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THE CIMARRON NEWS. OOMF. TO CtatABftOH AN I DBA I.. Town la Which to BUILD AM IDEAL HOME qUEFPBD rENYIM0 FLAMTT la Worth Wrw Mialli. rora AMD JOB AND CIMARRON CITIZEN CIMARRON. COLFAX COUNTY. NEW fcfcXICO. SATURDAY APRIL 8. 1911 VOL. Ill NO. 9 i urn i i k Coal Mining In the State of New Mexico a Banner Industry Washington, April i. The an nual report oi the mine inspector lor New Mexico for the fiscal year ended June 30, ioio, was made public today by the secetarv of the interior. It shows the phenomon al growth of this industry in the territory. In part the reporter says: The coal mining industry in Nev Mexico during th past year has continued the onward and prosper ous stride oi the seven preceding years. The uross production of the territory was ,203,486.41 tons: amount used in operating mines, 835! tons: apptoximate nmounr ol unwashed slack and coal sent to coke ovens, 803,676 tons; net ton nage of coal shipped to market, 2-433i733'9" tons; estimated value ol net product at the mines, f 3,503, -004. oi. Thes figures show an in crease of gross production of 51a, 396.50 tons, or 18.4a per cent over the preceding liscal year. The in crease ol net product of coal ship pd to market was 486,668.55 tons or 34.99 Pr cent. The increase in value in nei tonnage of coal ship ped to market was $744,478.66. In addition to the coal shipped, the 307, 10a. 10 tons ol coke were ship ped, the value ol which was $1, 1K9 965,6a, making the total value oi coal and coke shipped 1 4,693. 870. 53, an increase in value over the preceding fiscal year of 775,75o.- 59, 19.79 per cent. The production of coal and coke kept pace with the demand, al though all ol the coke ovens in th territory were not operated full time The decreased demand lor coke was due to the restricted operations ol the copper tilines and smelters The Faithful Employe. Stealing Rich Men's Children of the southwest and oi Mexico There has been a slight dearth ol miners at most of the large coal mines of the territory. It waa ex pected that the miners who were out ol employment on account of strikes at coal mines farther east would seek employment in New Mi 11, hut lew ol these rame west however, the mines of the territoj v did not suffer severely from lark of labor. From the statistical tables it is easy to calculate the average wag es earned by miners in New Mex ico. Taking the six largest mines the average wages earned, as shown, ranges from Í3.58 to I4.03 From this is to be deducted the cost of powder and oil used by the miner, which would leave an aver age net daily earning of about I3. 10 To this must be added extra pav for putting in cross timbers and sets, and tor brushing, yardage, etc., which would probably bring the average wage to S3- or better. But in calculating the average wage it must be remembered that there are many novices at work in mines who cam small wages while learning. A first class, able-bodied miner usually earns from $4.50 to $f per day, and the writer has seen many pay rolls, at different mines, whereon several of the min ers had earned from 1 160 to J200 for aa to as days work. If the major part of the danger factor is removed Irom mining in New Mex ico, as maY he done by enforcing proper discipline, coal mining will Income a lavorite pursuit. Collax county again leads in the total production oí coal in New Mexico, with 73.38 per cent of the lack London, at a publisher's din ner in New York, said of industry: "The hoy who starts at the bot tom in some concern thinks all he needs to do ia to work hi very boat and then bis employer will raise him up till, finally, he is made general manager. "Aa a matter of fact, the truth lies nearer Lawson's cate " Law son.' said the head of a rich firm, 'I have noticed that you work with amazing zest. No de tail of the business is too small to small to escape you. No task is too bard. You are first to arrive in the morning, vou are last to leave at --' " 'Oh, thank you, sir; thank you sir,' cried Lawson expecting his salary to be doubled . " 'Hence Lawson,' his employer ended with a snarling laugh, 'I'll ask you to dig out the first of the month. It is men of your caliber who get a business down pat and then go and rival establishments in the next block.' " Nan Who Advertised. Bulky Mail Goes In Freight Cars Washington, March 36. Maga zines and other bulky periodicals after uly 1 ntxt will he transported hv the postofbre department in car load lots as last freight. Postmaster General Hitchcock is developing as rapidly as possible plans to utilize last freight in the transporation of magazines when practicable and in instanens where a saving to the government in transporation charges may be ef fected. Í FOR I ! Garden Hose, j ! Rakes, I j Irrigating Shovels, X I Lawn Mowers, j I Lawn Sprinklers, j I Lawn Grass Seed, j j "Union Lock" j i Poultry Fence and j Poultry Supplies j I see ! j CIMARRON HDW. CO. j i THE ''DIAMOND EDGE" STORE IflafcFBattf HfcaMMa MnaWanWB&aa&aaaÉ'' OXFORD HOTE ALL MODERN CONVENIENCES j I ima anifan Rnnms É I- v. yuui luí j ww Hot and Cold Water Open Day and Night Bar and Barber Shop in Building j EVERYTH How Parties Stand In Congr Kidnaping rich men's children has long been one of the most pop ular methods of extorting money. Most of the kidnapers however, are captured, either before or after get ting the ransoms which they have demanded. David T. jr., son of the late Dav id T. Beats, who was president of the old Union National Bank of Kansas City, Mo., was kidnaped from his home Thanksgiving night, 1 S01, when he was 2 years old. A servant girl who had been em ployed only a few weeks helped in the plot. While the family was eating dinner and young David was playing in the hall, the maid pick ed him ud and gave him to a man who was waiting at the Iront door. The child's father adveitised in the newspapers next morning, offering $5,000 for the return of the baby, and at 10 o'clock that night two men returned with the child and received the money Two men and a woman who had lived at 1528 Park avenue and their actions ex cited the suspicions ol a neighbor, who reported to the police. The woman, Elizabeth Slevidence, was the maid at the Beals home. She and one of the men, Albert King, were arrested, convicted and sen tenced to serve a term ol five years in the Missouri penitentiary. The other man escaped with the money. Knward Cudakiy, the 1 5-year-old son of Kdward Cudahy, the Oma- : ha packer, was kidnaped while re- turning Irom a neighbor's bouse, December 18, 1000. He was car- ' ried oil in a buggy, by two men and kept bound and chained in a room in south Omaha lor three days. The abductors threw anote tin the yard of his lather's home, offering to return the boy for $25, -000. Edward Cudhav, the father, drove out a lonely road and hand- A na.nr ,k.. a n .1 Ká ' I , . Hi", V I I II W ' I III' III 'III , Him in' M. was put in a hack and driven to a ; place near his borne, wnere he was lohn Wanamaker on his first business day took in $24.67. He reserved 67 cents for change for the second days business and spent the other $24 for advertising. And bis faith in advertising was justi fied, for Jonn Wanamaker, through skillful advertising, became a mer chant prince. Not only that, he is recognized as a statesman, as a leader in church and society. His name is today indicative of big things, big ideas, big enterprises, big advertising. In the business world it is immediately a stamp of small brain, of poor initiative, to say that advertising does not pay, brings no results. Go into any community and pick out the futher men who do not advertise, and no investigation is needed to prove that they are not the men through whose enort the community pro spers or advances. Ihey are generally the smallest potatoes in the business row and they never lead in anything. Their names are not found in the advertising column oi their home paper and they are not found anywhere else except among those who have fail ed in life. The New Mexican has just received a copy of the "Gold en Book," issued by his associates, in celebration of Mr. Wanamaker completing his fiftieth year in bus iness vividly telling the story of the man who advertsied. Santa Fe New Mexican. North New Mexico Base ball League Will Be a Go and every time they wash the boil er it is necessary to drain the Suez Canal. The pony trucks are as large as an ordinary turntable used here. The round house force hold a pic nic in her fire box every summer. She carries 000 pounds of steam and 360 pounds of air train line. She can haul 720 loaded cars, and in good weather she might walk away with 722. She runs from Kimberly to Johannesburg, a distance of 000 miles and the wind from the train has been known to knock monstrous trees of the forest and she makes the run in three hours and eleven minutes. When she leaves the track there is an earthquake in China four days later. 1 he throttle is pulled hv a sta tionary engine in the cah and the lubricator holds four barrels of oil. The train eoes so fast that when she is stopped she is still go ing ten miles an hour. Washington, I). C, April 4. The political complexion of the sixty-second congress, which conven ed inextraordinarv session today, is as follows: Senate Republican 50, Demo crats 41, vacancy I, House -Democratic 228, Repub lican 160, Socialists 1, vacancies 2. Senate vacancy Irom Colorado, legislature being Democratic. Iowa is expected soon to elect a successor to the late senator Dol liver, whose seat is now occupied by Lafayette Young. The house has vacancies Irom the Ninth Iowa and second Penn sylvania districts. released and allowed .to walk home. Maine Raised Not Later Than June 1 total output ol the territory. The gross output was 2,413,499.60 tons an increase of 2,373,849.53 tons, or 13.42 per cent over the gross product on the preceding fiscal year. Ol the total output 13,720 tons were used in operating the mines, 802,676 tons of unwashed ol unwashed coal and slack were sent to the coke ovens, and 1,582, 966.60 tons were shipped to mar ket. The total value of coal ship ped to market was $1,917,421.00. The production of coke was 39;, 102. 10 tons, an increase of 12,347, 80 tons over the precedrng fiscial year. The value of coke made was $1, 189,965.62, making the total value ol the country's products in the fiscal year $3,107.386.71- In tbe first lour months of the nscal year some ol the larger mines w'rc operated little more than halt time on account ol lack ol demand tor the product, hut during the last six months the demand has kept the mines constantly employed, dearth ol miners tending to keep down the production. McKiuley county ranked second a nong the coal-producing counties of New Mexico, credited with 23.40 per cent of the gross production of tin territory. The gross produc tion ol this county lor the liscal year was 737,934-75 ton an ,D' crease of 110,548.45 tons over tbe precediug year. The amount used in operating tbe mines was 16,674 tons; net product shipped to mar ket 721.050.75 tona; total value ol coal shipped to market $1,262,747.- V Efforts were made to capture the kidnapers, hut neither of the two men accused ol the crime was convicted. Willie Whitla, the8-year"old son ola rich lawyer in Sharon, Fa., was kidnaped from si hool, March 18, 1909. Letters to his parents offer ed to give up the hoy in return for tbe payment of $10,000. J. P. Whitla, the boy's father, tried to trap the kidnapeis by having off icers at tbe meeting place. This failed, and at tbe rendezvous, which was Cleveland O., Whitla turned over f 10,000 in bills to one ol the kidnapers. Tbe boy was re turned to his futher, This waa March 23. The next day the man and woman who lad carried the boy off were caught by the police. All except about 300 dollars ofthe ran som was found v wed up in the wo man's skill. The man, James H. Boyle, was given life sentence in the Pennsylvania penitentiary and the woman was sentenced to 35 years in prisión. Charley Ross, a 5-year-old son was stolen Irom Ins father's home, j Christian K. Roaa, in Baltimore, Md.,July 1, 1874. Although the lather searched lor years no trace was ever found ol the boy. Doz ens of young men with mysterious childhoods have tried to convince the world that they were Charley Ross, but the child probably was killed years ago. . Four-year-old Hoarce Marvin, tbe son of Dr. Hoarce Marvin, of Kitts Hu.nmocU. Del., disappeared from his father'! larm March 5, 1907. Marvin offered $ao,ooo ran-1 Pensacola, hla., April 1. the hull of the sunken battleship Maine in Havana harbor, will lie exposed not later than une 1, according to Frank M. Daniels, the contractor, who built the coffer around the ship. Then it can be determined whether tbe explosion which destroed the ship was rrom without or within, and whether Spain was really responsible. The trade territory to a town is notrll dependent upon the distance to neighboring trading Doints. The trade territory depends upon the enterprise of the merchants and the residents of the town. If a town does not reach out it will come only as far as it has to, and it will grow as it is forced to. But if the merchants go after business in the surrounding country, advertising in every possible wav, and mak ing good every word of their ad vertising, trade will come from an ever-increasing radius, the town will gain a reputation for being awake and it will forge to the front. Raton, N. M , April 3. There was a meeting held in this city to day between representatives of Dawson, Raton and Trinidad to consider the advisability of form ing a baseball league for this sea son and the preparation of a sched ule of games. The final action of the meeting was postponded un til Tuesday next so as to hear from La Junta, which is about to enter the throes of an election and upon the result of which depends tbe life of a baseball team in that city. Representations were made by Albuquerque and Las Vegas which lead those in the counsels of the movement to believe that a five or possibly a six team league will be formed. The Gate City aggregation this year will he as strong or stronger than the one of last year, and sould the present plans succeed, a season of good ball in northern Northern New Mexico can reason ably be expected, Raton is looking up in the world. A few days ago the city purchsed four acres of frontage along the Santa Fe track from the railway for $1800 which too men have been engaged in removing the houses from the property in order that it may be converted into a park. The strip is about half a mile long and when it is properly plan ted and and fenced it will present a fine effect to the travelers through here, and will be a source of con tinual pleasure to the citizens of tbe town. Some time during the summer theconstraction of a Car negie library will also be begun in the park. Champ Clark Gets Speakership Washington, April 4.- Represen tative Champ Clark ol Missouri was elected speaker of the house of the sixty-second congress. He received 217 votes against 131 for James R Mann ot Illinois, 16 lor Henrv A. Coper of Wisconsin and one tor George W. Norris of Ne braska. The three last naTied are Republicans. Some Locomotive. The following story of a wond erful American Locomotive comes unsolicited Irom one of the Bald win Locomotive Works ol Phila delphia. Editor Burlington En terprise. Dear sir. I am an inspector at the Baldwin Locomotive works and while traveling in Africa some time ago I saw tbe most powerful locomotive in the world. I want to tell you about it so you can let your people know that there are larger engines there than they have here. This engine has five acres of net ting in the smoke stake, and it took a man a day and a half to We carry a complete line of WALL PAPER In stock. Beautiful patterns to pick from. Our line of picture frames and picture molding can t be beat in any city. All kinds at all prices. Spring time is here, so drop in and get a bottle of Liquid Veneer and brighten your furniture Cimarron Furniture Co. General Furniture Dealers walk throuuh the cylinder. Every som, and the police were active tirne tne engine exbau,t, it run. trying to fiud the child. 1 he kid-, , . , Th napers became alarmed, as tbe penalty for kidnaping in Delaware is death, and killed tbe child. Tbe body was found on his lather's farm May 4, 1017. SUNDAY CLOSING. 1, District Attorney Geo. E. Remley issues the follow order: All saloons in Colfax county must close on Sunday in accord ance with law; must close at sun rise Sunday morning and remain : closed until 12 o clock Sunday night. Also all slot machines and Karnes oi chance must discontinue. GlOftOX G Rkmuy lor 20 minutes alter. There is an elevator that goes to the head light to hoist the oil, as it requires five barrels to fill it. It takes two men 45 minutes to light one signal lamp. The engineer is compelled to use anX rav to watch for signals, and after running it six months goes blind. It takes two astronomers with powerful telescopes to see her going, and the glare of the head light can be seen through a bill one and a ball mile tbick. It took nine carpenters four months to build tbe pilot. They use a steam shovel to give ber coal. Her tank bold 7 car loads of coal We Have Just Received a Car of Fort Smith Wagons Which we have had made es pecially with a view to the re auirements of this country. Where experience has shown other wagons to be weak we have had these strengthend, and that without increasing the draft. There is no better wagon made than the Fort Smith, and we guarantee them absolutely in every respect. LA1L & WILKINS Cimarron, N. M.