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NEW YORK CfTV
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and Arizona Fair.
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VOL. 18, NO. 92.
BISBEE, ARIZONA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1915.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
SSi IN Bf-
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Pablo Ramirez, Long an Offender in Bisbee and Warren District
Courts, Confined in Bisbee County Jail; His Companion,
Loandro Maldonado, Who Left After Murder, Is in Constitu
tionalist Jail at Agua Prieta, Sonora; Found in Cananea.
Alter Several Months of Tireless Work, Officers Succeed in Run- j
nlng Down the Two Men; Maldonado Brought From Cananea j
to Agua Prieta Yesterday; Extradition Papers Are Being ,
Made Out and Will Be Presented to General Calles Soon.
. With Pablo Ramirez, for sixteen yearn a resident of Arizona, but hailing j
oWlrtaaHy, from the state of Irapuato, Mexico, in the Bisbee, branch county
Jail, an a Leandro Maldonado, in the Constitutionalist Jail at Agua Prieta,
Sonora, the two murderers of Walter Brooks, who wm boat to death on the)
early morning of June 28, near the Holbrook bridge over the subway, have I
bean apprehended. The arrest of both men Is the result of untiring and
vigilant work on the part of the officers of Cochise county' and the City of j
TO LEAVE CANANEA
According t0 Americans return-
lng from Cananea yeterday, Am-
erlcan Consul Montague notified
the American colony there that
he had received advices advising
the Americans to get out of Mex-
Ico. According .t0 the Informs-
jj tlon reaching the bonier, this
message was telephoned to the
consul at Cananea from the bor-
der port of Nogales.
. From the same source It was
learned last evening that the
! Americans are ' not disposed to
again run out of Mexico and feel
that the situation is being kept
well In hand In Mexico and that
! they have nothing to fear from
I)- 4lther faction. Investigation
( failed t0 confirm the report from
' other sources.
i ENEMIES OF ALLIES
! WOULD KILL SCHWAB
CAST ASIDE I
WATERTOWN LAMENTS BECAUSE OF ITS
FAILURE TO DISCOVER SEC. LANSING
Anglo-French Financial Commis
sion Casts Aside Formality
and One of Its Members Calls
on James J. Hill.
FIRST AMERICAN SO
HONORED SINCE ARRIVAL
Watertown, N. Y., is-lamenting- be
cause of its fallur. to Lppreclate
Robert Lansing, present secretary of
state, when he was n citizen of that
town. Not long before he was called
to Washington by President Wilson,
Secretary Lansing ran for mayor of
Watertown and was defeated by the
subscription collector for a local
Since the commission of the crime no stone has been left In the road i
of the successful capture of the man or men involved in the brutal murder 1
of the officer. Though it has been several months since the actual murder'
the various officers of the city and county have been actively engaged in I
working but every clue that has come to hand and many which have ended j
In nothing but hard work and no result.
The credit of the capture of the two men belongs to the whole official
force, both city and county. One lead of the crime waa followed by local
county and city o Ulcers while au other was followed by the county ameers.
These two trails converged and proved the statements made by the two men
It will be remembered that on the latlons with many residents of Mexi
early, Sunday morning of June 38, In! go, came to several of the local of
the neighborhood of two o'clock sev- fleers. He Informed J. L. Oannon and
eral shots were heard, In the dlrec-jthat official reported to the sheriff.
Uon of the Holbrook bridge over the The American also told the local of
sutora'y. Shortly afterwards a smalL flcjals and with that Information Con
Mexican hoy ran up to the Plaza' stable Polley and Frank Thomas
square sad notified the officers tbat again went to work on the inmate of
the county jail.
Question Is Asked Whether Loan
Would Be Against .the Neutral
ity of United States; Thjnk It
Will Be Passed.
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Armv llnrlor Finlrl MnrchnI Quo.
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ceeos in laKing ran or hov-no-Petrograd
tween Vilna and Dvinsk.
Sccrctary Robert Lansing.
Charles Schwab, head of the
United States Steel Corpc ra'ion, i
almost daily in receipt of threa'.. of
death .from (termin sympathisers.
So Uet-siataitt Wave thusa threats hMn
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The Information was to the effect, wisi aenwao rtas oeen compelled to
that Leandro Maldonado was one of Lm? i?dlr!!Hrd- Mny other
someone bad been shot. An invest!
tion disclosed that a man had been
brutally murdered in the subway, hlB
head being mashed in wltn rocas. me iwo wno commmeu me crime. . j.uu.iiai...d l,y the ai'ies have he.n
It was not until the arrival of Cor-1 Maldonado had shown the American tomp-lb J to guard themselves and
oner Totman tbat it became, known the gun and watch that he had taken j their 1 omm.
the dead man was Walter Hrooxs. matroizr me Doay or uroons. . tie aiso
murdered man waa in the employ of , told him of the harrowing details of
the N Conner Queen Company in the, the murder and Implicated Ramirez.
capacity of head watchman, on the Finally, after considerable work,
Ramirez conresseo to I'oney anu 10
Thomas. The latter Is one of the bent '
interpreters in the southwest and '
through his able handling of the lan-
According to the stories, told at the
Inquest, Brooks had seen two Mexl-
'u o - h ttiA marhlnjk hnn (if
the company, and had followed them, n"y Persuaded Itamlrez to
catching up wltn tne iwo men ana." -
meeting his death at their hands near
the Holbrook bridge.
AU dC'tbe indications, surrounding
the murder, pointed to the supposl
tkfr that the crime was committed by
Mexican bootleggers. Mescal was
found nqar the scene of the crime.
Abandoned cauteeus, empty of the
limn anil ntllArwiaA. WflrA found. SeV-
eral Mexicans were arrested but all worked on the possibility of getting
clues apparently failed.
At the scene of the murder a hat
was found. It was definitely estab-
Accordlngly Ramirez Informed the
two officers that he was one of the
two men. He told of the crime but
declared that Maldonado had been
the principal In the affair. He told
enough of the details to convince the
officers they were on the right track.
Maldonado was in Cananea. Deputy
Sheriffs Newell and Graham, at Noco,
Bin i in ni inai a tp n
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NEW YORK, Sept. 13. The Anglo-
'Fiench financial commission, here
1 seeking the loan of from a half to a
billion dollars, made a rtdlcal depart
lure from Its policy of having Interest
1 e d American financiers 'call on them
I at their headquarters ami present
1 (heir views. The commission went !
I to James J. Hill, the dominant rail
! way and commercial factor of the
Inortbwest, instead of waiting for Hill I
; K, come to them. No other American
i has been honored thus far.
Sir Henry Smith, a member of the
commission, was the delegate who
' called on Hll) on the commission's be-
half. Sir Henry came unattended to '
i the Nassau St. building where Hill
t'as a private office as chairman of,
.the Great Northern Railway, when in ,
TT 1 1 1 annarmitlv l(tl nn( bnntt
visitor was coming, rop sir Henry was
kept watting a minutp- or so in the
ante-room. Then he was ushered In
to Hill's private oRIte. Heretofore
the commission has reweived the. Am
erican financiers at Its headquarters
at an uptown hotel.
pi am ... ', ... I Mexican Bandits Attack Small
NEW YORK, Sept. IS. The pres-1
ent plan of the Angle-French flnan-
cial commtasion Is to' borrow one hun j
dred million on straight British and!
French government bonds without col-!
lateral and report the eptire amountUny oftmps are alert as a result of an
Is to be spent Jn the United States on I attack on an American camp ai uawi.
cotton, wheat,' meat and munitions, (by Mexicans in which Private criUt
I nil ftni nirn
HU U llll-W
I UN UULUILM
Arizona Copper Company, De
troit Copper Company and
Shannon Copper Company
Close Down; Many out of Work
Cavalry Outpost; Kill One Man
and Injure Two; Maytorena
Claims Victory in Engagement.
HltnwNSVILLE. Sent. 13. The ar-
oru readied uisnee yesieroay inai
the extensive mines and plants of the
! Arizona Copper Company, the Detroit
. villeil and Seraeant Walsh and Copper Company , and the Shannon
Trumperter Forney wounded, all or 1 Copper Company, located in Clifton,
the Twelfth Cavalry. Colonel nlack-! Morencl and Metcalf. Greenlee county,
ed States will be questioned In case som made demands on the Carranza j closed down, nie reason. la mat tne
the bankers accept the government I officera-for the arrest of two bandit . compiles have refused to accede to
bonds. Is given serious consideration. ! ringleaders. Kive Mexicans living oa
It is said the financiers believe Wash- a ranch were arrested on suspicion
Ington will not interfere. Lord Read-1 of fomenting the raid,
lng, in a statement, said: "You have' The attack was made at dawn while
: Financial authorities classify . it as a
I 1 ..
Whether the neutrality 0f the Unit-
OFFENSIVE IN GALICIA
MAY SAVETHE RUSSIANS
Delayed Information From Stook
holm Tells of General Uprising
in Russia Against Incompet
ent Management of War.
j LONDON. Sept. 13.--Von Hlndeif
lung's army has finally succeeded In
i-eltinK foot on the Rovno-l'etrogrSd
, i ail way between Vilna and Dvinsk.
I The Russians were forced back to the
Lake district and are making a
stand. With the railway in the bands
nf the Qermans, the Russians are
compelled to make further retirement,
although the offensive in Oalleia
might save them by compelling Ger
mans to send reinforcements there.
The condition of the troopa is ter
rible. The country is virtually under
water. Russian accounts say that
30,000 prisoners were taken along the
liver Sereth. Artillery battle from
Belgium to the Argonne marked the
operations In the West. The duel of
nearly three weeks long baa bees par
ticularly violent around Arras, hi tko
Argonne and in Champaigns.
At several 'points the (iertaan in
fantry, ajtter a bombardment, attempt
ed to storm the trenches of the allies.
The French report the attacks kttvins;
There is similar fighting along the
The session or the Ilritiah Parlia
ment opens Tuesday an dwill be oc
cupied in arranging for the finance of
the war. It will include a levy of
biew taxes. Compulsory service is
certain for consideration. It Is said
the cabinet is divided on this subject.
him out ol Sonora. It was jUBtjibout
the time of the occupation of tliei
western part of the state by Generel
rlltta ntirl nnnrlittnns worn inn flla
naked thst the bat did not belong to WRrra,u decUlve acUon
the murdered man Brooks gun and wMjk h0wever. Sheriff Harry
waten wet also missing. Wheeler, accompanied by Deputy W.
After several days work on the prob- went ,nto Cananoa The
le it was absolutely determined that hwu1 of uldonado wai( Iocated ana
. ma by the name of Pablo Ramirez watched noMy Wfi8 apprehend.
was the owner of the hat. The oiH- e(, and gfter ml)ch ,lueilt,onngi at the
cere also determined that severs of hamU o, t)je An)erIcan off,cer8 and
the eanteeas belonged to, Ramirez. representing General Calles con-
The lstter-s house, in Tlntown was f()Me , t , the orlme
searclMU W "" APi.or.Hnir to the torv. Malflonado.
was nsvsnirn mp ,DluB Ramirez, left Naco on the niaht
. u .1 1 T . i " ' " "
to Bisbee, Bert. Poller
Th oases saw Ham ires and put
Judge Lockwood Tells Seventy
Applicants for Citizenship That
Unless They Were Sincere
They Were not Wanted.
TOMDSTONE. Sept. 13 (Special)
About seventy applicants that pre
sented themselves before the court
this morning to secure their final pap
ers and but few were denied. Tbe ap
plicants were first lined up with their
wttnssses and the latter aaked the
usual questions in regard to the time
they were acquainted with the appli
cant and then they were excused and
the applicant lined up for his examination.
After the applicants bad been group-
nf Tuna 47 wllti o rnnalrtarshla InAfl . inmntlia fnr timlr avAlninAtlon
. ' . " " " " " - ...... . ITV. U)DtllDI w .hw. "
of mescal which they were bringing , Judge Ioekwood dellrereil to them a
1 to Bisbee. Thoy eame by way of
U was pissed la the oountv Jail non Luis and the Cole shaft, and then
short talk on what the oath of alle
alance meant tbat was to be given
sad sjoesttooed closely by the officers, j cut 8Cros the country and passed j them and stated that before he did
He denied all knowledge of the crime ny tne machine shops of the Copper administer the oath he wanted them
nd even denied the ownership of the QUBen Company. It waa here they to understand that the United States
bsl. Final! v he acknowledged mat wer seen by Rrooks and the watch- Government wanted no hyphenated
man ol the shops. citizens, that they wanted no German-
Tbey then went down the hill and Americans, no Austrian-Americans, no
tlM hat was his bat could not account
for Its presence at the scene of the
murder sad la close proximity to the encountered Brooks at the bridge
murdered man. j Maldonado declares Brooks placed
Mamiret. In response to questions, i them under arrest and was using
declared he had been to Naco on Bat-; Mme rough tactics when he swung
urday nlgfct. June 3T He said lie rode around and grappled with the officer.
In the melee Brooks fired his re
volver and the bullet entered Mai'
In tbe states surplus foodstuffs and
we want tu Import goods. It Is hard
to fix prices with the Instability in
exchange such as was recently witnessed."
OFFICIALS MAK E STATEMENT.
WASHINGTON, Sept. lj Confer
ences today between Wilson, I .an sing,
and von Bernstorff resulted In the pub
licity or tbe following facts:
Von Rernatorff advised the United
Statea of the desires of disavowal of
the attack on the Arabic and repara
tion for the American lives lost. The
German reply is not expected for ten
days. The United States has decided
on a course and is ready to act when
they hear from Germany. The United
States wltl not consent to the arbitra
tion of the principle but is willing to
the troopers were asleep. About thir
ty in the attacking party surrounded
the Americans. The firing lasted
thirty minutes. Major Anderson or
the Twelfth Cavalry, says he Is posi
tive many Mexicans, residents of the
American side, and seomingly peace
fully working, were In the raid. State
officers, searching housos on the Am
erican side after the battle, found two
wagon loads of arms and ammunition
which were seized.
General Nafarrate at Matamnras,
sent word to Col. Blackson tbat a
search was being made for the two
rlngleudera demanded. They are al
leged to be signers of recent literature
demands made upon them by the men
During the past week, according to
Information reaching the District, or
ganizers have been at work in that
neighborhood and several meet
ings were beld. Undoubtedly the men
were organized In some shape and
made demands which were promptly
le fused by the companiea.
It 1b said that Guy Miller, one ollhe
organizers in the section, proposed to
the miners that they conserve their In
terests and lu case or strike, and a
long holdout, they "might be helped
by the union."
The walkout affects several thou
CHARITY BOAT SUNK
LONDON, Sept. 18. The steamer
I'omona reports witnessing the sink-
calling on Mexicans to slay the Amer- ing of a British steamer dying the
leans. signals or the Belgian Relief Cem-
CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY mission, says a Renter dispatch. Ten
WASHINGTON. Sept. 13. Further of the ol lh ateamer were res
steps In the Pan-American effort to cued by stea mtrawler. The Amer
,L i Mvtm win be con- Belgian Belief Commission is In-
arbitrate tbe Indemnity and the ques-1 lrteml Rt R UUrd uleetlng on Wed- vestlgatlng.
tlon of whether the Arabic attempted neuy jneing announced the call'
to attack the submarine. . ,)ie ..,, mnfarance' IRRIGATION CONGRESS OPHNIK
ii is imininieu Anwican govern
ment was not pleased with the Arabic
note, but the situation Is not hopeless.
The German ambassador 1 understood
to have wide latitude In handling tbe
with the President. Before the con-' STOCKTON, Sept. 13 At the open
ference there will be the favorable re- Ing of tlje twenty-second, lnteraaUou
spouses of Villa, Zapata and allied al, irrigation congress Wm. Stpythe
leaders and from Carransa the reply said country life was dying out b
rejectlng the convention proposal. 1 cause of the drudgery of the farmer
of his wife
negotiations. It is believed a settle-' con,IderatIon wlu be gjVen and the lonssomeaeas
mem ui iiib iirttmc case win mean me
clearing of all submarine questions
RUSSIANS IN GALICIA.
BERLIN, Sept. 13 A correspondent
to Tageblatt at the Austrian bead
quarters reports the Russian resist
ance on the Sereth River has assumed
a serious aspect and indicates a new
commander was ordered to hold the
remaining Russian positions In Oa
The Russians are resorting to
counts attacks and are giving Von
Bothmer'a army hard work on both
tiaaks. The Russians are able to give
an energetic push to operations be
tween Tarnopet and Csoptow by the
arrival of reinforcements for seme
(lays. The Russians attacked Mid
reached the German entanglements
f.t, tbe eleventh and had a hand to
hand fight for the trenches but were
flm lly repulsed by a crossfire.
There ia no word from Vienna con-
Kngllsh-Amerlcans, or any other of ,.,. tha united statu- mmest to
that class anu mat tney oniy wemeu recal Dumb. It Is expected Dumba
tuose wno intenaeu 10 oecome Amer
ican citizens and forever give up their
native land, to take the oath. He ask
ed If there was any or the applicants
that did not want to become citizens
under those circumstances to make
It known and tbev would be excused,
but none signified their intentions In
that direction. They were all given
to understand tbat the taking of the
oalli jneant what was said to them
and that If they violated it, they might
ho punished. Uierefor.
' All nf the applicants were asked; If
ad sentenced to snead sixty riavs in, a stimulant. Uiey had read the Constitution of the
t aatinty Jail Between the time nr; Iq the meantime Ranierlz, accord- United States or had it read to the"
aentence and its expiration uf- lng to the story, went Into the Gulch and they all raplled tbat they had.
Meat evidence bad been fathered to snd finished the Job bv pounding his They were then given a short exam-
warrait a complaint beinr issued. begd with rocks. Ramirez, states his (nation in regard to their knowledge
- a. . nMlM mV n wari tn or Vilm urit Vi ' inu tA ava f m an in a tin r n v Vi n rallrnar) I i f IIia pAnaMhiMnn uriH tha law nf tlm
rWWlsPr iVHUl 1 1 Ct B "ft is ssis n ss I WimDUW OiV -! V MJ WAS ww u V vojiisnmun "- '
ninrder embankment several minutes later country as to how they are made. etc.
As America. Interested in the oaae ' and told his companion "I have fin- The examination of the applicants
aad having business and personal re- (Continued on Pago S) (Continued on Page Two.)
dawn la enn of the "fltneys" but had
walked back, bavins no more money
Ramirez's wife was then Questioned , donado's left ahoulder. The two men
and sba denied that her husband had rolled down tbe embankment where,
heatt away from the house during according to Maldonado. he managed
that time. Though the officers saw, to get the gun away from the officer
little Usui In tbe taiter they were I and fired It. The bullet, according
eertaia that namlre had been un to to the Mexican hit Brooks In the
ssmio trouble and decided to make a 1 face. He then rose up and, realizing
fNNitalaJnt aaalaat him Accordingly . he was wounded hurried up the em
b was tried on a ebarse of vagrancv bantanent and sought some mescal as
8lnce the last meeting of the confer- ber of Commerce, says the chief dif-
ence Carransa forces have swept Acuity is the finding of profitable
northard and are now threatening VII- market.
la ol Tnrrann nrlvlriB. waIhIi! in thai -
will be recalled soon. It is also said i A,a, i1l u .i,iu tn i-r.-.c.r, u.
the Stste Department, the Inforoiatlon vniu ,iirni u.i..v ,. .., .',
concerning the participation of C.pt. , sre exrt wTra wUhhfrom .
and thnt Carranza is making deeper-1 Karl Kiank, due to th erequest of J.
von Papen, the German Attache, in
Duinba'a plana to handicap munition
plants has not been received, and no
action is considered.
GOETHALS IN FRISCO
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 13. The dig
ging of the Panama Canal was de
scribed in a speech by Major General
Goethals at tbe Panama-Pacific Ifix po
sition. Goetbals Day at the exposi
tion and a general reception waa held
In tbe grounds. He addressed five
thousand children and a crowd of fif
teen thousand at the second address.
Goethals was tbe guest of honor at a
luncheon given by the exposition pres
ate attempts to impress the outside
world in north Mexico.
CLAIM MAYTORENA VICTORY
NOGALKS. Sept. 13. Governor
Maytorena, the Villa commander, re
ported that his troops were victors
today In fighting six miles to the
southeast. There Is no report from
General Call' !e Carranza commander.
The Villa troops captured one hun
P. Gordon, representing the Federal
government. It Is explained tbat Dr.
Prank Is tbe alleged bead of the Ger
man Secret Service In the United
Stated. Dr. Frank denied the charges.
RUSSIANS CONDEMN POOR
MANAGEMENT OF THE WAR.
STOCKHOLM (Delayed) Sept. 13
The fall of Warsaw, and the failure
of the Russian defensive campaign
I nd a more profound effect on Rus
sian national feeling than was admit
ted officially. Rusaia's reaction was
one of indignation at the officials re
sponsible for the tragic shortage nf
ammunition when the men at the
front, with empty gun caissons. heB
lesslv fared the concentrated artillery
attiiek of the enemy.
. Itnaaia's be?t troYms were compelled
to depend on the bayonet. Kxore
slons are free and unhampered In
Russia for once. The Bureaucrats nr
accused of having rrlnoled the flcfet
n atreneth materially. No expres
sion of dlslovalty to. th "govemmeat
are heard, however. Members of oar
chasing commission are accused f
rielsylng contracts for self nrofit. Be
fore the fall two million sheila wave
received and hailed with Joy at th
front. Tbev were .found later a frac
tion of sn inch too smsll and worth
less The Teutons built trenches la plain
slant of tbe Russian lines, because
of no ammunition for tbe big anas.
BIG SUFFRAGE MEETING
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 13. First
Woman voters convention in the Unit . Tim Orman guns tore un tbe treaafc
ed States will open tomorrow with jo., befnr the intantrv advance and
the opening address by Mrs. O. 11. P. . Rntns were helnless. Ammtf
dred prisoners, killed fifty and threw Belmont, the general chairman. Tliet)itinn ftnuitv reached Warsaw too lata
the Carranza troops baok sevoral I convention is to close with a rally, tn -ve tie cltv. ,
miles, according t0 Maytorena, who. murstlay night. Three thousand del ocml Dnk fMfiis l heafflat a
egaies nre. in attendance trom twenty- ( cuninaieti ssninHf rite svll wale aaa
six statea. The meeting is under the reduced RusMla's flghtlM Strength by
ausptees of the Congressional Union a half Numerous public maetlng
ror Womau Suffrage. I (Continued on Page Two.)
said he lost thirty killed and captur
ed. General Urbalajo, tho Yaqul In
dian chloftan, la in direct command of
'the Villa soldiers.