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FLAGSTAFF. ARIZONA, JUNE 2. 1906.
A Short Session Held Thursday-William
Morgan and Sam Allen DIs
charged Other Matters
A short session of the district
court was held Thursday morning
by Judge R. E. Sloan, and the fol
lowing business was transacted:
In the case of Harry Markovitz
vs. The Atchison, Topeka & Santa
Fe Railway, a new trial was grant
ed. In the ease of Babbitt Brothers
vs. the Equitable Life Assurance
Society, judgment was ordered en
tered in favor of the plaintiff for
the sum of $1910. The case was ap
pealed to the supreme court of the.
territory by the defendant.
In the Case of Bertie A. Zauel vs.
Henry C. Zauel an order wase en
tered allowing the plaintiff the sum
of $5 alimony, to be paid weekly
by the defendant during the pend
ency oY this suit. The couple are
residents of Williams and the wife
is seeking a separation. They
have one child and the' court or
dered that the child be kepvt within
the jurisdiction of the court during
the pendency of this action.
The case, of Jenkins vs. Kay &
KayVas ordered dismissed.
William Morgan, who has had
two trials on charge of robbery
was on motion of the district at
torney ordered discharged from
custody. In makiug the motion
for the discharge of Morgan Dis
trict Attorney Ashurst said he did
so with great reluctancy as he
doubted the innocence of the de
fendant, but he believed it was im
possible to secure a conviction.
Morgan and "Scotty" Bruce in
August last held ur Thomas Bous,
near the Bank hotel, and beat and
robbed him. "Scotty" was found
guilty of the robbery at the Sep
tember term 1905 and sentenced
to the Territorial prison for twenty
years. "Scotty" admitted the
crime and swore that Morgan did
not have a hand in the robbery.
There was a good deal of circum
stantial evidence which went to
show that Morgan was connected
with the incident, but at both the
trials the jury failed to agree.
Sam Allen, a former Santa Fe
freight conductor on this division
was also discharged on motion of
the district attorney. Allen was
accused of holding up a tramp
who was riding on his train and
taking from him $5 in cash, a ra
zor and a few other articles. Allen
jumped his bond and was re-arrest"
ed a few weeks ago. The witnes
ses against Allen have all left the
country, a fortunate thing for Al
len as it gave him his freedom.
Board of Trade to Meet.
I have been requested to call
a meeting of the board of trade
and the business men of th city,
for Tuesday evening June the 5th1
at eight o'clock, in the court bouse.
Professor Lowell, ever alive to the
best interests of our town, and
who has been in touch with those
who can do much to help Flag
staff, will address the meeting. j
Leo. F. Vkrkami',
Trout Season Opens. ,
The trout season opened yester
day and the excellent fishing for
mountain trout is now being en
joyed by the patrons of Isaak
Walton, to the fullest extent.
Thursday the following anglers
left for the Thomas ranch on Oak
Creek for a ten days' outing: Pro
fessor Percival Lowell, Judge R.
E. Sloan, of Prescott, J. 13. ones
of Williams, E. A. Sliker, J. C.
Verkamp, E. M. Doe. Yesterday
the party was joined by R. M.
Ling of Prescott, and L. F. Ver
kamp and George Babbitt, will
join the party tomorrow. Hon.
Mark A. Smith, who was expected
to have been one of the party, was
delayed in Washington on account
of the statehood bill.
Floats for the Parade.
At a meeting here Thursday at
the Commercial hotel of the com
mittee on the parade to be held
on the morning of July fourth,
sub-committees were appointe dto
interest the different organizations
and business houses. ,Much inter
est is already manifest and the
heart' and enthusiastic co-operation
of every one is invited to
make this a grand success.
While no definite arrangements
have been made it is expected to
have in line among other attrac
tions several handsome floats, the
inavor and council, G. A. R., mili
tia, forest rangers, cowboys, hose
companies, pioneers, Indians and
The Corrnado Band.
The Coronado Band, who are on
a tour in the interests of the Tent
City, gave a concert in the court
house yard Thursday evening.
The concert was attended by about
everybody in town, and the excel
lent music of the band was en
joyed by evers'one who attended.
The band is on? of the best mu
sical organizations on tne coast
and for several years past has
made annual trips through Arizona
and New Mexico giving free con
certs at all the principal places in
these territories. It was however
the first time the band has visited
this place, and the present stop
was made through the efforts of S.
H. Fine, the agent of the Santa
Training for the Races.
The members of the Pioneer
Hose company have been out prac
tising for the hose race on the
Fourth and are now showing up
in good form. It will require sev
eral days of hard training, how
ever, before they will be at their
BITTEN BY A SKUNK.
T C. Freyer and Wife and E. J. Fuller
bitten by Skunks While Sleeping.
On Wednesdav night at their
camp near Marshall's lake Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas C. Fryer, while
sleeping, were bitten by a skunk.
Mr. Freyer was bitten on the
right cheek, and the animal had to
be pulled away by Mrs. Freyer,
who was bitten on the left hand.
They came to Flagstaff and left
Thursday night for the Pasteur
institute, Chicago, for treatment
for hydrophobia. The skunk which
bit them was captured and taken
to Chicago. The skunk is not
known to be what is called a
"hydrophobia skunk" and it is
hoped that this may be determined
at the Pasteur institue.
Friday night of last week, E. J.
Fuller of Pine, Gila county, who
was on his way to Flagstatf, was
bitten on his right hand by a skunk.
The animal was caught and killed.
Whether the skunk was of the hy
drophobia kind or not is not known,
but Mr. Fuller decided he would
take no risk and left Monday for
the Chicago Pasteur institute for
In the past a number of persons
have been bitten by skunks and
in a number of instances, those
bitten died of hydrophobia, and a
number have been treated at the
The Elk's Recital.
Miss Pearl Helen Herndon, of
Los Angeles, gave a very ex
cellent recital in Emerson Hall
Thursday evening, under auspices
of the Flagstaff Elks. Miss Hern
don was very good in all her im
personations, and was especially
so in her rendering of James Whit
comb Rilev's "An Old Sweetheart
The Elks are to be congratulat
ed on their success in procuring
for Flagstaff such an excellent
entertainer as Miss Herndon
proved herself to be.
Weather tor the Week
The following data for the week end
ing at!) a. 111. today, June 2, aie fur
nished by Observer A. K. llackett, la
charge of the local olllce of the U. S.
The mean temperature of the week
ivai 48 0 degreei, 0.7 decrees below
the normal, but 2.3 deg. lower than
the mean for the corresponding week
The highest temperature duitncthe
week was 08 degrees on May the 31st,
and the lowest 24 degrees, on the 30m.
The highest temperature recorded
for the same period during the past 8
years was 711 degrees, which occurred
on May 20, 1U0O, and the lowest was
24 degrees, on May 2d, 100.1.
The total precipitation for the week
was a trace.
The prevailing winds have been from
the southwest, the average cloudiness
was 30 per cent, and the mean relative
humidity, 40 per cent.
Notice to Company I.
An election has been ordered by
the adjutant general to fill the
vacancy caused by the prbmotion
of Captain Breen to lieutenant
colonel, on Saturdry, June 9, 1906.
at' the armory at 8, o'clock p.m.,
for Captain, and to fill the. vacancy
caused by the resignation of Sec
ond Lieutenant Walter Jones, and
to fill any other vacancy :n com
missioned officers of the company
that may be caused by said elec
tion. All members are ordered to
be present. F. S. Breen,
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
X. N. Sleeves, the Williams at
torney, attended court here Thurs
day. Mrs. H. C. Hibben is visitin g
her daughter, Mrs. Chas. Corey, in
C. H. Wiggett, manager of the
pickling plant at Bellemont, spent
J. J. Donahue, who has been at
tending the Los Angeles fiesta, re
J. E. Rains and wife returned
Sunday from a two weeks visit in
Los Angeles, Cal.
The students at the Normal en
joyed a holiday Wednesday on ac
count of Memorial Dav.
Special Agent Corson, of the
general land office, was in town
on business the first of the week.
H. W. Smith was recently ap
pointed forest ranger left yesterday
for Rhoades to enter his duties.
The Howard Sheep company
commenced the shearing of their
bands of sheep at Ash Fosk yester
day. Benjamin Cramer, a nephew of
W. O. Cramer, is in town from
California and will remain during
C. W. Isbam returned from Los
Angeles, Cal. Monday, and will V
enter the employ of the Arizona
Paul Burks, attorney for the
Santa Fe railway in Arizona, was
here Thursday attending the ses
sion of district court.
H. B. Kelly, bill distributor for
the Fourth of julj' committe, cov
ered Williams with Flagstaff cele
bration posters Tuesday.
Miss Mae Perkins left Tuesday
evening for Los Angeles, where
she will visit with her mother's
relatives during the summer.
L. S. Drum came in from Stone
man Lake Wednesday. He says
that the weather during the past
month has been cool with frost
enough to kill about all his fruit.
Dr. W. P. Sipe, wife, mother
and sister, and C. C. Compton and
wife left Tuesday for the Grand
Canyon. They went with their
own conveyance and expect to be
gone about ten days.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Douglass
entertained at a very enjoyable
card party Wednesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Rains were the for
tunate ones and carried off the
The T. N. Club entertained at a
dancing party in McMillan Hall
Friday evening. Light refresh
ments were served by the town
caterer, C. A. Keller, and all re
port a very pleasant evening.