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BISBEE, ARIZONA, TUESDAY MAY -20, 1U03.
AT WALLA WALLA.-SPEAKS
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Walla Walla,. Wash., May 26.
President Rooseelt's address before
C,000 people from all over southeast
ern Washington, delivered from the
.-tops ot the Whitman memorial
building this atternoon, was voted by
men accompanying the President as
one of the finest literary efforts he
has made since crossing the Rocky
mountains. Emerging from ths bar
ren, plains of eastern Washington In
to the valley of Walla Walla, where
the foliage and vegetation are pro
fuse, seemed to Inspire him. He
used finer rhetoric and was more
thoroughly enthused than in most of
his western speeches. There were
about 11,000 people here from out
de points to sea the President. Ex
cursion trains practically depopulated
she country towns fully forty miles
lround. Today's weather could not
tave betn more perfect
The demonstrative welcome ac
corded the President was the great
st ever seen here on the occasion of
i public official's visit For a time
It seemed that the surging mass of
people would not allow the President
to be heard so great was the enthusi
NAMES FOR SALE
DISCOVERY OF A SECRET OR
DER BY POSTOFFICE OFFI
CIAL CAUSES SENSATION.
QUEER FIND IS MADE
Indications are That A. W. Machen
Washinoton. Was Using His Offi
cial Position to Make Money.
Washlngton, Bay 25. A curious "v;Ue The j Tgiand seems to be
and remarkable discovery has been jjaving the most trouble. It s re
made, by the Inspectors who are in- nded this morninc that ver heavy
vestigatlng the records of the free
delivery division of the poitomes de--
In running over
whlcK they found
a lot of papers
in a pigeonhole,
they "tame! acros an undated general
order to rural free delivery carriers,
instructing them to obtain forthwith
the names of every '"householder and
farmer along their routes, the num
ber of their families, with especial
.regard to obtaining accurately the l
ages and sex of all children. j
The order was signea oy
w. - a.....1 .lAnm-flA nhtfif .
w. aiacueu, nrccuuj uctocu v. i
of the division.
Inaulry this afternoon disclosed
that Mr. Machen Issued the order
upon his own responsibility and that
his superior officers in the depart-
ment were not aware ot us exist- ever vjStej Southern Nebraska for
nce. years, passed over portions of Clay,
They did not dream that he was in Franklin and Kearney counties last
the business of collecting vital statis- evening. A number of persons are
tics and were surprised when they own to have lost their lives; twen
were informed of the existence of the tjr others are more or less seriously
order. Sooner or later Mr. Machen ln jureQ amj a number of otters re
will be asked what It means. ceived slight injuries. Every dwell-
Officials of the department oeiieve,
although they are not prepared to
say so for publication, that it wao
the initial act in a scheme to obtain
Air mailorder houses and possibly
for advertising syndicates of various
kinds a vast and accurate list, ol
names and addresses which could be
used to advantage for the circulation
fcf advertising literature.
Owing to the secrecy with wfcicn
General Bristow's inspectors are car-
rying on their work it tannai ue
learned whether the responses to the
order from the rural free delivery
rarriers were few or voluminous.
Tcubtless a great deal ot miorma-
thls score will be ODiameu
from Mr. Machen's subordinates, be-
cause lists of names ana .,
such as the order called for, must
have passed through the hands of
nnmeroua clerks in the division.
Nothing is more valuable to promo-
ters of advertising schemes than me Mo fQr the purpose of 1
names and addresses o men and territorial taxes. All
JE ir . t." believe they have
ists always u. be assessed out of proportion will
a ready saKr ivosition to appear before the .board. The
Mr. Machen . board Is composed of Auditor Wl F.
i freedellvery carriers under his Nichols, chairman; Alfred S. Donau.
immediate command, he was ln a po- of Pima. George A. Olney of Graham.
.mm to obtain a census of nearly Frank H. Parker, of Maricopa. Fred
one-haloi ! toe United tates. W. Nelson, of Navajo, and Frank D.
It is known that ths investigation la&e, secretary.
is proceeding inoro rapidly than It 0
...j jm!aiv to Mr. Machen s re- Cronin is Coming.
General Bristow will be ready to
furnish the postmaster general with
a renort in less than a month.
a report in
INDICTED FOR MURDER
Louisville Ky., May 25. Curtis
7tt and Tom White have been Indict-
b"i sPial grand jury at Jack-
son for the murder of Jas. B. Mar-
asm But when he started to speak,
the crowd was as one person held
spellbound by the magic of his words.
Tonight the President was enter
tained by Senator Akeny at his pa
latial home. Governor McBrlde was
among the guests present. The Pres
dent later left for Idaho.
Secretary to the President, Loeb,
this afternoon gave out the following
"In speaking of the sudden politi
cal developments in Ohio, the Pres
ident this afternoon said:
"I have not asked any man for his
support. I had nothing whatever to
do with raising the issue as to my
endorsement. I know sooner or lat
er that it was bound to arise, and in
as much as It has now arisen, of
course, those who favor by adminis
tration and my nomination will en
dorse them and those who do not
The President also said that he
.was deeply touched by the action of
President McKinley's home county,
.in which Canton is situated, in in-
structing the voters so heartily in hi3
.favor. Nothing could have pleased
I him more
FLOODS IN SOUTHERN KANSAS
Topeka, Kas., May 25. The rail
roads are still having a great deal
of trouble owing to the heavy rains
and swollen streams in this section
It is reported at the general oraces
curred at Lakeview. It Is not se-
last week along the lines of the
Southern Kansas division have been
reralred and Santa Fe trains are now
(running to all station- in Southern
Kansas with the exception ot Coff'ey-
rjtina nave fauea on the Oklahoma
division. The strt-arus Laveall iff t
their banks. 1 There have been ov?r
two dozen washouts and it "o Impos-'
tible to run any .trains .. y .-
NEBRASKA HAS SNOW
NUMBER OF PERSONS
jurid Buildings Are
Hastings. Neb.. May 25 A serir?
0f heavy storms, two of which de-
veloped into the worst tornadoes that
Jng an(J outbuilding in the path of the
tornado was blown to pieces, and the
financial loss thus far accounted for
will reach about ?o&.000. The list
of deaths are: Near Noramn, Dan-
iel McCurdV) Robert McCurdy. Mr3.
John weniever, Mrs- rirl Bacon and
Mrs c w Tipple; Nar Upland, a
Lutheran minister whc3 name is
unknown. Mrs. John Peu--s. a farm-
eJ,s wi Mrs Chris Lamri an,i her
mother. At Pauline: Mr and Mrs
SOARD OF EQUALIZATION.
EqaaHsaaon Vi.l West en
First Monday in June.
Phosclx. May 25. The territorial
board of equalization will meet tx
the capitol building the first Monday
Con Cronln at oce tlme yardrcast-
er for the El Paso and Southwestern
ia this city, is up from El Paso for
the purpose of closing the sale of
mining in which he is Inter-
ested. Cronin but recently sold some
mining property in this vicinity
which netted him quite a good sum
and this new deal indicates that the
genial freight bumper Is on the high
road to prosperity.
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Miss L. C Violet Houk, one of the many beautiful southern girls in
Washington, is going un the stage She is the daughter of the late Leon
Idas C Houk for years a representatve of Tennessee in congress
MADE A COURT SENSATION
The case of the territory of Arizona against Smith and the obstruction or
versus Isaac Bailey came up in Judge dered removed Judgement was held
McDonald's court room yesterday for in abeyance In order to give Smith
the second time, the jury which sat timo in which to tear dwn his build
on the case last Thursday falling to" ing. During all this time, '.Smith, nev-
gree on a verdict
' Seven witnesses were oxnm and
testified as to the nuisance Which
the erection of Bailey's house in up-
ner Tombstone canror. nmrprf tv
Frank. .M. Huff was the complaining
witnesvtrtit It fell to the. lot ot Jus- uroirn, contained in me latters tes
titfe 'Brown,' in whose court the case timony, to the effect that if he would'
Was first tried, when Robert E. Smith a,low ',Uli8 uJnS o go over till next
was'thtf-defendant, to spring the Sunday," thereby implying that noth
sensation of the day It was when in5 could be done on that day, "there
Justice Brown was testifying to what ,s one hundred dollars in It for you."
had transpired between the defend- wmie noming was said to ino enect
ant And himself, during the progress Bailey's statement intimated that tfcs
of the Smith trial, that the crowded 8Ula named in his proposition would
court room was startled -to hear the,De Payable on derrsr.d.
witness state that Bailey had said I- Then the defendant. Smi'b, came
to him in conversation relating to the into court with his attorney, but as
case: "If you will let this go over judgement had only been suspended
till next Sunday, there's one hun-
dred dollars in it for you."
This statement, branding Bailey as
bribe-giver, and coming from the
trial Justice, created one ot the tb!g-
gest sensations ever sprung in
court room in this city.
This case, which has attracted con
si .rable attention, is at last at an
end The jury, which sat on the case
toda rendered a verdict ot guilty,
thus 'ompelling Bailey to remove his
struct -re and permitting the flood
waters which flow down Tombstone
canyon to run in the natural bed of
In Marh last, one Robert E
Smith started the erection of a car-
penter sho; in upper Tombstone can-
yon, near -he house of Frank M.
Ruff Ruff at once entered a corn
plant against Smith on the ground
that the shp would be a nui
sance, that tt flood waters would
be diverted, ca sing damage "to the
property of the complainant The
case was tried in Justice Brown's
fourt and judgement was rendered
Los Angeles. Ma 25 Reports of Ing the assembly's ' profound regret
the standing committees on freedom, that the authorities and contractors
the special committee on education, of the St. Louis exposition allowed
the young people's societies and the work to be done on Sunday," and re
committee on Presbyterian building spectfully protested against its con
and the breaking ot ground for an tinuance.
additional building at Occidental col- A resolution relating to Sunday
lege, made up the program of the traveling by commissioners to and
Presbyterian general assembly to- from the recent general assemblies
day. ' caused a flurry ot debate among the
A half dozen or more colored com- commissioners, some of whom were
missioners were given five minutes obliged to travel on Sunday and tool:
each in which to urge the church to the resolution aa somewhat of a per
Iend Its aid in the education of the sonal affront- They laid the blame
colored people of the south, each ar- on the railroad companies. It was
fruing that education is the only so- stated that Clerk Roberts said the
lution to the race problem, which
now confronts this government The
reports were adopted.
A resolution was alipted express-
Sudden Death of Miner.
A. F. Paff, a miner employed at the
Wolverine mine, died suddenljr&of
paralysis of the heart Saturday night
Mr. Paff was forty-nine years of age
er denied being the owner o th-
troublesome building, vbut at this
stage of the proceedings comes Isaac
Ba"ey and Bays tllat ne 8 t"0 sole
owner of the newly erected structure
aad n"aIe U"9 prjposition-to Judge
there remained nothing for him to
do but to tear down 'the obstruction.
This was done upon order of. "the.
Again work was started upon the
structure, thfs time by Bailey, who.
when the case came up again, had it
brought before Justice McDonald on
a change of venue.
The case was callcl on last. Tiiurs
day with the result mentioned abote.
The jury was unable to agree on a
verdict. Yesterday a new jury was
impannelled and the whole thing
gone over again. This time a decis
ion was not so tardy, and the jury
soon brought in a verdict of guilty.
The jurors who rendered the ver-
diet against Mr. Bailey are: W. W.
Vigus, J. R. Butler, A. W. Strumm,
.T. F. V.'ilmuth, Dave Care, Pat Black
burn, George Henninger, E. A. Mun
roe, William McSwain, "Lee Hinkle.
J M. Shram and Charles Rea.
Attorney J. M. OConnell prosecu-
ted the case for the territory, while
Sutter and Neal looked after the. In-
terests of the defendant
railroads east of the Mississippi
river had carried out their Itinerary
contract The resolution was final-
(at the time of his death. He leaves
a widow to mourn his sudden tak-
ing away. Tha funeral services were
held Sunday at the Paff home, Rev-
erend Harvey M, Shields officiating.
Paris. May 25 In view of the
number of accidents, some fatal, in
the first stage of the Paris-Madrid
automobile race from Versailles to
Bordeaux, Premier Combes has for
biden a continuance of the contest
on French territory. The second
siago of the race, which was to hava
been continued Tuesday, included a
run over on French territory from
Bordeaux to the Spanish frontier.
Premier Comes action probably will
lead to the races being abandoned.
The first stage of the Paris-Madrid
automoblIe race from Varsallles to
Bordeaux, 343 miles, was finished at
non today, when Louis Renault
dashed at a furious pace Into Bor
deaux, having made a record run of
eight hours and twenty-seven min
utes An hour later M. Cabriel ar
rived with a still better record of
eight hours and seven minutes. It
I is estimated frqm the time made that
these automobiles covered sixty-two
miles an hour on the roads outside of
the city. These victories, however,
were clouded by a series of accidents,
having in one cass at least a fatal
.result. At least two cars were
.4 wrecked, those of Marcel-Renault,
winner of the Paris-Vienna race last
COLLAPSE OF BUILDING IN A
STORM TWO KILLED
Chicago, May 25. One man was
killed and another seriously injured
by the collapse of a building under
construction at West Forty-Eighth
avenue. Both were laborers em
ployed upon the structure. The
cause of the disaster is not known,
but as it occurred during a severe
thunder storm, it is thought that the
collapse of the building wa3 due to
the sudden vibration caused by the
Boston, 2; Cincinnati, 3
Brooklyn, 5: Pittsburg, 0.
New York, 13; St. Lo-iis, t.
Philadelphia, 4: Chicago, S.
Cleveland, 2; Philadelphia, 1
SL Louis. 6; New York, 1.
Detroit. 1; Washington, S.
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY MILLER
Postmaster General Payne Clean-
S Up Conspirators Connected
t With Defrauding of Department
Washington, May 25. Postmaster
General Payne today summarily dis-
missed Daniel V. Miller, assistant
attorney in the office of the assist-
ant general of the postoffice depart-
ment for conspiracy in connection
wth the case of John J. Ryan and
company, charged with the fraudu-
lent use of the mails.
Miller was placed under arrest, but
afterward released on $1,500 bond. A
warrant on the same charge, was is-
sued for the arrest or Jos. M. Johns,
a lawyer of Rockvilie, Park County,
Indiana. Miller came here from
Terra Haute, Indiana. Ryan and com-
pany is a turf investment concern
which is operated at SL Louis and
.Codington. Kentucky. It was a ben-
emcary under a decision of the as- crimes that have been committed in
sistant attorney general of the post- this country and attributed to the
office department, declaring to it the Indians were really th& work of oth-
free use of the malls. It Is stated er people."
that the amount offered Miller as a Col. Kosterlitzky is a tall and
bribe aggregated several thousand very military looking man, about
dollars, and was in the form of cash middle aged. He was born in Port
payment, followed by a check. This land, where he received military
payment is alleged to have taken training, but is now a soldier of fort
place in Cincinnati, so the case will une. He has been connected with
be tried there. the Mexican soldiery for pome time,
Cincinnati, May 25 Word received and has done a great deal to disci
by the federal officers here tonight pline the army under his command.
states that Jos. M. Johns wa3 arrest On account of his success in this di
ed at Rockvilie, Indiana, tonight rection, he holds ths confidence of
Johns is said to be the person who the administration, and is the reclpi
worked directly with John J. Ryan ent of many favors,
and accepted the money. According Col. Fenochio, who is with him ia
to the federal officers Johns' first of- the city, is in charge of the line rid
fer for a letter was 5.000. Rvan re- era. and custom hn-isn nnllro Ti.
jfnsed' to pay that amount when
Joans agreed to compromise ror
The report that the Copper Queen
company intended, instead of remov-
Ing its smelter plant to Douglas,
I would enlarge the capacity of the
Bisboi smelter, is entirely without
lounaaunn. sam superintendent
French to a Review reporter today:
"There, is no truth in the report so
far as I know; it must simply be a
rumor, for I have heard nothing to
ihnt ofTAi-t Tho nroaont nlana will
probably be carried out and the smel-
ter removed t oDouglas as soon as
possible. Anything to the contrary
jWould be new to- me."
year, and Lorraine Barrow, a very,
well known automobilist
An unconfirmed report says a seri
ous accident ocurred near Anguoleme
in which two occupants of an auto
mobile, the owner of which is not
yet known, were seriously injured,
and two spectators killed. This num
ber of accidents has not caused any
great surprise here in view of the
number of contestants in the race
and the great speed and power of
I their machines.
i It is now possible to assemble from
the many reports along the routes of
the first stage of the Paris-Madrid
automobile race a complete list of the
casualties. This shows six persons
killed, three so dangerously injured
that they cannot possibly recover.
Some miraculous escapes have bee.
reported Bordeaux reports that
there are many competitors in the
race, but others insisted that their
honor demanded that they run to
the Spanish frontier if possible. The
Spanish government later forbade
the racei and thus compelled its aban
donment. The manufacturers agreed,'
that a road was impossible and de
cided that the meeting be resumed,
i within a closed course.
NO YAQUI BATTLES
COL. E. KOSTERLISKY GIVES
OUT STATEMENT ON CON.
DITIONS IN SONORA
EVERYTHING IS QUIET
Indians Are Not in State of Hostility
Toward the Mexican Government
Phoenix, May 25. Col. Juan Fen
ochio and Lieut. Col. E. Kosterilltz
ky, of Magdalena;. Sonora, Mexico,
arrived in the city yesterday oa &
tour purchasing supplies for the Mex
ican army and for the Mexican line
Col. Kosterlitzky is in command 05
the Ruraies, or Mexican soldiers sta
tioned in the region in which awful
battles between the Yaqul Indians
jand the Mexican troops are reported
to nave occlrred. Great accounts oj
uiese oaxnea nave Deen published,
j under date lines of Phoenix, Tucson,
rogaies, ui3Doe ana, other southern
Yesterday Col. Kosterlitzky wa
" "V ;' --'"Jf -
was nothing to the reports.
"Everything in that vicinity is
peaceable," he said. "I am in,
charge ot the troops in that section.
an1 know what I am saying. Real-
"y there has not been enough trouble
to suit me no excitement at all,
There have been no engagements'
with tho Yaquis, and these Indians
are not in a state of hostility toward,
(the Mexican government at all.
"I have read many of the reports
that some of the papers of your coun-
try have published ,and all of thei
stories of battles without a single ex-
ception are without foundation. As
is true in any country inhabited by
Indians not yet civilized, it is not
altogether safe for men to go
through it alone, but my opinion,
gained from observation, is that the
two have been in tha southern part
or the territory for some time buying
1 horses for U3e of the Ruraies, and
I custom house police. They are here
to buy horses, and if they find what
they want will be In the city and vi
cinity for several days.
Douglas Party Arrives.
Thei palatial car, "Nacozari,"
reached here last night, bringing
home Professor James Douglas ans
daughter and Superintendent and
Mrs. Walter Douglas. The special
.mln l.n(w .k jtn4fnn..tni.j ---
followed close behind the regular
train. James Douglas, Jr., met tha
party at the train and escorted them
to the Douglas residence.