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THE CIMARRON CITIZEN. CIMARRON. NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY, MAY go. 1908 CIMARRON IS VICTOR A DARING HOLD-UP . (Continued From Page One.) Snows Van Houten Under by Score of Nine to One ' The 1'k baseball game with the y.,n lioutcii aiCKregation of sturdy Mvattcrs, is mi' a tiling of the past, the sun again shines in Cimarron, and things are looking up in the baseball line. In fact, when Captain Brooks Jed out his husky nine, the look of determination on eaeh and every face to do or die was so marked and so potent, that the betting dropped from 'even money to odds of ten to eight on Cimarron, and not many takers at that. Nearly two hundred people came to Cimarfon on the special that was run en: from Uaton, and the Van Houten j te;m was well backed by enthusiastic 1 refers, who, having heard of the we:1 kites- of the Cimarron team, came to laugh and jeer, but remained to see the slaughter and to weep for their fallen heroes. Van Houten won the toss and went to bat first. Cimarron had been i hanking on her star pitcher. Tommy) Jxckhard. but the first ball or so that ! was tossed ovVr the plate was pinged out into the field. This raised the ex-, ehement of the visitors to a fever! hei.t, and when their only run was' made in the first inning, they went i wiid. I.ockhard at once settled down I to buques, and from that time forth,' the game was hclij in the hollow of! his hand without any apparent effort.1 Try as they might the Van Houten j ri(ij.regatioii could not find the ball or place it for a hit if they did manage I to touch it now and then. Man after man went back to the bench after vainly fanning the air three times, and fri ni the first it became apparent that Cimarron was an easy victor. One of the other star players for Cimarron was voting lías-, a brother of Dr. Ilass. Mr. Bass has been teachinc school i,i Klizahethtown the past year, hut expects to spend the summer here in Cimarron here in Cimarron, and perhaps he will locate here per manently. Last Sunday's game was his first game this season, but his star bead work won for him the praise of every one who watched the game. Tu fact, with the exception of a few errors, all the team played hall from tart to finish. The line up and r-core was as follows: Sunday evening no definite clue was unearthed., but small things here and there pointed to three or perhaps five men, and when these little thhigs were put together, three arrests were made , last Monday. "I'.ud" , Farmer, the deputy sheriff at Dawson, had been sent down to French by the Dawson Fuel company to escort the money up to Dawson. Instead of ger Hilton to watch him and see that he did no harm, and also to signal to the masked riicn who did the hold up work. Just how Stone was con nected with the robbery the Citizen has not been informed, but suspicion is-iixed on him strongly. With these three men under arrest, constant search is being made for the" other two. Xo money has, at this writing. stopping off at French, as he was in-J been recovered. The report got out slructed to do. he went on down to that .Farmer had been arrested and Roy. south of French, and then took that $10,000 had been found on hint the train back to French, arriving af- but this proved to be untrue. ter the robbery had taken place. It The $3X,5oo taken was all in cur was thought from the very first that rency, and of this amount $500 was sonic one had committed the robbery in silver. It is not generally known who was conversant with the plans how mucli of the remaining $38,000 of the company, and suspicion was was in gold or how much in paper, at once fastened on Farmer a at but is likely that by far the greatct least an accomplice. Some other portion was in paper, as this has been clues were unearthed, and Farmer's the usual custom in the past. brother, a man going by the name of it the ofticers Cf the law have Stone, was arrested. Farmer at once caught the right men, this quick cap' left for parts unknown, but was ap- ture is but another evidence of: how p.-cl'.ended at Tucumcari, and placed hard it is to break the law and es cape from its clutches. The criminal no matter how cunning he nmy be always makes some sort of a slip that leads to a capture, and it is sel doni that a robbery takes place with out the wrongdoers being apprehend- under arrest last Monday evening. Henry Farr of Springer was also ar rested last Monday and it is said there is strong circumstantial evi dence against him. He was a pas senger 011 the train which brought the money up .to French from AlbtKpier- ed sooner or later, usually sooner. iie, and was on hand when the rob- hery was committed. He was also Raton. N. M., May to With all one of the men who were forced to' the posses in after one of the most carry the money from the depot to exciting man hunts in the history of the horses. After he was arrested, it, "-w Mexico, and with three men un is said that he was asked some ipies- 1,-r arrest, the whereabouts of the tious which he failed to answer. The $35.000 stolen by the daring- robbers sledge which the robbers had used! at French last Thursday night still had a new handle. It was ascertained remains an impenetrable mystery. If that he had purchased a new handle t:,c Santa Fc railway detectives, who at Springer not long before. When captured the men alleged to have cn asked what he had done with if, he ' K'iccre 1 the job. know anything replied that he had put it in tt sledge nbout the fate of the loot they have and had given it to a man to take preserved a Sphinx-like silence con down t.. his ranch. This u-.an, when ferning it. The town is iilling up asked about the truth of his state- vitl' l'inkcrton detectives. Santa IV mcnt, said that it was false. Faar had 'lfteetives, officials of the Wells- been keeping two fine saddle animals ''arK and Santa he companies and VAN ITOUTK.V AI5 R l'.H I'O A F. R. Smith ,ib 4 0012 Key in ilds, ss 1 1 o t French, If 4 o o 1 o Wilson, .b 4 0 o 4 ,1 W Smith, cf 0110 O, rrillo, c 4 o o 0 2 S.'.nil i'. al. ib ,1 o o 8 1 Woodward, rf 3 o o o o M -Arthur, p 2 o o o 5 31 12 J4 14 CIMARRON' Al! K lili J'O A It'í.ohe. c 3 .i 1 11 C-.rry. 3I 5 1 j 3 I.ivmgs'on, ss 4 o o i Frooke, -i 4 o o 1 li ( o 1 S'j'livan. cf 4 1 o FMler, ib 3 2 3 RVrrs, rf 1 1 i l.ickharK P .1 I o I J t I 3 t o o o at Springer, so the story goes, for some time prior to the robbery, but the horses were not to be found. When asked what he had done with them, he stated that he had sold them to a man by the name of Johnson, and when asked if he had given a bill of sale for them he stated that he had ami that the hill of srtlc had been acknowledged before a notary in Springer, livery notary in Spring er, so report has it, stated that this was also untrue. '.. FIVE MEN IN PLOT. With the arrest of these three men, Faar. Stone and Farmer, the theory is advanced that there were two rnore in the plot. It is thought that Farm er made the 'arrangements and gave the plans away. Faar was at French in the station with Fxprcss Messen- othtr officers, and a conference is to be held tomorrow which is expected to bring forth important results. Chief lien Williams, of the railroad detectives; Special Officer Cartright, and Division Superintendent Kern are in the city. Captain Fred Kornoff, of the territorial miounted police, quietly dropped off a freight train Santa Fe officials appear absolutely certain that these three men are the ringleaders in the hold-up and while keeping a discreet silence it is said that they have some evidence up their sleeves which will prove inter esting. Acting Sheriff J. Gale arrived in Folsoin tonight, according to a mes sage from there, after a day's hard work, the results of which are not made known. The report that a man was brought from French here and jailed today is incorrect. If a man was brought here from F'rench he 'was .taken straight through on No. 10. He is positively not in Raton. The prisoners have not been al lowed to hold a moment's conversa tion with outsiders since they were jailed. Folsrm, N. ,M May to. Captain Ga'c and posse have returned from a trip down the Cimarron river, where they followed what was. be lieved to be a very warm trail, marked by a spur believed to have been lost : by one of the robbers and which had engraved on it the name of a man who lives down the river and has the reputation of being an nll-aroun crook. The people seen at Emery Gap were undoubtedly citizens of that community who had no knowledge of the robbery. Gale and his men found the p'.acc where the robbers had camped and eaten 011 the night of the robbery, following the trail to near Capulín, where it was lost. Wagons Buggies Farming Implements We Seíl the Famous MqOormick Harvesters, Bakes, Mowers and Binders ; Moline Plows and Implements Peter Schuttler wagons General Blacksmi thing NORMAN WILKIRS SPEER Denver, May 20. Complete returns from Ml of the 21 1 precincts of the city indicate that Mayor Spcer has been re-elected by approximately 3,500 votes. The election was marked by the greatest interest and the largest vote ever polled in the city. In spite of the excitement and fever ish interest, no disturbance of note occurred and but few arrests were made during the day. The supporters of the present ad ministration indulged in a general jollification when it became definitely known that their man was re-chosen. The election was probably the closest ever held in the city and cx icted widespread interest all over the state and country. In spite of the cf from the south today and Superin-j1 fort to get complete figures as early I I Mirs. A. li. Carey j WINS' I Mm. ARKELL, Manager 9 I ftP.WF.R.AT.A RARBWARF, I Cutlefy, Ammunition, Tinware. , 1 Graniteware, Majestic Range?, I Sanitary Plumbing & Heating, I IT I N SHO P I ii2 N. Second St. Raton. N. M I tendent MacKctizie, of the Wells- Fargo conipanw at Denver, is also on the ground. It is reported that the general manager of, the express company will arrive on the castbound limited. What will be the result of tomorrow's proceedings is entirely a matter of speculation. Whether or not Henry F'arr and Henry Stone, now in jail here, or find Farmer will prove communicative on the subject of the robbery is a cpiestion. The as possible, the large number of scratched tickets made the work of the judges very slow. Speer's vic tory over Phelps is his second tri umph over Senator T, M. Patterson of the Denver News-Times, who con ducted the bitterest newspaper fight against the mayor ever waged by the press of any city. Specr was sup ported by the Post and the Repub lican candidate secured lukewarm support from the Denver Republican. N o r m a n W i I k i n s FIRE INSURANCE CIMARRON, NEW MEMICO When in Cimarron stop at the I Ü A Í TrWi;'',ffaa A-j 3 5 o 8 to 2' FORESTS BURNED i'orri-oii. May 19. Forest fire this afternoon destroyed a section of timber near here valued at between 5.,ooo and $25.000. The blaze could l '.ecu or several miles and was fjv.ned by a heavy Kale. It started lmi the sawmill of Jcf-se Ray a short h'tauce from this place. Cripple Creek, May 19 Forest fres this afternoon in heavy timber in the vicinity of Clyde, swept over broad tract this afternoon and finally burned itself out. The cause of the blaxe is not known. A heavy wind was blowing during the day and it ti Impossible to check the tire. THE BEST HOTEL ON THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN ROUTE Rates $3.00 Per Day MRS. D. M. SAVAGE, Manager Do You Wish To Buy or Sell L TO) TÜ? WESTERN CANADA RACINQ Cranbrook, B. C, May 18. Purses to the extent of $2,400 are offered in the racing meet opened here today tt tht initial event of the Western Can Turf association' circuit. The X jJary meeting will be held next 'A i Then Call and Seo Ilo ( PI i ml - GEO. E. fEMLEY, REAL ES All Kind Of Property I Ian le i on Commission. QUICK RESULTS CHARGES REASONABLE ST. LOUIS, ROCKY MOUNTAIN & PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY PASSENGER SCHEDULE In Effect April ist WeUs-Fargo Express Train No. 2. Train No- Í. Lv. Cimarron . 9:20 a.m. Lv. Raton 3:50 p.m. " Cerrososo. 9:38 a.m. " Clifton H.. 4:17 o.m. " Colfax.... 10:50 am. preston 4:35 p.m " W i?:i5o a.S: ' Ko'lerT f 50 p m' " Kochler.... 11:00 a.m. n 5-iop.m ' Preston. .. 11:35a.m. Colfax...... 5:50p.m. " Clifton H. .11:55 a.m. " Cerrososo.. 6:12 p.m. Ar. Raton 12:25 p.m Ar. Cimarron... 6:30 p.m. lyunhr & Ueff.... tt I AINTERS and APER HANGERS At kinds of work solicited. Special attention paid U touniry urcers.