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BISBEE, ARIZONA, SUNDAY MARCH 22, 1903.
IS NOT PLEASED, WITH
" SAYS IT IS ALL RIGHT
PRESIDENT MITCHELL SAYS Mil
ERS HAVE WON VICTORY
Result of Comnu'ssicn Investigation
Has Bn to Give Coal Miners Big
Increase in Their Wages
Detroit. March 21 John Mltche'.t.
presided of the United Mine Workers,
'The decision of the anthracite
strike C02J mission is a decided victory
lor-the m'inerb, and I am pleased with
itThe miners have much reason to
$ be pleased, and I am sure they are.
'The tuodt important feature is an
increase of 10 per cent to miners.
This will result in an annual increase
in wages of 14'J,uu0 miners in Pennsyl
vania, amounting to $G,0OO.'Q0O.
RAILWAY TABOOS LIQUOR
Louisiana Capitalist Runs Prohibition
New Orleans March 21. Railway
managers are showing a growing op
position to the use of intoxicants by
their employes and to the sale o liq
uors in towns where their shops are
located, ffhe most radical and effect
ive step yet n)ed has been taken by
the St. Louis, Watkins and Gulf lino,
running troin Lake Charles to Alexan
The proprietors of this road, Mr. J.
B. Watkln, bought and incorporated
alt the town sites along the line. The
deeds for ail lots sold contained an
anti-liquor clause as follows: "The
said purchaser, his heirs or assigns
.shall not at any time manufacture or
tell intoxicating liquors upon said
premises, except for medicinal, me
chanical, or scientific purposes; and
should this condition be broken, this
deed shall immediately become null
and void, and the tltlo shall revert
to said vendor, and said vendor -sba'1
not be under any obligations to return
any jart of the purchase price."
Tie legality of this clause .was re
cently passed upon in a case brought
In the circuit court of appeals at Lake
Charles, La. A lot owner had violated
its terms and the railway company
ruled that the condition was binding,
and that the land reverted to the rail
way company the moment it proved
that the conditions of the deed had
RACE QUALITY DURING WAR
Leading Southerner Once Dined With
Indianapolis, Ind., March 21. The
present outcry in the south over the
'social quality" bugaboo has led Mr.
John BIgelow. former United States
consul at Paris, to resuscitate- an en
try from an old diary kept by him. If.
was, -says the Journal, matfe In London
under the date of November 28, 1863,
"Mr. Adams and Mr. Walker made
speeches Thursday night at the
Thanksgiving dinner, at St. James'
hall. Se'inar Martin was a guest with
his wife, both originally slaves from
Kentucky. He said grace. Only think
of. Walker presiding at a dinner at
which a negro was a guest, let aiono
hia being chaplain of the occasion.
Wjho shall say that we have accom
plished nothing when such a constel
lation as Walker and Selmar Martin
can occur at a public festival?"
The Mr. Walker referred to was
Robert J. Walker, once a leading demo
rt wnjtnr from MIssIssIddI and sec
retary of the treasury. Now, .wasv it
any more dreadful for President ltoose
wit in sit at the same table with an
educated tree .negro in 1902 than it;
vrs for Robert J. Walker la 18W 10
attend a dinner at which two escaped
s'aves were guests?
WANT STRIKE ORDERED
Poll Taken of Employes on New York
New Haven, Conn., March 21. Fig
ures on the. recent poll of conductors
and trainmen of the N York' New
Haven and Hartford system as to the
strike, were given, out unofficially to
day. The total vote cast was 4 ZOO, of
which, about 3,500 are In favor of a
strike. ItTp paid that nearly 1,00 non
union, men voted in favor of a strike.
UNREST IN JOLO
Mani'a, March 21. There Is a feeling
r.oct n Join on account of the ar-
y&t and conviction of three prominent
'"ioros. who raided and burned me
rhuaoo district of Perang. aa a pe
cuniary measure. General Summer has
strengthened the Jolo garrison, auu
Is preparing to send additional troops
It is better to .be. fast aslepp than
slow when awake.
DISTRICT PRESIDENT OF MINE
Says Coal Strike Commission Failed to
Touch on Important Matter of Pay
ing Miners by Weight of Ore
Scranton, March 21. D. N. Nichols,
district president of the United Mine
Workers of 'America, ' is' dissatisfied'
with the report of the coal strike com
He -regards the question of paying
the miners by weight as the most im
portant point before the ommission
ers, and says their neglect to meet this
squarely will greatly detract from the
otherwise favorable reception with
which the award wi 1 be received.
I. H. Burns, counsel of the independ
ent operators, said be regarded the
award as eminently satisfactory.
He found the principal source of sat-
sifaction in the recommendation for
boards of conciliation to interpret the
He believed that eventually the non
union men will get representation on
these boards, and thus strengthen their
James F. Mullahy, one of the offi
cia's of the Firemen's union, regards
the awards of the commission as a
great victory for organized labor,' as it
means four hours less arduous toll per
day for the firemen.
WAGES ARE INCREASED
Portland, Org.. March 21. The Ore
gon Railway and Navigation company
has granted an increase of 15 per cent
to freight trainmen and 10 per cent to
CASTRO STEPS DOWN
ASSOCIATED PRESS GOT THERE
FIRST WITH NEWS OF THIS
Humored That Resignation Is Result
cf Secret Understanding Among
Pol.'ticians of the Government
Washington. March 21. The first
news received of President Castro's
resignation was by an Associated Press
dispatch. Secretary Hay jvou'd not
discuss it, further than to say it was
Herbert Bowen, Venezuela's plenipo
tentiary here, had received no informa
tion other than the news of the dis
patch, and declined to diseuss it in
the absence of official information.
From an authoritative source it is
learned that this cioye by Castro, has
long been contemplated.
The statement was made that the
resignation was the result of a secret
agreement with the leaders of Venezue
lan politics that Castro should relin
guish his office temporarily, pending
the adjustment of matters, which Min
ister Bowen has in his hands.
PUTS PRESSURE ON' TURKEY.
United States Minister Insists That
Sultan Fulfill Promises.
Constantinople. March 20. After re
peated disappointments relative to the
fulfillment of the sultan's promises to
satisfy the American, claims. Mr. Irish
man is making use of the autograph
letter in which President Roosevelt ob
tained the consent of the sultan to the.
'The minister intends to push the
claims of the United States more vigor-ous'y-than,ever.
-. An inereiting situ
ation is likely to develop at any mo
meat, as America's patience is ex
hausted. HAS SOLVED WATER QUESTION
Union Pacific tc Establish Twenty-five
Chicago, March 21. The general
manager of the Union Pacific has
closed a contract with a Chicago com
pany for the construction of twenty
five purifying plants to be constructed
on the system between Omaha and
Salt Lake. The order is the largest
of the kind ever given in this or any
other country and contemplates the ex
penditure of at least $1 500,000. Work
is to begin at once. The officials of the
Union Pacific railroad have solved the
question of pure. water. - , '
REWARD FOR GOLD
Detroit, March 21. Tho Pacific and
Dominion express company today Is
sued a circular offering a reward of
$2,000 for the recovery of the gold bar
worth $25,000, which disappeared from
the union depot on Wednesday night
Orthodoxy, on one side of the fence
is heresy on the other side.
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WOLCOTT IS ON WAY TO BISBEE.
Washington. March 21 Director Wolcott, of the geological survey left
last night for Phoenix. Bisb'oe, Tucson and other points to examine into
the reservoir and irrigation projects. , $.
Mr. Lee, of the same buerau. le.ft today to inquire Into the water
supply of the Salt river valley, between Phoenix and Florence.
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SIX EVENTS TO BE RUN BETWEEN
FLEET HOUNDS AND HARES
Excursion Train WJI Run From Bis
bee to Carry-Crowd to Border City
Everything Ready for the Start
At Naco this afternoon the coursing
park w ill be opened for the season. An
excursion train will run from Bisbee
this afternoon at 1 o'clock for Naco,
and a large crowd is expected to go
to the border city to see the hounds
chase the hares.
There wi.l be six events, each worth
prizes to the amount of $50, divided as
follows: $22.50, $12.50, and three at
$2.50 each. The proprietors of the park
are giving exceptionally good prizes,
and this has induced a number of
outsiders to enter their dogs.
Each event will be run under the.
rules of the" California coursing com
mittee, which Insures good, fair sport.
Tho officers of the events will be Bur
ton, J.. Hall, judge; C. NIcho's, slipper;
F. C. Whitney, manager.
Over the telephone last night Frank
Abrams. manager of the Naco park,
stated that all the hounds are In ex
ellent shape, and that all visitors may
expect one of the best day's sport that
has ever been provided in Naco.
The entries and their owners are as
follows: First Event Reward. F. C. Whit
ney; Bisbee Girl, Sid Coburn.
Second Event Cash Girl, F. C Whit
ney; Inez, E. Layton.
Third Event Cooney Coob. F. C.
Whitney; CananeaLassrAl Winkler.
' Fifth Event Fontleroy. B. Layton;
Johnnie Smoker. F. M. Abrams.
Sixth Event Hair-Trigger John, F.
M. Abrams ;.."Neea Nut, -Sid Coburn..
The first event will be started about
2 o'clock and the remaining five fol
low as soon the course is cleared, and
SCHWAB HAD A FINE TIME
Steel Magnate Talks of Autos and
Yachting on His European Trip.
New York. March 21. Charles M.
Schwab, who returned to New York
on the s. earner Kronprinz Wilhe'm,
said in the course of an interview that
he never had felt so well in his life
or been so glad to get back to work.
He declared he had no intention of
jes'gning tire presidency of the steel
5 "But, of course. I don't own the Uni
ted States comrasy, and its stockhold
ers choose its officers."
When asked regarding his big auto
mobile, Mr. Schwab replied: "The one
in which I was said to be making a
tour of Europe? Oh, I sold thaL It
was too fierce for me. I am pretty
strong, a3 you see, but. that machine
wis a terror to very chauffeur I had,
but I have bought three machines and
they wllf be here pretty soon."
"What about that phaeton yacht of
yours that was making surh remarka
ble speed on the Swiss, lake?" Mr.
Schwab was a3ked.
"That was a neat little steam launch
that I hired for a few days. Its re
markable,-speed was only part of the
nhantasmorgia that hive "surrounded
my journey and given the trip its bi
J Keferring'to 'his observations in Eu
rope. Mr. Schwab said: "I made this
trip to study nature. I must say, how
ever, that there i3 great commercial
activity in ome parts of Europe
Germany, for example, as well as
France. This is not the only manfucat
uring nation In the wor'd, and the
sooner we realize that the better."
WILL BEGIN WORK
Plans All Perfected For Western Pa
,San" Francisco, March 21. Chief.
Consul Bartnett and one of the incor
porators of tho Western Pacific rail
way said tonight:
"Our plans are perfected, and actual
bui'ding'of the road will' soon begin
and be pushed forward."
He added that work will begfn simul
taneously at Salt, Lake and. at the
California end and1 along the route al
GET AN' INCREASE
Salt Lake, Marcn 21. Effective
March 1st, trainmen and engineers on
the Oregon Short line have been grant
ed aa Increase of 12 per cent for pass
enger men and 15 per cent for freight
men. -. .
IS WELL PLEASED WITH WORK
DONE BY LEGISLATURE
Roemer, O'Connel and Howell will
Probably Arrive Today Dr. Swee:
Says Lawmakers Have Done Duty
Hon. B. A. Packard, who has served
Cochise county in the legislature just
adjourned, arrived yesterday from
Phoenix, after over two months spent
there, helping to make laws for Ari.
Councilman Packard is well pleased
with the work done by tho legislature.
He says that more talk was caused
by the woman's suffrage bill than any
other Introduced. Between the time
it was passed and the veto by Governor
Brodie, it was discussed on all sides.
O'Connell, Roemer and Howell did
'not leave tho territorial capital the
(day after the legislature adjourned,
. but w ill probably arrive here this
I morning. They had business of a pri-
vate nature to attend to, and stayed
J over one day.
, Yesterday Dr. F A. Sweet returned
to the city after spending several days
in Phoenix doing politics. He says there
were hot times around the capital
building during the closing hours of
thesession, and that everyone was on
the alert for something to happen.
Dr. Sweet considers that the legisla
ture has done its duty to the people of
the territory, and that the democratic
party stands nearer to the people than
it ever was before. He says that fast
hours were filled with-.exciting events.
Yesterday afternoon Councilman
Packard was plied with questions con
corning events that transpired in tho
legislature. To all of them he made
happy replies, saying that he had en
joyed the time spent there, and did
not regret having been a member of
O'Connell, Roemer and Howellin the
house have made a hard fight for meas
ures that effect the welfare of Cochise
county, some of which were passed.
The passage of the new cattle stealing
laws and an appropriation for the re
form school at Benson are notable
TO HAVE SEPARATE SERVICES.
Swedish-Norwegian Negotiations Are
Christiana, March 21. Negotiations
for the separation of the consulates are
nearing success. The proposals of the
committee have been accepted by the
Norwegian cabinet and"-by parliament.
Two Norwegian ministers will proba
blyresign. Dr. Sigurd Ibsen and Mr.
Lagerheim, the former ministers of
Norway and Sweden, respectively, are
chiefly responsib'e for the success of
OFFICIALS GIVE IN
Grant Increase to Chicago and Great
St Paul, March 21. The Chicago
and Great Western officials today
came to an agreement with representa
tives of the conductors and trainmen
by which the freight men receive 15
per cent and thG'passenger men 12 per
bent1 increase In wages.
It is believed that this action will
influence a settlement of the Great
Northern and Northern Pacific contro
TO RATIFY TREATY
Havana, March 21. President Pal
ma tonight issued a call for an extra
session of the senate on March 24th,
for the purpose of ratifying the Cuban
reciprocity treaty as amended by the
United States senate.
Caracas Venezuela, March 21 Pres
ident Castro has resigned. He placed
his resignation of the Presidency of the
republic of Venezuela in the hands of
the president of congress after-reading
of the presidential message..
Memphis, March 21. The flood situ
ation shows mora favorable signs to
night. The river 'fell four-tenths of a
foot during the last twent-four hours.
Industry without knowledge Is bet
ter than knowledge without Industry.
Some men travel in a. zigzag course
because saloons are more numerous
When a girl elopes with a poor
young man. her -mother, attributes. It
to temporary Insanity.
TENTS SENT TO FLOOD
HELD UP NEAR LOS ANGELES
SECRETARY ROOT ANSWERS AP
PEALS FROM GOVERNORS
They Telegraphed That Need of As
sistance is Pressing on Account of
Serious Conditions Along the River
Washington, March 21. Seretary
Root today received a telegram from
the governors of Tennessee and Ar
kansas in response to his telegraph in
quiry for information as to needs of
the people in those states in the mat
ter of tents in consequence of river
Govornor Frazer, of Tennessee, tele
graphed from Nashville as follows:
"Please 'send at once 500 tents to
Memphis, consigned to Mayor J. J.
Williams. The city of Memphis will
pay for and see that they are returned
Governor Davis, of Arkansas, tele
graphed from Little Rock as follows:
"Flood conditions along Mississippi
river in our state are bad. We have no
tents in tho armory for distribution.
Please forward by the first express 100
tents to Judge Derrick, Mariana, Ar
kansas, for the use of flood sufferers.
Please rush the tents as the demand
No time was lost in complying wlth(
these requests for assistance.
Colonel Patton, acting as quartermaster-general,
immediately sent in
structions to the quartermaster In
charge of depots at St. Louis, and Jef
fersonvllle to send with the utmost
dispatch 480 common tents and twenty
hospital tents to Memphis, and ninety
common tents and ten hospital tents to
AN OREGON LINE DEAL
CLARK'S ROAD WILL RUN TRAINS
OVER THAT LINE
Work on Road From Los Ange'es to
Salt Lake is to be Rushed Now
That Agreement Has Been Reached
Salt Lake, Mch. 21 The Deserter
Nows tonight prints the following:
'"''he long pending negotiations be
tween the Oregon Short line and San
Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake rail
road companies, the latter property
belonging to Senator C'ark, of Montana
have been finally and entirely consu
mated. "By the terms of the agreement.
Clark's road will run trains over the
Oregon Short line tracks south to Salt
Lake and that portion of the Harriman
system will be turned over to Clark.
"Fo'Iowing the ratification of the
meeting of directors of tho road, con
struction will be pushed from both
ends of the lino."
ELKS WILL COMMEMORATE SEC
OND ANNIVERSARY HERE
On April 15th the Elks' lodge here
will celebrate in a fitting manner the
second anniversary of the order in
Bisbee. Already the lodge members
have begun to plan for the occasion.
At a metting held Friday evening a
committee, consisting of J. O. BIgelow,
T. R. Grady and Johnny Twomey, was
appointed to arrange for the celebra
tion, which wilt probably be held in
the opera house.
Mr. BIgelow stated last night that
tho event will Je commemorated by a
dance forthe membera of the order
and their families, as well as other ex
ercises for tho Elks. The committee
has not yet decided just what will be
done, but it Is a certainty that the
dance will be one of the main features.
"In the past two years," said he, "tho
Eks here have made rapid strides,
and it is fitting that we commemorate
our second birthday in a proper man
ner. Tho committee is planning to
make the evening a pleasant one for
the Elks and friends. Later on we
.will be able to announce tho definite
At the meeting held Friday evening
officers for the ensuing year were
elected as follows:
Grand Lodge Delegate Emil Marks.
Exalted Ru'er Dr. A. F. Sweet.
Esteemed Leading Knight J. C. Cal
laghan. Esteemed Loyal Knight L. G. Jack
son. Secretary C. E. Rinehart
Treasurer Ben Frankenberg.
Tiler Arthur Mullen.
Trustee for Three "5f ears John Blair
The small boy who is apt to doubt
the wisdom of his parents when they
tell him what 4a best for him.
As a rule sharp business1 men are
ONE PASSENGER IS KILLED BY
ROBBERS WHO SHOT TO KILL
Car Was On Way to Santa Monica, and
Little is Yet Known About Bold
Robbery 3 Masked Men Did It.
Los Angeles, Mch. 21 A Santa Mon
ica electric car was held up by tares
masked highwaymen about 10 o'clock
tonight just outside the city limits.
In the fight that followed between
the highwaymen and passengers, Geo.
A. Griswold, was killed and two others '
wounded, one in the leg and the other
in the arm. Their names are unobtalna
ble at this hour.
One of the highwaymen is believed
to be fatally wounded. Tho details are
meagre, as the car proceeded to Santa,:
Charles A. Henderson, one of the
passengers who returned to this city
tells this story:
"Obstructions were placed on tho
track, and when the car came to a."
standstill three men, wearing masks, '
pointed revolvers at the carload or
"I was sitting down and noticed that
I was not covered. I shifted my re
volver from my hip pocket to over
coat pocket, and when tho opportunity
offered a moment later fired five snots '
point blank at one of the robbers. Aa
I was not more than five feet away,
I must have shot him through tha
"I climbed off the other side of the
cars and made across a field to tao
road, where 'I found a horse and bug
gy. supposed to have been left there
by the highwaymen. I took It and
drove to town."
So far Henderson's story is the only
information at hand.
The car left Fourth and Broadway at
five minutes after 9 o'clock for
PROJECT TO DIG CANAL.
Big Syndicate Being Formed to Cut
Through Panama Isthmus.
Washington, D. C, March 21. Sim
ultaneously with the ratification of the
Panama treaty by the senate, word
comes to Washington that the initial
steps are being taken in the organiza
tion of the world's largest construction,
syndicate, which will bid for the con
tract of building tho canal. Accord- '
ing to information received here the
financial leaders of the country are
uniting in this syndicate, which will be
nearly four timos as largo as any or- '
ganization for a similar purpose. It is
estimated that between 135,000,000 and
$145,000,000 will be expended before
the canal is completed, and the syndl-
cate expects to make a proposal to
hand over to tho government tho canal'
completed to the smallest details.
At tho offices of the Isthmian canal'
commission it was said that the worfcr
of construction would undoubtedly bft
done by contract, and that while thig
matter will have to be settled by .
commission yet to be appointed by the
President, investigation by the mem'
bers of the present commission has re-
suited in finding such overwhelming"
argument in favor of contract work a
distinguished from that done under the
direct supervision of the government,"
that there i3 no doubt of the decision,
of the new commission in this respect,
PAPERS FOR WRIGHT ON WAY,
The Celtic Brings (Extradition Docu
ments for Alleged Swindler. "
London, March 21. The extradition,
papers in the case of Whitaker Wright,
the director of tho London and GlobQ -Finance
corporation, who is under ar
rest in New York, were mailed on taej", "
steamer Celtic, which has sailed from
John Flower, chairman of the share
holders' committee which institgated,'
Weight's prosecution. Informed a rep
resentative of tho Associated Press
that by the advice of his lawyen hav
declned to reply to Wright's cablet'
message to G. S. Barnes, the official
liquidator of tho corporation, saying:
that, Wright's enemies seek to creator
prejudice against him by circulating;
He took the ground that it would b
highly improper for him to r-.. 3dj'
thing which might prejudice the result
of the trial. As to the personal
charges, he added, there was no nee
for a contradiction, as they were obv"
INCREASE OF $3,000,003
Wilke8barre, Pa., March 21. Xtonght
ly estimated the 10 per cent increase
granted to the miners by the strlka
commission wi'I amount to nearly,"
$3,000,000. The coal companies will ;
have the miners accounts ready""") ,"