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THE BISBEE DAILY REVIEW, BISBEE, ABIZONA, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 19, 1906.
LYONS ON TRIAL ITCH IS IDE
Assault Case Continued Until
This Afternoon at Request
IS READY TO REST.
Smith Says 'He Saw' Lyons Jiell
Marron With Gun,fand That
Lyons Kicked the "Prostrate
Man -in the Face.
Alter hearing the evidence for the
complaining witnesses. In the case ot
R. F. Lyons, charged with assault
with a deadly weapon. Judge McDon
ald, at the request of the defense,
continued the hearing until this after
noon at 4 o'clock. It is expected that
two or three witnesses then will be
introduced in behalf of Lyons. Whcth
er Lyons will be asked to take the
stand has not jet been determined by
Carl Stone and Jack Benson were
examined for the defenso the last
thing yesterday afternoon, but their
testimony was not relevent. Neither
had seen a gun. Benson had assist
ed in lifting Marron from where he
lay in the street. Stone had simply
passed by about the time of the- af
fair. John Twomey and M. J
Brown had also been summoned by
tho defense, but they knew nothlnt
about the case.
For the prosecution, Thomas Mar
ron and JJ. Holland, the two com
plaining witnesses, were first to be
examined. They said that up to Sun
day night they had never spoken to
Lyons, and that they did not speak to
him then until 'confronted by him,
when he asked them "if they were
looking for anyjhlng." Holland re
plied "no." and Marron, standing in
front of Lyons with his hands in his
trousers pockets, asked, "what do you
, Both witnesses say that Lyons then
-whipped out his six-shooter and, after
pointing it at Marron, dropped the
gun to his side and using it as a bludg
eon struck Marron a terrific blow In
the face. Marron fell, unconscious,
in the street, and. Holland says, Lv
6ns then struck him on the head with
the gun, felling him to the street.
James T. Smith, miner, testified that,
he had known Lyons for a year, but
that he does not know either of the
complainants. He saw Lyons knock
Marron down with his six-shooter and
saw him strike Holland over the head
with the same gun.
After Marron was lying unconscious
in the street Smith saw- Lyons kick
the prostrate man in the face two or
three times. Lyons only struck Hoi-
Joe Strinker and Jack McKeev-
er Will Go to Finish for
WITH MUCH SECRECY.
TimeX Rlace!oPBattle Not De
cided Upon Both Said to Be
Confident of Winning Con
test at 148 Pounds.
After fixing challenges back and
forth for several weeks, Joe Strinker
'and Jack McKeever bave finally
agreed on the terms of a fight to be
pulled off betwen them In this part
ot the country within the near future.
Interested parties and the princi
pals met in one of the rear rooms of
a Main street saloon a few nlg'jts i'go,
and there discussed the details of the
match, finally agreeing on a side bet
of $ 100 and a division of the gate re
ceipts. When it was suggested that the
number of rounds be limited, both
fighters said that it would suit them
better to have the contest go to a
finish, and without delay an agree
ment to that effect was made.
The side bet of $100 Is now posted
and in the hands of the stakeholder.
Sevral other bets are said to have
been made with Strinker the favorite
in hs wagering because of tho suc
cess he has had in the past in dis
posing ot his opponents.
It is reported that the men will
meet at 14S pounds, though it is pos
sible for McKeever to make a light
weight as well as for Strinker to do
still better If forced in order to make
The two men are said to already
Ue. in, training for the go. Each is
determined to be In the best possible
qndl'Jon. To each of them It means
more than the money put up, the riv
alry between the two being bitter be
cause of former charges and counter
charges that have been made by each.
Just when or where the men will
meet has not been determined.
Whether the battle is to be on United
States or Mexican soil will be known
only to a few until the date of the
fight, and then to only a limited
McKeever's fights with Kid Mc-
Cluntr stamps blm as a eooil ,mnn.
land once. Mr. Stonn said hp saw
Jiarron in the street, but saw no gun
Tho OTQmltinttnH SlF .tin I fn......
heard required about forty mlnutesA
BLOODY FIGHT IN
M. P. BACO AND JACK KELLY
ARE ARRESTED BY POLICE
31. P, Baco and Jack Kelly wer ar
raigned before Justice McDonald yes
terday on a charge of fighting, both
entering pleas of not gsiltr. Kelly
will be tried tomorrow and Baco on
The two men were pulled apart, cov
ered with blood, by Officers Wllmoth
and Johnbon about 4 o'clock yester
day morning, while engaged in a
fierce battle on the floor of the Red
Baco claims that a man named Fo
garty, who was supposed to have nc
part in the fight, used a knife on him.
He stated yesterday morning that he
would swear to a complaint against
Fogarty, but failed to do -so.
When the men were arrested they
presented a sorry spectacle. Each
had several cuts from which the blood
flowed. It was thought at first that
they might have been badly hurt, but
their wounds were superficial.
WESTERN ARIZONA TOWNS
TO HAVE TELEPHONE SERVICE
There is no doubt but what all the
Important towns in the northeastern
part of Arizona will soon be connect
ed By telephoue lines. Plans are
now being completed for the building
ot the line that will take in Wlnslow,
Holbrook, Snowflake. Concho, SL
Johns and Sprlngervllle, and eventual
ly this line will be connected with
long distance lines,
It is declared that missionaries are
responsible for unrest In China. Been
Introducing the American mince pie,
probably. Los Angeles Express.
Strinker has long been, considered tho
bst man of his weight in tho South
west, and should McKeever dispose of
Jilm, he will have put himself in the
front rank of scrappers.
It has not been decided whether
or not there will be any preliminaries.
It is probable that everything but the
main go will be dispensed with In or
der to get the fight between Strinker
and McKeever over as quickly as j us
sible. Both Strinker and McKeever aro
confident of winning, and so express
themselves to their friends. Cither
one la ready to "enter the ring on short
ncpice. having kjept themselves
good shape for some time In view of
the possibility of this match being
Kid Barney, who was here a few
days ago, has left the city. He stated
before going that he could not mako
a weight low enough for a match with
Strinker. McClung is said to be still
eager for another match in -ibis city,
but his two last performances have
caused a number of the sports to
doubt whether he has a chance with
either Strinker, McKeever or Barney.
Bills Introduced in House and
Senate to Reimburse Mrs.
HER HOME IN 1880.
Constable White, of Bisbee,
Mentioned in Bill for $2,500.
His Mother to Get $38,000
If Claim Is Allowed.
After waiting twenty-five years,
during which time she has had. attor
neys employed almost constantly- to
fight her case, Mrs. Annie E. White
Shlpp, widow of Patrick White, has
succeeded in getting bills Introduced
In the house and senate at Washing
ton, D. C, which call for the payment
of a large Indemnity to Mrs. Whlte
Shipp and her relatives.
In 18S0 Patrick Vhite and his fami
ly, which Includes Constable Jack
White and two brothers now In Bis
bee. resided near what was then Fort
McDowell, White having taken up o
ranch, built an irrigation ditch and
made a number of improvements.
General Chaffee, who was then in
command of Arizona, ordered White
to leave his ranch, which the latter
refused to do until Chaffeo sent s
number of soldiers, who moved off
his household belongings and then set
fire to tho house and barns.
After White's death his widow went
to Washington, D. C, and began a
long fight for tho payment of a claim
against the government. At one time
she asked for $140,000, but was turned
down by each session of congress.
Mrs. White-Shipp now presents a
claim for $38,000 In addition to varl
ous other amounts to be distributed
among her relatives. On April 10
Thomas E. Scroggy introduced a bill
In the House in which Is lncorporat
ed this claim. A similar bill wat
presented in the Senate on the same
day by Senator Boles Penrose, of
Pennsylvania. The House bill reads
"For the relief of Annie E. White
Shlpp and others.
"Be It enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the
United States, Congress assembled
that the Secretary of the Treasury be
and Is hereby authorized and directed
to pay out of the money In the treasu
ry of the United States not otherwise
appropriated to Annie E. Whlte-Shlpp
widow of Patrick White, deceased
$3S,000, and to each of the following
named persons, children and heirs of
Patrick White, to-wlt: John F
White. Annie M. White and Annie M
W. J. Eddleman ...
J. N. PORTER ... .
8C0TT WHALEY Tt
Capital Stock, $50,000
M. NEWMAN Vlce-Presldeat
J. H. NOLAN Cashier
J. J. KELLY Assistant Cashier
. i A:
Surplus i iiii v 7,500
3 PER CENT PAID ON SAVING DEPOSITS 3 PER CENT
4 PER CENT PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS 4 PER CENT
DO A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS. AND SOLICIT TOUR PATRONAGE. YOUR BUSINESS
WILL BE APPRECIATED.
For best values in Carrriages,
Harness, Saddlery and Harness
Brophy Carriage Co.
Lowell, - - - - Arizona
White as guardian of the children of
Kate Thomas, deceased, formerly
Kate White, Edward P. White, Wil
Ham J. White, Bertha M. White, Ber
tha M. Rees, formerly Bertha M
White, Veronica J. Wood, formerly
Veronica J. White, and Cora L. White
Including the guardian ot the children
of Kate Thomas, for said children
$2,500, as full compensation for the
wrongful and illegal ejectment of An
nie E. White and Patrick White from
lands held by them In the county of
Maricopa. In the Territory of Arl
zona, and for the loss of personal
property, and for the violation of any
rights of said Patrick White or An
nle White, constitutional, contractus
al, vested, contingent, legal, equitable,
or any other rights -violated by the
wrongful and illegal ejectment from
said lands by the officers or soldiers
In the military service of the United
States in the year of 1S80."
Constable White received copies of
the bills yesterday. He has learned
that they were referred after being
read to the committee on claims,
where they are now being conslderd.
He hopes for action of some kind dur
ing this session of Congress.
IS ARRESTED FOR
HARRY CROWLEY IS CHARGED
WITH ROBBING ROOMMATE
Leaving a watch, which he Is alleg
ed to have stolen, in a local jewelry
shop to have a broken crystal repair
ed ,Ied to the arrest of Harry Crowley
yesterday, and his arraignment before.
Justice Murphy on a charge of petty
Joseph Plcsce makes the complaint
against Crowley. He states that on
the night of April 13 last he occupied
the same room in the O. K. lodging
house with Crowley, and that he got
up In the morning, leaving his watch
hanging to the head of the bed.
Plesce went to the mine shafts in
search of work, and when he returned
to his room the watch was gone. Yes
terday he located It In a jewelry shop,
and learned that Crowley had left it
there for repairs.
When arraigned Crowley entered a
plea of not guilty, and his hearing was
set for tomorrow afternoon.
RETURNS TO ARIZONA.
Ex-Mayor. David Stewart Rose re
turned to Tucson Sunday from Mil
waukee, where he recently passed
through a lively political campaign, re
linquishing at that time the title of
mayor, a posItionTie filled four times.
Mr. Rose said he was through with
politics, and that he was now prepar
ed to devote his time to the manage
ment of the Twin Buttes mines as
president of the operating company.
Those who know the ex-mayor are
confident he will make things lively,
barring delays which are apparent in
railway building, due to non-arrival ot
supplies. He left for the mining
camp Monday afternoon.
GEO. C. CLARK WILL
OPEN OFFICE IN TUCSON
Geo. C- Clark, the prominent Bisbee
mining engineer, is now located In
Tucson, and will shortly open an of
fice In this city. The gentleman's
professional card appears In this Is
sue of the Star. Mr. Clark has long
been identified with the mining Inter
ests of Southern Arizona and Sonora,
and Is the owner of several fine prop-
1 Mm IB 1 I WW
ait till an
I represent 20 Fire Insurance Companies that are payin
fire losses in San Francisco today
Let me write your Insurance now while our city is prosperous
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B. J. O'Reilly
Offices Bank of Bisfoee
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