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B1SBEE DAILY REVIEW
REGULAR MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A PAPER THAT GIVES THE NEWS EVERY DAY
BISBEE, ARIZONA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12 1903.
WANT IT VERY BAD
GERMANY DEMANDS $340,000
Mmlster Bowen Replies by Saying
Germans Can Have it If it Wants
It's Breaking Engagement Known
"Washington. Feb. 11. Germany ha3
acknowledged her previous agreement
made with Minister Bowen by Count
Von Quadt, charge d'affaires, and has
insisted on. the cash payment of $340,
000 or a Hen on the customs receipts
of one of the Venezuelan ports until
the amount is paid.
Minister Bowen has informed the
German minister that he refuses to
yield the receipts of any port prior
to the whole decision, claiming that
it would be preferential treatment.
As to the cash payment of $340,000
demanded, Bowen left that matter to
the German minister to determine,
saying to him that if Germany can
afford to make public a confession
that it does stand by its agreement,
signed by its duly accredited diplo
mats, he (Bowen) Is willing that Ger
many shall receive the total amount
in the original ultimatum on the -ay
the protocol is signed.
The response has been cabled to the
German foreign office.
Great Britain and Italy hate re
nounced .responsibility for the action
ot Germany and express their regret.
Through their representatives they
have informed Minister Bowen they
will stand by all the agreements they
have made with him .and not be influ
enced by the action of Germany.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
List of Offices Under Control of New
Washington, Feb. 11. The depart
ment of commerce bill passed by con
gress provides for another cabinet offi
cer and places under his control the
Bureau of corporations, of labor,
light house and steam boat inspection
ervlce. of navigation and standards,
coast and geodetic surveys, immigra
tion service and shipping commission,
bureau of statistics of the tieasury de
partment, bureau of foreign commerce
of the state department, census bu
reau and. fish commission.
Most of these bureaus will be made
by transfer from other departments.
PURPOSE IS WAR
Chinese Reformers Soliciting Sub
scriptions Under Disguise
Washington, Feb. 11. Advices re
ceived at the Chinese legation here
tell of activity in San Francisco, New
York and other cities of this country
of Chinese agitafors, calling theni
selves "reformers" who are said to
he soliciting subscriptions from Chi
nese for the importation of arms into
China to be used by the Pao Wong so
ciety. It Is difficult to secure definite infor
mation about these agents, but it it
can be run down It will probably re
sult in communications between the
Chinese and United States govern
ments on the subject.
PROGRESS IN HOUSE
Adopts Amendments to Sundry Civil
Washington, Feb. 11. The house
made fair progress today with the
sundry civil appropriation hill, cov
ering eighty-six of the 150 pages of the
hill. The amendments, of -which Can
non gave notice yesterday for the
east front of the capitol and an office
building for the members, were
By the terms of the amendments
3500,000 Is appropriated for work on
the main building of the capital and a
limit of $2,500,000 is fixed. For the
site for the new office building $750,
000 is appropriated. The cost of the
building is to be $3,100,000.
UTAH SNOW STORM
Eight Inches of Snow Fall and Break
Long Standing Record
Salt Lake, Utah, Feb. 11. Over
eight inches of snow fell here today,
and the storm continues with unabat
ed fury. It is the heaviest, snowfall
here in fourteen years.
Street car traffic is demoralized.
The storm extends over southern IdaJ
ho, -western Wyoming and northern
Utah. Trains on all railroads are de
READY TO DEFEND
Panama, Feb. 11. An official cable
gram from Guatemala says that Guat
emala has not declared war, but Sal
vador, Honduras and Nicaragua pear
ace the Guatemalan govrernme'it,'
which Is ready to defend Its honor.
THREE MORE DIE!
CENTRAL AMERICANS BAR PORTS
TO QUARANTINED SHIP
Refuse to Allow Achipulco to Do Any
Business With Them After Beiig
at Mazatlan To Be Investigated
Mazatlan, Mex., Feb. 11. There
were three deaths from the plague
Captain Russell of the steamer
Achipulco, which has passed this
port, complained bitterly of the con
duct of the authorities of some of the
Central American, ports, which refus
ed to allow his ship to touch at these
Captain Russell said he had served
a long quarantine, and had made a
thorough disinfection of his ships, be
sides he had received a clean bill of
health trom the authorities of the
The ship is en route to San Fran
cisco, returning with its cargo and all
It is understood that the Pacific
Mail company will institute proceed
ings for damages against some of the
Central American governments.
ERIE RAILROAD BONDS
Directors Vote to Issue Ten Million
New York, Feb. 1L The directors
of the Erie railroad today voted to au
thorize an issue of $10,000,000 in 4
per cent 50-year gold bonds, converti
ble into common stock at $50 after
April 1, 1905, and until April 1, 1915.
The bonds will be secured by a mort
gage on the other property of the
company, and there is also a provis
ion that subsequent bonds may be is
sued from time to time, not exceed
JULIANS WANT SEWER FRANCHISE HERE
The next meeting of the city coun-1
cil will be called upon to consider an
application for a sewer franchise from
W. A. Julian and George F. Julian ot
Tucson. Through their attorney, D.
L. Cunningham of Tombstone they
have addressed a letter to Mayor
Muirhead stating that they are anx
ious to build a sewer system In this
This is not the first time the Julians
have applied to the city for a sewer
franchise. Several months ago they
laid the matter before the council, '
which appointed Aldermen Scott and I
Kindred and City Attorney Miller a
committee to investigate the matter,
The result of this "investigation was
a report from Attorney Miller to the
effect that the Julians -were not acting
in good faith, and that their object in
getting a franchise 'was to speculate
with it at some time in the future.
The council agreed with Attorney
Miller, and refused to pass an ordi
nance that would permit the appli
cants to install a system of sewerage
here. Since that time Attorney Cun
ningham has talked -with several
members of the council, and has no-w
prepared a revised ordinance, which
he asks the city to adopt.
Attorney Cunningham has mailed
copies of the proposed ordinance to
several members of the city council,
one of which was secured yesterday
for the purpose of giving the public
a synopsip of its contents.
Letter to Mayor
The letter to Mayor Muirhead, in
which Attorney Cunningham reviews
the situation, and sets forth the in
tentions of the applicants, reads as
"Dear Sir: I band you herewith a
copy of the proposed ordinance pro
viding for a sewer franchise to W. A.
Julian and George F. Julian. In draw
ing this copy I have endeavored to
eliminate from this the objectionable
features of the former. This seems to
me to be a fair proposition both to
the city of Bisbee and to the parties
who are asking for the opportunity to
spend their money In your town and
at the''same time provide the city
with, a much needed improvement I
have' delayed this matter for a long
time and at one time abandoned it al
together as I was informed that your.
committee had turned it down cold.
Only a few weeks ago I learned differ
ently, and then I bad -waited so long
I could not see any cause to rush it
during the holiday season:;, ;,,'. .
v u .. ! 2i, . i: kif
I irusr. your council win give iuia
matter due consideration - and . if
V f V V f V V v V V V V f V
Active work has been com-
menced on the illustrated souve-
nir edition of the Bisbee Daily
Review. It will requlro at least -fr
sixty days to cover Cochise coun- 4
ty in a thorough manner such as
already outlined and the informa-
tion regarding the varied re-
sources of Cochise county will
be gathered in a careful and 4
The edition, of which not less
than ten thousand copies will be
issued, will be published in maga-
zine form, firmly bound within
an Illustrated cover and profuse-
ly illustrated throughout with
half tone engravings, showing by
photographs the wonderful
growth of Cochise county during
the past five years.
No section of the county will -t
be overlooked. Every town and
mining district will be visited be-
fore the edition is closed and
copies of the same will be circu-
lated broadcast throughout the 4
mining centers of the east.
The present management of t
the Review in the past has issued
several illustrated ediltons in
Graham county which have been -t-of
untold value in attracting cap- -5
ital into that locality.
Cochise county possesses un- $
told rich resources, especially
in a mining way, which it is the -S-purpose
of the souvenir edition
of the Ret iew to place before the
reading public in a straight-for-
ward and reliable manner. More
particulars of the alms of this
edition will be set forth from
time to time. Ed.
J J J J J J J
FEVER AT CORNELL
Ithaca, N. Y., Feb. 11. President
Schurman addressed the students at
Cornell university today on the ty
phoid fever epidemic now prevalent
here He said sixty-two students are
receiving treatment, seven of which
'.... .1 t-ft ifa .. nnn
have been, sent home on the appear
ance of. fever symptom?
thought good policy for your town to
act in this matter I am assured that
you will have a sewer system in Bis
bee as soon as men and money can
put it there. We mean business in
this matter and while I have been In
formed that a certain individual has
.an.ccantoH l,at- T rtm I fVia fnoHoi
for a wild cat speculation, I can in
form you at this time that everything
done by me in relation to this sewer
system for Bisbee has been, done in !
good faith and the people who will
take it up on its passage mean busi- j
ness as far as I know or can gain in-
"I have not thought It worth while
for me to be personally present be-
fore your body and present this mat-
! ter aain as it is. a business matter
! and w hile there at the last time I was
'personally opposed by your city attor-
ney on account of a matter which had
no possible connection with this
sewer matter All members of the
city council who were present at that
time will bear me out in this state
ment so far as the opposition is con
cerned. The motive was not known
then to them. However, I do not wish
to engender any ill will at this time
and prefer to present the matter by
letters and trusting that the business
acumen of the members of the coun
cil will give this matter just consid
eration at all time keeping in view
the welfare of their city." ,
. Review of Ordinance I
The new ordinance submitted dif
fers in numerous details to that first
presented to the council. The intro
duction goes on to say that the city
does not desire to levy a special tax
it advisable to grant the franchise,
it advisable to grantt he franchise.
Section one says that the franchise
shall be granted to W A. Julian and
George F. Julian for a period of twenty-five
Section two provides that the
grantees shall have the, right to make
all necessary excavations and lay all
pipes on the public streets and alleys
of the city. It is provided that this
shall not hinder use of the streets any
more than is necessary.
Section three -says' that during the
lift of the franchise the grantees may
make all necessary changes and con
nection with public and private build
ings, it being understood that the
the streets and ialIe.vs,jshaM,jbe' restor
ed td their former condition.
Section four provkfes that the right
shall be had at all times to enter pri
vate premises for, the purpose ol re;
pairing-or removing'plp&5'. " "" '
Section five of the proposed ordi
nance Is the most important to the
IS STORM CENTER
QUESTION OF WAGES ON SANTA
FE TO BE TAKEN UP
Representatives of Conductors and
Trainmen Gather in St. Louis for
Grand Struggle with Railroad
Topeka, Kas.. Feb. 11. Grand Mas
ter Morissey of the Brotherhood of
Railway Trainmen and Assistant
Grand Master Garretson of the Rail
way Conductor's order, who recently
conducted the negotiations at St.
Louis, will be here to look after the
qi-estlon of increased wages on the
Their coming means that the Santa
Fe road Is now the storm center of
the wage question in the west.
The number of committeemen here
Irom the different lines of the Santa
Fe system is fifty-two.
The question of increased wages
will come up In the conference tomor
row. TALKED IT OVER
President Confers with Others About
Panama Canal Treaty
Washington, Feb. II President
Roosevelt held an extended confer
ence today with Senator Hanna and
Attorney General Knox.
It is understood consideration was
given to the status of the Panama
canal treaty, which is pending in the
senate, and to anti-trust legislation.
An effort is to be made in a day or
two to obtain consideration for the
canal treaty, and it is hoped it will
be ratified before the close of the
New York, Feb. II. Mexican dol
lars 37; Silver 3734; Copper, Lake,
12.75; Electrolytic. 12.75 to 12.85;
Casting 12.27r to 12.75.
probable customers of the sewer com
pany as it sets forth the rates that
shall be charged. It is in full as fol
lows: "Section 5. The said persons, their
heirs and assigns, shall have the ex
clusive right and franchise to charge
for, receive and collect from all per
sons, firms and corporations not more
than $25.00 for making each connec
tion with the mains, latterals and
other lines and such additional sum
for material actually used in running
such lines as shall be just and reason
able, and no more; and said persons,
their heirs and assigns shall have the
exclusive franchise to charge for, re
ceive and collect from the proper per
Dns firms and corporations using
and connecting with such sewer plant
or system, the following rate, viz:
For dwelling houses, a rate of fifty
cents per month for each connection;
for business houses, a rate of seventy-five
cents per month for each con
nection, which rate and charge shall
be payaNe after the connection shall
have been made at such time as may
be required by the said parties, their
heirs and assigns. Provided, that no
charge shall be made for two connec
tions used by the city of Bisbee In
connecting the city hall with said
plant or system."
Section six gives the grantees the
right to transfer their franchise to a
corporation that may hereinafter be
formed. It provides that they shall
commence work within six months af
ter the franchise becomes operative.
The work must be completed as far as
the city's present needs within eight
een months after the first work is
done. Failure to comply with the pro
visions of this section shall operate a3
a forfeiture of the franchise.
Section seven provides that at the
expiration of the "franchise, the city
upon paying the grantees the actual
cost of construction of the plant the
rights and property ,of the grantees'
shall become vested in tne city.
Section eight gives the city the priv
ilege of buying the sewer system at
the expiration of five years, and reads
"Section 8. "The city ot Bisbee
hereby reserves the xight to, at any
and all times' after'five years fron thfe
date of this franchise to purctiaao
the said plant or sewer system as
completed -and pay therefor a price
not exceeding the actual cost thereof
together with an additional sum equal
to ten "per cent 'of such- actual cost" '
., Section ajRe sayitfeat-tfcti-VjrdinaiMe
shail befionjet.efrectlviet:oiian'd after'it
is passed1 AU expenses of publication
shall be paid by the grantees.
EXECUTIVE SESSION OF SENATE
TO TAKE UP TREATIES TODAY
Alaskan Boundary Treaty Ratified,
and Action Will Be Taken on Cu
ban Reciprocity Measure at Once
Washington, Feb. 11. Senator M.
A. Hanna today called 'up the confer
ence report in the senate on the de
partment of commerce bill and It was
agreed to without a debate.. The bill
now goes to President Roosevelt.
Morgan, immediately after the open
ing of the session, resumed his re
marks on the statehood bill, but
branched off on the subject of the pro
posed treaty with Colombia.
He referred to thi nnnnni-
Pope Pius IX, which constituted a
part of the orcanln law- nf Pninmtii.
and said the United States intended
to put the heel of ignominious con
tempt upon it
He predicted a. return nt tho hnoiii.
ities between the old church party in
Colombia and the liberal party. De
pew of New York spoke in opposition
to the statehood bill, but did not con
clude his speech.
In an executive session tha ?.,.
in addition to confirming a large num
ber of nominations rntlfl&H tro. i...
kan boundary treaty and came near
laiving action on the .commercial
treaty with Greece.
All provisions of the Alaskan boun
dary treaty, except one paragraph
from the French portion of the treaty,
uave oeen puonsned heretofore.
Senator Cullom asked tho conoa
give up the day tomorrow after the
couciusioa ot morning business to ex
ecutive business, and no objection
was made. .
Quay, who has charge of the state
hood bill, gave his assent along with
It is Cullom's intention first to take
up the Panama canal treaty, and then
the Cuban reciprocity treaty,
STILL SCORING UNIONS
Anthracite Coal Commission Hears
Philadelphia, Feb. 11. Counsel for
Uhe coal operators today continued
their arraignment of the miners' un
ion in closing arguments before the
anthracite coal commission.
The independent operators held the
attention of the commissioners the
greater part of the day, the proceed
ings concluding With rh nnwnlntlnn
of the Reading company's argument
Dy aimon woiverton, the company's
Sofia, Bulgaria, Feb. 11. The gov
ernment is contemnlatlnir thn oalllnv
out of two army divisions, Sofia and,
PhilinnODOlis fumlshinir nni oan'h .
The concentration of the Turkish
troops on the Bulgarian frontier is,
given as the reason for this ihobTUza
WILL MOVE SLOWLY
City of Mexico, Feb. 11. El Impar-
cial publishes a leading' article in '
which it intimates that Mexico is go
ing .to move slowly on. the currency
question. The government is prepar
ing to make a 'thorough and exhaust
ive study of all the conditions here
affected by the silver depression.
FIRE IN MINE
Buluth, Minn., Feb. 11. Two lives
were lost and ten men had narrow es
capes as the result of a fire in No.
3 shaft at the Spruce mine, Eveleth,
Minn., today. The fire was caused by
the explosion of a lantern.
IN NEW QUARTERS
J. Martin Jones & Son, Wholesale Pa
per Dealers, Extending Business
El Paso exchanges bring the an
nouncement that the wholesale paper
house of J. Martin Jones & Son has
removed from South Oregon street
to more commodious quarters at 313
St. Louis street, and are now in a
position, to supply their numerous
customers in this section to a better
This firm does an exclusive "whole
sale business in paper and specialties
and since locating in El Paso has
grown' from a small beginning to -what
it is at present a credit to El Paso
and Its trade territory.
With' the building of the EI Paaa
and "Southwestern railroad tbe-whole-sale
houses.pt El Paso have been
placed In a position to supply the
trade in southern Arizona, and from,
'all accounts they are 'at present re
celfiig th'elr.jfcill share o'f patronage. ''
" It Is 'easy to acquire knowledge it;
you 'are not ashamed to confess your,
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