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WEEKLY JOURNAL-MINER, WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 26, 1911.
cUte Social Mirror
I CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
IProspects of Big Battle at Juarez
Cause of Doubling Population Of
El Paso in
(From Sunday's Daily.)
In a lengthy letter from El Pa.o, ; the siege of Juarez and all are wait'
"written to his son in this eity, .T. B. j ing in eager expectation of hearing
Tomlin:on gives an interesting and j the first shot ring out. In consequence
"thrilling account of the situation in of the great rush, the streets of El
that city over the insurrection in I Paso present the animated life of a
ATcxieo, and information not general- j wild western boom raging over the
Jjr known. Mr. Tomlinson states that j discovery of a bonanza mine. Hotels,
when he left Prescott a few days ; lodging houses, public places and all
ago it was h;s ihtention to go into 1 other institutions that care for the
the interior of Chihuahua to look af-! transient, are reaping a financial liar
ter mining interests. When he reach- vest, which will not abate until the
od the American gateway and real- Juarez incident is settled one way or
Ized -what he was up against, after' the other. To keep the interest of
the short absence of three weeks, he . the people at fever heat, reports of
concluded that it would be safer to 'a -battle across the river starting are
icep on the other side of the big; in circulation daily, which intensifies
bridge at El Pas until the situation the situation and makes the appetite
had changed. I of the gore hungry all the more keen
Transportation facilities are shat-;and voracious,
"tered, every inch of ground is occu-' While the loss to smelting and mer
pied by co'mtatants, and the country ' cantile interests in EI Paso has been
in general is in a tormoil and unsafe j heavy since the insurrection got un
to even an American of neutral sym-1 der full swing, the revenue derived
yathies. All mines have been closed, from travel will even up the balance
business is at a standstill, except , sheet. He states that he will leave
"when stores are raided and the eoun-; for the east in a few days and defer
try is passing- through chaotic condi-' hi-, trip inland until, the atmosphere
lions. All Americans have left their is relieved of its hazy hue.
posts, and only a few remain to look' It is Mr. Tomlinson 's opinion that
after interests as yet unmolested. .in about thirty days the situation
The city of El Paso is jammed with f may be cleared so that Americans
yeople, and it is estimated that the can go in to look after their inter
popuJation has doubled in the last ests and he will wait until the oppor
tKe weeks. The sightseers are com- tune time arrives before following
ing- in by the thousands to witness the others in that mission.
IHVOliCE SUIT IS
CAUSE OF SUICIDE
LOS ANGELES, Cal.. April 22.
"The divorce suit which was recently
brought bv Mrs. Wilcox against her.
husband, Herbert E. Wilcox, a former
well-to-do resident of Jerome and
ITioemx. Ariz., came to a tragic end
Thursday morning, when Wilcox kill-
-ed bimself alter handing his wife a
holographic will which was written
Snndav while reciting to his four-.
year-old dnughter his prearranged
plans tor suicide. As 1Ic0x fired
Iwe revolver s-hots into his heart his
slaughter -was playing a few feet
distant, and Mrs. Wilcox -'-was near
"fay, in the apartment house at 1212
Stanford avenue, opening the enve-
lope -which revealed her hisband's ar
rangements for death.
Nritlier Mrs. Wilcox nor her four-'
yetr-oid daughter, Ella Wheeler, saw.
ic snooting. Both heard the first
an ..iewever and rushed to the front I
yrtrl as the husband and father fired
hc seeona snot J
fhe suicide occurred at 0:30 in the I
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rmng. Just p.ev.onsly-- ilcox had
ar. in erv.ew wita h:s wife. He made
mo attempt to efleft a reconciliation.
uut asked his wire if she would accept
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stock ins-tead of money as his con-1
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port. During the entire conversation'
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31 rs. Wilcox stood behind a screen
Ioor and would not come to the
porclu as her husband requested.
"She agreed to meet him later in
the day at her attorney's office. After
she had made tnat statement Wilcox
feanded her an envelope, saying.
"Kead this." Mrs. Wilcox closed
the door and started to the rear of
the house to read the communication. 1
It was then that Wilcox, who stepped .
kh on the walk, turned his revolver
'In that document Wilcox gave nis
-wrfe 10,000 shares of stock in the
;rnnite Reef Gold Mining company.
1 -ax. .-Arizona, anu iu,uuu snares 01 uie
'Hornn Gold company of Arizona. To
lais four-year-old daughter Wilcox be-
tpitKiflrel 0,500 shares in the Cleo
Jpatra Copper company of Arizona, his
t trunk, valise and typewriter. To
I little Edna Xeely, the daughter of
ithe couple at whose home Wilcox had
resided he gave fifty shares of Cleo-j
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pafcra stock, fifty shares in the King
DsreTopwnmt company a
nd one share
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& C. M. company.
On j, .preliminary statement to hiS's;es to visitors ,ml it was jB such
-Wil5 Wilcox had written that he did
wit wish to have the instrument pro-1 sharp contrast to previous experiences
Xutte and that all the stock men-that everv PresCott man became voci
"tronea would be found in his trunk j
at 1407 East Twenty-second street. ferous in his praise of the unwonted
The will had been written on a type- and lavish hospitality that has been
vfruur auu was signea -wim pen ana -
aji. xne htsi signature naa ueen
blotted by tears and underneath it
Wilcox had again placed his signa
When Wilcox lived in Phoenix,
rnv La ..-. nAnc.:1A..A,1 Til T I ..
ns heavily interested in many min- j
ng ventures and was regarded as a'
keen judge of mining properties. It
was in Phoenix ten years ago that
ne married for the third time. Until
several months ago Wilcox and his
wife were apparently happy. About
six -weeks ago she filed suit for di
vorce, alleging cruelty, and was
awarded $15 a month from her hus
land as support for the child.
LOOKING OVER COUNTRY
. . C. Everhart of Junction City,
"Kansas, a practical farmer, arrived
Friday and will spend several days
looking-over the agricultural resources
of this section with a view of locat
ing. He is a believer in dry farming
and states that others will also come
to the country if his decision is fav-
srsible. He will leave tomorrow for
-he Upper Agua Fria valley.
NEW EDITORIAL MANAGEMENT
A new editorial management has
taken charge of the Tucson blar.
Herbert Brown, for many years owner
and editor of the Citizen and more
1 recently for some years directing the
! editorial policy of the Star, has re-
tired. lie nas been succeeded by u
E. Gregory who has been connected
with the star in the capacity ot lo
, cal reporter and city editor during
the past year. He has been in the
newspaper business for seven vears.
s-tarting as a college reporter in In
dianapolis, and later being editor of
various Indiana papers. William T.
Owen, late editor of the Bisbee Min
er, will succeed Mr. Gregory as city
DREDGING FOR GOLD
(From Sunday's Daily.)
w, - tfc h vesterdav rom
the E,eaaor placer Vo'rks on "French
gulch. Joseph Mackin, general man-
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ager, stated that excavating in the
. settled on bedrock. While
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been mined, no clean ui had been
The pay dirt will be reached
soon and the proposition is under
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Headway at last on practical lines.
(Special to the Journal-Miner)
PHOENIX, Ariz., April 22. Pres
cott certainly captured the town to-
day if it did not have it in complete'
captivity last night alter the meeting
at tue citv club. Phoenicians vied I
with each other in extending courte-
Prescott boosters got everything
they wanted today. They disposed of
forty-one lots in the summer colony
practically all that have been survey-
ed-and out .at thc caP!to1 bu!Winff
when the Arizona Good Roads asso-
ciation was organized a Prescott man
was elected president and nearly
every other officer elected was either
a resident of Yavapai or had been
at one time. Besides this the con
vention unanimously voted to .hold
its first regular annual meeting at
Prescott on Monday, October 2d, of
this year, at which time it is prom
ised there will be a good automobile
road between Phoenix and the Grand
Canyon. Following adjournment of
the convention there was a confer
ence between the Maricopa and Yav
apai delegations at which there was
a "gentleman's agreement" made
that insures, the completion of a road
j between the two counties independ-
riiRTV-iw 1 m in qiiumpr nni nuv tikfu rv
I USE I i UI1L LU B U ill UUgigmLH UULUIfl I I niL31 EJ I
RESIDENTS OF SIT RiVER VALLEY IN ONE DAY
The five hundred party that Miss j
Florence Herndon cave on Saturday)
was an unusually happy affair. The;
rooms were very prettily decorated
with jonquils and the star of Bethle
hem and this color scheme of yellow
and white was carried out even to
the refreshments. At the close of
the afternoon the prizes were award
ed Miss Campbell Jones, the high
score, Miss Ethel Fisher, the slams
and Miss Harriet Jean Oliver, tbe
consolation Those who thoroughly
rt ini'n.l lm nftnvnAnn sk-a Alice
'f , ,A rZi ,
Emily Daniel, Miss Ethel Fisner, Miss
I ' rtlnll Inn Af Alic Tlinrncn h rail,
Campbell Jones, Miss Theresa Fred
ericks, Miss Grace Jones, Miss Revel,
Miss Lora Bitnar, Miss Jessie Jones,
MUs Cave, Miss Edith Annitage,
Mtss Florence Jones, Miss Elaine
Maud Thomas. Miss Louise Gibbs.l
Miss Helen Edwards, Miss Emma
Dutcher. Miss Vorse, Miss Ethel Hale,
Miss Minnie Davis. Miss Mnta Dex
ter. Miss Xell Clemens and Miss
Harriet Joan Oliver.
The Yavapai Club entertained de
lightfully on Thursday evening al
their regular monthly hop. The af
fair was planned for the Easter dance
and was thoroughly enjoyed by Dr.
and Mrs. J. Harvey Blain, Dr. and
Mrs. Ralph J. Roper, Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert' C. ' Shotwell, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas E. Campbell, Mr. and Mrs.
George Edward Meany, Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Burks, Mrs. Harris, Mr. and
Mrs. Worth, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie B.
Larimer, Mr. and Mrs. Harry M.
Thomas. Miss Louise Gibbs, Miss
Edith Armitage, Miss Revel, Miss
Grace Jones, Miss Florence Herndon,
Miss Lora Bitnar, Miss Edith Hale,
Miss Theresa Fredericks, Miss Bon
nell, and the Messrs. J. William
Waara. Frank Hart, B. P. Miller, S.
D. Stewart, H. W. Vlmo, David W.
Russell, Jack Xelson, F. S. Howarth,
Gordon Fetterman. A. Boss. Flovd
RTVERA RECOVERS ,
WITH BULLET IN HEAD
(From Sundays Daily.)
With a bullet inbedded in his skull
over seven weeks ago and after pass
ing through one critical stage after
another since receiving the wound,
J M. Rivera -will eventually recover
and be a well man, was the state
ment made yesterday by his attending
physician. This case has attracted
probably more attention and occasion
ed more professional interest than
any other in recent years that has
come before the medical fraternity
At the time of bejng shot with a 22-
calibre bullet, .Mr. Rivera was in his
tent house on the old baseball grounds
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sitting in a cnair. The bullet came
crashing through the canvas and
lodged in the top of his head, going
direct through in a vertical line for
over three inches. After he "was
wounded, he sank to the floor, and
since that time has wavered between
life and death. For several days
afterward he was in an unconscious
condition and it was with difficulty
that he partook of' food to sustain
life. Later he regained his mental
faculties, when paralysis of the right
side followed. In this condition he
gave symptoms of the end approach
ing and it was believed that death
' ent of the Territorial highway.
, The boosters were busy all day and
1 at sundown forty-one persons had
f siirneil confronts fnr Into In hf cum.
coonv tfc . the m1
0f Secretary-Treasurer Harry Heap,
Frank Brown and President Freder-
lcks- " waS a remarkable day's
a fearer ln ru" w
Those v(ho will join the summer
colony are high class citizens and
among them is Leo M. Hoghe, chair
man of the board of supervisors, who
announced that he would be the first
to start work on his bungalow. He
is one of the finest citizens of Ari
zona and he intends to erect a sum
mer home that will cost double the
limit fixed by the colony.
Others who have signed are J. F.
Cleveland, cashier of the I'nion Bank
and Trust company; H. A. Diehl,
shoe merchant; B. F. Goodwin, farm
er; Harry Welch, secretary of the
Maricopa Board of Trade; W. A.
Gordon and E. E. Forestall, insurance;
men; J. O. Dunbar, editor of the !
Democrat; S. J. Michaelson, cigar
merchant; Louis Melzcr, wholesale
merchant; Lincoln Fowler and L. M.
Miller, farmers; A. Irwin, capitalist;
Chas. DuBel and P. D. Lowell of tho
Adams Annex; I. F. Wolfe, of the
Arizona Mercantile company; Laura
T. Irwin of the Valley Realty com
pany; R. L. Balke, curio merchant;
Warwick Scott, real estate; George
Luhrs, proprietor of the Commercial
Wooster, Miss Louise Xelson, Miss:"?1 ' B''r ,. l"1 r,aslcr nollQava
Allen, Osborne, Dr. Swigert and II.
The monthly business meeting and
social of the Crescent Bible class was
held Friday night at the home of
Stanley Payne, class president. After
routine business had been disposed of
the evening -was snent in social frames.
closing with refreshments and the
singing of the class song, written
Rev. II. W. Lathe. Among thoso
j preSent were the Misses Riobeling,
Ro Wilson, Stephens, Colbv, Wal'
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! nngfonl, ana Smith, Mrs. Colbv, and
! Messrs Adams, Keith, and thePavne
t . '
Mr. Frank M. Murphy returns home
today . from Los Angeles where ho
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Mrs. John J. Hawkins has returned
home from California where she has
l?n visiting for tbe
Mrs. Robert H. Burmister left
Thursday for Los Angeles where she
will visit with relatives.
Miss Winifred Fredericks has re
turned home from a weeks' visit in
Jerome, where she was the guest of
Mrs. C. H. Rutherford.
Lieutenant and Mrs. William F.
Wheatley and their two boys have
returned to the states from a two
years' tour in the Philippines. Mrs.
Wheatley is visiting in San Fran
cisco and will later join Lieutenant
Wheatley at Fort Riley, Kansas.
Colonel Harry D. Perley of the
medical corps U. S. A. and Mrs. Per
ley have been spending the latter
part of the week in Prescott. Col
and Mrs. Perley have been enter
tained by Dr. Harry T. Southworth.
was only a matter of a few days.
But during the past week, another
change has taken place in his physi
cal condition, and he is regaining the
use of that portion of the body
stricken over five weeks ago. Yes
terday for the first time he walked
for a few feet, and used the arm that
His mental condition is said to be
perfect and while the wound is kept
clean and open his physician states
that he will soon be a well man. The
bullet remains in his skull and no
effort will be made to extract it. As . acquaintances in the city. He states
far as it is possible to discern its, that arrangements are being perfected
location it is believed to be lying in,for resuming operations in a short
the bone at the base of his brain,
Rivera was accidentally shot, it is;0f the company were in a satisfactory
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ui-iiu cu, iiul wiio urc-u me uuiict.
has never been ascertained
FARMING LAND SOLD
fFrom Sunday's Daily)
Manuel Chavez has sold to L. E.jan examination ot properties lie is
Hart .mil tlirpe lirnthprs oicrlitv .km-ps interested in. Mr. Smith was a visit-
of land on Oak Creek. The tract will
be added to the Hart interests in
that section, which gives them one
of the largest and best agricultural
strips in that region.
Unadvcrtiscd things are sold
sometimes. Journal-Miner want ads.
will sell them quickly.
hotel; D. L. Sturges, grain merchant;
C. M. Sturges, livery stable; J. A.
Fulweiler, farmer; J. D. Kelleher,
farmer; T. P. Coughlin, contractor;
Walter Joslyn, Buckeye fanner; C. E.
McGary, mining man; Mrs. H. Merry
man, Mrs. Caroline T. Craig, and E.
F. Patton, contractor. Most of
these will erect bungalows worth
from $500 to $600.
Dr. J. W. Flinn, E. A. Kastner, F.
O. Smith and Secretary M. A. Fraser
will go to Tucson tomorrow to con
tinue the missionary work.
Out at . the capitol the Arizona
Good Roads association was organized
with Governor Sloan presiding and
Dell M. Potter, acting secretary. The
officers elected were T. G. Xorris,
president; W. M. Adamson, formerly
of Yavapai county, vice-president;
George P. Billiard, secretary; R. B.
Burmister, formerly of Yavapai coun
ty, treasurer; J. B. Girand of Pres
cott, organizer. On the board of di
rectors Yavapai county is represented
by H. D. Aitken; on the Legislative
committee by E. S. Clark, on tbe Fin-
anco committee by R. X. Fredericks,
on thc County Roads committee by
Barney Smith, and on the Transcon
tinental Roads committee by Reese
The Phoenix people unite in de
claring that the visit of the Prescott
people has been of incalculable bene
fit in cementing friendly relations
and an agitation has been started to
ward spending money in Prescott
(From Sunday's Daily.)
Smelter city Visitor.
R. T. Walker, with the Consolidated
Arizona Smelting company at Hum
boldt, was in the city yesterday on
a business visit.
Judge George H. Francis, merchant
of Humboldt, was an arriv
ival in the
city yesterday on business and will
return home todav.
. Mining Visitor.
E. A. Scherer, son of the general,; with aclivitv and that on; o the
manager of tne Tiger Gold company, preat necessities for that heavy pro-
was an arrival yesterday , from Har -
nngton on a business visit.
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Maus are en
tertaining the latter 's sister, Mrs.
Al. Marshall, who arrived from Day
ton, Ohio, yesterday. She will remain
Pleased With Country.
Captain H. G. Coykendall, after a
week in the Salt River valley in
vestigating industrial conditions, has
returned to the city. He expressed
himself iti favorable terms of the
large acreage inspected that is under name 0f being the best" military gar
cultivation and believes the country r;30 in th dnartment from a cli-
has a future that is simply incalcul
able in prosperity.
From Rincon Camp.
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Knox, the form
er one of the operators of the Rin
con mines, arc in the 'cify. Mr. Knox
will return to his camp today while
Mrs. Knox will remain on a visit
Returns From Works.
Victor Salinger, president of the
Puntenney Lime company, after a
few days examination of his inter
ests, returned to the city yesterday,
and will leave in a -'few days for
his home in Los Angeles.
Visiting Blue Bell, -
Miss Dorothy Kendrick of Phoenix
has arrived in the city, and will
leave today for the .Blue Bell mine,
near Mayer,, for anindefinite visit
with Mrs. Charles ' Carman, wife of
the superintendent of' that property,
who met her here yesterday.
Performed Sad Duty.
H. P. Schwanbeck and sister, Mrs.
C. B. Kendell, who accompanied the
remains of their mother and the wife
of the former to Colorado Springs
for burial returned yesterday, per-j
forming that sad duty. They -will
leave today for their home at Hum
boldt. Swansea Visitor.
John Williams, superintendent of
the Clara Consolidated smelting works j
was an arrival irom owansea yester
day, and will remain for a few days
, visiting with his man3- friends and
j time, nml that the general interests
j V. A. Smith, mining engineer, with
j headquarters at Chicago, is a recent
arrival and will leave in a few days
for the Bradshaw districts to make
or to tt!s cit.v abnt
ten years ago
.aml mects manJ" "lends ot mat era.
He is at the Congress hotel
Preparing for Big Farming.
Attorney Paul Burks yesterday
started on practical lines toward the
reclamation of his 320 acres of land
recently located near the Point of
Rocks for farming purposes. He fil
ed on a water right of ICO miners'
hereafter instead of in California.
They are appreciating now as never
before the fact that Yavapai con
sumes many thousands of dollars of
Salt River valley products and that
no people are so liberal when they
come here to the fair, and during con
ventions as Prescott people. Conse
quently nothing today is too good for
the excursionists. They were dined
and wjned without stint, bombarded
with American beauty roses and near
ly all the autos in town were at
their disposal. The thanks of Pres
cott are duo to Harry Welch, secre
tary of the Board of Trade, who in
stigated the major portion of this
Good Roads Meeting
By Associated Press
PHOENIX, Ariz., April 22. An en
thusiastic convention of delegates
from all parts of Arizona called by
Governor Sloan today organized a
Territorial Good Roads association
and designated an auxiliary associa
tion for every county all to cooperate
for a uniform system of road con
struction and also for the purpose of
securing a transcontinental highway.
Scbsequent to the meeting a trans
continental committee was organized
to take the initiative in forming a
Southwestern Good Roads Interstate
association to include Arizona Xew
Mexico and Southern California.
Del. M. Potter of Clifton, was
elected chairman; and R. M. Ling,
of Prescott, secretary.
inches of water from the flow of
Granite Creek and a route for an
irrigating ditch to his lands on an
open right of way. His intention Is
to set the land under a state of pro
dnction this ye.ir.
1 Visiting Daughter.
I ,. "a"e a""" J'""-,
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interests and will leave today for
Mint valley, where he will visit with
his daughter, Mrs. Hattie Stringfield.
He reports the crde country teem-
ducinK reR;on is raiiroa(i Communica
I tio to take to market the increasing
yields in all lines.
Mr. Crane w.s
extended a cordial welcome from Has
sayampers this being his first trip
to his former home in some months.
Inspected Fort Whipple.
Col. H. D. Perley, chief surgeon of
the Department of" the Colorado, after
a few days inspecting sanitary condi
tions at Fort Whipple, resumed his
journey yesterday to other posts,
leaving for tort Apache, lie says
that Whipple rightfully enjoys- the
matic and sanitary standpoint. In
addition to that excellent regard it
also has the finest water of any mili
tary center in the country. Sickness
is lower in percentage and the health
of the men reaches a higher standard
also. He is accompanied by Mrs.
(From Tuesday's Daily)
Home From Visit.
Mrs. Xorman Hale has returned
from a pleasant two weeks' visit
with relatives and friends in Los
Mine Operator Arrives.
C. E. Warren, superintendent of
the Juanita mines, in Crook Canyon,
is in the city on a business visit for
a few days.
Del Rio Visitors. ,w
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Perkins if
Del Rio, arrived in the city yester
day, and are at the Hotel St. Michael
for a few days.
Judge R. E. Johnson and Xorman
J. Griffin of Walker were in the city
yesterday for a brief visit on busi
ness, returning home in the after
noon. Visited With. Friends.
Miss Lulu Campbell and brother,
Roy Campbell, after a few days in
the city, as guests of friends, re
turned to their home yesterday at
J. A. Forbes of the Independence
mine, in the Hassayampa district,
i was in the city yesterday, after sun-
i plies for his camp. He reports that
'ei-tion as active.
.Returns to Range.
J. W. Sullivan, after an absence
1 0f several weeks, returned from Cal
, ifornia, Sunday, and left yesterday
to look after his range interests in
the beligman country.
Rangemen in City.
Henry Ritter, L. O. and George
Phippeny, live stock men of the
Thompson Valley section are in the
city on business, all reporting the
industry in a flourishing condition.
Center Lusk, stockman of Mayer,
was an arrival in the city yester
day, and will remain for a few days f
on business. He reports that coun
try as prosperous in range business
and active in mining.
Accepts Mine Position. .
T. L. McCormick of the Turkey
Creek district, reached the city yes
terday, and will leave today for
Hillsboro, X. M where he will ac
cept a position with a mining com
Among the arrivals yesterday from
Walnut Grove were Mrs. S. W. Et
chison and Mrs. S. A. Moses, who
will be guests of friends for a few
days. M. H. Campbell, the range
man, was also here from the same
Recovers From Til n ess.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Reed and two
children returned to their range
home, north of Ash Fork, yesterday.
Mrs. Reed was brought to the citv
a few weeks ago in a serious con
dition, and has regained her former
Returns From Coast.
R. H. Burmister has returned front
a brief trip to Los Angeles, on min
ing business affecting his interests
in this section. Mrs. Burmister re
mained for a visit with friends and
is at the home of her son, Howard
Burmister, at Ocean Park.
J. P. Tracey, chief clerk in the
office of Territorial Auditor Mauk,
arrived in the city yesterday on of
ficial business. He expects to be
joined by Mr. Mauk in a few days,
and Dank examinations in the north
is said to be their mission.
Returns to Swansea.
John Williams, superintendent of
the smelting works of the Clara Con
solidated Gold, Silver and Copper ,
Mining company, returned yesterday
to Swansea, after a few days' visit
with friends in the city. He is pre
paring to resume operations at the.
big reduction plant in a short time.
Will Recover Health.
Letters received yesterday from
Los Angeles state that J. J. Fisher
is regaining his former health, and
his attending physicians entertain
strong hopes that' in due time he
will again be a well man. He will
be removed from the hospital where
the operation was performed some
days ago, and taken to his private
apartments. The intestinal trouble
diagnosed as his affliction, is re
sponding to treatment and his con
dition is reported as more favorable
than at any time since he was strick