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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN.
I RELIABLE I
PHCENIX, ARIZONA SUDS DAY MORNING, JANUARY 13, 1903.
VOL. XT, NO. 240.
A MIGHTY FOREST
Consolidation of tho San
This gave to Arizona One of the
largest Forest Reservations in
the Country This Blessing on
the Salt River Valley Has Been
Brought Down Largely Through
the Efforts of W. J. Murphy.
Washington. Jan. 12. The Sin
Francisco mountain reserve of Arizona
has been solidified. An agieemcnt has
been reached between the government
and the Individual owners of the old
sections In the reserve by which th.
government recovers Its title to all
this land In lieu of other lands ex
This completes a reserve of nearly
two million acres and guarantees
adequate protection to the magnificent
forest and the conservation of the wat
crn that feed the Verde and Salt river.
The value of this action to the people
or the Salt Itlver valley cannot ba
overestimated. It not only will be of
great benefit' to their water system
but will give a great Impetus to the
water, storage movement and will en
courage the establishment of Indus
tries In the valley that rely upon an
adequate water supply for success.
The creation of this reserve U due
largely to the efforts of W. J. Murphy,
of Phoenix, who has spent many .weuks
hero In the effort to unify conflicting
Interests and prevail upon the secre
tary of the lnt rlor to make the de
sired ruling. What looked like a hope
less task finally was straightened out
today 1n a manner satisfactory to all
concerned and Secretary Hitchcock af
fixed his signature to the agreement,
thereby putting an end to all dis
putes over this vital question.
Under this ruling Arizona's total
foreit reserve embraces nearly live
million acres which Is surpassed by
but few reserves In the sntlre country.
Secretary Hitchcock and Commissioner
Hermann of the general land office
deserve the thanks of the people of the
Salt Itlver valley for their broad guae
action In this matter.
C. C. RANDOLPH.
AN ELECTRIC RIGHT OF WAY
Granted the Phoenix Electric Light
Washington, Jan. 12. (Special.) The
house today by a unanimous vote piss
ed a bill granting to the Phoenix Elec
tric Light company a light of way
across the Salt Itlver Indian reserva
tion of Arizona. The bill was Intro
duced early In the present term but
was not called up till today. Delegate
Wilson explained that the object ot tho
bill was to give the light company tho
light to transmit power from water
falls beyond the reservation to the city
of Phot nix. ,
RIVERS AND HAREORS.
Washington, Jan. 1. After an hour
spent In -miscellaneous routine busi
ness during the course of which Beveral
bills of minor Importance were passed
the house devoted today to a continua
tion of the debate upon the rlv- r and
haibor appropriation bPf, which was
Interrupted yesterday- by private bill
day. The main feature was an elabo
rate speech by Mr. Catchlngs of Mis
sissippi In defense of the Improvement
of the lower Mississippi river
THROWN PROM A SLEIGH.
Lord MfhTo'n Daughter In a Runaway
Accident at Ottawa.
Montrca Jan. 12. A team of horses
telonglng to the governor-general ran
away from Rldeau Hall yesterday with
a sleigh In which were seated Lord
Mlnti's daughter, Lau Violet Elllotlti:
Mr GnW, the gowrnor-general's aide:
Mr Plow don and Mr. Malcolm. The
hors-s ran down the avenue and up
Suessex street and the occupants of the
Mtlgn wire thrown out at different
points, but foiLunatWy escaped with a
w bruU8. Mr. Malcolm had his arm
Hpralned Lady Vlo.'et was not In
jured, The horses were caught In front
f Earnsellffe, the late Sir John Mo
1 lald's icRldence,
GATES NOT BUYING B. R. T.
f'hlcasto. Jan. 12. In reference to a
nil street report that ho and other
! f 'Uoago men had been huvlnir Tlronk.
pm Rapid Transit stock. J. W. Gaifcj
l Mid .'Vrjiero Is not n -word of truth In
THE PHOENIX NATIONAL BANK
rald-np Capital, $100,000 Surnlus ami Undivided Profits. KO.000
I n. liK0, Ties. C.J. Hall, Vice l'res. K a.
I HtCCl llnCll Vllllltft Tlll Klrnl RufMV TlOnoll Tlnvn
If'iiKllprlnflpal cities of tlio or)l. l)lrwlors-Ja. A. Flcminu, C j. Hall, .' . Richmond,
I a .N Clagv, li. Herman, P. M. Murphy, I). M. Ferry, E. II. Gage, T. W. rcmbcrton.
HOME SAYINGS BANK AND TRDST CO.
CHAHI.ES V. AINSWOKTH, President 8. M. McCOWAN, Vico President
It. II. OKKENK, Secretary
. Au'-nl!cil Crltl lioo.ooo Hoii'HflH. n. to 3 p.m.
iiiiiTi'itoniIepoll. No romiulnliiii on lnur. Hum II. Thick, t'mhler and Trei
P'reitiin ('lmrles t Aluswortli, SJ. M. JlcCowan, Hugh II. 1'ilcf. Amil Martin, II. II
the tale. 1 haven't a dollar's worth of
Rapid Transit, and I have 'not heard
that other Chicago men were buying
It on an extensive scale."
A DEADLY PARTNERSHIP.
London, Jan. 12. Albert Vlckers al
lows the Inference Ito be drawn that a
combination of the Vlckers-Maxlm
company with the Cramps of PhlladeN
phia will b effected.
ANOTHER ARMOUR ILL.
Kansas City, Jan. 12. Klik H. Ar
mour, nephew of the la.to Philip D. Ar
mour, and head or tho Armour Inter
ims in Kansas City, Is critically HI.
EARTHQUAKE IN MISSOURI.
Window Panes Broken and Other Dam
age Done at Eldorado Springs.
St. Louis, Jan. 12. Dispatches from
Nevada, Eldorado Springs and Apple
ton City, Mo., say n distinct earthquake
shock was felt at those points at 0:12 p.
At Eldorado Springs window panes
were broken and other slight damage
BRITISH SEI55E AMMUNITION.
Capo Town, Jan. 12. A quantity of
ammunition has bcr.n capturpd from
Boer sympathizers In tho neighbor
hood of Paarl.
FOR A BEASTLY CRIME.
C. Klein ot La Crosse, Sentenced
Two Years nt Waupun.
LaCrosse, Wis., Jan. -12. Chailes
Klein, Janitor at one of the city school
houses, was arrested this afternoon,
charged with making a criminal as
sault on his twelve-year-old daughter.
Klein was arraigned before Judge
Bilndley, pleaded guilty, andwas sen
tenced to two years at Waupun. The
little girl Is In a serious condition and
the people In ythe city are much
wrought up over the affair. Mrs.
Klein's other daughter, two years old,
was scalded to death only last week,
and the mother Is nearly prostrated
Wllsonville, Ala.. Jan. 12. Louis Mc
Adams, a negro who seriously cut and
Injured J. M. Ray, at this place, on
Christmas Eye. was tnken from officers
by a mob of 100 men today and hanged
to a tree four miles from this place.
As tho negro's body swung in the air
the contents of fifty shotguns and riiles
were emptied into It. All of the lynchers-wore
CONGRESSMAN MARTIN BETTER.
Dcadiwood, S. D., Jan. 12. Congross-man-Uect
Martin's condition Is Im
proving. He passed a good night and
his physicians believe he Is out ot dan
ger unless he gets a setback. His Ill
ness has reduced him greaUy In
strength and hu will be several weeks
In regaining his health sufficiently to
go to Washington. It it believed he
will escape the worst stages of pneu
monia. CASHIER PLEADS GUILTY.
New York. Jan. 12. Charles R. West
ervelt, former cashier of the Dime Sav
ings Institution, of Newark, N. J., to
day entered a plea of guilty to two In
dictments for forgery, and not guilty
to two Indictments for embezzlement.
The amount he Is charged with embez
zling Is J50.C00. He will be sentenced
Columbia, S. C, Jan. 12. The direct
ors of the state liquor dispensary to
day made public the annual financial
stati-moit. Not Including December
the sales for 1900 amounted to $2,481,-
840, nearly $7.r0,000 In excess- of the en
tire year of 1S99. The total of profits
is $474,17$, or 26 per cent. There are
ninety-three dispensaries for liquors
and twenty-three for beer.
More Serious for British Commerce
Than Boer Raids.
London, Jan. 12. The Express which
continues to publish Instances of iEng
llsh nnd other European contracts for
Iron works and the llky going to the
Unlt'd States, announces today the
probability that an American syndicate
will provide a summer steamer service
on the Thames.
"This American Invasion," It says,
"Is much more serious than the Boer
lnvnslon of Cape Colony, 1ut It serves
'the Britishers1 right for their discour
agement of Inventors and their neglect
of operations In progress.
MUTINY REPORT MAGNIFIED.
London, Jan. 12. The admiralty ofll
clals state It Is not true a mutiny has
occurred oir board the Brltl3h battle
ship Barllour, as reported from Hong
Kon1?. They say a minor disturbance
took place on board the Barileur, Im
plicating a few men. They were repu
diated by th reft. Three men are held
Knox, Cashier, h. B. Larimer, Asst. Cashier
nnnMlH.nlrlnfl1i).lnn.. Tirmtim Uu,l
THE EAST FLOODED
With Stock of an Arizona
Dr. R. C. Flower After Unloading
More Than a Million Dollars
Worth of Montana and Eastern
is Mysteriously Missing.
New York, Jan. 12. (Special.) Dr. R.
C. Flower and V. J. Ashton, promot
ers of the Arizona Eastern & Montana
Smelting Ore Purchasing & Develop
ment company, over a million dollars
worth of the shares of which are held
In eastern cities, are both missing. The
shareholders are declaring that they
have been victimized and the now ofll
cers arc trying to save something from
The master spirit In the venture was
Dr. R. C. Flower, who represented him
self ns a brother of the late Roswell P.
Flower, before ho took a little Arizona
mine, and with that as a basis dis
tributed more than $1,000,000 worth of
btock all over the east. Dr. Flower had
a iccord from Mexico to Boston. He
has beena minister of the gospel, pit
ent medicine practictloner and a pro
moter for more than n generation.
He has managMl to steer clear of
trouble, to keep magnificent suites at
the Waldorf-Astoria, to travel In a
special car and generally live on a mil
lionaire scale through It all. A dis
patch from Baltimore tonight says
about thirty victims In that city are
minus $7G,000 In tho same venture. It
Is icpoited that Flower is In Indianap
olis, but no confirmation Is available.
BLUE BLOOD IN STRIPES.
Nobleman, Convicted of Embezzlement,
Goes to Jollet.
Chicago, Jan. 12. Albert Ssartabelll
Porzlo, wl.'i claims to be an Italian no
bleman, and who was convicted of fm
bezzlement a few weeks ago, was today
iaken Ito Jollet to serve out his sen
tence In the state penitentiary. Porz.il
faiinted when told 'to get ready to go to
JcJIet and was unconscious for nearly
an hour. After hi conviction Count
Porzl.t was confined In the counl.y Jail
In default of ball, and for -weeks he at
tempted to rtarve himself to death.
Later he apparently contemplated sui
cide, as a noose .braided with twin!
and carefully bound with thread, was
found In his ma'toss, but his nerve
apparently failed him. Przla beggi.d
plteously for a week's respite today,
saying lit ex-perted nld fromjnduenilal
European friends. Porzla was convict
ed of embezzlecnent on complaint of
the managers of a leading hotel where
he had been stopping for come t!m".
THE PASSING OF KANAKAS
Cannon's Observation in. the
Honolulu, Jan. C, via San .Francisco,
Jan. 12. President .George Q. Cannon
of the Mormom church In an Interview
publls-hed here calls attention to the
decrease of th Hawalin population mid
expresses profound regret at what Jie
terma the "passing away" of the
Mr. Cannon was hero fifty years ago
whtn he startt-nl the Mormon church
here and he says that In making lii
riulrles about old families he founJ
that many of them had died out. Ho
thinks the natives should be separated
from the outside world. .
BOUGHT BY BRAZIL.
Bahal &San Fiancisco Railroad Is
Taken by the Government.
London, Jan. 12. An extra meeting
of the shaiuhohlers of Che Bahla & San
Francisco railroad approved the sale
of th3 road to the Brazilian govern
ment for C2.230. 000 In I per cent ster
ling bonds, besides a cash payment for
nil storee, and 10,000 as compi.'nsa,tlon
to the directors and employes In Lon
don for the km of thtlr positions.
REVELRY OF CRIME.
Organized Oang of Toughs Run Over
Des Moines, la., Jan. 12. For the
past two weeks Des Molms has been
experiencing one of the nearest ap
proaches 'to a saturnalia ot crime that
It has ever been the misfortune of clt
Izun to undergo,, fPherc haa been an
astonishing number of burglaries, with
occasional hold-upi, and thus far the
police have been helpless to counteract
the marauders. The operation of most
magnitude was tho cracking. In the
liearli of the city, lot the safe of Herman
Kirch, a manufacturing Jeweler. In
this robbery the burglars made away
with 51,000 worth of precious stones at
a single haul.
It 13 believed the city Is sheltering an
organized gang that Js responsible for
the extraordinary outbreak of crime.
The pollee have made' numerous arrests
of suspicious characters and In one
case captured two burglars, John and
Mike Heartnvy, In the very act of go
ing through a residence.
TOO MUCH BEET SUGAR.
Production at Coburg Outstripping
Washington, Jan. 12. Tho remarka
ble extension of the beet sugar indus
try Is glutting the market."! of the world
according to United tSates Consul
Hughes, at Coburg, Germany, In a com
munication to the state department,
rrhe European producing lands are. Ger
many, Austria, Russia, France, Bel
glum .Holland, Sweden, Denmark, Ser
vla, Bulgaria, Roumanla, Switzerland,
Italy, Greucp.an'J Spain. Persia Is just
entering the field, and Egpl, Is .waking
up to the fact that her soil Is adapted
to the cultivation 'of tho beet. The
The United States, sajs Vhe oonsul, Is
presjlng them all, with Argentina and
Chile trying to folow in her footsteps.?
Spain of late years has taken great
Interest In the Industry., In' .1 special
report on tthe sugar Industry of tiiat
country, Consul General Ray of Bar
celona, 6tau that the output of the
bt'EUgar mills of Spain for nextsea
so.il I.-j estimated to be mare than dou-,
ble tho a6tu.il requirement.) for home
consumption. The question as to
whether the surplus can be advantage
ously exported without the help of gov
ernment bounties Is engaging Berime
attention. . It Is feared Uhat, even with
the aid of bounties suh as ar.; grant
ed In other countries, Spanish sugar
woull not be able to compete In a for
eign market. 3 ,
A SUCCESSFUL THREAT.
Boulder, Colo., Jan. 12. Seventy
striking miners from Lafeyette march
ed to the Shanahan mine near this city
today and under a threat of blowing
up the mine, forced the mlneis w-ho
were working there to quit.
CHARITIES AND CORRECTION.
St, Louis, Mo., Jan. 12. Representa
tives of the various state and county
correctional and charitable Institutions
met In conference here today for the
purpose of fonrilng a state conference
of charities and corrections. Another
session will be held tomorrow for tho
discussion of .proposed measures of
legislation needed to make charity and
asylum work more effective.
IN AN ENGLISH ASYLUM.
Jondon, Jan. 12. Miss Elizabeth
Alma Blake, the American woman
who Imagined she was 'the Princess
Beatrice and uas appn-hended while
wandeilng- through the grounds of Os
borne House In an endeavor to see the
queen, ww today committed to Colney
Hatch asylum (about six miles north
of London) as a confirmed lunatic.
I0VE AND IEPE0SY
A Pitiful Tragedy Eoported Ercm
Honolulu, Jan. 0, via Sar. Francisco,
Jan. 12. A tragedy said to have re
sulted from a commitment tor lenrosy
was brought to light some days ago
by the discovery of two corpses in a
quarry near the city.
The bodies were those of a native
who contracted leprosy and was to
have been sent to Mol;ka;;and his
sweetheart who cho?e to die wltlt him
rather than endure separation.
HALF OF IT SOLD AS BUTTER.
Estimate Regarding the Production of
Washington, Jan. 12. Repres;nta
tlvc Wadsworth of New York mado a
brief statement today before the senm:
committee on agtlculture, concerning
reflections made upon 'the minority re
port on the oleomarganlne bill In the
house. At the hearing yesterday Mr.
H. C. Adams, dairy commissioner for
the 'state of Wisconsin and Secretary
.Knight of the National Dairy union,
atated tint they were not correctly
represent In that report. Mr. Adams
denied that he had said that the pur
pose of the pending bill Is to stop the
manufacture and sale of oleomargarine
entirely, but Mr. Wadsworth contend
ed In his statement today that this was
his language. He said the remark had
been taken down by a member of the
committee, when madi, because of Its
bluntness. He also said the letter
which Mr. Knight had pronounced a
forgery was still In existence and would
be produced If necessary.
Mr. Adams relteial'ed his denial, say
ing 'hat he had said only that the
purpoce of tills bill was to stop the
manufacture of oleomargarine "colored
In Imitation of butter."
John Hamilton, s-vcrel.nry of agricul
ture of Pennsylvania, advocated the
passage of the bill, contending that tho
fact that chemical analyses of oleomar
garine show It to contain the same In
gredients as butter do not render It
equally palatable and healthful. He es
timated that B0 per cent of the oleo
margarine manufactured Is sold as
butter, and said the farmers of Penn
sylvania alone derive an Income of
about $18,000,000 a year from the butter
sold by them.
Dairy commissioner Blackburn ot
Ohio said he had ftonind It almost 1m
poslble to successfully prosecute In
fractions of thu oleomargarine law In
the large cities of Ohio owing to the
partiality of s;m3 ieople for that pro
duct, because of Uha Influence ot the
oleomargarine dealers with the press,
end because of their solicitation of ju
ACCUSED OF BLACKMAIL.
Kansas City, Jan. 12. A former rail
road employe is under arrest at pollcj
headquarters pending an investigation
on a charge of attempted blackmail.
Ha was arrested last ftlght by Detea:
Ucf Halderman and Kenney on com
plaint of a Kansas City, Fort Scott &
Memphis rallroal conductor. It Is said
that i he represented himself to be In
the employ of the Memphis railroad
charged with the special duty ot In
vestigating Into the conduct of pas
senger train conductors. The- conduct
or who caused his arrest says that the
man came to him and offered to make
a favorable report In consideration of
910 front" each of the conductors In th:
dlatrlct that he represented himself as
employed to cover.
The 'conductor thus approached looVj
tho matter up with the superintendent
of thu railroad and learned (hat no
such man was on the pay rolls of ths
company. He then- caused the man's
arrest. ' '
(The man denies any connection wlh
such a scheme and contends that he Is
"the victim of a conspiracy.
THE CLUB STANDS PAT
Says the Jeffries-Ruhlin Fight
is a 6a
An Authoritative Announcement Was
Issued last Night Cincinnati
Sports "Bettinir That It Will Not
Cincinnati, O., Jan. 12. Directors o
tho Saengerfast Athletic association to
day held several Informal conferences
with their attorney and then thGro was
a meeting of all stockholders and
members at 3 p. m., lasting until C p.
m when the folowlng was given to
"Notwithstanding the opposition and
difficulty confronting us In endeavoring
to carry out our project that we have
felt from Its lnclplency was not fr.ly
feasible and right, but also permitted
by law, we anounce that wc shall con
tinue In the course heretofore out
lined." For several days the directors of the
Saengerfast Athletic club have pre
paied bulletins to be Issued to the
press but none of these has created as
mucn lacai comeni as me one is3u;
tonight. It was generally belleVed,
after a general meeting of the share
holders that the JefferleM-rtuhlln light
and Its preliminaries would be declared
off, but the Savngerfest association
now seems to be determined to fight
It out themselves, notwithstanding
focal betting Is still at odds on the
fight being declared off.
Refore leaving his office 'oday. May
or Fltlschman announced that he
would be In New York all of the com
ing veek and ho repeated his state
ment that he would not Issue a permit
to the Saeng'-rfcst Athletic club until
two days previous, to the fight an 1
that It would be a permit for a sparring
exhibition such as Is permitted under
the Ohio statues. There Is a very bit
ter feeling1 now between the members
of the Saengerfest Athletic club and
the friends of Mayor Flclschman.
ANOTHER BELLEVUE STORY.
New York. Jan. 12. Mr.!. Edward
Hughes ,of this city, but formerly ct
Pittsburg, Pa., mads a statement to
day thai, her husband, who died In St.
Luke's .hospltad about a year ago, lost
his llfu because of Injuries received In
Bsllevuo hospital. She says shs saw
him In a ttralghtjackct, and that he
was made to tramp up and dawn a cor
ridor In the Bellevue Insane pavilion
while an attendant flogged him with a
long tferap tipped wltn metal. Later It
was found that seven of his ribs had
PEACE IS POSSIBLE
The City and Street Railway May
The Injunction suit of the Phoenix
Railway company against the city, to
restrain the latter from removing or
Interfering with the trolley ioles of
the plaintiff set up in the middle of
North First street, came up In district
icourt yesterday morning. "The case
was continued for further setting,' Is'
the bare minute entry, but It will in all
likelihood never be- set. The plaintiff
has Indicated a desire to settle the
case out of court by a compromise,
which will be satisfactory to the city
and which wil of course, Involve the
removal of the poles. The compromise
or agreement proposed to be made
could not be entered Into without the
consent of General Sherman, whose
arrival In Phoenix was expected with
in a few days. City Attorney Bullard
offered no objection and the matter
The petitions by the city for tho an
nexation of the Bennett, Dennis, Mur
phy and the south half of Montgom
ery's addition came up, the first three
on demurrers. These were set for
hearing next Saturday. The Montgom
ery addition case was Bent for trial on
the same day.
In the matter of the United States
for the use of W. J. Ralney vs J. B.
Sprague and his bondsmen, the plain
tiff wa3 given judgment for the amount
of tile claim, $386.60, with Interest from
the time of filing the suit.
A motion for a new trial was granted
In the case of Charles Goldman, admin
istrator of the estate of M. Wormser,
ys Pedro II. Sote'.lo. The plaintiff was
given Judgment In the case of Far
rlngton vs P. K. Hickey, et al In the
case of Charles W. Wartman vs B. A.
Pecka, administrator, a motion for a
new trial was denied. A similar mo-
tlon In the c.ise of Redewill vs Camp
ell was set for healing next Saturday.
In the matter of an order to show
cause In the case of Harbert vs Har
bert for separate maintenance, the
hearing was continued to January 19.
MB. WEILBR'S STATEMENT
Regarding the Condemnation of Meat
in His Market.
Regarding an article published In The
Republican yesterday morning con
cerning the condemnation of some
meat; at a butcher shop by the health
ofllcer, the proprietor of the shop, Mr.
A. Weller, called at Tho Republican
oillce last, night to correct such stote
lnents as concerned him. As was said,
he says he bought a steer of Li'on
P.ouvler and it was disabled, but Mr.
Weller denies that Us back was broken
bivthat It was paralyzed or In any
other -way hurt so as to affect thej
meat, une injury consisteu in tne
breaking of a cord, or tendon nt the hip.
This was done by a sudden movement
while the animal was fighting another
steer. The Injury, Mr. Weller said,
while disabling, could not have been
painful, since when he saw the steer It
was eating, drinking and chewing Its
cud In apparent contentment. He
said that Mr. Bouvier asked him $30 for
the steer, but he nally bought It for
$26. He killed It and dressed It him
self. It bled freely and the meat was
clean, bright and healthy looking.
He said that after ho had hung the
carcass up In his shop the health olll
cer. Dr. Hughes, came In anS asked
to see It. Mr. Weller paid he held a
candle up near It but the health officer
viewed it from a distance and pro
nounced it diseased and ordered It to
be destroyed. Mr. Weller then sent
for Dr. F. O. Richmond, tho veterinary
surgeon. When he came he cut Into
the carcass and after a careful examl;
nation, said that It was quite healthy;
that there was no Indication that the
animal was In a fevered condition at
the time It was killed, otherwise the
meat would have turned dark. Dr.
Wiley and Dr. Duflleld also examined
the meat and pronounced It absolutely
healthy and free from any appearance
of having been fevered before slaugh
ter. It Is said, though this Information
does not come from Mr. Weller, that
he Is threatening to bring a suit for
damages against the city for the con
demnation and destruction of the meat
and the attending spread of the im
pression' that he would offer diseased or
unhealthy meat for sale.
EED BOCK POUND
Progress of Exploration Work at the
Verde Dam Site.
Messrs. Hamilton and Helsler are In.
the city from the McDowell camp ot
the fcexloglcal survey. They report that
work Is progressing nicely and every
thing looks encouraging so far though
of course operations have but fairly
started. They are busy with surveys
and calculations as to the size of the
proposed Verde storage basin, the
water supply, etc.
Rorlng for bed rock is now going on
and bed rock has been located on one
side at the depth of twenty feet. But
one hole has thus far been sunk and
even that has not penetrated the bed
rock formation owing to tne springing
of tho plpu which necessitated a halt
and another start. The bed rock was
found slanting toward the stream
and It was at first thought that it
was but an angular point of rock
which could be broken off with pres
sure. When the force "was applied It
did not break off but proved to be a
solid granite formation and s? solid
was It that the attempt to go down re
sulted only In springing tho pipe.
It had to be withdrawn In order to
blast a flat surface large enough for
the drill to take hold when a stialght
pipe will be Inserted and the drilling
will proceed. Aftnr the character of
the rock Is fully determined the next
hole vwill be put down twenty feet dis
tant and S3 continue till the dam sit,
has been fully explored below. Addi
tional holes will then be put down be
tween the deepest of holes thus bored
In order that the very despest point to
bed rock -may be accurately deter
mln;d. It Is said by those who prutcnl
to be posted In such matters that the
finding of bed rock so near the surface
augurs well and unless the angle of
the formation U unusually great Its
deepest place probably will not be' over
thirty-five or forty feet. But at this
time Is only speculation and the whole
truth will be known befoie very long.
(The bedrock found In this first hole
Is granite of an excellent quality and
no better formation could be asked
Jesuit of Yesterday's Games at the
Country Club Links.
There was an Interesting tournament
at the grounds of the Country club yes
terday afternoon, and It was witnessed
by a large number of visitors and lov
ers of the sport, other than those In
terested In that particular game. It
wa3 a bright, sunshiny afternoon and
the drive to the grounds was a pleas
ant one. The weather was Just cool
enough to make the exercise of the
game pleasant for those taking part,
yet warm enough for thoss who pre
ferred to be numbered among the spec
tator. Among the gentlemen Mr. Young
won the first prize and Mr. Ralney
the second prize.
Of the ladles Mrs. Jones was the vic
tor and Mrs. Magrudcr second. Tho
St'ks Hd'cp G.-'ss
Young S7 10 77
Ralney 95 12 83
Chalmers 97 10 S7
Plcronnc-t 102 15 87
Rhodes 103 IS 87
Ainsworth 106 IS 8S
II. Crelghton 9S Scratch 9S
Johnston 110 10 100
Mrs. Jones 117 20 87
Mrs. Magruder 15G 60 95
In the forenoon there was a, caddies'
tournament which Was participated In
by a number of the rising golf en
thusiasts of the city. Arthur Luhrs
won the first prize, a driver: Keith
Plckrell got the second prize, four golf
balls and Arthur Ainsworth secured
the third prize, two golf balls. Tho
out In B'sa"h'p nt
Keith Plckrell 53 56 109-18. 91
Ralph Thomas S6 St 11(V12 9S
Johnnv Edwards ....62 6S 130 12 US
Bearl Hatcher 69 58 127 12 115
NelLMcCarthy 69 C5 121 15 119
Eugllfe Goldman ....70 77 147 20 127
,Cllfton Penlck 49 50 99 sc 99
Edwin Penlck 51 57 108 sc 10S
Arthur 'Ainsworth ...51 55 106 8 9S
Straton Copeland ....55 52 107 6 101
Lawrence Ernest.. ..67 61 128 18 110
Johnny Boyd 65 6t 129 18 111
Arthur Luhrs 62 50 102 15 87
Ernest Bennltt 5S 57 115 12 103
A MAN'S FATAL CRY
Galled a Most Horrible
Death to Six Persons
A CHICAGO HORROR
The Terrible Besult of a Panic in a!
Building Where Eight Hundred
Persons Were Gathered to Wit
ness a Hebrew Play A Massacre
of Children in a Wild Effort to
Save Their Lives. ,
Chicago, Jan. 12. Six persons wera
crushed to death and as many more
seriously Injured In a panic which
followed a man's cry of fire late this
afternoon In West Twelfth street
Turner hall. About 800 peopleIn the
place were gathered to witness the
performance of a play entitled, "Tho
Green Horn." '
The following were killed:
GEORGE SHAFFER, aged 9.'
ANNIE GOLDBBRO, aged 7.
MRS ANNIE SOLOMON.
REGINA MELENRACII, aged t.
MRS. SAMUEL MENDELSOHN.
Unknown woman, aged 30.
Missing: Samuel Mendelsohn and
The play was In Yiddish, ond the
audience, comprising for the most part
women and children, were all Hebrews.
The hall stands In a-densely populated
When the cry was raised it was only
five seconds until the entire audience
was converted Into a frantic mob.qvery
member of which was fighting for the
safety which lay beyond the doers of
the building. The 'hall is used for
dancest and when a. performance is
given, chairs are &et for vthe spectators'.
As soon as' the wild rush toward tho
doors began the chairs were knocked
dov?n In every direction. Thu alslea
disappeared ;and the excited people
ran, climbed and tumbled over the
chairs on the way to the doors.
Around the upper part of the hall
extends a balcony which Is Only ope'i
at one end. Here were seated oh'e
hundred women and children and two
men at thy farther end o'f the balcony
away from the stairway that the rush
was made to, finding the exit blocked,
began at once t! throw the little ones
over the railing to the floor, ten feet
The children fell Into the midst of
the maddened throng nnd were at once
trampled under foot. Three of the
dead were children who were thrown
from the balcony and trampled by tho
crowd, with nst a chance for their
Following the children many of th-'
women sprang from the balcony upon
the crowd below and others, swinging:
over, hung by their hands befory they
dropped. The railing of the balcony
was broken through In a half a dozen
places by the pressure brought
against It by the maddened crowd. '
On the main floor the crush was
much .worse than In the balcony. Tho
main exits from the hall and the only
ones known to a majority of thoss
who frequent the place, are two doois
In the south end -of the main auditor
ium, that open upon winding stairs,
which eight steps down, unite Into one
broader flight leading to the main door
of the Twelfth street front.
'Around these doiTS a fantlc -mob of
scrambling men, women and children
was packed , all struggling fiercely to
force their way down the stairs. At
the landing where the two flights ot
stairs -windings down from the malm
hall unite a woman etumbled and fell.
In an Instant a score of people were
down and before the rush was- over
threo lives had been crushed out In a
space four feet wide by six feet long,
CEDED NOTHING TO RUSSIA.
London, Jan. 1. The foreign office
here declares that the report of the
cession of the new Cliwang Shan Hal
Kuan railroad to Russia by Lord Salis
bury as announced by the Dally Chron
icle this morning Is unfounded.
BIG 8TJM OF MONET
Waiting For Unknown Owner to
Call For it.
A business man of Phoenix whos
name for some reason Is withheld
from the public has In his possession! ,
a pocket book containing $750. He has
curiously been unable to find the own
er. The book was found yesterday
morning. The. finder reported It to
Deputy United States Marshal Porterie
and requested him to notify the sheriff
but to keep hfs own name In the back
ground. There was a single clue in.
thu book to the owner. It fwas a
paper bearing the name of "J. W.
Woolf," or "J. W. Wolf." The finder
was willing to give the book up on
complete Identification of It. There Is
known to be only one J. W. Woolf In
the valley a well known resident ot
HIa son Charles C. Woolf an at
torney of Tempe was In town In tho
afternoon and said he had heard his
father say nothing about any 'recent
loss. Mr. Woolf himself was communi
cated with later and said he hod lost
nothing. "No Inquiry has been mado
by any "other person so far as is
known of a imlsslng pocket book con'
talnlng a large sum of money.