new nntatorlum on North Mrst
the fruit now ripening, ns cherries, street will be open Hlilay afternoona
psaches and apricots, have been great- '' tH ror ladles and children
ly Impaired by the drought. j only.
In the southern valleys wheat has Mrs. Harry P. Owen left last night
been uwtired In excellent condition and , for southern California, where she will
yield. Hnrly peaches are being shipped visit with J. P. Owen, formerly of this
from southern sections; In the lower city.
Rio Crande valley tho quality of the ;,irg. j, 0Ot, daughter of Mr. and
crop falls below previous expectations,' .Mrs. J. W. Udwarils, left this morning
but conditions were much better in the for ,, visit at her old home at Newton,
lower Pecos. Alfalfa has stood the t n(!l
drought remarkably well, and In north-, M Myers was laid up yestorday
eni sections, where the second crop s w , Hevere t00ln(u.h. 0 wnH
about all secured, flic yield geuerall . , , t , , , t, orfoct
has been very good. Where Irrigated i
corn Is making rapid progress, except-1 '
lug in northern valleys, whom the! Mrs, 11. P. Shurman left this morn
giowtl. is retarded by tho cold nights. ' Jng for the east, to look up new styles
Local hall duriiiK the week hns proved ; i dressmaking. Site expects to bo ah-
quite dentreeiive In western Mora
county and vicinity. Grasshoppers are
scattered sections of the northern
Arabula A. M. Richardson -Continued
hot and dry and crops damaged
grently. Highest temperature, 101;
lowest. ".0. no rain.
UitBt Liib Vegas John Thornhlll
Some rain on the nth, loth and 11th.
but not enough to do much good ntul
crops are suffering for wnter. Most
crops win ..e iim.i )"v
...Ill I ..t, Il,t...n, In .
iieiuie1! mil uui jn uuiu mmi t uiiu tiim.
irrigation ditches are still very dry.
Pastvlew John W. Corbett -The
rnln question Is getting very serious,
(rowing crops nre doing remarkably
well considering the extended drought,
but grnss Is drying up nnd stock water
getting very scarce. Unless rains
come soon stock will suffer, and there
will be little feed raised. Highest
temperature, 87; lowest, 52; no rnln.
Polsuni Jackson Tabor Very win
dy first four days of the week nnd all
the watrV, except. ng springs, hnve
dried up. Stock Is doing very well.
. . - .. . 1 1 ..
However, uh tin- KrnH uiiu
'I'hn ictniieriitni-e fell n 3K the morn-
lug of the "Uh. the coldest for this
month since July IS, 1S07. Rain with
light hall on the 10th, hut quite local.
Highest temperature, Sfi; lowest, 38;
(Jeroiilnio- N, M. Nelson Severn!
light rains, and n heavy rain on the
12th, but creeks are still dry.
Hobart W 11 Hough A somewhat
more favorable week as tnunder snow
era helped .no water supply. Corn and
other crops nre looking well.
Mood R. A Hood C.nod rnlns at
ttu beginning of the month started the
grass In tho hills and benelltled erotm
Woodbury A. J. Woodbury High
est temperature, 'Ji: lowest, 10; rain.
II. M. HAHDINOn.
A. O. Smith, a mining man from Cllf-
t0Ili Arzolm, jS the city.
Deputy sheriff J. H. Overhuls, of
Huekinans. was here yesterday.
A ,,arty 0f tiu, cly-e young peopl
will enjoy dancing at Orcnestrion hall
w 1 , Thoinns oraliam will
, , , f , Angeles. They
, , b t th
Harry Morton was a passenger for
Santa Pe this morning, where he will
go Into business with his father.
C. D. Coif, vice president of Whitney
company, returned last night from a
short business trip up the line.
Miss Louise Harris will leave the
last of the week to Join her sisters for
a short outing nt Pasadena, ini.
p. c Clark, who enjoyed the past
Week or ten days at the Jemez hot
springs, returned to the city last night,
v( ,, , n ..,. u-..minL. hum
gone to Juarez Mexico, for a short
visit with their aunt. Mrs. W. C. Mil-
aiiom i. n runa,
,n. 1;. Hievens, rep'eRenting 111c .moii-
tezunia Savings, Loan and Hiiildliig as.
soelatlon. returned to the city Inst
night from the north.
Santa Pe Watch Inspector T. V. May
nan! Is transacting business on tho
Rio Oramle division. He will visit PI
Paso before returning.
Mrs. A. C Hostel nnd two children
left tlilH morning for Museolnh, 111.,
where they will visit relatives and
friends for a few weeks.
Mrs, Ambroslo Aimljo anil family
left yesterday for the Chlllli neighbor
hood, where they will go into camp
nnd remain for several weeks.
J, H. Hearrup, president of the Al
buquerque wool scorning mills, return
ed this morning from a short business
trip south, lu the Interest of the mills.
Mrs, Mabel Hlinoe-Stevens, one of
Albuquerque's popular music teachers,
left this morning for Chicago, where
she will speud several weeks lsiting
1). C. liobart. of Silver City, arrived
,rnir ,,,, ,,,,i ,iiHn,.Ru 11., lu
' mis morilinj. Oil l(f,ni IlllSllltSS. lie IB
confident that the republicans will
make a clean sweep In (runt county
Tho W.C. Leonard building on North
Pirst street is non'iiig completion. The
electric and wnter fixtures nre being
Installed. Peltier llros. aro doing the
The regular meeting of the Wom
an's Chrlstlnn Temperance Union will
be ..eld at the home of .urs. Grout on
South Third street Prldny nfternoon
al : o'clock.
Two lively sea Hons, with good vocnl
powers and strong lungs, passed
through the city this morning en route
?t,,ri Until,, llnl.n.i Mtil ....nl....,.,l
pnrtles In New York. I
.,,,(,,,, ,,,,, it, v. ill,, vilURIKIIt'tl iU
fiovernor M. A. Otero, Land Commis
sioner A. A. Keen and Coal Oil Inspec
tor J S. Clnrk left tn,H morning for
the north, the tlrst two for Snnta Pe
and the latter for Las Vegas.
Regular communication of Temple
lodge .No. t,, A. !. and A. M., this even
lug nt S o clock
I li e nek Vll. ni lirethren nn.
i icK. lsu.ng lireth en are
y Inv led. Hy order of the wor -
master Holier! AlirnniH nee.
master. Robert Abrams, sec
Miss Pearl De Slum, who has been ,,,,,,, i-rlinlmil is an Illinois mnn. " (, ''" -' being the niinl
spenillng the slimmer visiting with former resident or Champaign and a 'vcrsaiy ot the llikt arrival of the Mor
Mrs. A. D. Whltson, will return to l('r ' Httiticnt of the Unlvorsllv of Illinois. nionn In Salt Lake valley tiulto a
nonio at tiaiiup tins evening, .miss lie
Shon has been studying music while in
m l'"v- !
PrcRlflntit (VIHxlli- tnnl cveml m, mi.
bers of the executive committee of the
New Mexico Territorial Pair asjocln- years' Imprisonment Rice and lila - spring leim ot conn mh
Hon were out yesterdav rounding up a companions tunned u gang of the most mientciiri In the ineantli.ie prison
few who were not seen when the com- notorious and daring porch-climbers ! ,,rrt I'oard bills and Jailor h fees go
mlttee was out a few weeks ago. Those on the continent Their Held of opera-. merrily on.
seen yesterday gladlv placed their Hons was co extensive with the con- 1 t amp, prenldent of the I lrst
nnnies to the roll of honor. tinent. Wherever theie was oppor "J' "k of Durui.go, accoiiipan-
"Althouuh vestenlav was inv dav " 1 tmlty for plunder they went. They did I '',l '-v La.ear. of Denver, national
Aiiiioiign MHieri a was pa iia. ,:iine their oneratlons to porch-1 ',n,'t exninlner, were visitors the other
said a merchant . th n morning, " he ' 111 , ' V!'V", " !v i urKlarv " Mr. Lazear found the Plrst Nn-
payment of monthly bi Is were prnct c- cnml;,"t' ,,M,W"J ,v ,"" , ..,: ' tlonal bank of I-'armlnetim in eveellent
ally overlooked by a large number of nnd foritery were among heir ace - t ' a ik om arniliiKton In ixtellent
citizens last night nnd again there was Pi"r.'c his. ami u r titiui, e...a ...e,
very little business. It Is to be hoped , I'nuiw! t'' '" Jin- police to effect
that pay rhecks will be more plentiful. i lll'lr tlfr Originally the ga l g
ly circulated In the stores tonight." WH cutwi'OHctl ot Rice, lvranU Ru
... ' ledge, a Canadian, and Prnnk Stewart,
t Is understood that since the ap-, A wori. tk.sl(,mU, characters, shrewd
polntmeiit of l,eo.rge C;- UowJnna to tho , K,lr methods, skilled in the arts of
olllcc-of deputy internal revenue collec- a, rnlldence mnn and utterly with
tor for the New Mexico district, vice ,, r,.,, rrtu m,,,i,, theti heiuiniinr-
A. J, Loomls, transferred to Arlsona, 1 j(,rs Chicago, lint rnnducted their '"" people, to be known as dlstilct
that Don J. Rankin will be nppolnteil 0pii.tioiifc. prliiclpallv in otlier cities, i Xo. 25. Tula means good schools nnd
to Mr. Ilowman's old position, that of returning to Chicago to dispose of and 'n cessation of warfare among the resl
Pnited States ganger for New Mex- ,jVde their plunder at stated Inter-'. deittp. gixing each settlement a school,
Ico. vu where us It now stands some children
Assistant Pnited States Attorney E. Rice wns reared on a farm In the ,""' vo r six miles dlstunt.
L. Medler and wife were west bound , vicinity of Champaign and when he ,, n-imrB
passengers last night. They will view entered the college of literatuie and , ' ' ,' ,,ft ...,. , fi00 lml.n.irt
n, i ni it,,, r;,., .1... M,,if..,-aiiv ,.f liiiimiM iii I . V ' '"nor leit wiui l.iinii pounds
tew duys. Mrs Medler will go toj'.SSS he was a quiet, retired, country
Ocean Park. Cal., where her parents. I boy, whose rellned manners and hand
Mr. and Mrs. P. 11. Kent, are stopping. '. home face made him popular among
and Mr. Medler will return to this ' the co eds. Like many country boys,
city. ' freedom from parental restraint, which
r5? !va,ImmttUTexardUnl!,'tne' flrrt ?
.,,k-ir! Ll '" 1?M18 llUrlnS tlU!"::r:!'S "U,1."hf A,.. r':,
H. Isaacs, traveling baggage agent
of the Santa Pe I Mel tic, departed for
the west last nliilit.
The Santa Pe continues to cut down
c. i.i: .11,.
-. iiiil iiiiiinia ,-n- mo-
barged from the local shops jester-
All the new trains on the I entral
.... . . . '
in iiii- new 11. nun iu tin- v i iui. n
London railway are to be of ilreproof
construction, s eel and asbestos l'fl.ii;
Alter attending a meeting of rail-
way line stock agents nt Denver. 11 S
Van Slyck. the Santa Pe line sloc k
agent .low,, this way came in from the
o r ih B c0i.neu auuw.ip,,,! lm(, n gut oi 'l ; v "r ,,r,' :
to LI Paso. isheii many a pleader It was clutrni -
Hen. Johnson, superintendent of ma
chinery of the Mexican Centinl, will
meet his wife nnd children here, t hoy
arriving tonight from Topeka, Kan.,
and Iron, here the party will continue
on to the City oi Mexico.
Clnudc Scbrott is the new special
comes from the inechnnlcal engineer-
lug ilepurtnient or the Cornell tint-
verslty and expects to speud the re-
work in the local shops yesterday.
malndi r of the Bummer here.
The management cf the Hock Island
hns dednltely decided to move the
headquarteih of the passengci depart -
ment from Topeka to Kansas City
The tratllc department will also be
iiuni-u iii iMtun.iK in) nn Mum un ami.-
,blc quaiters rnn lie secured.
move will be made not later than Au-
The Santn Pe correspondent of the
'. M.ww rl
It was j
iifiii-i iM-in ii.iii iiii-w 111 tut, 11 1 up,-,
iieraiu. is seniiiug out some very
and unreliable railroad news.
thought that these telecranhlc
truths would stop as soon ns the
cnange 111 tne santa re postniusiersnip ('nnstnbleh Stewart aim uoyu a eu
was mnde. but they still continue to , dressed man sprang from the sidewalk
the detriment ot other sections or ine ; lia,. tK. jn,, aI1(i ,an nlongsnie tne car
territory. tlage. t lr gained the open window nnd
The contract for the building of the!tosae.l in a soft felt hat. This fell in
St. Louis. Knnsas City & Colorado rail-! the lap of Rutledge . Jones grabbed It
road from Versailles to the northern I and shook out throe loaded revolvers.
1 limits or Warrensburg, Mo., was let to I lie grit Mm (1 cue anil Harris am, ma
in Minneapolis linn. Work will begin ' lec.se took the ether two. All three
as soon as the right of way deeds are
taken up by the governor. It Is stated
that the Colorado road will be com
pleted from St. Louis to Kansas City
by July, 1003.
The Atchison. Topeka & Santn Pe
Rnilwny company Is credited with a
plan to secure control of the Ocean
Steamship company, which conducts u
line of stenmshlps from Snn Prancisco
to the Hawaiian islands, Tahiti and
III till- J ill lllltlll inutiiiin, 1 11111.1 11.111
Australian potts The company Is now
under control of John D. Spreckels
and his associates.
company has a capital stock of $2,500
Oiiii and is bonded for about the same
A. C. Turner returned to Santa Pe
from Kennedy, where he has been In
tlie employ ot the Santa Pe Ceiitrnl
Uullwuy company. He will go to Cali
fornia for the next few months and
will return to Santa Pe in winter. He
reports that grading enmps Nos. 1 and
2 of the Santa Pe Central, are six and
eight miles respectively north of
Kennedy, while enmp No- '' Ih sixteen
miles south of Kennedy 1 he company
store nt Kennedy is doing 11 thriving
inr Doming iierniu
there was anything in1
.1. i.i.i ... ti.. 1
llie IHHIICC minimi! Mtn-usri "
freight depot matter In this c;t; . Agent
De Harry, of that road, said: "No, ex -
cent that the plans hnve been drawn
nnd nccepted. Phen there Is no
doubt that the depot will le built
promptly?" "None whutover. Wo are
now busy building a depot, n series of
coal chutes and laying out a big yard
at Hntchlta. and when this work Is fin
ished I think the Drilling depot mntter
will be tnken up "
Tho Comuierclul club will hold n
special meeting tomorrow (Friday)
night to consider the smelter proposi
tlon Hiibmlttod a row days ago by Ly
man N. Cook. All members of the club
are urged to attend the meeting.
President. V. 0. Tight, of the New
Mexico University, was a passenger
for Snntn Pe this morning. Ho will
return to the city tonight.
A fiTsPFRATF IPRIMINAI I
n UtortnniL lummmni.. ;
r , , . ,.,,, I
rrea nice, NailVO OllllinolS, Will DO ,
HIS CRIMINAL CAREER.
Toronto. Out., July 17 The cabinet
having declined to Interfere, Pled Lee
""','' 01 ln"Bt Uespeillte Cf 111
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, h , 1 , , ' , ll,",,lla" ainnoi t-
ll,'H lmvi liai1 u llu' ,,l:u," yearH, ,
(my U((, lnimhy (,r , llllH(k,,1(ls
1(111 till lfl ttfiu-u i.,i,i,in-mv mmi,. .. '
Rice, one of the most desperate eriiul
mm,,, , .i.,.,, f,. u.,i,., I,,. iu m i,,
euted wns the outgrowth of a less
heinous offense, the inbbery of a bank,
fm vi-hli-li Itlrn fiinl tln-ee f-finlctlernteM
had received sentences of twenty-or.e j
, he enjoyed at the university lor ine
the university Ills evident IurKo-1
he.uteilness and kindly disposition
'made him friends mining both faculty
' !'' "indents and It was a long time
hefoie fornin; notice wns taken of Ills
: . ., , , .. , i , i,,,,
" 1,11 l"",r ' ' ".' , ' m , , , Z
Plnnlly. however, it was found neces-
mirv in exnei mil,.
Cnmi nfler lie left the UUlVerSttV lie
i . " , lJ V. thi gang of
, V": if, ,,, vlv 1 o
which he Is iioa the oni 8"" '
t.l.VPrt.Ht f the lot and in
,110Ht vnoli tho lender in crimtiinl ex-1
,,nts H- was called the forger, the
I hoInl, lIlc wr of the nefarious ng-
gr, pltill. He looked like a clergyman
; v Iir ,f, ,ii. nnlversltv he
terlstlc ot nlm that be was the only
one of tne gang that ever attempted
diplomacy. Cornered, he never offered
to kill. but. preferring soft words, se
cured for biniholf the best of treatment
in nn c xtier.iHy.
KianU Stewrt. well known ns a Chi-
.... ,i.., f ii, ,.f,tiL
who went to'"KO unci, v"".VAl ',,a.V'.V
tO Oil" lie WI1H Itllieil in ini i"" "'ri
i m. I...1.I .... 1.,,,,,
nfter a Chicago ' ; J( "
the no to pa . 1 tic 1
i lge comniltteil su eld l. lash
U 1,11 "O
l.imui.if i mm the tnllerv of the Toron
. . i.n ,n uiniii- niiveii court thirty
t , (.,ow Tho ,.nmt. fr which tho
nrresteil and convicted wns
1 robberv of a bank at Aurora. Out.,
f .. , ,", lll(1J. Heure.l about liio.OOO.
' nf0rmntlon ,-e clved fiom the To-
, ,. . ,,nlee 1 he entire gang were ar-
rested In Chicago. ICxtradltlon pro
(,,Pti)n(,M WC... stubbornly fought in the
icourtK lut the culprits eventiia.i
' werP httinpr , mnadn. where, after
were i.r.iiif.-.i ' ... i......
,r,a1' tl,, 'v- were sentenced o w e nt -
oll yeniH' imprisonment. After their
preliminary hearing they were com-
, trial. tlte.V Wi re neiuein t-ii i"
i(iu.k lo j, in t carriage in charge of
were handcuffed together, hut tills did
not prevent qin k uctlon on their part.
Jones shot Constable Hoyil dead. Con
stable Stewart was ured on a dozen
times but not hit The prisoners got
uut of the carriase. gained the street
and Jumped aboard a passliiK trolley
rar .Imiwb limit! bin levolwr at the
head of the motor.r.nu and ordered 1
him to send the inr ahead last 1 lie
inotiirnian lefused. shut off the cur
,, 1 .(1,
1 rent, detached his controller and beat
! 'ones on the head 1 with It ( tm al
f-t-wai 1 e.v litis umc mi V...u
rear eilU OI Hie ibi, mm num .iwuvn
lhriiuk.n the arm. Other oincers nr
rivnl on the nene and the three men
weie ni aitured. Joins wns taken to
a Iiom ,ir! and bis arm amputated. Ho
died from the ahoclt and loss of blood
and without an expressed regret for
his career. Hlee and Rutledge were re
turned to Jail, and shortly afterward,
while exercisliiR 'it the gallery. Hut
ledge took tho .cup over the railing
bis life almost Infctantane
ouslv. Rice wns then tried for his part
In the killing of Constnlile Hoyd. His
, f , , ,,, ,,, r,.H(.ll0
. J'j,,1,,,1 r his defense, but despite
I says: Asked It ;;" ,, , guilty alter a short trial Laxative Hromo Quinine Tablets euro
ew ;n relation to j,,,,, ",Vt!n ,,e r xtieir.e penalty. Hvciy .a cold lu one day. No cure, no pay
passenger and j ,,u,inH known to the law has been ex- Price, 25 cents.
1 nii efforts on the part or ins counsel
huusted in bis behnlf without avail and
, tnmonow morning, at an hour not yet
niuile public, he will mount tne scaf
W. C. T. U. CONTEST.
Six Youno Ladles Entered Meetlnfl at
the Lead Avenue Metho-
""The oratorical contest mentioned In
those columns last week Is to be held
In the Lead avenue Methodist church
Instead of the Congregational, ns the
latter Is undergoing repairs. F.nch of
the contestants, six )nung ladies, hope
to win the medal, and, an exciting
spirit of rivalry Is already manifested
by their friends. An excellent musical
program has also been prepnred and
music lovers are promised a treat. A
most unique feature of entertainment
has been planned to Insure an Interest.
' "vcnlng to all. Messrs. Hall &
i.eHinnrd have kindly proinlsed to pro.
vitlo a piano to the Woman's Christian
Ti'inpernnco I'nlon free of charge for
me evening, mo puniic is cordially in
vlted to attend. Remember the tlmu
nnd place. At Ji o'clock Tuesday even
ing July 1!2, In the Lend avenue Metho
dlFt church. AdmlsLlon free.
SAN JUAN COUNTY.
I Prom the HiiBtler
wrench sustained several
,r"l, V . i' 1.1
'I hi Mormons at Prultla
HiK preparations for a gn
(ir Hero Ih stiffeilng from a severe
rultland are mak-
preparations for a grand celebra-
number of ParuilngtonlteH will go.
It Is probably due to the hot weather
and the reluctance to use any undue
exprtion. that our county prisoners nre
uu.1 iwnplng ns rapidly iih they wero
An amicable adjustment of tho
school district trouble at Cedur Hill
Is about to be mnde by County Super
intendent McPwen, who. In honor of a
petition signed by all voters in tho
district, has ordeied a division of dis
tricts iOH. 10 and 12 nnd the creation
of a new district for the tipper Cedar
of baled alfalfa for John Welherlll at
Pd Mllllgan was tr-own from a vic
ious horse nnd badly bruised. After
throwing him the horse pawed nearly,
nil the clothes off him.
c W Wp" t o nnZt
the ,,e company. Hewillv.sit Den-
George 11. Hrowne left for an ex-
ver, hnnsns t'lty,
Chicago nnd St.
Iliott, mall carrier, has pur
chased the Love ranch for the consid
eration of $2,750. This mm h Ih tho
iiibi lint III ,m ,iii-aii ,,iiiii.k
Ilrst one In New Mexico comlt'.g down
the Animas road from Durang..
j MiuuannreS was In fre
He says that some of the
, , , , , , ,
i rnm-herH an the lower mesa had a fair
h'"l' "f lflf"' ,,I,HC " lUv u'"'.cr
, aid not idive much, owing to tho
, r ...itl. whlch to irrl-
"',"t;nu or wnur suu 'vnlui 10 ,rn
pa"; ... . . ,
1 "1 tlioy lml UeoS "or"
' ';' ' n 1" Ml ng now
brings up considerable oil and a quart
, ' vi.ii.ih.i in nwn.
of it Is now on exhibition in town.
They are making good headway and
are quite conlldent.
A short time ago A. M Ainsden, tho
cashier of the Plrft National bank, re
ceived an Inquiry from a banker's
trade Journal as to the prospects of
this country Ills reply was published
by the Journal and the result Is that he
Is' now lecelvlng iimtilrloh from par
ties in tho states who have 'end the
Prom the Index.
The Ilaptlsts or" the vicinity an
nounce n social to bo given Tuesday
evening, July 2D.
The elective olllcors ot Hope Re
bebah Lodgo, No. 12, chose:, nnd In
stalled nt the meeting held Tuisdny
night, nre ns follows, the appointive
, ,.? .. . , , . t.nmed- Pas! grand,
"J" U to b. j.anu ,. J'
i Mrs. A C. Hrown noble .raii-l. .Mist
stoH,HII . vUe .-rand diss M.
waring Heuvlnry. Miss Pe.nlletoii.
l' n. n :, 8ecreta v Mrs. J P Hell;
1). K II. Sellers and wife, of l arin-
Ington. were here Saturday last .111
route to Chicago and other eastern
cities, win-re they expect to remnlii
two or three weeits.
The ciunty commissioners nt tln lr
meeting acted wUely nnd well In mak
ing a levy of 2 Millls for -otnt house
Jin-poses, as authorized by the statute.
The amount raib-'d will n.it be largo
mil burdensome, but It will answer a
useful purpose, and a court house,
properly furnished nnd eqti.npeil, Is
something Snn .M an county 11 ids as
bad as any count) on eurth
W. A Hunter, of Pnrinlnglon, rep
resenting eastern fruit buyns, was
bete Tiiesduy nnd proceeded on up the
river to look over the orchards there.
He glows enthusiastic over the pres
ent outlook, saying It l the best San
Juan county hns ever known 1 ho
Inilt, he snys, Is apparently entirely
tree fiom insects, and the apple crop
especially gives pronilce of being 11
record bleaker for this regie:
Kd. Smith, who has been It. dim go
or the Aztec saloon during the absence
or the proprietor, left Tuesday Mr.
Smith alio left the saloon What ho
left besl les 110 man knoweth to this
day, lor the key to the establishment
wns one of the tl 'ugs be left not nnd
net ess to tin pi dulses Is Impossible to
the dear public, lie Is presumed to be
in the city of l)urango, that abode of
the pure and purified.
Stops the Couoh and Works Off tho
Tho Topeka State Journal says:
Wllllnni Wood, who presides over 11
machine In the tool room, hnH returned
from a two weeks' Junket In California.
Uu the return trip Wood had a number
of Interesting experiences: At Albu
querque, N M , there wan n Chlnamnii
who hnd lately arrived In a box rar,
nllllctcd with leprosy, and the terrible
disease had claimed already one foot
and a hand; nt Union, A. C, Whltford,
the conductor of the train, was struck
nnd killed by 11 bridge. Wood was In
Snn Francisco, Los Angeles and Sim
Diego most of the time.
Tho San Hernnrdlno papers nre ask
ing thiit a small hospital be establish
ed there for the Santn Po employes.
The 0110 nonrest that city Is at Los
Angeles, and It Is claimed thnt tho
distance Is too great for men who arc
In need of attention us Is given tbtiti
nt such au Institution.