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VOL. 18, NO. 123.
BISBEE, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1915.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
m kPn enVjfienv T.
Not Much Headway
Made In Conference
,i. Held At El Paso
After Throe Days Time the Mine Owners and Representatives of
the Miners Find Themselves About Where They Started; No
Serious Ruptures Have Occurred, However; Need Blankets
for the Militia.
ML PASO, Oct. H. After three daya
of the "peace" conferences between
Arisona copper mine owners and a
committee representing the striking;
employes, tonight found the conferees
not very tar from the point at which
they started. Not one of the strikers'
demands had been definitely rejected
The day's developments was a
proffer by the miners to submit to
arbitration a proposal covering all the
points except the wage scale. This
wos rejected by the managers. Then
a discussion to place In the miners'
separata demands was resumed but
was soon broken off. The operators
suggaeted that the strikers bring in
m vdants to same of tbeir demands
tomorrow. The strikers' delegates
adjourned to their nail to talk it
over. That" ended the day's progress.
PHOENIX. Oct. 1 Capt. Edward
J. Helaley of company B of the stale
mtttla of Phoenix, who beaded the
first detachment of the militia sent
into the Clifton strike tone two weeks
ago, who has been here a few days,
returned to Clifton tonight.
Helaley was here for blankets for
the 200 militiamen stationed in the
atrfte dUlrlct "I'm down after sup
plies, particularly blankets. It's too
cold up there at night time for the
troopers, especially those from the
Salt Hlver valley." said Helaley.
"I can't tell when the men will ue
brought away from Clifton. We can'i
RECOGNIZED AS CHIEF
OF SOUTHERN REPULBIC
Letters Presented to His Agent
in Washington for Delivery to
Mexican Leader; Ambassador
to Be Appointed.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 Carranxa
was formally recognised as chief ex
ecutive of Mexico by the United
States, Chile, Argentina, Quatamala,
Bolivia, Uruguay. Columbia and Nica
ragua. Actioit of Columbia and Nica
ragua, which were not parties to the
Pan?Aineriean conference indicates
that -all republics of the Western
Hemisphere will follow the lead of sis
ter nations In extending the recogni
tion. V..L unt lot tar tn Klisao Arre-
dondo, the personal representative of!
Carranaa couched In the same lorm
that the United States added to the
formal expression of the intentro..
soon to accredit an ambassador to
Mexico. American Ambassador Fletch
er, of Chile, practically decided upon
as the next ambassador to Mexico.
Sac. Lansing's letter referred only to
the Intention soon to accredit an am
ambassador. Letter were unceremoni
ously delivered to Arredondo, who will
leave Thursday to deliver personally
the letters of recognition to Corransa.
raifrffg said: "It la my pleasure to
inform you that the President takes
this of port unity of extending recogni
tion to the defacto government of Mex
ico, of which Carranaa is chief. The
Untied States will be pleased to re
ceive formally a Washington diplomat
ic representative of the defacto gov
ernment. Reciprocally the United
States will accredit to the defacto gov
ernment as soon as the President has
an eepertwnlty to designate a repre
sentative. I will appreciate It if you
will find possible communication of in
formation to Carranaa at your earliest
Utter ArreAoado In response to a
telephone call from Lansing, called
at the State Department for a confer
ence. Although without diplomatic
tatue, he waa escorted to the diplo
matic anteroom where the ministers
and ambasaadors are received. He
spent half an hour with the Secre
tary etecuasing Mexican affairs.
HOLD JOINT MEETING
LONDON. Oct 18 The war com
mittee of the cabinet met Tuesday
an) French oftletetf were nreeent.
a cabinet council was neiu in
e of Commons. Nothing was
regarding the extraordinary
ce. it is assumea it
v,)fa ttst military situation in theBrawley, (harglng him with a similar
find out, but I guess it all depends on
the E3 Paso conference. It peace Is
declared we'll probably star a while
after the men resume wnrk.
"Everything Is Absolutely orderly.
We have never seen anything out or
the way since we arrived. The novel
ty is wearing off and some of the in on
want to get home.
'So far there haB been little sick
ness. The only illness to date has
been a few colds among the troopers.
The boys are fed well, and as soon, as
we get blankets up there they'll be
warm enough at nights. It la warm
In the middle of the day but pretty
chilly at night.
"There are two militia camp?, one
of about fifty men from Tucson and
Yuma stationed In the Greenlee coun
ty jail yard at Clifton and the other
of about 160 men on the hill about a i
mile south of Clifton.
"The strikers are well controlled In I
their marching and are pretty well!
organised. "I understand they have a ;
band concert at Morenci every after-j
noon for the purpose of keeping thai
people in good humor. When they
change pickets In the evenings the
strikers go through a form similar to
that of a military organisation. I
"The strike is reslly at Morenci, asj
there are no mines right at the town i
of Clifton. Clifton In the county seat
and naturally Is a congregating place
for the strikers."
Hellley says he has hopes of peace
being declared very shortly.
Bl'TTE. Oct. 1. Fourteen miners
were killed at Granite Mountain mine!
of the North Butte Mining Company!
by an explosion of EQO pounds of gl-j
ant powder. Eleven bodies have beea
recovered. Sight others all working
on the surface, were seriously Injured.
Fred Bray, the shift boss, will die.
Three top men were engaged in
lowering the powder to twenty-eight
hundred level. A car containing 600
pounds of giant powder was at the
collar of the shaft to be lowered after
which the bosses and miners were to
go below. Five were waiting in the
dog house in the rear of the shaft
when the explosion occurred.
Of the bodies recovered. Identifica
tion has been only partial because the
remains were badly mangled. The
cause of the explosion is undetermined
PROHIBITS COTTON EXPORTS
LONDON. Oct. 19. A new order In
council is gazetted prohibiting from
today export of any cotton product
whatever with the exception of cot
ton lace, cotton waste except to allied
countries in Europe, Spain and Portu
gal. SECOND INDICTMENT
NEW YORK, Oct. 19 A second in
dictment charging Count Max Lynar
Loudon with bigamy was returned by
the grand jury. He its charged with
having married Florence Leila Allen-
dorf under the name of Albert Marcel
Count de Passy, Aug. 10. 1911, and
that then be had two wives. Loudon
had been warned, that if the pass
ports issued to himself and wife were
not forthcoming soon, the United
States would institute action. Thus
far only state charges have been
lodged against him.
Loudon will be arraigned on the
second charge tomorrow. It is pos
sible, a request will be made to raise
the ball to $80,000. The seeond Indict
ment resulted fiom the declration by
Joseph Baker, assistant division su
perintendent of the Department nf
Justice, that the prisoner had confess
ed to the marriage of Miss Allendqrf.
J The ceremony was performed by
, James Smith, Alderman, who Identi
. fled Loudon as "Marcel". Loudon In
sisted he was making every effort to
(obtain the passports, but was unable
to locate his secretary.
DISCHARGED AND REARRESTED.
1 LOS ANGHLUS. Oct. 19 Soon alter
w. o. Tjuax, a jeweier. wag released
hate from the charge of eettlnc fire
to a house in San Pedro on July IT,
in-iue was rearresieu on a warrant irom
PRESIDENT KEEPS SECRET DATE HE'LL WED MRS. GALT; FRIENDS
DON'T KNOW WHO WILL TIE KNOT OR WHERE HONEYMOON WILL BE
Top, Mrs. Gait, her Washington resi
dence, and President Wilson. Hot
tom, left to right: Misses Lucy and
Mary Smith, and Mrs. Thomas U.
Despite numerous rumors, the date
of the wedding of President Wilson
and Mrs. Norman Gait is still a
secret. Nor is it known outside fam
ily circles who will perform the cere
mony nor where the honeymoon will
be. It is regarded as a certainty
that the wedding will be solemnized
in the Washington residence of Mrs.
Gait. Among the guests at the
nuptials will be the Vice President
and Mrs. Marshall. The president's
cougins, the Misses Lucy and Mary
Smith, now guests at the White
House, are to remain until after the
wedding, and they are advancing
many arguments in favor of Pass
Christian, Miss., as an ideal place for
15 SIT Bl
Los Angeles Police Seargent Is:
Killed Trying to Arrest Young I
Auto Thief at His Home; Mur
LOS ANGBLES. Oct. 10 The out
lying foothills, cheap lodging houses
of tit city that are haunts of young
graduates of reformatory Institutions
are being searched or watched tonight
for Harry Duncan who shot and killed
Police Sergjwnt Toolon, a son-in-law
of Congressman Martin Madden, of
Chicago, at the Duncan borne early
today. Toolon. who had 'previously
arrested three boys who confessed a
motor car theft, went to Duncan's
home to arrest him as an associate.
Duncan arose from bed while Toolon
and another officer were talking to his
mother, nd procuring a revolver, fired
a series of shot from the head of the
stairs. Toolon was shot through the
heart. Duncan's father escaped from
the house but rest of the family were
taken into custody.
When hit by Duncan's bullet Toolon i
fell back into the arm of Patrolman i
White who helped him through the
door to the rear porch where he died.
Duncan afterwards made his way to a
two-compartment dugout near his
home, he remained in one section
while the police reserves summoned ,
by White searched vainly in the J The other officer who signed the
other. A short time later the fugitive J charges was Lieut. Taliaferro, who
emerged, and made for the foothills i was killed tn San Diego making a
surrounding Pasadena. Another po- flight on October 11. Dodd said Cow
llceman saw him and fired several in- an did-not know any more about avla
effectual shots. Toolon bad an un-1 tlon than the ordinary layman. He
usual record as a policeman. He was had no technical knowledge of flying,
an attorney and a former .football star. , There Is no record of Cowan ever
His father is a wealthy Chicago eon- having made a flight alone,
ROB BANK IN DAYLIGHT
JERSEY CITY, Oct. IS -Suffrage
SEATTLE, Oct. 19. Two unmasked leaders concede the defeat of woman
bandits held up the citizens State HUffrai:c in New Jersey. Returns Indi
Bank at Ronton, robbed the cashier of rated a 56.000 majority against It.
$1400 and slightly wounded one man,.
then fled into tbe brush. They eluded
the posse which attempted to sur-
round tbem. !
Stanley Reese, aged nineteen, was
sliot In the left foot by one of the
bandits who flrod several shots as the
climbed into an automobile. Harry
Anderson, driver of tbe automobile,
which the robbers abandoned at Rain-
ier Beach, said he 'did not know of
the robbers Intentions until after the
robbery when they jumped back into
the machine. He was compelled to
take them to the beach
16 EXTRAMEXiCANS ARE
DOING MK :
Testimony in Court Martial
Shows Captain Cowan Was'
Reoeiving Increase Without
Making a Single Flight Alone.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19. The i BROWNSVILLE, Oct. 19 Ten Mex
recordr show that Captain Cowan, of icans were killed by posses because
the United States Signal Corps, com-
manding the army aviation school at I
Ssm Diego, bad been drawing a bun-!
dred nd thirteen dollars per month
for more than two years, a thirty-five
per cent Increase of regular pay for
hazardous work, testimony that he
never made an official t Night alone
was presented at court martial. Lieut.
Colonel Ooodier, judge advocate of the
Western Department, is accused of
inciting discord and disrespect.
It alleged he advised officers at San
Diego who were contemplating pre
ferring charges against Cowan. The
charges were filed against Cowan but
the case was never heard. Captain
Dodd of the aviation section of the
Signal Corps, now stationed at Browna
vtlle. Texas, was one of the officers
who preferred charges against Cowan
He testified that one reason wby the
complaint was signed by himself and
another aviator was that in the event
one of the two met death flying, the
other would remain to press the, con
tention that Captain Cowan was draw-
ing pay for whloh be was not entitled.
EQUAL SUFFRAGES LOSES.
The President''' own precinct voted scores of deputies, joined in the work.
against it by a majority of more than Civil and military authorities do not
two to one. j agree whether tbe bandits In tbe rolv,
Returns from 494 preclncte in tbe 'bery rrosfted from the Mexican side I
state gave a majority of 12,514 againiit of the rlrer. Luis de La Rosa, whom ,
Hudson, and Kenex counties, where ' two pasengerx claimed to have recog-j
the fight centcied, apparently havc.nized among thfc robbers, has several
given decisive majorities aKainot me times been seen at Matamoros andj
amendment. Passaic county u ap -
parently close, while Trenton City and
Merrier county early returns lndirat-
ed a large vote against tbe adoption
Mrs Feickert, suffrage leadei said,
"although defeated, this is not the
end of the fight in New Jene)."
In Rounding-up of Alleged Band-
its for Holding-up Train, Ten
Are Killed and Several Wound-
ed; Others Under Arrest.
of their alleged complicity in last
night's wrecking of the St. I-oiilt,
Brownsville Mexico passenger train.
slaying three American soldiers and
wounding four others. Peace officers
said tonight they had clues tbat other
Mexicans were connected with the
The first Mexican killed was not
Identified, he being accused of reveal
ing the hiding place nf Dr. McCain,
deputy state health officer, who took
refuge in a', lavatory. Sheriff Venn de-j
nied reports of the Mexican's death, i
it developed that be was killed by a;
posse after the Sheriff left. The Mex
lean was threatened by train robbers i
because of his fair complexion. H
was not molested when he told thetni
where, two "aTtngoes" were bidden.!
The posse waa careful not to divulge
the details of the killing of the other
Mexicans. One killed an alleged part
ner first. Four were hanged and four
were shot. Information Indicated that
the shooting occurred near the banks
of the Rio Grande, where a close
watch is being maintained for a hun
Cavalrymen chased a Mexican, who
appeared in the Los Indlos district,
thirty miles up the river, he was
questioned closely. It is aaid his stor
ies were conflicting. He did not give
any information to connect him with
t ha .fihiu.rv anil wait turned nvr tn
the civil authorities. I
Fifteen hundred cavalrymen and in-'
fantry joined in searching for traced
of bandits along a distance of thirty'
niilex on the American side of the
river. Hundredth of civilians, led by I
; American army officers . naked for his
arrest by the Carranaa officials. The
latter recently annouueed that 1)6 La
illosa had a bandit camp on the Mex
lean side thirty miles above Browns
' tile. Tbe death of McCain Is tbe
'third icsult from the wreck. Civil
For Securing Recruits
In English Army
Lord Derby Entrusted With Task of Solving Problem Makes a
Report Which Will Be Tried; War News From the Fronts
. Very,, Meager; No Enlighimont Thrown on Situation By the
House of Commons.
LONDON, Oct. 19. Ixml Derby,
who was entrusted with the task of
solving the recruiting problems, In
his address at a mass meeting- .at
Mansion House this afternoon, made
the ruggeitlon that every man iho
i rrogniaes that the state has a right
to call on his services for ber pro
tection" should enlist at once. Un
married men or married men, it is eg
plained, will he put in respective
Kioups, bachelors carried in the first
list and married men to bp called on
later, according to age. By such a
-vstem. he pointed out, there wilt be
)o sudden and unmanageable num
ber of recruits but a steady supply
i s Is neadod.
It is generally agreed that the cou
tioveray In, England over recruiting
i's been silenced. The majority of
oiiHc riptlonlsts have decided to give
l.iiid Derby's new scheme a fair trial
and assist him to get men to increase
.ill mi gaps in the army, it is under-
ppnitioVi of those favoring national
stood that the volunteer system is
koi vice for all it will be endeavored
to force Its adoption should the Der
by plan fail. It is known that the
forces at Oalllpoll will not be weak
ened for the Balkan campaign. The
majority of the British are confident
that the task ultimately will be ac
complished. The Bulgarians have cut
the railway between Uskup and Xlsh
so that it ts likely, except In the ex
treme sooth, where they have the s'up-
OBLIGED TO RETREAT
PARIS. Got. 19. A menage from
Nlsh says that desperate fighting con
tinues along the Bulgarian frontier in
the valley of Vlaealng. The-Serbian
troops south of Semendria on the Dan
ube front have been obliged to retire,
the correspondent adds, in conse
quence of the forces defending the
M.NY TROOPS. LANDING
ATHENS. Oct. 19. British and
French troops continue to disembark
at Saloniki. The number is so large
that It is Impossible to forward tbem
at all promptly by rail to Serbia.
SAILS UNDER SEALED ORDERS
PARIS, Oct. 18. The Italian squad
ron left for the near east under sealed
orders, itipposedly to participate In
the blockade of the Bulgarian coast,
according to a Brindisl dlBpatch.
VERA CRUZ JOYFUL
VTItA CRUZ, Ort. 19. Joy prevails
among the Constitutionalists when no
tice was recelveu of the official recog
nition of Carranzt.
HOUSE OF COMMONS
GIVES NO NEWS
LONDON. Oct. 19 - The enlighten
inent which the House of Commons
was expecter to throw on the Bslkan
preparations which are believed to
have caused the resignation of Car
son and substitution of Major General
Monro In command of the Dardanelles
were not forthcoming owing to the
illness of Premier Asiiuith and the
delicate negotiations which are pro
ceeding between the Allies, a hun
dred questions dealing with tbe near
eastern affairs and the Dardanelles
and concerning recruiting methods
were asked. The ministers ainwered
many. In no rase tbe Information
which the public so anxiously is a
waiting was supplied. It is believed
the appointment of Monro means a
greater effort In the Dardanelles and
at the right moment the Italian navy.
If not tbe troops, will cooperate. Tbe
Teutons and Bulgarians claim prog
ress agalust Serbia, except in the
north where the Serbes forces are
baek In the mountains, but various
reports do not clarity the situation.
Italy has declared war on Bulgaria.
Russia is expected to follow soon. The
British and Russian ministers have de
livered notes to Athens explaining
that the Allies do not agree on the
interpretation of the Oraeco-Serbian
treaty, notifying the Premier of the
Intention to land more troops at Sal
oniki. officers in most cases are powerless
to prevent summary executions. Many
posses worked indepenantly of the,
civil and military foteea. Vive prison
ers were brought io the JrewuariUe
tail where It la believed titer are safe
fiom vieienee. ,' . j
port of the Anglo-rrench, the Serbs
are falling hack on the stronger natur
al positions, lstip and Kotrhana are
said already to have been evacuated.
When Italy and Rntsia complete the
formality of Bulgarian war declara
tions, it Is possible their action in the
Balkans will be defined. It Is not
expected that anything but allied sue
cess will have influence on Greece and
Roumanla. Russia ts trying for thja
in Oallcia and Volhynla where Oener
al ivanoff has won local victories that
are keeping the Teutons busy. Other
wise the interest In the east centers
In the north where the Germans con
tinue to attark Riga at the south and
west of Pvlnsk. Both sides claim
gains. British submarines in the Bal
tic are interfering with trangports be
tween German ports on the Courlsml
coast. The west is quiet. '
FOUR STEAMERS SUNK
STOCKHOLM. Oct. 19. Pour Qer
man steamers, the Pernambucco, 8oe
derhamn, Johannes-Russ and the Dal
alfven were torpedoed in the Battle
Sea off Oxeloesun to the north of
Stockholm ' by British submarines.
The crews were all saved. x
The Pernambucco and Dalalfven
were sunk but the other two are still
ifloat. The Soederhamn, which was
loaded with wool and the Pernambuc
co with a carso of Iron ore. Were
bound for iernany The destinations
nf the others is not known
HIS ESTIMATE OF
Outlines the Number of Vessels
That Are to Be Constructed
Each Year of the Five-Year
WASHINGTON. Oct. 19. Daniel
announced his estimates of the navy's
part of the billion dollar defense pre
a ram. It la proposed to spend B0t
480.000 In five years. This content
plates the construction of ten J read
noughts, six battle Cruisers, ten teoui
cruisers, fifty destroyers, fifteen sear
going submarines, eighty-five coaat de
fense submarines, four gunboats, a
hospital ship, two ammunition skips,
two futl oil ships and a repair ship.
The last commission will be finished
in 1924. It Is proposed to spend six
millions for naval aviation, twenty-live
millions for reserve munitions. It
will recommend the addition of seventy-five
hundred bluejackets,. twtsfcy.
five hundred apprentices and fifteen
hundred marines. 1917 naval eati
mates include a total or $21T.aK2,0M.
Concerning additions to tbe person
nel it is estimated that all battle
ships less than fifteen years old, des
troyers, submarines built within It
year, half cruisers, all gunboata and
necessary fleet auxiliaries will he
manned. An adequate reserve wlft
be maintained for the reserve fleet.
Additional officers needed' will be b
talned by Increasing tile midaltlpmw
at Annapolis by not less than'tSO.
Daniels recommends the appolaUneKl
for the aviation corps of a special
service to which civilian aviator will
KILLED IN TRAIN WRBQK. (
CHICKASHA. Okla., Oct. II Seven
were killed and a score of passengers
Injured when a Rock Island passenger
train collided with a freight train peer
here. Three of the dead are tltala
men. Others were said to he rhthtff
the "Blind bagagage". William Pow
ell, the engineer. Is expected ts Mb.
His failure to take tbe siding and (at
tbe freight peaa is assigned as the
official cause of tbe wreck.
TO VISIT BORDER.
LAREDO, Oct. 19 Carranaa is ex
ported within the nest week or two to
visit Pledras Negras, where waa mailt)
tbe first provisional capital Nvevg
I .a redo He arrived at Torreon today.
It is thought the question of oo ope
ration between the Mexican, aiul
American authorities In tbe aeUUHut
of the bonier problems will be eaaalp
ered by Carranaa when he baa to (Je
ter with men who have iurhntletlon
over the Mexican borew tMoo