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THE CIMARRON CITIZEN, CIMARRON, NEW MEXICO
WEDNESDAY, MARCH n, 1903
PAGE FOUR
SAD DEATH
;END8 LIFE
A. Lb MIX CACLED BY GRIM
; REAPER. END CAME THURS
, DAY MORNING. REMAINS
TAKEN EAST. 1
. Wiii the sad death of Mr. Arthur
Loyal Mix, Cimarron lost one of her
brightest and most enterprising citi-
. jretis, the end taking place at the
.Swastika Hotel last Thursday morn
. im at about .10:30, after a severe ill
ness of icverat months.
' The deceased was raised in Kent
' Ohio, a city not far from Cleveland,
and upon attaining his manhood, Mr.
" Mix went into business, and before
long became the president of the Co
lonial Lumber Co., the concern with
; which be was connected. Soon after,
his health failed, and about the year
1900 he went south to Bcloki. Miss
,iand spent the winter there. The fol
1 lowing summer, being stilt in poor
; health, he came west to New Mexi
co and entered the sanitarium of Dr.
Masten at Chico. He remained in
Chico about five years, and his
. health was apparently entirely re
stored. Feeling completely recov
ered, he took a long wagon trip into
Y Old Mexico in company with Henry
Livran and others, and while out
on this trip he ,was taken down with
his illness, but apparently soon recov
er rd again. Then came a short resi
'dence in Colorado Springs, followed
by another illness, and finally Mr.
Mix settled down in Maxwell City,
- where he became interested in the
Maxwell Supply Co.
' Last fall Mr. Mix became inter-
- ested in the Maxwell Mercantile Co.
' here in Cimarron and moved his
family ' here. But suddenly, on
, Christmas day, he was taken with a
severe attack and remained bed rid
den until the day of his death. Mrs.
' Mix was east visiting her parents at
the time, but hastened back as soon
as it wis ascertained that the illness
was serious, and has since been a
constant attendant upon the bedside
day and night. But in spite of skilled
medical attention and the loving care
of the sorrowing wife, grim death
could not be longer put off, and
claimed his victim, cutting off an
upright, useful life in its prime.
The deceased, who was thirty-seven
years old at the time of his de
mise, leaves a wife, Mrs. Cecelia
Mix. and , one son, Arthur Loyal
fix, o mourn his loss. The remains
were taken east to Kent, Ohio, the
old home of the deceased, for inter
ment, the funeral party consisting of
th bereaved wife, her father, Mr.
Preese, and son Loyal, leaving here
Friday morning. t
It .in highly probable that Mrs. (
Mix will make her home iii Cleve
land, Ohio, with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Freese, but, of course, this mat
, rt is as yet somewhat unsettled.
Mr. and Mrs. Mix have both'them
i lve to Cmarron, during their short
slay with us, and it grieves deeply
with the devoted .wife in her sorrow.
HUNDRED DOLLARS
PRICE OF MURDER
Jackson, Ky., .Mar. 10. In the trial
,. of John Abner, charged with com
plicity in the murder of James Coek-
,, rill, Asbury Spicer today testified
that be understood that John Smitrt
received $100 for killing Cockrill, as
j that was the price he received for
the murder of Dr. B. D. Cox. Aked
by Judge Bach if that was his regu-
lar price for killing men, he electri
fied his hearers . with the reply,
"That was what Judge Hargis paid."
, Mortimer Forbes swore 4h.it he
was standing on Main street near the
Crawford building when the shoot
ing occurred and saw Curtis Jett.
John Smith and John Abner in the
upper windows of the court house
shooting at Cockrill. John Smith
indicted for the same offense, testi
fied that on the night before the
killing he and Abner came to Jack
Jon and a consultation with Judge
tlargis and others was had, and that
t - was arranged that he an Abner
hould sleep in the back room of the
tjourt home that night, as Cockrill
4'as coming to Jackson the next day.
Smith said ihat all went to the win
dows the iiejtt day when Curtis Jett
tame to the -court house and when
$oekrill appeared Jett and Abner be
jfan shooting. The. witness admitted
tfcat he himself had shot at Cockrill,
though not to hit him.' He received
S&5 and a pistol.
RREST JANITORS FOR
J VIOLATIONS OF LAW
4, Chicago, March to. Wholesale ar
rest of janitors of public and priva
j-hoo! buildings where doors an$
Vu have been found locked by in
tjctori from the building rommi-í-iioo'r'ii
t'ffiie .and fix department
cipuin were nwde today.
"The arrett are , the result f
concerted efforts of the board of ed
ucation, the building commissioner's
office and the fire chief to make Chi
cago schools safe. .
A conference was . held today, at
tended by Deputy Building Commis
sioner Knight, Fire Marshal floran
and School Architect .'"Dwight IT.
Perkins. . Reports of the 135 fire cap
tains -who investigated the pubhc
schools and th? thirty city building
inspectors who were instructed to go
through every private school in Chi
cago were reviewed and steps will be
taken for the arrest of persons found
to be criminally negligent.
Although few reports have been re
ceived by Chief Horan many schools
wen found with . entrances blocked
during school hours. Private schools
are said by inspectors to be, offend-.
ers in this respect to a greater extent
than the public institutions.
U.
S. COURT ENJOINS
GOLPFIELD MINERS
Reno, Xcv., March 10. I!y the de
ciosion of Judge Farrington of the
United States district court in the
suit of the owners of the Mergers
mines of Goldfield against the miners'
union, a blanket injunction against
th miners is enforced, llus s a
decided victory for the mine owners.
The injunction covers practically
all the grounds of relief asked for by
the Consolidated Mines company
and enjoins the miners from every
act which might be construed as in
imical to the interests of the mine
owners.
NAVY CAPTAIN KILLS
HIMSELF FROM GRIEF
Seattle, Wash., March 10. Wor
ried and despondent because of the
serious illness of his aged mother
and father depressed by the refusal
of the department to grant him leave
of absence in order that he might
visit her at the family home, Ports
mouth, N. H., Capt. Daniel Jason
Ainsworth. commander of the United
States revenue cutter Hush, commit
ted suicide Sunday aboard ship.
After a sleepless night aboard the
vessel , then lying at Libhy wharf,
Capt. Ainsworth retired to his private
bath, and, taking a position in front
of a mirror, shot himself through the
head.
HANGS SELF IN
CELl WITH KERCHIEF
Chicago, March 10. Abraham Fe
der, 49 years of age, a wigmaker, who
was arrested on suspicion of having
conspired to tei fire to his . home,
committed suicide in a cell at the
Rawson street police Nation today by
hanging himself with a handkerchief
from the upper bar of big ceil. He
was to have been arraigned before
Municipal Judge Scovel at the West
Chicago avenue court today. Fedcr
remarked to a policeman during the
niiflit "that lie was not guilty of the
charges preferred against him and
j that he would nc-vr Jive to suffer the
j disgrace."
ITALIAN HAS NO
FEAR OF DEATH
Ossininsr, X. V., Mar. 10. -Antonio
Strollo, an Italian, who killed An
tonio Torsella in Van Cortlandt park,
New York, last August for the pur
pose of robbery, went to death in the
electee chair at Sing Sing prison to
day with a .smile after a cheery good
by to those who had been summoned
to witness tb execution. Strollo
showed the mot extraordinary com
posure. When he entered the death
chamber with a light, springy step
his face was beaming and vw smile
was never absent for an instant wt-tjl
his features were covered by the
death helmet. Four contacts were
made before the man was pronounced
dead.
SPAIN FEARS FOR
SAFETY OF
KING
Madrid, March to, It developed
here today that 41 section of the Span
ish ministry is bitterly opposed to
King Alfonso's going to Barcelona,
which :s described as a "wasp's nest,"
but the king, with a display of the
old Bourbon courage, has refused to
be disuadid. He considers it his duty
to go, and is confident that his visit
to Barcelona will appeal to the chiv
alrous spirit of the Spanish people
and hjve good effect.
A dispatch ha been received here
from the Spanish minister to Switz
erland saying that the anarchists of
Geneva bave decreed the death of
King Alfonso and Premier Maura.
CAPAÜTTI
CASE IS UP
Sessions Last Un
til Midnight When
Case Goes to Jury
Trinidad, Colorado,' March' 10.
It was but a few minutes of mid
night last night when the case of
Tony Capinctti, charged with , com
plicity iu, an attempt to assassinate
C, F. & I. Superintendent A. Alexan
der and family by blowing up the
home at Segundo with dynamite, went
to the jury. All day and night was
occupied in the taking of evidence
and hearing the arguments. The jury
was locked up at midnight and ver
dict will not be returned until 9:30
o'clock this -morning at the earliest.
A feature of the testimony yester
day was the confession made by
Frank Ive, who is charged with hav
ing caused the explosion. William T.
Thatcher, deputy sheriff and .Bow
dery Floyd, stenographer for 'No'rth
cutt and MacHendrie, both related a
confession made by Ive in the office
of the District Attorney on Feb. 5
in which he told of the entire plot.
Ive is alleged to have said that lie
met Capanetti on the evening' of Jan.
30 when fvc was offered three dollars
to blow up the Alexander home with
dynamite. The men met later at the
boarding house at supper where Cap
anetti gave Ive three sticks of dyna
mite and about thirty feet of fuse.
Ive said he placed the dynamite un
der the porch of the Alexander home,
attached the fuse and then crawled
under the porch of an adjoining house
where he lit the fuse and waited un
til after the explosion when he be
came frightened and ran away. The
following day.he claimed to- have
asked Capanetti for the money and
was refused because "he didn'jt do a
good job."
The state rested at four o'clock
and the defense and closing argu
ments occupied the remainder of the
day and night. Ive will be tried fol
lowing the Capanetti trial.
CONVICTS SHOT IN
BREAK FOR
LIBERTY
Deer Lodge, Mont., March -0. As
the result of a desperate effort to es
cape on th part of three life-prisoners
in the Montana state penitentiary at
this place. Guard Robinson is deal
with his throat cut from ear to ear.
Convict Hayes is dead with four bul
lets through his body and Convict
Rock is fatally injured with two bul
lets through his lungs.
Warden Conley, who wielded the
gun which shot two convicts, is seri
ously and probably fatally wounded,
his throat being cut and a knife being
thrust into his back five times. Only
the shortness of the knife blade saved
Conley's life.
Third Convict Unhurt.
A third prisoner, .whose name is not
given out, and who attempted to es
cape with Hayes and Rock, was re
captured. All three were life prison
ers. 1 layes was a trusty and had been
placed in the cell with Rock in order
that he might keep track of his cell
ulate, who was regarded as a des
perate man. Rock, Hayes and the
third man committed a small infrac
tion of the rules, and were ordered
before Warden Conley for invetsiga-
tion. In the light of subsequent
events it is believed the infraction
was deliberately done, in order that
th nun might be taken into the war
den's private office.
RATON TUNNEL IS
ALMOST READY
FOR USE
Denver, March 10. C. E. Hig-
by, the we'd known tunnel contractor,
who has been identified with many
important railroad and irrigation
projects in the West, is at present in
Denver, stopping at the Trcmont ho
tel with his wife.
Mr. Higby is at present complet
ing the Raton tunnel, which extends
through the Raton mountains on the
main line of the Santa Fe. The tun
nel is now very nearly completed,
all of the excavating having been
done and the bore is being ccme.nted
When finished, this tunnel will , be
perhaps the best in the world, equip- j
pvd with all the modern conveniences
mm -
ARE UNITED
Ma nzanola Growers
Decide to Erect In
dependentFactory Manzanola, Colo., Mar. 10 An in
dependent sugar factory for this place
is now assured and-W.B. Everett
has been given a contract to go to
New York City and close arrange
ments for the machinery needed.' At
a meeting of beet men here to-day, an
organization was -completed and the
factory will be built during the pres
ent; íícar.; j.'" M." Heattyi was elected
president of the new company anJ
othet pfficers-were , chosen. -The sec
tion of the beet men marks the culmi
nation of th controversy between the
sugap-men and the-growers over the
price to be paid for the beets-. - The
growers hold that they cannot afford
to raise beets for the priceoffered b)
the factories and the sugar men, have
refused to accede from, their first of-'
fer-of'-a sliding scale.'
and constructed In the most im
proved m'anrter. ' ""'y
"This tunnel will be a great im
prpvenicnt on the. Santa Fe," said Mr.
Higby last eyening. "It will do away
with the use. of push 'engines, which
are now required " to push up the 2
per cent grade, in the old tunnel.
These engines give great annoyance
from the smoke. The new tunnel has
a small grade, what is known as a
half of 1 per cent grade. Any train
which can be brought to the tunne
by one engine can be taken through
it without extra assistance."
The new tunnel will be put in ser
vice some time npxt month and tlu'.,e
an event will ' be made of it In the
vicinity of Raton. The portals are to
be neatly finished off in cement.
Mr. Higby has for the last, five
years made his home in Denver. He
is one of the best known tunnel con
tractors in the country, Jiaving been
employed on important pieces of rail
road buliding in the West, Indies, in
South America and in other coun
tries?' He was also for two years in
charge of the construction work 'on
the Gunnison tunnel, assuming the
work after the -contracting firm of
Taylor & Moore threw it up. He left
that 'work to take up the Raton tun
nel work.
NEGRO RESISTS ARREST I
IS RIDDLED WITH SHOT
Waxahachie, Tex. .March 10. Bar-!
Heading himself ih a small house on
the Gibbons farm, two miles south of
Rocket, a negro named Willie Will
iam yesterday' made a desperate ef
fort to resist arrest on a charge of
unlawfully carrying arrhs. Constable,
McAlpin and Deputy Sheriff Hick
man went to the negro's house "to ar
rest him. When the officers walked
up to the door "of the house and
called for him the negro began shoot
ing at them with a revolver. The
officers exchanged shots with him
until" their ammunition was exhaust
ed. When help arrived the house wa
riddled with rifle bullets.' A charge
on the house was then made and the
loor was broken open. Williams
and a negro woman were found lying
dead on the floor. The opinion of
the officers is that Williams killed the
woman and then turned the gun on
himself.
CENSUS BULLITIN ISSUED.
Washington, D. C, March 10. The
seventh annual report of the census
bureau for the year of 1906 and cov
ering about half of the United States
was issued today and contains some
interesting . figures. Among other
things, it shows that the people of
the country are living longer now
than they .were 100 years ago. It
also shows that the negro race is dy
ing off at an alarming rate and that
the mortality among citizens of Afri
can extraction is twice as great as
among the whites. ' Tuberculosis is
the disease that causes more deaths
than ,my other. Among half of the
population of. the country ' in 1900
there were over 49,000 violent deaths
and 5,853 suicides.
THOSE WEIRD YARNS
"Do you know anything ahotit !
poker?"
"Not a thing." ;
"Too bad. I .was depending on j
you to help me out with' the right
color for a poker story." j
"Oh; T can do . that all . right. J
thought you wanted me to play.
TRe-
Grand'
The old CimarroriL Cafe
Entirely Rebuilt
Twenty Rooms
Bar in Connection
1
WATCH
For Out Opening Announcement
HENRY STEEN
NOTARY PUBLIC and FIRE INSURANCE
Office With
CIMARRON TOWNSITE CO.
Norm an
FIRE INSURANCE
CIMARRON,
V AN D USEN
ELECTRICIAN,
Electrical Supplies, Wiring, Fixtures, Repairing
ii i n ipg N. Second St., RATON
PROMPT SERVICE
e
WINES, LIQUORS
and CIGARS
LEGAL TENDER BAR
HARRY K. GRUBBS, Proprietor
COOR'S GOLDEN
BEER
Quitter & Jleff.
rAlNTERS and
All kinds of work solicited.
Country
Hotel
Hot and Cold Baths
S2BRSBB1
W I kins
NEW MEMICO
N, M. Phone Raton 75
PRICES RIGHT
BONDED WHISKEY J
a -NfLUALlY
YOUR PATRONAGE
SOLICITED
t
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Special attention paid to
Orders. .
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