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PIONEERS APER OF ARIZONA.
rKESCOTT, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 18, 1912.
PARTY FIGHT FOR
CONTROL OF SENATE
Preliminaries for the Peace Conference
In London Are Completed Servia
Coterie of Democrats Meet and Decide
On Policies in Sympathy With
Those Held by Wilson.
ny Associate Freae.
LONDON, Dec. 16. Preliminaries
of tlic peace conference were com
plctcl today and apparently the
Greek difficulty regarding the sign
ing of the armistice has been sur
mounted. Everything U in readiness
for actual negotiations to begin to
morrow. So wide is the divergence
in claims of the respective Balkan
allies and Turkey that there is little
prospect of an early termination of
The Turkish and Bulgarian dele
gates had a prolonged meeting to
night at which it was reported they
discussed Adrianople. It Is reported
ny Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16. The
fight within the Democratic party
for control of the Senate under the
next administration has taken defin
ite form within the last few days,
tonight that Servia in deference tolas the result of concerted action by
Russian and French advice, will a small body of Democrats toward
yield Port' Durazzo on the Adriatic, laying the basis for what they term
The first engagement of the Turk- "progressive control" of the next
ish and Greek fleets occurred today Congress. A scries of conferences
but so far as known, without serious culminating in a dinner yesterday at
damage to either. which nearly a dozen were present
The feature of the day was the resulted in a general understanding
address of welcome by Sir Edward
Grey, British Secretary of Foreign
Affairs who was elected honorary
president of the conference.
Speaking of the first meeting of
the conference, Count Dcvoinovicli,
the Montenegrin delegate said "to
day wc simply looked into each
SMALL ARMY AT BAY
of Nevada; Ashurst, of Arizona; peratc battlcv in the
Gore of Oklahoma; Stone, of Mis- mato Sprin(Jf twe,
souri; O Gorman, of New York; , , , ,
Marline, of New Jersev: and Ren- cast o. ,,prc' bclwecn
PEEPLE'S VALLEY COAL CONTRACTS
MAY BE HUGE
for re-organization of the move
ment designed to insure control of
the legislative policies by senators
in full sympathy with the views of
Those who participated in the con
ference were Lea of Tennessee,
SmJfli. of Carolina! Smith, ol Onr-1 AJSoclstcd. rross
gia; Meyers, of Montana; Ncwlands, I SANTA ANA, Dec. 16. In a des-
hills near To-
c miles nortn-
a young des-
rcscntativc Shepherd, of Texas, the peraiio ana .more than a Hundred
prospective successor to Bailey. officers, militiamen and citizens, Un-
dcrshcriff Robert Squires was killed
and three of a posse wounded before
the quarry was killed. The man had
attacked a girl at an isolated ranch
the night before and the battle was
the climax of an all-night pursuit.
Entrenched behind rocks, the bandit
open fire upon the approach of the
posse and Squires dropped into a
gulch beneath the slayer's hiding
place. Each time an effort was made
to reach him a member of 4hc posse
Kills One Man and Wounds Three Pos
ses. Before Soldiers Riddle His
iy With Bullets.
was wounded. Company L ofthe
jScvcnth Regiment was summoned
and soldiers flanking his position
riddled the bandit's body with bal
lets. The body of Squires was then
The desperado is still unidentified.
He appeared at the ranch of William
Cook and attacked Cook's sister-in-law,
Myrtle Huff, aged 16, after
tying up her younger sister, Jessie.
Later she freed herself from the
bonds, gave alarm and 'the assailant
. The wounded arc deputies James
Stacey, Will Culver and Will Proth
crs. Stacey was one of the first
wounded and lay under the bandit's
repeating rifle an hour before he
was taken out of danger.
Express Car Was Robhed
By Youthful Messenger r,VlfnrnirzrMf u .,, r,,,Mt & HutMfry Bourbons Anxious
vouiviutMr uwtvM im mwiuj i f , r A 1
. ... . t . In L Ait A nminiGt'rntirin IJia
pcrior uouri on ,i t.irB: ui VAJUlvUIUiailllJC U) IVUltllJC. lWJUUItJ A Ub
By Associated Press.
HAKERSFIELD, Dec. 16. Mar
vin W. Hamby, the youthful express
messenger, confessed yesterday to
robbing his own express car of
twenty thousand .dollars.' In gold with
the aid of his sixteen year old broth
er MMvin. and was. held to the Su
zlcmcpt. His bond was fixed at $10,
000. The case ofjiis brother was as
signed to the Juvenile Court. The
After a month's recreation, Wood
row Wilson returned home tonight
took up the. many ..tasks con-
iting him fn the dual role of
forma m tuts section win ue w- v. .. . ds of Jettcrs awaItct, hJm and aI
signed to tnc juvenue v-uun. i vuV . 1 Aftei
confession came after five hours of t't f(JW
sweating, Hamby confessing he ; , According to apparently reliable By Associated Press,
threw the bags of gold out to Ills Sports, the "advent of Ihciraycs WASHINGTON. Dec. 16.-Thc
brother at Kern Junction. Land and Cattle Company of Cali- Federal Supreme Court cancelled to-
PRINCETON,, N. J., Dec. 16. i clear he was still Governor. He
r niuilk. ..pr.olirMi VVnml.l !.! t. ...mil. I A-(. Ki . lll I ..
au.i. Ill nuum ji..WK-.ll.$ Mil
nouncMicitts concerning his administration'-'
Until after he cleared away
the accumulated detail of the New
Jersey office.. He may remain in
mill-Ann Antltlllllf rillH 111 IfH" IT tcn,Ie,, Wlth f'cAvy ,nvcs,n?c.nt in? ihC TlraVS ty Tvlt' though most of 'them concerned the
WRFASflNWHY FIND PLACE AT irtis -
Ul I LUIlLnUUI 1 III I I I H w I 1VL. HI pract!ca,y tlc cure area of Pccplcs the output for all time of the "inde- .... ,
HE SHOT CHIEF
Savs Superior Officer
Had Persecuted His
RIVERSIDE, Dec. 16. Breaking
silence for the first time since he
killed Acting Chief of Police John
Baird, early yesterday, Policeman
Bert Barrett said today he shot
Batrcl, not because of rivalry over
the appointment of Chief of Police
tmt because of Uairds alleged pcrsecu
tion of Barrett's two nephews. He
aiJ the boys were being constantly
the office of Governor until March
1, only a few days before he must
go to Washington.
LAST TO HANG
VMlcv. together with outlying hold- pendent" mines.
int.. embraclnc a larcc ratiKC of Attorney General Wickcrsham ex-
I . II T T . . I nrnicnil ttl linll'nf tmitrrllt itint tllP
grazing country, mcssrs. n.ijta wm - .-...n -
Lew of this comnanv arc in Peep- "decision so completely destroys the
I " I ... . a . a I
les Vallev. closing negotiations for combination that now controls tlic
taking over the property, on which price of anthracite coal that it must
Ucy nave opuons, anu u i am mc !."
price will be over ?50,000. They lief to the public." The Government
1 1 mi trr
IS NEEDED TO
state penitentiary at Florence and in w; . ma j . . - - - combination arc Whm
three other counties, the Federal o ' "Indefinite." Jus- SACRAMENTO, Dec 16,
Government will be allowed to exe- -He ; Jflie ved the sal, , wHI q
By AnsoclatPil Prosi.
contemplate utiliring the valley lands failed, the court held to show a
proper for orchard growing and pas- "General Combination' to apportion
I. i !. 1 ...I I ttin niiiminf r( mil in hf nut fln the
r.rm.P n.o irnmlcl nermls. "'"KC purposes, ami n .5 - ... - --r-.-... -
, , . .i.. that they intend to conserve the market annually oy uic various
... a I III rnilllPII W1LI11U LUC V.U1UI1IK, 1V.Wtl
ente the convicted mur-erea ml tcd mous opInio of the Court.
row Wilson who will have become
Peoples valley is desirably situated
L.:.,' - L tm, intrr. for the purposes contemplated by
pr.ut... ... v - - Ha,
, "V::! ., the Hayes people, being less than
vencs. n ,u. tc milcs from the raiIroad s,ation
an appea. w... - Kirklaml, with a fine roadway
IO prcvcill uuuuniii j
March Mth, 1913.
NEW YORK,. Dec. 16. Lead
$4,40 io $4.50.
ing biennial period was submitted
to the Governor today. The Board
of Control recommends as urgent the
passage by the legislature of general
and special appropriation bills aggre
gating nearly $16,000,000.
Of Young Writer
Chester Lawrence Lost in Attempted
FKgli't.Over Pacific Ie Well
vw Known Here.
EASY VICTIM IN
Court to Lengthen The
Hours to Expedite
NEW YORK, Dec. 16. Lake
quiet, 16tfc to J7JC
Electrolytic $17.65 to $17.75.
Castings $17.00 to $17.25.
GLOllE, Dec. 16. Posses of "hon
or" convicts from the road camp
arc scouring three counties for two
of .their number' who violated their
pledge and escaped yesterday. Ona
is" Gutierrez, a life termer and the
other a Papago Indian.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16. The
president today appointed Dr. Carl
Alsbcrg as .chemist in the agricul
tural department as chief of the
bureau of chemistry to success Dr.
Harvey W. Wiley.
Hjr Aiaoclatcd Vrent.)'
l.OS ANGELES, T)e ; k Two
days of futile search of land and
water and investigation of numerous
f ii . .as aaa i 5. -t
iur an oi wnicn provea grounu
'"'i strengthened the conviction that
'viator Kearney and Chester Law
fnce lost their lives In their at
mpted filght to San Francisco. The
fruitless search fnr wreckacre broUnllt
inevitable conclusion that -tlelr
was from suchltltude that they
Plunged to the bottom of the Pa-
"iicu nicy airucK vit
'"tiing indicative of their fate was
ntmr ilmn flic cylindrical wing
luunu w..w. " "0- y
of, the pontoon picked tip at sea yes
riii.ior Lawrence married a sis
ter of Mrs, Fox, of this city, whose
husband is with the 4nashford-nur-mlstcr
Company, nearly two years
TV I I t A .l.nni linVa
ago. xic was joihi ui. ii."M"i
ing made a host of friends In this
State, the result of . many pathfirid
ing trips, as editor of.!jhe ptttqMobllt
section of the Los jheles ExjlmlSL'
er. ' L
Lawrence was one (of the rising
young newspapermen of Iho Hearst
service, a fluent and Inlereitlii writ',
ny Ancoclntod rrcuM.
KENOSHA. Dec. 16. Packey Mc-
Farland won a decisive victory over
Eddie Murnhy of Iloston, In their
ten-rou nd fight tonight. Murphy lost
two teeth, was koncked down in the
last round nnd finished a sorry spec
tacle although strong and willing.
TOKKIO, Dec. 16. The emperor
nf Tanan has decided to issue to
morrow a special rescript ordering
Prince Taro Katsura to form a new
rshtnet owlne to the failure of the
iitr ni.ntrsman to recommend any
one to succeed Premier Marquis ba
7rT!TiV!Ui1 riLinanion. At the
ci .u.u R-rvr- T,-yir '
recent Octtfe-to-Ocaati, Highway
to, he was one of the principal fig
riy ARoclntPd Vrett.
INDIANAPOLIS. Dec. 16. The
dynamite trial is drawing to a close,
according to both sides. Thirty one
ilefendants have thus far testified.
Judge Anderson Indicated today he
was going to lengthen tlic Hours so
the trial would end quickly. Court
wilt tie held Christmas.
Tin. ffwrrnment tried today to
ascertain who sent Mrs. McManlgal
of Los Angeles to try and Induce
her husband to repudiate her con
rtnit but witness Kicnanl noun
imn. a former Iron Worker official
of Chicago, denied any knowledge.
He said Mrs. McManlgal was paid
$25 a week by the union on account
of her health.
Will Not Appoint
Post of Ambassador to Great Britain
To Remain Vacant UntU Ad
NEW YORK. Dec. 16. Silver
64ji. Mexican dollars 49.
Uy Auoclfttfd l'rM.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16. No
successor to the Embassy at the
fmiri of Saint Tames, to take the
place of Whltclaw Rcld, who died
of pulmonary oedema Sunday, will
be appointed by the present admin
istration. This news was given out
by Secretary Hllles.
Pronosed memorial services for the
late Envoy, at Westminster Abbey
were eliminated at the suggestion of
King George, who first sent his sec
retary to inquire the wishes of the
Reid family. Mrs. Held mid she
preferred taking the body of her
husband home on a liner.
Unlets the British Government of
fers a warship for the conveyance
of the body, it will be taken on the
Campania, leaving Liverpool, Satur
day. Great regret is expressed in Lon
don over the death of the Ambassa
dor, who was a universal favorite
In the capital and extremely popu
lar in diplomatic circles. Messag
es of condolence were received from
many American and English nota
A current report that President
Taft would appoint Secreary of State
Knox to the vacant post, is denied