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THE CLOVIS NEWS
AN EPITOPE OF LATE LIVE HEWS CONDENSED RErOCO OP THE PROGRESS OF E ENTS AT HOME AND A3ROAD. FROM ALL SOURCES SAVINGS. DOINGS. ACHIEVE MENTS. SUPfERlNQS. HOPES AND FEARS OF MANKIND. n nt. -..n- 1 ' ABOUT THE WAR. Tin- general le ;i.iiii,irtHi-B or i. Kir nili (i. in. mii army corps at Htrin-.-iui!g has l'. !i cli stroyed by fire or Incendiary tuigni. m cording to din- pattlif ren in d ut Paris. Important iniliiarv iIim'iiiiii ii were destroyed. A royai il'M iii' Iki been issued cali lug lo Hit' rcilm Hi" Italian soldiers or tin' first int. i;. 'iv. linrn in 1XS, and heloncini: to Hi" Iii artillery, and also tin- Aliil ni and the soldier or tin- third in'' Cory. Iiorn in 1S91 1S92. is(i: ami ivi belonging to the Alpine troops. . i i in it i 11 c in p porta received at (ieneva Iiuiii liitiliriicli in the Aus Irian irnunland of Tyrol. Kinperor Francis .Iom ili is arranging to abdl cate. il Is lug said he Is unable to agree with the views of Kinperor Wll Main on military ntlairs, and also be cause hi the Ceiin.ni Ihnporor's attl tilde t. iiurding peace. With the iirmi. s in France and Plunders rectiperaliiiK lifter the titreiiiioiis fighting of .he earlier days of last lurk anil 11. ly local actions be Iiik recorded, interest in the war situ ation mis transferred to the HiiHslan offensive in Kasl Prussia and (he at tempt of a sluing Aiislro-Cerman iirni) to ilisluil).' tlie troops of Kin ieror N'icliiilas tr.'iu tlieir positions in tin- Carpathians. A ilisiMtili 10 1 he Renter Telegram Company from Till is, the Russian Briny In -adqunrlci s in Transcaucusia, say; l iity deck villages around Kars. in uniiliei ii Ttntiseuueuslu, have 1 11 laid in ruins In the Turks. The flight of (lie (inek iniialiitants was precipitate and I he w omen and chil dren are said to have suffered intense ly from t he cold ether. It is re ported that ninny oi the men among the tirei ks wi re made prisoners and thai soii.i w.-re killed." WESTERN. Ward P. Snyder died from the ef fects of poison tak.11 after he killed hi- v ile in tin. liaptist Sanitarium al Houston. Tex. liiniiors of the Jefferson County Savings Lank announced at llirming hiun. Ala., that the institution bad sus pended, and its atlalrs were in the hands of the State Hanking Depart nu nt. Frank T. Crawford, son of the founder of the National liisruit Com pi.ny and an oftietnl of that concern ended Ills III" ,y leaping liolll tlie third stnr window of his North Side home in Cliicnj;o. Mrs. Frank Lnl.iuie. tlie sixth victim of a family of seven, who were found dying from an unknown cause at their home m ar Hugo. Colo., died at St. An thony's hospital in llenver, where sin was taken lu the hope of saving her life. tleoigc Itaxter. who was recently ar rested at Itaton. N. M.. on a (hinge of cashing forged postal money orders In Pueblo was brought to Denver by Marshal A. II. Hudspeth of New Mex lco and placed in the Denver county Jail. Captain Frank II. Aiusworth, award ed a medal by Congress for planting the first American flag on Cuban soil alter tin outbreak nl' the Spunlsn American war, and ror rive years in spector of Immigration in San Fran cisco, received notice of dismissal. Miss Jessie llllzubelh Cope, the California girl whose "white slavery" charges against Col. Charles Alex ander, millionaire Rhode Islander, de veloped into bribery Indictment against herself, pleaded not guilty when arraigned hefore Federal Judge Carpenter in Chicago. WASHINGTON. The Supreme Court announced It would take a recess after announcing opinions Feb. I, until Feb. 23. During the year ending June iltitli last a total of 10,3112 persons, luelud iug 2Mm passengers, lost their lives in accidents on railroads and in rail road shops, reporting to the Intel stale Commerce Commission, lu ad ilitlon, i!ij,t;t!2 persons were Injured, of whom 15,121 were passengers. 'A ceusus of the canal zone just com pleted shows a loss of 14,1. 'hi Inhabi tants during the last year, the present population being :j 1 ,1 ;o. President Wilson and employes al the White House wore carnations in honor of tlie seventy-second birthday anniversary 01 the lute I'residi nt Wil liam McKinlcy. Miss Lucy Iliirlesoti, tlie poi.t master generals daughter, again emphati cally denied renewed reports that she was to Marry Justice McKeyuolds of the Supreme Court of the I'nited States. FOREIGN. Gen. Alvaro Ohregon. the Curranza leader at the head of his troops, en tered Mexico City. iicrinau manufacturers announce they are aide 10 accept the usual American orders this year and fill them on time. Field .Marshal Lord Roberts, who died In France Nov. 14 of last year lelt an estate of $3!-5,niio. all of which goes to his widow and daughters. General Noiiel, the Insurgent lead er, and two accomplices who were loimd guilty of having killed a poll! ical enemy at a ock fight lu 1912, were hanged at Manila. The food ait nation In Mexico is re ported to be growing more desperate Only small quantities of cou are ob- , talnnble and these are being doled out , to the most needy in pitifully small quantities. It was officially admitted lu Home that the casualties lu the city of A vex zano resulting from the recent earth quake shock were 8. I'll 8 dead and 0411 survivors, of whom the majority were injured. The Paris Chamber of Deputies adopted a bill increasing by $2oo.ooo,- (ion 1 ho limit of the Issue of treasury bonds, which hud been fixed at $700,- otKi.niin. It ulso provides for the issu ancu of short time treasury bonds. Geuerul Villa Is reported at Agual Callentes and had planned to leave soon for Tnmpico. His forces under Geu. Kosuliu Hernandez are declared to have captured the Coahullu towus of Monclovu and Cuutru Cleugas and the Snbluas coal fields. Carruuza's home Is at Cuutra Cienegns. The capital of Mexico Is again in the hands of the forces of General Cnrranzu, who, while acting as provis ional president of the government, was forced lo eHve Mexico City early In November under the threat of advanc ing troops of Generals Villa and Zup ata, who disagreed with bis policies. The new authorities have re-established order and a general feeling of confidence prevails. SPORT. Harry Heilman. outfield utility man with Detroit last year, was signed by the San Francisco baseball club. The Chicago Cubs ure ubout to be "sold" again. The latest offer was one of $.".(H),(iOo In real money from a new Chicago syndicate. Harry Kramer returned to Denver a very pleased young man. He sue ceeded In defeat lug Karl Puryear at Umgniont in a ten-round battle. Allen Prindivllle has joined the in door baseball hull of fame member, ship. He twirled his team, the Mc- llales, to vluory at Chicago, bv pitch ing a no-hlt, no-run game in the K. of C. league. A bill to legalize horse racing in St. Louis and Jackson co-intles, Mo., in cluding Kansas City, was Introduced In 'the Legislature by Representa tive Taylor of Jackson count v. The bill would legalize the pnrl-inutuel sya- tem. Perry Mctilllivruy retained the 440- yard swimming championsuip of the Central A. A. U. nt Chicago by innklng the distance in 5:2ti 1-.". four seconds slower llinn the American record made by L. linger in San Francisco last July. GENERAL. Orders were issued at Connellsville, Pu., by the II. C. Frlck Coke Company to immediately fire 1,000 coke ovens that have been Idle a year or more. The Duke of Manchester Is not men tioned In the will of the late Eugene Zimmerman, railroad magnate and cap italist, which was filed for probate at Cincinnati. Announcement was made at Cala- sainiim, Pa., by a local firm of the re ceipt of an order from the Russian government for 1,000,000 horseshoes. The plant is running day and night. The Hronx county, N. Y., grand Jury, returned two indict incuts charging murder in the first degree against Mrs. Ida Snlffen Rogers, who was known as the wife of I-orlys Elton Rogers, and alleging that she pois oned her two babies. A Babylonian tablet, believed to have been burled In the earth more than 4. (Mm years, and containing the earliest law code, recently has been unearthed and Is now in possession of Vale 1'niverslty, It became known at New Haven, Conn. While llan.es which had burst throii!;h the floor at his feet while he was saying mass, were creeping to the beiiiM of his garments. Father J. E. Aylward pleaded with his congrega tion lu the Rinnan Catholic church at Montgomery city. Mo., to leave the building in an orderly manner. The congregation, which had started a rush for the doors, hesitated and then left quietly. Members of 11 nearby church joined In a bucket brigade and extiiiLTisln-il the fire, which had de stroyed the building. Mrs Henry Ward Heecher was granted a divorce In the Supreme Court of Huston from a grandson of the famous New York divine of half a century ago. A bill repealing the cotton acre re duction law enacted at a special ses sion of the South Carolina Legisla ture Inst October was passed by the House of Representatives. Curtailment of the President's power by extension of the civil serv ice was advocated by William II. Taft in the second of a series of three ad dresses In the University of Virginia. STATE NEWS OF INTEREST TO ALL NEW MEXICO PEOPLE irn NMN-tiimr rnlun Ni flr-rvlra. IMTKM foil ItntlVII KVKVI'X. April ;-:i - Annual Mcntinic H.nithwt-st-ri 11 X--W Mi xii o l utllc- Growers' AS-Htit-ini ion. at Deminir. The Roswell high school Is to have an agricultural course. Ui (Mini corn buyers were in Hudson recently, paying $.10 pi-r ton. Hank deposits aggregating $300,000 la the prosperity showing made by Clovis. A carload of broom corn was shipped from Rock Island to Amarll lo, Tex. The value of the nine elate Institu tions In New Mexico is placed at $1, 22U,UOO. The Slute liar Association held a meeting In Santa Fe to dlscuBS need ed legislation. An election will be held In Quay county April 1, to vote on the propo sition to issue $00,000 bonds for roads and bridges. It Is reported thirty bushels per acre was the average for wheat In the wheat belt of eastern New Mex ico the past Beason. A dry-farmed hog, weighing 410 pounds, with one ham weighing 50 pounds, is a product from the V. K. Wllineth ranch neur Toft. I). M. White, formerly territorial en gineer for New Mexico, has accepted the superinlendenay of road construc tion for the county of El Puso, Tex. Senate Hill No. 8, extending the 1914 valuations as fixed by the state board of equalization to 1915 assess ments, was passed after an amend ment by the Senate. The Clark Realty and Investment Company, with ofrice at Denting, Theresa Clark, agent, filed Incorpora tion papers In the office of the state corporation commission. A stringent anti-ucpotism law, mak ing it Illegal for officials of the state, counties or municipalities to employ relatives as assistants, is being drawn for submission (o the Legislature. Ishmael Sparks, formerly proprietor of the Santa Fe telephone system, and later in business in Gallup, bus pur chased the Socorro telephone system from (apt. T. J. Matthews. Fire caused the almost total de struction of the planing mill owned by Mrs. O. S. Warren lu Silver City. A fire at the Sunnyside Sanatorium destroyed a large barn, causing a loss of $1,500. Live slock lu Lincoln county went into the winter in good condition, and the prospects uow are that the stock will come out splendidly, with every promise of good spring grass and am ple w,ntcr. At the open meeting of the House committee, on roads and highways, held at the De Vargas hotel in Santa Fe, there whs a general expression fa voring the abolishment of the county road boards. That Ilillshoro, the county seat of Sierra county, has recovered from the blow dealt by the cloudburst on June in, which Inflicted a $.V,mm loss, was the statement of former District At torney Edward I). Tlttmauii. New Mexico has one dry county, Iwenly flve wet, but most of the ter ritory is dry by precincts and dis tricts Twenty-one elections were won during 1914 by the drys, and nine lost. The libel law endorsed by the execu tive committee of the State Press As sociation, and which was changed from the original draft after s'tgges tlons were made by Attorney General Clancy und others, was Introduced in the House by Nestor Montoya. The abolishment of the present ar bitrary adjustment of fire losses In New Mexico by fire Insurance adjust ers is sought by a bill introduced In the House by Representative Skeen of Eddy county. Official Interpreters and translators, able to Interpret and translate Eng lish and Spanish, will become features of the District Courts of Now Mexico, if the bill introduced in the House by Fluvlo Vigil becomes a law. The bill provides that such official Interpret ers and translators shall be paid $L 200 yearly in uli of the judicial dis tricts of the state except the sixth, and that In the sixth the salary shall be $700 a year. if Santa Fe can raise $.',000, the shops of the New Mexico Central rail way will be brought there, bringing with them $7,ooo to $S, i in annual salaries paid the employes and over $25.unn in salaries paid to train crews." Such wus the Information given to the members of the Santa F Chamber of Commerce when the new receiver of tho New Mexico Cen tral, Ralph (.'. Ely, delivered an elo quent address on the railway's possi bilities. Philip PnlioutU, charged with shoot ing and killing R. Splienola, an Italian, in the Van Houten coal camp, Is being sought by a posse headed by the sheriff of Colfax county, in the heavy flows of the Taos mountains. Splienola urrived from ituly tho day before he was killed. At Carlsbad, W. B. Acrey was found not guilty. He was charged with the killing of Richard Murrah out in the Rocky Arroya country last March. He was Indicted and tried Inst Septem ber. The Jury failed to agree on a verdict and was discharged. A COUNTY SALARY BILLTV0 SHIPS SUNK INTRODUCED IN NEW MEXICO SENATE BY HART. Provides Salaries Up to $3,000 in Flist Class Counties Down to $200 in Counties of Fifth Class. Waini Newnpaprr UdIuii Ni- Service. Santa Fe. In the Senate Squire Hart, Jr., Introduced a bill providing 1 or salaries running up to 13,000 a year In first class counties, down to $Joo a year for the probate Judge iu counties of tho fifth class. First class counties are those with a taxable assessment over $4,000,000, and the salaries iu such counties shall run as follows: Clerk, treasurer and assessor, $3,000 each; sheriff, $2,500; school superintendent, $1,700; deputy sheriff, $1,000; county commissioners and probate Judge, $i',O0; county sur veyor, $10 per day not to exceed 150 days in a year. Secoud class counties, those with an assessment between $2,500,000 and $4,000,000, providing $2,500 for clerk; $2,250 for assessor and treasurer; $2,200 for sheriff; $1,600 for county superintendent; $1,200 for deputy sheriff; $450 for county commis sioners and probate Judge; $10 for county surveyor for each day not to exceed 100 days per year. Third class counties are those with ua assessment between $1,750,000 and $2,500,000, in which the salaries are lo be as follows: Clerk, treas urer und assessor, $2,300 each; sher iff, $1,700; deputy sheriff, $900; coun ty superintendent, $l,4o; county commissioners and probate judge, $:loo; surveyor, $10 per day for not more than 75 days. Fourth class counties, between $1,- 000,000 and $1,750,000 assessment: Clerk, $1,800; assessor and treas urer, $l,U0O each: sheriff, $1,500; county superintendent, $1,200; depu ty sheriff, $000; probate Judge und county commissioners, $250 each; county surveyor, $10 a day not to ex ceed 75 days a year. Fifth cluss counties, with a tnxnble assessment of less than $1,000,000 11 year: Clerk, $1,500; sheriff, $1,:!00; treasurer and assessor, $1,200 each: county superintendent, $1,000; depu ty sheriff, $100; probate Judge and county commissioners, $200 each; sur veyor, $10 a day for not more than 60 days. A county salary bill practically Identical with one vetoed by the gov ernor at the last session was Intro duced In the Senate by Mr. Clark of San Miguel county. New Mexico Live Stock Report. Santa Ke Estimates of the num ber and vulue per head of live stock In the state on January 1 for the past two years are as Indicated below: Value per Horses Number. Head. Jan. 1, 1915 217.000 $55.00 Jun. 1, 1914 197,000 65.00 Mules Jan. 1, 1915 1 6,0(111 $S.00 Jan. 1, 191 1 15.000 92.00 Milch Cows Jan. 1, 1915 68,000 $61.50 Jan. I. 191 1 r,2, 0 65.0 1 Other Cattle - Jan. 1. 191.", 99l,o(iO $:I5..V Jun. 1. 191 9IS.0110 :S2.i - Sheep Jan. 1, 191.1 1!.:: 10,01(0 $ H..VI .inn. I, I9ii 2,0:10,000 ::.oo Swine Jan. 1, 1915 7.;,ooo $ .w Jan. 1, 1914 ..1 nfi.000 10.10 Work on Dam. Santa Ft.- The reclamation service reports that more than :t50 teams and 500 men are at work In dredging the east and west side canals under the Elephant Finite dam project. Prominent Citizens Die. Santa Fe. William Vaughn, for thirty years a resident of Santa Fe, for many years a mnnager of tlie old Palace hotel and one of the most w idely known hotel men In the South west, died here. Paul Staab, son of the late A. Staab, and Deputy United States Marshal ( E. Newcomer, a vet eran peace officer, both prominent New Mexicans, died in Albuquerque. Prohibition and 8uffrag Bills.. Santa Fe. Amendments to the con stitution of New Mexico providing for equal suffrage and state wide prohibi tion were introduced In tho Senate. Senator llarth of IJernallllo was re sponsible for the equal suffrage amendment and Senator Mabry of Curry Introduced the prohibition amendment. Scottish Rite to Have Reunion. Banta V6. Twenty-four prominent men of New Mexico have already pe titioned to take the Scottish Kite Ma sonic degrees at the reunion of the Orient of New Mexico in the Santa Fe cathedral during the week beginning Feb. 22. Over Million of 1914 Taxes Collected. Santa Fe. The traveling Btiditor'8 statement of percentage of taxes col lected Tor 1912, 1913 and 1914 up to December 31, 1911, was compiled, showing that 29.80 per cent of the 1911 or current taxes have been re ceived, the total on the roll being $4, 009,405.81: and the amount collected being $1,194,767.50. Of the 1913 taxes which amounted to $1,237,704.87, 84.47 per cent was collected, or $3,579, 735.31. Of the 1912 tsxes, 89.77 per cent was collected. OFF HAVRE PORT UNDERWATER RAIDERS TOR PEDO STEAMERS IN CHANNEL NEAR HAVRE. WRECK THREE VESSELS LOSS OF THREE BRITISH 8HIPS IN THE IRISH SEA NEAR LIVERPOOL CONFIRMED. VvaU-rn XvH"'P"I' t'tlhili N-w Httrvli1. Paris, Feb. 1. The French minister of murine said yeaterduy Hint two British ships bad been torpedoed lu the English channel off Huvre by a Uermau submarine. They were the it earners Toku Muru and Icaria. The roku Maru was bound from New Zea and to England. Her crew was res- :ued by the trawler Semper. Her uigo consisted In part of clothing and t contribution of 1,500 pounds ($7,600), N'ew Zealand's gift to Relglan refu gees. No details are available con fining the torpedoing of the Icaria. Dublin. The steamer liustcr, from lolyhead to Kingstown, reported she was chased by a (lot man submarine (or fifteen minutes off the Kish light ressel, but escaped. The Kloh light vessel Is opposite the mouth to Dublin say. Uuiilun. The toll taken by the Ger- 31 a n submarine U-21 in its raid Sutur lay afternoon In the Irish sen iu the ricluity of Liverpool still stands at ihree ships the steamers Iter Uru ichen, Linda llhinche and the Kilcoan, the latter a uniull vobhcI. The crew of the Kilconu wus landed on the Isle sf Man Sunday by a constwise iteamer. This underwater Kitidcn Is the saniti snel which last September tor pedoed, In the North sea, the British cruiser Pathfinder with a loss of 246 lives, and later destroyed two llritisb learners off Havre. Sho found numerous vessels In the waters to w hich she has centered her activities. In udditlon to the three vessels she Is known to have sunk, at least five other steamers have been chased by her. These include tho ateamor Graphic, with 100 passengers and a crew of forty, and the smaller boats Atreus, Ava, Kathleen and Kndymlon. All these vessels escaped In zig-zag flight Fierce Attack In Carpathian Hills. London. For the fourth time since the beginning of the war tho Carpa thian mouutulns, between Dui;a and W'yszkow pusses, Is the scone of a pitched buttle. Previous battle were between Russians and Austro-Hun-garlans, but In that which Is develop ing the Austrians and Hungarians have tho assistance of the German armies and ure assuming a vigorous offensive. Despite this, tho Russian reports as sert tho preliminary fighting has turned to the advantage of Ru3sia aud that prisoners and guns have been cuptureii. Except lu the neighborhood of I-t BaSBee aud the Argonne where the Germans have resumed their attack, artillery has been the only arm en gaged on tho western front. The Ger mans again claim to have captured oroa trenches near la llnssee, while the French say that the Ilritish have reoccupled all the ground which had been temporarily lost. At that place the British official eye-witness in a description of tho bat tle on Jun. 25, says that after some of the most desperate hand-to-hand fighting of the war the Germans were driven out and suffered severe losses. FLOODS ROUT ARIZONA FAMILIES Enormous Damage to 8tock and Prop erty and Many Lives Periled. Pboenlx, Aria., Feb. L Southern and central Arizona were visited Sat urday by a storm and flood condl tlons appproachlirg those which swept the same sections with dlsnstrous re sults a few months ago. The damags Is estimated at $200,000. Rains, which began Wednesday, have put under water many produc tive acres between here and Ulsbee, rendering homeless scores of fami lies and Isolating both Globe and Mi ami. In the Salt river valley dam age amounting to more than $100,000 bad been done Rlnco Saturday. At 6 o'clock Saturday morning the river topped Its banks at a higher flood stage than any recorded In twenty years. Ranchers In the lowlands were caught unpreparea and were chased to their houses to escape the waters. They were rescued by county officials In boats. Tho homes of seventy-five families were swept awuy, according to latest reports. In Phoe nix animals In the Zoo worth $30,000 were drowned. Obrcgon Rules Mexico's Capital. Washington. General Obregon rules at Mexico City In the name of Gen eral Curranza, First Chief of the Con stitutionalists, who la at Vera Out. General Villa Is at Aguas Cullontes, General Zapata at Cunrnavaca, and the wbnrenbouts of Roque Gonzales Garza and lOulallo Gutierrez, lately uccesslve in charre of tho executive power in Mexico City, are unknown. This Is the geographical distribution of the various culefs In Mexico, rhown In advice Saturday to the State Department Better sijkedl You never tasted A...n.. liffhtrr- fluffier They're always f M (rood dtlickut. (I For Calumet 111- 'l f VSgV ure perfect Ik 1 WC'A!i bakins. " H HIGHEST AWARDS I jft? Mi m Pari EtlM. FrwiMa March. 112. K I ' 1 If!- XV .41 r-nie pom" a Miss "ar. lln ltiaaM. SaruhM. II 1 1 Mr caicl-aw whalwi tnn h Miaki. I Claal to fir Mprrer to Mr Bilk tad aaia. patents:- Walaoa R.Calrmaa.Wws. liiKlni,, li.l. Ilouknlraa. lliMtt- raiarattuam. JMat raaulia. Information From Headquarters. "Jinx has written liner plays than Shakespeare ever did." "You surprise me! . Where were they produced?" "They never wcro. Hut he told me about them, and he ought to know." Exhausted Itself. Teacher Years ago the kingdom of Spain ran clear around the world. Tommy Who chased It? Then Her Mother Butted In. "Don't you think war Is the most awful thing on earth?" "1 used to before I was married." Painted complexions shouldn't al ways be taken at their face value. A good cigarette must be the purest of tobacco and most choice in leaf. Such is Fatima Ciga rettesthe popular, mild Turkish-blend, now smoked univer sally in this country I "Distinctively Individual"