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THE CIMARRON CITIZEN, CIMARRON, NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3. 100:8. FIRE TRAPS WOMEN AND ONE KILLED Six Others Are Badly Burned, But Escape Alive; The Firemen Save Many 00000000000000000 O LOCAL PERSONAL O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Frank Lambert unloaded a car of coal fur the pump house last week. DEAL CLOSED V. )). Kirshncr Ins aillo last Sunday Raton New York. June 2. One woman was killed :ndd si xothers were terri My !)iirnei! early today in a fire in the furnished rooming house. 341,? W. Thirtieth street, whreh threatened the lives ni a score of persons. The woman leaped from the roof to death on 1 he pavement below. Crazed by fear, the inmates of th h uie ran about the burning buildin: in tat ir night clothing, screaming fu:' help. Icapc was cut off by th labile- and -moke on the lower floor and 1 Mily the brave rescues by the firemen with ropes and scaling ladder- prevented the death of al Ithe ocupaiit- of the house. Lieutenant Mandara), with four firemen, weut down in the collapse of a burning stairway, but all escaped with slight bum- and b-ui-es Marie ücl'.raine. .jo years old, dress maker, leaped from the roof and was in-tantly killed. -Many daring re-cues were made by ihe firemen and police. The fire, of unknown o-ii;nt. start ed 1:1 : woodbin and burned straight up the stairway. S. X. I'.rewer, after selling out his pool hall to A. C. Cox, drove over land to Tucumcari. Frederick W hitney drove the Van Monten fishing party out to the Ray ado last Sunday morning "Pete'" I'earson went to Kochler last week to do carpenter work on the packing house being built there. Mrs. W. I). Kirshner, a sister of liilly. Mailing, accompanied by her two daughters, have left for their ll'oiU' after a week's visit in Cimar ron. NOTED NEWSPAPER MAN IS DEAD OF OPOPLEXY l'hica:; June ..'.--Win. II, Welch fotimlrr of tlu Western New-paper a--ictalion and at one time pubii.-hcr ot the T'es Moines Leader, died ;.t his hi nit here fr Mowing an attack of apiipicvy la-t night. CHAMBERLIN CHOICE FOR ORGEGON SENATOR Portland, Ore., June 2. George E. (.'hambcrlin. Democrat, twice govern or of Oregon, is possibly the popular choice of Oregon for United States senator. His lead over Judge Henry M. Cake will po-sible bo in the neigh borhood of 1,000. CONFERENCE ABOLISHES TITLE "PRESIDING ELDER' Chas. Scott has crsigncd his posi tion with the mill force and of the lumber company ami is now working on the Or. Ilass residence. (icorge Pillman. who ran the but cher simp for Duckworth ik Marling last winter, ha- gone to Des Moines to ork for the St. I.. K. M. & P. R. K. Co. Frank Diveiiey of the Oxford ho tel, has resigned and gone to Raton, where he expects to go, into business. Al Davis has purchased the Owcnsi interest in the butcher simp known as the Oxford shop. Trinidad, Colo.. June J The Clark coal land deal was con summated yesterday when articles of incorporation for the Montana- I.)....!... ,. IM...I .. -.1. . . ' vi.ui IW.IMI i. uiiiw.iuy hi- c men l ( Irove into town in : ' f re in ! i.-" . 1 iiiiuii.T ii'iinuy tun tlic deeds tor tne immense rich coal ainds were transferred- to Charles Francis Adams of I'oston to the Montan. 1 millionaire. The articles were filed by V." L. 1'rcthertoii, who represents Senator Clark in this county. The new corporation is capitalized at $1,500,000 under the laws of, the (state ot Washington. I he purposes I :f the company arc to buy and sell rteal estate, mine coke and sell coal and manuj.icture and sell electric light power. That the deal was closed has been known since the recent visit of Sen ator Clark to this section, but the actual transfer is indicative of the progress that is being made in the preliminary work for the actual de velopment of the bog project. A force of men are now at work on the lands and the number will be in creased later. The record does not show the con sideration paid for the tract- of land purchased from the Adams Cattle company. , At the same time these deeds were transferred, William ('Icorge, and F.lla, Albert E. and Mary Gooderíiam transferred to the new corporation a tract of 1,681 acres adjoining the Adams tract. This is the first men lion that has been made of this deal, which is a large one within itself and dilion to the land already loin Finan, one of the well known old timers has returned to Cimarron. Í after an absence of several months.' Mr. Finan has been down in Arizona and (ild Mexico for some time, and; ho states that while he hail a good time- and the world was treating him nicely, he simply could not stay away1, from t larrou any longer. Louis. Rocky Mountain í; donated several car loach matter. of cinders toward making wa'ks here in Cimarron. The railroad company j has already delivered a car load, audi Win. Marling is engaged in making sidewalks from the Oxford hotel north lo the post office, and along the south side of the park to the de pot. This is an improvement that has been needed for some time and Mr. Marling is to be congratulated on his public spirit. a large j bought. The consideration is not 1 mentioned. ! The deeds have been in the city for 1 some time, but Mr. Iltetherton has been waiting until such a time as Un concern was incorporated. I lieforer leaving here, Senator Clark I said that he w as trying to arrange tti'th the C. V. & I. to build a branch line to his proncnv, adding that, if I he could no! do so he would build j his own line. The incorporation of I Hie company is a good indication that some action lias heen taken in the AUTO KILLS 2 New York, June I. Whirling up Ocean parkway, I'.rooklyn, at a speed of fifty miles an hour early today, a big touring automobile containing e party of Brooklyn merrymakers wdio had spent the night at Coney Island, crashed into a tree, bounded into the air, turned turtle and tell upon the occupants. Two men were instantly killed and two were so severely crushed that they may die. Two other men who were in the car es caped almost without a scratch. The dead arc: WILLIAM P. OOUBEAUD. THOMAS NOLAN. The injured: Victor Brandes, right arm anil left thigh broken and internal injuries. James Mckenna, left shoulder I broken and possibly internal injuries. The automobile was owned and driven by John Lanyon of Prooklyn. In the automobile with Lanyon. be sides the two men .who were killed, with the two injured, were Ernest F.ggert. Lanyon, who was at the wheel of the machine when the accident oc curred, was arrested. The accident is believed lo have re sulted from a disarrangement of the steering gear. The car was flying up Ocean parkway at a tremendous speed when it struck the curve. When Lanyon turned the wheel to turn the car around it- responded promptly at frst, then with a sudden swerve it darted toward the curb and crashed against the tree. Goubeainl and No lan were instantly killed. Brandes and McKcnna were so se verely crushed that they were uncon scious when they were removed from tl.c wreckage. Lanyon- and Eggert were stunned, but quickly recovered. ONLY PRIVATE IN LOYAL LEGION IS INTERRED Xew York, June-3. Sergt. John Xi hill of Whitestone, a veteran of the Civil .war and Indian war, said to be the only enlisted man in the United States army ever admitted to mem bership in the Loyal Legion, was bur ied here yesterday with military. hon ors A detachment of soldiers from Fort Totten, Willet's Point, acted as an escort. 0 0 il 0 GEO. E. REMLEY tbt Oxford Ijotel Furnace Heat Throtighotrt. Hot and Cold Ba&s. a FIKST CLA88 CAFE CONNECTED to fl ATTORNEY-AT-LAW CIMARRON, NEW MEXICO but whether Jie will build I . & W. is not known. UP IN THE AIR llahiuiore, June 2. The time-honored title "presiding elder" was abol ished yesterday by Ihe general cou ehnrcr by the adoption of the minori ty rcyort from the revision committee recommending that ihe name be changed in district superintendent. The presiding elder is today really a siieprintciideiit as his office is no longer inertly -acramental, but administrative. EXCITEMENT OF THEATRE FIRE KILLS AN ACTOR Cleveland. Ohio. June 2 Fier in Keith'.- theatre yesterday afternoon, in which a panic was averted only by the coolness of the house staff and orchestra, cost the life of F.usjcne J Pisón. .55 yero old, who has played in the support of many star-. He died of heart disease due to the ex citement caused by the approach o: the fiann-s and hi haste lo pack his l' -tunics. MURDER IS SUSPECTED Cheyenne, Wyo.. June 2. A tele phone nii-s.tire from I auder st ites that st.irtling de elopiueiits in con nection vv'th the death of (icorge F. Thompson, who was supposed to h.i 1 1 niiimittcd suicide there Sun day morning by drowning him-cH in a u hi-key barrel hallf filled with water. The charge is now made that Thompson wa mu dered and that robbery was the tnotiir. A post-mor 1m examina. ion made yesterday div closed wounds on the head and body which, it is declared, could not have been inflicted under any circumstanc es. Thompson had a large sum of money iu his possession when lasl seen Friday night, and this could not Tie found after his body wa found in the barrel. The gambling loss theory was cdvuurcd and for a time accept ed. The coroner ha. decided to hold 01 iinuest, pending which several men :;re under surveillance. One man. is it understood, has already been! t.iken into custody on suspicion. I LONG RACE IS HALF OVER u unusual degree of interest is manifested in the endurance race which is being run from Fvauston, Wyo.. to Denver. The latest report yesterday stated that Workman, of Cody, was 11 the lead and that' Kern was second, eighteen miles in the rear The leader passed through Fort Steele, Wyo.. yesterday, .'i)s miles from the starting point. Dolin, a Las Animas county rider was well up with Ihe leaders. o word was received "otcrday of Charlcj 'Frew of Pri mero and his Huerfano county thor oughbred, Archie. When last men tioned in ihe (li-patches. he was leav ing ansuttcr. Wyo., at noon .Mon day. The horses- are being -closely watched by humane officers anil none are being allowed to gou on when not in condition. A number have al ready dropped out. 4- I UWVEY RflYNATT 11 warn tit mtbe Oxford Bar... Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars. ü RENOWNED A. B. C. BEER ON TAP i vi iit My!i.ío W. B. KEnSGUEH, Proprietor 'Sf2i L:ff;S; if"" Hi I Painter and Paperhanger : BLANCHE BATES' MOTHER DIES OF APOPLEXY ( Issining, X. Y., June 2 Mrs. France- Wren Hates, mother of Blanche Bates, the actress, died of apoplexy Saturday at her daughter's home. Banley Farm, three miles from here She was $) years old. Miss Bates was at her bedside at the end. Mrs. Bates was born in Virginia. She was one of the Wren family, ii fai.iou-. vaudeville troupe. MINER CRUSHED TO DEATH IN THE AJAX AT VICTOR Denver, June 1. Not until the dis trict court and the supreme court shall each have had another oppor tunity tí pass on the question, will it be determined whether or not the act to cerate a stale railway commis sion for Colorado is constitutional. The supreme court ibis morning, in passing upon the suit brought to test the constitutionality of the act, de clined to es press an opinion upon that tptestion. merely remanding the action for a new trial on the. ground of irregularities orcurring in the trial of the case in the lower court. The district court held that thc railway commission act was uneonsti- j '.utiotial, and trom this decision an appeal was taktn. the briefs presented! on ihe appeal, a- well as the excep tions upon w hich ihe appeal was I based, setting forth, on behalf of the ' litigants, not only the question of the : onstitutionaiiy of the act. but also' irregularities in the course of the. trial ill the lower court, errors of both law and fact being, assigned. i Il was the belief of the attorneys ' in either side thai the supreme court j would dispose of all the questions ' raised by the appeal, but when the j decision was announced this morning by the appellate tribunal it was found that the decision was reversed and the new trial ordered solely upon the (remuda of eirors in the course of the trial, the supreme court declining on this appeal to go into the question of the constitutionality of the act. The case will speedidly be tried anew in the district court, and then another appeal will be taken, upon which the supreme court will be again asked to pa-s on the constitu tional question. I Sign Painting a Speciaity : 1 : Shop Located in Back of Wilson's Blacksmith Shop LUIRE LL BROS. - CIMARRON, - NEW MEXICO CALL AND SEE US IN OUR NEW STORE We Make Everything and Repair Anything in the Harness Line Hand Made Harness a Specialty When in Cimarron stop at the ? a 11 a KM THE BEST HOTEL ON THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN ROUTE Rates $3,00 Per Day MRS. D. M. SAVAGE, Manager Victor, Col.i., June -". Win. Moyle, a,'eil jj. was crushed to death by cav.-h; at -oí the .i"o-inot level of the Ajax mine in P.ati'e mountain. lie leaves a wife and family. HOODOO SHIP GOES DOWN OFF NEW YORK SHORE 1 Xew York. June 2 The Peter Rick- mers. "a German fiill-riKtred shin ! ' ! whieb run ashore on llie I nnir Iclnurl! I MO yesterday afternoon! . , , . 1 , , . ' . J ' coast several wei-ks aim. hrnl-p m 1 two late last nijíht and the remainder j of her cargo of case oil was swept lout to sea Only a part of the ship's how is now visisblc. I The incoming tide brought in many cases of oil, and beach combers made Í a profitable haul yesterday. They were so numerous .that the crews of the wreckers had difficulty in saving the remnants of the cargo. Deputy sherifs are now guarding salvage val ued at $35.o- Frustrated on shore the beach combers sailed out beyond the three mile limit, and caught many drifting cases of oil. ' Do You Wish To FIRST MAN TO HEAR TELEPHONE IS DEAD Chicago. June 2. William Ham mam! Hubbard, said to be the first person to hear the human voice re produced on the telephone, died yes terday at I.ake Forest, III. He it was whom Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, in the late '70s selected to aid himi in mak ing the tests of the scientific discov ery that has revolutionized the world. t iSfflg.! KS t Buy A Tí or Sell 22-.. ' J 1 r i Then Call and See lie GEO. E. REMLEY, REAL ES AÍI Kinds Of Property Handled on Commission. QUICK RESULTS CHARGES REASONABLE i \n\n The St. 'actué ha.