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PIONEER PAPER OF ARIZONA.
PRESCOTT, ARIZONA. WEDNESDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 9, 1908.
DEFENSE APPARENTLY IMPEACHES
NET TESTIMONY OF PROSECUTION
SIXTIETH CONGRESS ASSEMBLES
SECOND AND LAST SESSION
IN TALE OF
L WISH 10 MQVE'SENATE
Emily Allen On Stand
Is Star Witness
I DEFENSE OFFERS NO DIRECT
TESTIMONY AND OETB
HER STORY HITS PROSECUTION
Ilv Associated l'rriw.
HAN FRANCISCO. Dee. 7. The
third trial at Abraham Ruof is in the
itrttmcii t stago nnl tlio caso should be
in tno humid of the jury by odnos
Tho counsel for tlio defenso called
no witnesses, utul contented them
selves with tlio Introduction of docu
monttirv testimony and Intoniosltlon
I W W m
I of motions wlilch were denied. Judge
liiiwlor nlotted tills, afternoon nnd
Wednesday mornlnir for the nrcu
mcntii. Tho defense is nlotted tomor
Mr. Oenrn made the open inn state-
ment for the prosecution.
BIO OATIIERINO OF SOUTHERN
TlfF MX EXPECT
i tim nt ran
COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND
MEANS WILL SUMMON
VAN CLEAVE TO TELL
BODY ADJOURNS BECAUSE OF
DEFERENCE TO DEATH
OF ALLISON OF
RETURNING LATE SHE SAYS SHE
SAW MRS. BICE IN THE
iii. Atf.K-liit(i1 I'reas.
OMAHA, Dec. 7. Tho defenso had
tin iiininiF (IiIk iiftornnnu at the trlnl
r ci,,irl.. 1!. Davis Mid r.rcotod sen
sations by producing ns witness the
ienon of Mrs. Jvmtiy aucu, wuu
tlfltul lllll-IllfT MIH11I Mrs. Abbio Rico on
the street down town about 4 o'clock
bovine- a iiatior. at
wl.ipi. limn, nccordlmr to tho prosecu
tlun, mIio wits nt tlio public houso of
Mrs. Allen told a rcmnrknblo story
im,1 ivi.nt tntn thn minutest do'tails tO
enable her to show and tlx tho tlino
and each event which brought her m
contact with Mrs. Rico.
"i lniil Iipihi to Lincoln." Mrs.
Minn un M mnl int hack f)U tllO
if I tunic u cab and started
hmie, intending to stop nt tho dress
mnking parlors of .Mrs. noveii, ru
tecnth and Harney streets.
"The enbinni, drovo mo to Mrs.
I.ovott's but did not wait for mo, and
I was therefore compelled to wnlk
hobo a dlstnnco of ten blocks.
1 ulnrtiwl nntirnximatolv at 't
o'clock, nnd when I reached a point
near Sixteenth and Farnam fltrcots- l
.,!( Mm iMpn. who stormed two news
boys to buy a pnpor. I watched hor
fnr winin limn nH She W IIKCd UUTTii
I'n mil iii. Sim stonnetl under an oloc
rlv h can nod tno
"J had seen hor many times with
Dr. Jtustin and always supposed sho
YT Ilia wlfl.
"I went directly homo but did not
get up until 11 o'clock. Then I heard
tlw. n.ina oulllnrr 'Kxlra.'
nhftnt f)r. ltimtln's suicido.
"1 said to a noighbor that I sw
Mrs. Rusttn downtown ana inai whou
Hho nmo nn thn ntrent hO WAS tlmost
frantic. It was Mrs. Rico I aw but
I presumed It was Rustln'n wire until
All thn wnv tnrouirh tho prosecution
iiitrmliipo.1 witnesses to show that
Mrs. Ulco on that night had got on a
Mr nt VnrHnMi and PllOim Streets at
11:30 o'clock and wont dtrootly to her
room at Clara Olcason's, where enc
rumaincd until tho noxt day.
XXNO MUST ANSWER
IS LOOTED BY
THREE HOLD-UP MEN SECURE
THREE BAOS OF OOLD AT
POINT OF SIX
Ilv Aaiioelatrd I'resi
-PORTLAND. Doc. 7 Tho Kast Side
Hunk at Hast Wnsliington street ami
(Iriind avenue was hold up and robbed
in o'ek'k toniuht by three unmnsK
od men, who secured three sncks of
cold containing about $10,.'00.
President II. H. Newiiali and his
on Roger were just closing the day's
business when two men armed Willi
Tin two men were onlered to hold
tin their hands and while tho recolv
inir tel er was under covor oi ono man
his confederate crnwled through me
cage window and passed out three
wicks of gold to tlio oinor conouor-
ate nnd then crnwieu uacu inrounii mu
window. The third man guarded the
nut mil ri'.
The mon mnde their escape before
tin nliirm could bo given.
Pnth s des of the river are neing
searched In an effort to opprohond the
Bprcln) lo the Journal-Mltn-r.
WAHIIINdTON, D. C, Dee. 7. The
Southern Comiucrcinl Congress, nn
outgronth of tho meeting held in
Chattanooga last .September by the
secretaries of the different commercial
bodies of the southern stntos, began
a two days' meeting at the New Wil-
lard Hotel today, with n display of
cttthusifiMii that augurs well for a sue-
vt'fsfu! and interesting sossloti.
Tim cuimreKs is attended by several
Hundred delegates, all men of high po
sitions in flairs of the nation and
their rcpectivo states. They como
from Virginia and Texas, from Ken
tucky and Florida, and from all tho
commonwealths intervenliiL'. Among
them are men prominent in public
life, distinguished educators, presi
dent of railways, wealthy planters
anil prominent merchnnts nnd mnuu
fnctnrcrs. nil bound together by a
common desire for the welfare nnd de
velopment of tlio south.
Tho interest thnt President Roose
velt feels in the congress and Its alms
is ..vldonccd bv his appointment jr
Secretary of War W'rignt to represent
tho administration nnd to address the
congress on tlio relation of tho Pann
ma Canal to tlio trade and commerce
of the nntion.
I!v Anmclnt-(1 I'rixs.
WASIIINOTON, Dec. 7.-Thero was
n pull of sadness over tho sennto when
It convened for tho second session of
the Sixtieth Congress, duo to the ab
sence of the late Senator Allison, who
died in August nfter thirty-live years'
for vice tu the upper house.
The assembling was brilliant
Kighty-two members were present and
the galleries were filled with represen
tatives of the ollicial and social life
of tlio vmiitiil.
The procedure nt tiie opening ses
sion was kimnlo and diL'uIflcdll Fair
liiiiius railed the semi to to order, and
Rev. I Id ward Kvcrett J I rile opened tho
session with prawer.
Senators Alt r c li. (Jal iniror nnd Tel
ler were nntioiiited to wait upon the
president and notify him tho senate
was in session and ready to receive
Senator Dlllihi'hiim nrcBcnted tho
ercilentials or his colleague, uorroi a
Pago of Vermont, nnd the oatlt or or
fico was ailiiiiuistered by to vlco pros
Senator Dnlliver nnnouueed the
death of Allison, anil resolutions ex
nressiiiL' sorrow were adopted. Tne
senate then adjourned as n mark of
Cummins wil) tako the oath tomor
Ilv Associated Press.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 7.-Tho ac
tive work of frarnlnir tho new tariff
bill will bo begun by tho house corn-
rnitteo on ways and means wciinos
dav. Thn maioritv members of the
house committee will bo designated to
draft the bill.
Tim iinr ntivi- meetiiiL' of the com-
tidttne tirobnblv will bo held tomor
row to select the names of the persons
it is desire to have appear licioro u.
President van Cleave, or tho Mitionni
Association of Mnmifncturers, will
probably be among tho first to be
ARREST MAN ON
IN MIDST OF
Appearance Of Speaker
Cannon Is Greeted
By Outburst Of
CHAMP CLARK DRAWS CHEERS
NUMBER OF NEW MEMBERS ASS
GIVEN OATH IN THE LOWER
HOUSE WHICH THEN
MULATTO WOMAN WHO ONCE
WA8 VAUDEVILLE PERFORMER
PAYS PENALTY FOR
EMPLOYE OF HENRY BOAS IS
REGARDED AS MURDERER
Head of Cornell University Tke
iTHAfU. N. Y.. Doc. 7. President
t n RMmrman of Coraoll Univorslty
will loftvo tomorrow for an extouslve
trip through the west.
u will nttnml tho dnauiriiration of
nr. mil as orostdont of tho University
" . . .
of Missouri noxt Thursday ana tuior
will speak at dlnnor of tho wow
v.r,i.n,i Roclotv of Chlcstro nnd at
state tcachors' conycnuoni in
WETS HAVE COUNCIL.
Ilv AnrintcJ PreM.
HAN l'RAN(;iHCO, Dec. 7-Thnt John
W. Wilson will bo ehnrgod with mo
murdor of his employer, Henry Doas,
tho young electrician who died in
great agony last week from strych-
nlno poisoning after taking a powuer
through the malls, is tho state
ment tonight of Captain of Detectives
A IninilwrltinET expert today report
ed that Wilson wrote tho fatal direc
It l said Wilson's financial affairs
wore in a bad shrpe and that was tho
reason for tlio deed.
MUCH ABUSED ORGANIZATION
LOWERS RATES ONLY WHEN
Ilv Anrlulil I'rril.
LOS ANGKLKS. Dec. i.-.loalousy
nver tho chaneed airevtions of a hand
some mulatto was at the bottom oi a
traeodv in this city this afternoon ro
- - - - n - - w
.nliiin- iii tn ii death or u woman
known as Mrs. Dora DoVaughn, nnd
Kdward Dean, a barber.
lloth were shot ty I ranK .ny
u-niitlior. a norter.
Mnvweathor aftcrwanis nreti a oui
let into his own head and is fatally
Tho Mavwcather neuro ami Denn
are Bald to bo mixed Mexican negroes.
Mrs. DoVaunhu. tho mulatto, wuo
..-..o ..iika nn nrtroH. on the vaudeville
' I. il W 111
stage, has been keeping u lodging
house in South .Mnln street, wnoro mo
mmtlnir itccurrid. since her iiusunuu
wns sent to the pcnltontlary a year
Well XnawB Bortoa Broker Turn
OaUzy ot IndlctaMBU.
1WSTON, Mass., Doc. 7. Tho caso
of r.r.tnnU v Kliicf. under indict-
mcnt In numerous counts for alleged
larceny, was called for trial todny in
thn Miitinrlnr rrlininal court.
King was formerly prominent In
tho brokerage business mi uosion unu
Ho disappeared frwn lloston iiome
thlnn nvMr m 'vnnr niro and In his ab
senco Indictments wore found against
him charging tho larceny or uuom
WASHINGTON. Dec. 7. Many del
cgntos tiro arriving in Washington for
tho annual convention of tho National
T.timr T.nfltriiA of America, which win
begin Its sessions tomorrow. Many
questions of 4mportanco to tno retail
liquor trndo will do uiscubsou.
WANTS HIS MONEY
NEW' YORK, Dfl. T.-lr Wy,
vvahhiN'GTON. Dec. 7. Tho caso
of tho fonner negro soldier, Oscar
Rold. camn up for argument in tno
Supremo Court today.
Held was dismissed irom ic urny
knnnr. for allcced narticlnn
n i in ii ii v .i.--r ..." ; in
i iu Tirnwimvll Ia nrralr. His
iiiuu in i " - ---- . ,
suit is 'or pay dttnng the tlmo of his
ni.VMPIA. Wasn.. Dec. 7. Proml
nnnt Mnsons from ul parts of the
titnto liavo gathered hero to tako part
In a celebration of tho seml-contonnlal
nf thn Grand Lodco of Washington.
Tho celebration will continue iwo
KEEFE TAKES OFFICE.
WASHINGTON. Dec. ".Daniel .1.
Kecfo, of Michigan, president of the
r.nnflinremcn an d Transport Work-
rii tlnlnn of America, was today
sowrn In as commissioner gonornl of
FACES MURDER CHARGE.
ilv Aanocinted Press.
NKW YORK, Doc. 7-Figures show-
lnir some of the profits of tho Stand
ard Oil Coinpauy today became a part
of tho court record or tno icaorai sun
in dissolve the oomnanv when Arch
bold resumed the stand for a brief ex
amination had Henry Tilford. presi
dent of tho Standard Oil Company of
California, tostliiod at somo lentgn as
n wituoss for tno dorense.
Tli. tfovornmont tmiuisltlon on tho
figures submitted showed thnt the
Continental Company, a Htandard uu
Company subsidiary, niauo proms or
a hundred and fifteen per cent on a
capitalization of 300,000, and the
Standard Oil Company of Indiana on
a cm tn zaUon of S1.000.0UO carrion
nbout r)S,000,000 between 180U and
Tho company's counsel declared tho
actual assets of tho company wore
irrniitnr tlinn the canltnllzatlon as the
companies turned back largo sums
from tlio earnings.
Tilford snid the Standard never
cut nrlcos to undersell rivals, but low
erod its rate to Jiioot tho reductions or
WAOES SLIP DOWN
KOHT WAYNK. Ind., Doc. 7.-The
enso of Charles Dunn, accused of tbo
murder of Allco Cotherell at Wallon,
six years ago, waa called for trial to
Sliding Scale Worka Wrong Way for
Fall River worert.
pa LI. HIVKR. Mass.. Dec 7. A
cut of 8 per cent In tho wages or .ao
cotton mill operative oi j-iii ivi
went Into effect today.
Thin I In conformity with tho op
eratlon of tho sliding acalo agreement,
indnr which waves aro fixed by the
jnarglu between tho cost of cotton
and tho soiling price oi goous.
GASMEN HOLD GABFEST.
nnu'Afin. Doe. 7. An internntlon
..i i.i,i.iril rnnvontion and exhibition
was opened In Chicago today under
the joint auspices oi mo
.Commercial Gas Association anu mo
American Gas Institute.
OliUMHUS. O.. Dec. 7.-A11 ar
ruiigonients have been completed for
thn annual jnectlnir nt tho Ohio State
Grange, which Is to begin In this city
Grand Muster L. A. Derthlck or
Mnntiin will nresldo over tho sessions,
watch will continue until Friday, A
numbers of matters of importance are
slated for cowriderauon ai ine mcei
Di-crnes estalillihlnir local publica
tion of notico to creditors wore mndo
In tho probate court yesterday In tho
estate of rranr. a. von oacmin u
itiimoii Cardenas, deceased.
Z. O. Drown was appointed adminls
trator of tho estate of George Jack
Joseph Mefford I'lioonlx mod tno
in.t will nnd testameut of Sarah Mtees,
.ti.nand. utth ti tietltloll for the pro-
bate of the will and his appointment
. 1 . Ml I t - 4 II .
as administrator. Tito ncnring oi mo
petition was set for .unitary A. uuui,
niiirln L. Parker (lied a petition
for his appointment as administrator
nf tun nstatn or ju ia 1'arxer. ue-
ceased. The bearing of the petition
was set for uccenper u.
Uy Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7.-Tho Six
tleth Congress nssembled for its final
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HWItftlj lUU'lJ, 111(7 V'VUIUK IUIII
tended by formalities nnd scenes va
rying little from similar occasions in
the past. The first day of a session
never develops much or Interest to
those used to attend sessions nf con
gress, but no other day seems to pos
sess greater charm for the avcrago cit
fr.cn. The opening today proved ne
exception to tho rule.
Tho crowds camn eurlv nnd Innrr tin.
foro the uon hour the galleries of both,
tno seuntn and thn housn worn filled.
The presence of an unusual number of
visitors from out of town Tcsultod in
n great demand for tickets. In the
galleries, were many gayly dressed
women, whosn tireseiicn nilili-il much to
thn brlllinnci! of tho scene. Members
of the diplomatic corps and many oth
er notables also were in uitemiauco.
Senators and renresentatlves were
-ii rlv mi hand nnd In tho corridors
nnd on tlio floors of both chambers
there wi much good-natured banter
ine nmoni! the victors and vanquished
In tno November elections.
The onetiliii! of the seislon in the
senate was without Incident. Tho ap-
tai t I
penrnncu pi vice rrcstucrii t airnaaxa
was tho signal for a hearty round of
applause from both members and the
gnllory. immediately following ts
proyer of the chupnln, Dr. hMward
Kverett Hale, the roll was called Tiy
Tli onenlnir of tho session In the
house was attended by scenes of great
er activity than muse witnessed in
tho utiiier branch. A round of atr-
plattso swept through tho gallery when
Speaker Cannon appeared on the ros
trum and rapped for order.
Tlio following members-elect of the
h nn mi inimodlatelv after the conclu
sion of tbo roll call took the oath pre
scribed lor momnors or congress; u.
O, Wiley, of tho Second district or
Alabama; George A. Harnhardt, of
the Thirteenth district of Indiana;
Albert Kstonlnal. of tho First district
of Louisiana; John P. ftwasoy, of thn
Second district or Maine; 1 rank h.
Guernsey, of the FiArth district of
Mnliin; Klipn V. Martin, renreseata-
tlve-ut large front North Dakota, aad
Otto G. Koolker, or the Fourth district
of New York.
Rhortlv sftnr nnn o'clock bot'a tha
sonnto and tho house, as a mark of
respect to thu deceased members, ad
journed until tomorrow, when the an
nual mcssabo of President Roosevelt
will be road.
After a session of nn hour and a
half liclnif consumed bv tho roll call.
n .... ... w
tho house of representatives adjourned
out or respect for tno memory or u
own members and Senator Allison, alt
of wnom died during tho recess.
Cannon, Sherman and (,1s rk received
ovations. 'OI Mf
NEW YORK. Dec. 7. -Conner. Isko
HHVii electrolytic HSH',i;
Jijunal-MUer far klgk cUw job work.
This it the third trial or tne cue.
Mexican dotlars 40.