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AR ZONA STATE NEWS
Taylors Waive Extradition.
The probabilities are that Phoenix
has seen the last of Mr. and Mrs. F.
M. Z. Taylor, who have been in the
limelight here for nearly two weeks
or since their arrest on charges of
having uttered fictitious checks in
Los Angeles. After having threaten
ed to fight extradition, both finally
decided to waive all formalities and
return to California. In the custody
of Detective Nick Harris and Depu
ty Sheriff Mrs. Nick Harris, Mr.
and Mrs. Taylor started for Los
Angeles Thursday evening. .
The decision of the Taylors to
waive extradition on the very day
that Governor Hunt had appointed
to consider the requisition, is said
to have come about after the gov
ernor had been in consultation with
Louis R. Taylor, a son of the man
under arrest. It is believed that the
young man carried a suggestion from
the governor that it might look
better for the Taylors if they re-J
turned voluntarily rather than go on
record as having fought extradition?
It is generally believed that what
ever case there may be against the
young woman in the case will be
dropped upon her appearance in Los
Following the complete breaking
off of the negotiations to sell the
local street railway, the management
began recently to complete its prep
arations for putting into effect the
recent order of the Arizona Corpora
tion commission compelling a recon
struction of a great part of the pro
perty of the company together with
an improvement in the equipment
and service of the public service util
ity. The East Washington street line
is the first to receive consideration
in this connection and already a
large force of men are at work tear
ing up the old track and installing
a new one, commensurate with the
demands a city the size of Phoenix
makes upon an urban transportation
Under the commissioner's orders
the track must be reconstructed on
the cast end clear to Eastake park.
There are also-other portions of the
lines that some under the ban of
the Corporation Commission. The
cars now in use must also be sup
planted as soon as possible with
The street car company intends;
according to Superintendent Mitch-1
ell to increase the service on the
Washington street line during the
sesisons of the legislature making
the service at about eight minute
intervals. This will allow of rapid
transit between the state house,
and city much more effective than it
Taking the opportunity offered by
the receipt of a letter of resolutions
from Graham county asking tor a
reclamation project there, the Phoe
nix board of trade in directors meet
ing placed itself on record favoring
the appointment of an irrigation
commission. It is quite likely the
legislature will be asked to empow
er Governor Hunt to name a com
mission, whose duty it will be to
pass preliminary judgment on recla
mation and irrigation projects in
this state, and to make proper re
commendations on the subjects. The
board argues a report from such a
commission will have immensely
more weight with the powers that
be than the resolutions of any trade
body in the land.
Certain Graham county people
want a project established in that
commonwealth. They got together
and petitioned the Washington office
of the reclamation service to put in
a small project, and sent the resolu
tions on to the local board for in
dorsement. The board added water
ways control to the list and indors
ed the idea of the commission, which
will also pass judgment on the Colo
rado river work under the Newlands
National river control bill, when .
that shall have become an act. j
When M. Oj Eldredge comes toj
Phoenix he will have all arrange
ments made for his appearance on
the lecture platform with a talk on
Free Water for Irrigation
good roads. A committee of five
was appointed from the board of
governors yesterday to co-operate
with the good roads association of
Arizona, and the subcommittee of
the Hundred and Twenty-Five
which is in charge of the national
highway matter, the three bodies to
work for the success of Eldredge's
A special committee of five will
start things an another "good time
dinner" to the friends of the board
of trade, at which things in general
can be discussed.
One of the most sensational elope
ments in the history of Prescott had
its climax in Phoenix with the ar
rival here of Mr. and Mrs. Bob
Ford, both of Prescott. Before her
romantic marriage Mrs. Ford was
Mary Heap, daughter of Horatio
Heap of the Mile-High city. The
Ford and Heap families, it is known
were long on the most friendly
terms and indeed there was really
no objection to the marrying of the
couple except that it was felt by
the parents of both that they had
not - reached that mature period in
life where matrimony was advisable.
According to the best information
the first discovery of the infatuation
of the bo3f and girl for each other
was when the girl's father, walking
along a residential street of Prescott
discovered his daughter in the act
of being kissed by the young man.
A stormy scene followed in which
the young woman was ordered to
her room and the key turned upon
her and the young man told tor make
himself scarce as hen's teeth.
But young Ford was not to be so
easily beaten. He told Ray Ford,
his brother of the turn matters had
"Don't you mind, Bob, old boy,"
Ray is said to have remarked to his
brother. And then he hurried out,
saddles a horse, travels down the
canyons and across the plains gath
ering a posse of cowboys and other
friends of the boy and girl.
The young woman is taken from
her home without objection on her
part or interference on the part of
her unsuspecting parents. The party
reaches a church and the wedding
follows. Just as the rice is being
thrown, the irate father shows up
and the posse of friends keep him
occupied until the couple boards the
train for Phoenix. They have ar
rived in Phoenix all right and will
be seen in the Lubin moving picture
films being shown at Wigwam Sat
urday and Sunday afternoons and
evenings. It is one of the most
realistic western pictures ever
shown in this city and the locale
gives added interest. Scores of per
sons who make Prescott their home
are to be seen in the picture and the
street scenes are quickly recognized
by any person who has ever been
in the county seat of Yavapai.
A three-A organization, being the
Arizona Automobile Association was
formed yesterday by all but three
of the automobile dealers of the city
of Phoenix. By three-A is meant
"siding with the American Automo
bile association" and at the same
time the initials being the same, the
name can be applied to the new
state's organization. The new asso
ciation will be strictly dealers in
cars and accessories. Its purpose is
the promotion of everything that
makes the automobile business good,
from the advocacy of good business
methods to the exploitation of good
roads, shows, tours and contests.
Big Robbery at Nogales.
One of the largest robberies re
ported along the border for several
months took place in Nogales when,
on January 23, the residence of Jo
seph Carbon was entered and more
than $2,000, in money, jewelry and
old coins secured.
The property lost, as described in
a circular, received by the city po
lice from Sheriff W. S. McKnight,
$1,000 in gold coin; two $100 bills;
six $50 bills; twenty-five $20 bills;
box of old coins, all denominations
valued at $500; two $2.50 gold pice-
Own your own Irrigation
system and be Indepen
dent. Insure vourcroca
plenty of -water at all timet. Use til the water
you want as often as you want It. Drill yqurown weds
on your own land and secure plenty of water free of charge
all the time. The famous Howell Well-Drilling Machines
are made In all sites suitable for drilling any site well to
any depth. You can alto make big money drilling wells
for your neighbors. The demand for wells is far greater
thin can be supplied by the machines now at work.
Write today for our bin free catalogue "A.!
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MAIN OFTICE AND WORKS: MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.,
cs; three $3 gold pieces; four $1
gold pieces; two ladies' gold brace
lets; one watch and chain; two neck
lace with lockets attached; one
brooch and several unlisted rings
and smaller pieces of jewelry.
The robbers are thought to be
heading in this direction.
Shut Off "Dope" Supply.
In order to deal with the condi
tion of lawlessness which has re
cently developed in Douglas, and
which is attributed by Chief As
kins largely to the agency of drug
fiends, two plans have been formu
lated, to be followed out by the
police department. One will be to
visit each of the pawnshops of the"
city every morning and examine the
goods which have been received on
the day previous, comparing them
with lists of stolen goods. Another
which has been arranged for is to
have all prescriptions for morphine,
cocaine, etc., filled by the local drug
stores only after they have been
given the official O. K. of the chief
It is customary, in all of the
larger cities of the country, to have
the pawn shops furnish lists of
goods received each day. It has not
been customary to follow out this
rule in Douglas, although the police
have full power to require it. In
stead of doing so, however, the po
lice will visit each pawnshop every
day and inspect the goods.
Chief of Police Askins -has visited
each of the drug stores and re
quested that they shall not fill pre
scriptions for known drug users
without sending them to him for &n
official O. K. on the prescription.
This has been agreed to, all drug
gists declaring themselves more than
willing to aid in every way the cam
paign the chief has begun to rid
the town of an increasingly large
element of drug fiends. Not a few
of the robberies of recent months
can be traced to this source.
FIND MUCH LOOT
WHEN PLACE IS RAIDED
(From Thursday's Daily)
The county jail building yester
day presented more of the appear
ance of a young and thrifty mercan
tile establishment than a habitation
for harboring the evil inclined, as
the result of the biggest clean up of
stolen goods that had been known
in this community for many years.
A bunch of four Mexicans named
Francisco Costello, Andreas Franco,
Manuel Escamillo and Feliciano
Cuevas were accredited with having
in their possession the variegated
line of goods, that ran from a 100
pound sack of sugar to the dainty
shoes of some maiden that wore a
No. 2, French button of the latest
make. The list of goods recovered
from a place on South Granite street
included a miscellaneous assortment
of men's wearing apparel, with all
makes of boots and shoes, cases of
condensed milk, eggs, corn starch,
tea, coffee and other canned "truck"
required the accommodation of a
wagon to handle; in short the "bill
of fare" was as carefully selected as
if some epicurean authority was
ready to open up a stand "with all
the market affords." The Home
Bakery identified many" of the ar
ticles, but who are owners of the
miscellaneous articles not required in
pastry making, will probably be
The raid that resulted in the ar
rest of the men was conducted, by
Officers C. M. Raible, John Burns,
Thomas McMahon and Robert Rob
bins and took place at a late hour
on Tuesday night. Several burglar
ies have been reported during the
past ten days, hence the vigihince
that resulted in the arrest of the
quartette. They will have their
hearing today before Judge Mc
Lane. LOBO WOLF IS A
MENACE TO STOCKMEN
(iFrom Friday's Dally.)
Thomas Humphrey who was in
the city yesterday from Williamson
Valley, states that the lobo wolf
pest is occasioning considerable
trouble to rangemen, these animals
coming into settled localities for
food, on account of the snows in
the mountains adjacent and several
head of cattle have been killed dur
ing the past week. Rangemen are
organizing and will patrol the coun
try in an effort to kill off these ma
rauders that attack every class of
livestock in and out of enclosed
places. Such a condition was never
; ....in Brief
(iFiom Thursday's Daily.)
Licensed to Wed.
L. W. Rybon and Miss Anna
Long were licensed to marry yes
terday by the clerk of the Superior
Judge A. J. McPhee, of Richen
bar, is in the city and will mingle
with Hassayampa friends for a few
To the Springs.
John Hudgens, of the Police force
of Jerome, passed through the city
yesterday for Agua Caliente, to seek
relief from rheumatic ills.
Resort Lot Sold.
Eugene Newman has sold to Solo
mon Hirshey, a lot in Idylwild ad
dition for the sum of $75, the deed
being filed for record yesterday.
Lee Pfau, interested in mines near
this city, returned yesterday from
Los Angeles, and is accompanied 'by
W. H. Code, an investor, of Holly
Entertaining Eastern Friends.
J. R. Masncr and son of St. Jos
eph, Mo., are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. P. J. Nash. Mr. Masner is one
of the leading officials of the Rock
Modern Rangeman. i
E. E. Thurston of the Verde Val
ley, has entered the speed column,
and left yesterday for home in an
automobile, on his initial trip. He
was accompanied by Wiillam Reid.
Recovers From Illness.
T. J. BoltZ, after an illness of
several inoutiib, iu ueeii resiurcir
I .1.- I 1 .
to health, and returns during tne
week to his mining camp in Crook
Canyon, where he has valuable hold
ings. Want the Job.
Reports -of a vacancy soon to oc
cur in the janitorship of the court
house, has brought to the surface
four applicants for that position
now filled by J. H. Drew. Among
them are Pete Castonguay, Dennis
Jacoby, J. C. Snow and Frank Mar
low." Petitions are being circulated
and it is stated there is a dark horse
in the race that is to be run, con
tingent on Mr. Drew securing the
superintendency of the Pioneer's
H. R. Palmer, identified with the
LaGracia mines in the Black Hills,
arrived from Long Beach, Cal.? yes
terday to make an inspection of the
property and will remain for several
William Akard has purchased the
range cattle of John White of Peep
les Valley and those of Francisco
Lopez in the Octave country, both
bills of sale being filed for record
Sheriff Joe Woods and wife of
Navajo county were brief visitors
to the city yesterday, while return
ing home from a visit with friends
in the southern part of the state for
Cattle Buyer Arrives.
S. J. Gilbraith, of Sterling, Colo
rado, arrived in the city yesterday
and will visit outside ranges with
the object of making purchases of
cattle. He was a visitor last fall,
purchasing many head.
Captain J. H. Farrell, manager of
the Arizona Bonanza mines near
SHE GAVE UP
Physicians Failed To Help Mrs.
Green, But She Finally Found
Relief in Cardul.
Meetie, Va. Mrs. J. C. Oreen of thli
place, says: "I Buffered with womanly
troubles so that I could hardly sit up.
Two of the best doctors In our town
treated me, and I tried different medi
cines, until I gave up all hope of ever
One day, I decided to try some Car
dul. It did so much for me that I
ordered some more, and It cured me!
Today, I feel as well as I ever did In
The pains and the trouble are all
gone. I feel like another person In
every way. I wish every sufferer could
know what Cardul will do for sick
A few doses of Cardul at the right
time, will save many a bis doctor bill,
by preventing serious sickness.
It tones up the nervous system, and
helps make pale cheeks fresh and rosy.
Thousands of weak women have been
restored to health and happiness by
using Cardul. Supposo you try It
It may be Just the medicine you need.
N. B. Writs to: Lasles" Advisory Dept.. Oiirtt
roojaMeaicine Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.. for kpecial
Instruction!, and 64-page took. "Home Truuasat
(tr wessn," unt In plain wrapper, on reeuut.
and reports that field as active and
more ore leaving for the market
than in many months,
Mining Man Returns.
William Preston, interested in
mines in the Lower Hassayampa
country, has Teturned from Iron
Mountain, Virginia, after an absence
of one year, and leaves this weekj'nends-
for his camp to start development,
He has a silver claim in. the Con
Dr. and Mrs. L. O. Davenport,
the former physician to the Consoli
dated at Humboldt, are in the city
for a few days visiting with friends.
The former -reports the big concen
trating mill at the smelter as run
ning successfully and a large ton
nage of ore being treated.
From the Farm.
James Davis, the dry farmer of
Ferguson valley was a brief visitor
to the city .yesterday, and gave the
usual report of prosperous condit
ions prevailing among farmers of
the above locality with larger acre
age to be made productive the com
ing season than heretofore. Hogs
and hay will receive particular at
tention. Another Oil Deal.
M. F. Fillmore and P. L. Griffin
of San Francisco have purchased
1,280 acres of land in the Verde
Valley located for oil purposes, from
J. C. Huxley and seventeen associ
ates, the deed being filed for record
yesterday for a nominal considera
tion. Mr. Griffin is expected to ar
rive in the city during the coming
Reports Good Showing.
M. N. Andrews, general manager
of the Redman Stockholders Corpor
ation, operating the Redman group
of mines near McCabe, was a busi-
tiAcc i-Icifnr n flip ritv vrstprilnv
I , r,nnrie,A th.t rnnn,;.;n at'nt inking niarp rfc-ntK- Stir r.n
. , . t. .i
looking attractive since work was
resumed a short time ago. A good
tonnage is exposed in new ground ( Business Trip. "
opened from the old workings, and Col. L. W. Gctchell, general man
the future is decidedly encouraging ager of the Cash mines near Sena
for the making of a heavy producer. J tor, left yesterday for Los Angeles,
The company in charge was recently. on an important business trip per-
organized and is ampiy nnanccu ior
(From Friday's Daily.)
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Pride, of Chino
Valley, the former a dry farmer, are
in the city for a few days visiting
L. I. Fletcher and J. E. Surrett,
well known mining men of the Big
Bug country, are in the city from
Mayer on business for a few days.
From the Coast.
F. M. Murphy returned yesterday
from a business trip to Los Ange
les. Mrs. Murphy remained to visit
with her mother and other relatives. : Verde Visitor.
To the Mines. J. V. Wright is in the city from
Mike Kcnna left yesterday for the the Verde Valley, on a business trip,
Yuma-Warrior mining camp in the ( and reports that country as prosper
Harqua Halas mountains where he ing in the farming line. The oil
has accepted a situation as hoisting
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cota, of Dew
ey, who have been visiting with re
latives and friends in San Diego,
returned yesterday and leave today
From the South.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Neuman,
who have been enjoying a honey
moon trip to the southern part of
the state for the past two weeks, re
To the Resort.
Deputy Sheriff Blake Baker left
yesterday for Agua Caliente hot
springs on a trip of recreation fter
an illness of the past month from
mumps and the grippe.
Mrs. C. P. Sparks, who has been
visiting with relatives in the south
ern part of the state, arrived in the
city yesterday en route to her home
in Humboldt. She is at the Head
For the Winter.
L. W. Spencer, of Gerald, Kansas,
arrived in the city yesterday to re
main for the winter to enjoy the
climate and will operate his mines
in the Walnut Grove section. He
leaves today to establish a camp and
will be joined by his son next week.
He has placer interests.
Mrs. Charles Carl, and son, Geo.
Carl, arrived Wednesday from Car
lisle, North Dakota, to remain for
the winter. Mrs. Carl is a sister
of Robert, Sidney and William T.
Birch, and was a visitor about four
years ago. She received a welcome
from many friends and relatives.
Mrs. Eric Bloom of Crown King,
who was summoned to the southern
part of the state owing to the ill
ness of a sister, returned yesterday
and was joined here by her father,
J. C. Kienzlc, of Goodwin, Iowa,
who will accompany her Jo Crown
King today, to remain for the winter.
.Paul Burks, of general counsel of
the Santa Fe Railroad, with head
quarters in Los Angeles, arrived yes
terday to look after the legal inter
ests of his clients before the Super
ior Court of this county. He form
erly resided in this city and was
extended a greeting from many
(From Saturday's Daily)
A marriage license was issued yes
terday to Miss Maria A. Ruiz and
Santiago Gurano, both residents of
From the Mines.
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Tribby were
arrivals in the city yesterday from
Cherry Creek, the former to receive
medical attention. They are at the
To the Capital.
President Cunniff of the state sen
ate, left for Phoenix yesterday morn
ing, and Senator Wood is to leave
tomorrow. The special session con
venes Monday morning.
G. W. Myers and Walter Brink-
hoff arrived yesterday from Chicago
and will visit the McKinley mines,
in which they arc interested to make
an inspection of development.
Mrs. Ben W. Fcild, wife of Lieu
tenant Feild, of the Eighteenth In
fantry, left Whipple this morning
for Fort Bliss, Texas, to reside, and
where her husband is on duty.
Mrs. Ed. Mahurin and Miss Alice
Willard, of Cottonwood, on the
Verde river, were visitors with
friends in the city yesterday and
registered at the Prescott Hotel.
Baby Girl Born.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Cooper are
rejoicing over the arrival at their
Iinmp nf n fini litfli rinhv cr?rl thf
j been christened Mary Etta Ruth
. taming to mat property, ana rei lrns
By a deed recorded yesterday
the sale of the Recall group of four
mines in the Hillside country, has
taken place for the sum of $5,000.
The seller is William Linden and
the buyer A. F. Swigcrt for a one
Grover Lcssard and Frank Upton,
rangemen and farmers of the Big
Bug country, were in the city yes
terday on business, and report the
cattle in fine condition and farmers
as preparing to plant a larger acre
age than formerly.
fever is reaching a white heat, also,
as the four wells arc being drilled to
great depth and the indications fav
orable for striking a flow.
George Linwood, who left this'
section about two months ago to
visit with relatives near Pocatello,
Idaho, according to letters received
Wednesday passed away two weeks
ago from pneumonia. He was aged
about 32 years and worked at sev
eral camps in this and Mohave coun
ties. Gives Good Report.
W. J. Casey, an employe of the
Commercial mines in Copper Basin,
is in the city for a few days visit
ing with- his wife. He gives an ex
cellent report of the showing on
that property, and is of the belief
that it is destined to rank among
the notable producers of the red
metal of the state.
Mining Man Returns.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Dunning re
turned yesterday from an extended
trip to New York, whecr the form
er was summoned by the govern
ment to testify in a certain mining
transaction that was under investi
gation, situated in Canada, the liti
gation being instituted by the postal
department that alleged fraud in the
methods of selling the stock. Mr.
Dunning inspected the property a
few years ago and before coming
to this section.
A new boiler was shipped to
Crown King yesterday for the Yav
apai Consolidated, which is treating
the old tailings dump of the Crown
King mines. During the cold weath
er of the early part of January, this
utility exploded, but no one was
injured. The mill is expected to
be started up sometime during the
coming week, when the immense
tonnage will be rapidly hndled
by the process that has proel sue
cessful in producing three Ji-ti'-c?
grades of a concentrate yield
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