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, Volume XXIX ' ' FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1912 'Number 49 ,
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ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION
Progressive Candidate Shot in Left Breast at
I Milwaukee Monday by a Crazed An-
i archist Wound Not Fatal
f Milwaukee, Oct. 14th. Colonel
Roosevelf was shot and slightly
wounded tonight, as he was leav
ing the Gilpatrick hotel for the
Coliseum to make a speech. The
nvound was superficial and the
Colonel went on and began his
'speech after he had seen the
would-be assassin arrested and
taken to the police station.
Henry F. Cochens seized the
assassin and held him until a po-
Uiceman came up. A mob surged
j around the man who apparently
was a radical on the subject of
Roosevelt's running for another
term. The man, who is of small
stature, admitted firing the shot
and said "any man looking for a
'third term ought to be shot."
In notes found in his pockets
. when searched at the police sta
tion were statements that he had
been visited in a dream by the
spirit of McKinley who had said,
indicating Roosevelt: "this is my
murderer, avenge my death."
. Roosevelt was taken to the emer
gency hospital.
EPISCOPAL CHURCH
GOEifJER STONE LAID
The corner stone of the new
Episcopal church was laid Sun
day afternoon with due ceremony
by Bishop Atwood of Phoenix,
assisted by Rev. Joseph L. Meade.
There was a large gathering of
people in attendance, including
many of other religious denomi
nations. A tin box containing a
prayer book, hymnal, new testa
ment, copy of The Coconino Sun,
dated Oct. 11, 1912, a history of
the church of Epephany, two an
, nual addresses of Bishop Atwood,
was sealed and laid away lor fu
ture generations to find.
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Boston Wins World's Series
Boston Red Sox managed to
, put over the last game Wednes
day by a score of 3 to 2, which
v makes them champions of the
world winning four of the seven
games.
De Luxe Train in December
The Santa Fe DeLuxe train will
: go into service next December
, and continue until next March, un
less business conditions require
it to be retained in service longer.
The new train will save one busi
ness day between Chicago and
Los Angeles, and is claimed to be
the finest train in America. The
train will consist of buffet, library,
baggage car, dining car, three
drawing room sleepers, and one
observation car. The train crews
will be entirely picked men, with
stenographer, barber, ladies maid,
and is in truth a train de luxe.
Has Lot of Good Ore
W. C. Bayless, who retutned
home Saturday, brought down
from the Caledonia vein a sack of
ore which he had taked from the
bottom of a 75-foot shaft, the
sample representing a pay-streak
4 feet wide and resting against the
hanging wall of the vein. A pre
vious mjll sample taken from the
same point and .sent to. the El
Paso smelter, by Mr. Bayless,
gave an average return of $30 per
( ton in silver and copper. The
100-pound sample brought down
Saturday looks richer than did
the former sample and will
certainly run higher in both of the
metals named. It shows specks
of copper silver glance. The
Caledonia claim is one of a group
of 12 claims owned by the Mon
tezuma gold Mining company. As
the property is situated only, three
miles from the Arizona Eastern
railroad, $30 ore can be mined and
shipped by the. company at a
profit.
OF COLONEL ROOSEVELT
The man who did the shooting
was identified as John Schrank
whose last place of residence was
New York City. He is an un
dersized German, undoubtedly in
sane. Schrank was in front of
the crowd and pushed close to
Roosevelt and fired point blank
at his breast at close range. Co
hens, a former football player
with the Roosevelt party, sprang
from the automobile, crushed
Schrank to the pavement and dis
armed him. An attempt was
made to kill Schrank but officers
succeeded in taking him to jail.
A thick roll of manuscript in
Roosevelt's pocket is all that
saved him from instant death
from the bullet.
Roosevelt was taken to Chicago
and it was decided then not to
probe for the bullet, which X-rays
show is lodged next, to his lung.
His condition is serious, but not
thought dangerous.
All spea'king dates have been
cancelled.
Recruiting Station Opened
An army recruiting station has
just been opened in the Barnett
Building, in Albuquerque. It is a
branch of the 1 Paso station, but
will forward accepted applications
for enlistment direct to the train
ing station 'at Fort Logan near
Denver.
Advertising matter concerning
the terms of the new army bill
which goes into effect on Novem
ber 1st, will be sent out to post
masters in Northern Arizona,
Northern New Mexico, and South
western Colorado, which comprise
the new Albuquerque recruiting
district, as soon as circulars "can
be printed. Any young man who
is interested in learning of the op
portunities offered by an enlist
ment in the army can get one of
the new circulars by writing to
the recruiting officer, U. S. Army,
at either Albuquerque, or El Paso.
C. N. Barney,
Major U. S. Army, Rtd.
Recuiting Officer.
"The Rosary"
Gaskill & MacVitty's new play,
"The Rosary," which has had a
successful three months' engage
ment in Chicago, a two months'
engagement in New York and a
two months' engagement at the
Globe Theatre in Boston, comes
to Majestic Theatre Thursday
November 7th. The discrimin
ating public will then be given an
opportunity to see pictured Lefore
them a decided answer to the
growing unrest and irreligion of
our times. Not that "The Rosary"
is a decision merely; it is more.
It is a faithful picture of the
misery and unhappinesss that
comes upon a man who lacks
faith in the supreme good and its
inevitable triumphs in our world.
A typical American family is taken
as a lair example ot everyday
conditions that obtain throughout
the United States. The husband,
a man' immersed in business, the
exacting business of Wall Street
and the Stock Exchange.
Little by little he has fallen
away from the faith of his fathers,
that faith, that brought our Re
public into being. He has re
placed it by an agnostic attitude
all too prevalent in our day and
time. The wife believes, her con
fidence in all-wise, all-prevading
good has not been shaken; and so
when storm and stress come, the
man with no anchor is swept away
by the storm of agony; the woman
remains steadfast, moored by her
faith to outride the tempest.
Through all the heartbreak and
tears, through all the agony and
anguish, clear and serene moves
the wonderful figure of a modern
Catholic priests whose life has
been dedicated to God and the
service of his fellow men. It is
his clear spiritual vision that sees
through the web that has been
woven about the two people whom
he loves and it is his faith and
God-given power that sets them
free.
It is a wonderful preachment of
faith's mighty power, of the saving
grace of the good that lies all
about us.
ine tremendous story, power
ful in its simplicity.- is interwoven
with the higher threads of sane
humor, of the sort that one loves
to take away from the theatre and
laugh over in idle moments.
Handed Something to Tom
Thomas Devine,he of the genial
smile, was the recipient this week
of a loving cup, alleged to have
been presented by admirers of
Flagstaff, although Dad Parsons
a"nd others of the railroad boys are
said to have been the real pur
chasers of the present. Kingman
Miner.
picturesIFeIlT
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FLAGSTAEF SCENES
Jack Smith, one of the oldest
residents in Flagstaff, has a valu
able collection ot old pictures
showing the early struggles of the
now prosperous city of Flagstaff.
Among them is a first street scene
of Old Town taken before the ad
vent of the railroad, another show
ing the first old dinky sawmill and
tramway on the site of the present
A. L. & T. mill, then known as
the Ay res sawmill.
There is a good picture of the
Flagstaff Hotel, then owned by J.
B. Smith, a couple scenes on Oak
Creek, with a splendid showing of
trout in camp. Wash Henry be
ing in the picture accounts for
many of the trout, since he held
the championship in the piscator
ial line during the early years.
A picture of the first members
of Ransom Post G. A. R., con
tains twelve faces, all gone but
two Uncle George Hoxsworth
and J. B. Smith.
The pictures are valuable and
It is only regretted that more such
pictures cannot be dug up show
ing the great contrast between the
early days in Flagstaff and our
present day Flagstaff.
STATE cIrInIF
RENZO HUBBELL HERE
Senator Lorenzo Hubbell, chair
man of the republican state cen
tral committee, was in Flagstaff
Monday. Senator Hubbell has
been pretty well over the state
and is highly pleased with the
general trend of the voters toward
the Taft standard. "The busi
ness interests of our people in
this year of our great prosperity
seems to be the paramount ques
tion and the question that most
interests the people. Why should
there be a change when business
was never better? What neces
sity is there for trying new exper
iments, new things and a new ad
ministration, when every man is
doing his utmost to take care ot
the business that is brought to
him? A change could only be for
the worse and the sensible, think
men are going to vote along that
line." .
CONDENSED STATE
NEWS PARAGRAPHS
The Arizona dental association
will meet at Phoenix October 28.
The total vote of the new state
next month will reach approxi
mately 25,000.
The General Staff, Military De
partment'of the State of Arizona,
will meet at Phoenix Oct. 24, 25
and 26 to talk over military mat
tors. Walter Packard shot and killed
Wilson Hicks last Sunday near
Globe. The cause of the killing
was an alleged infatuation of
Hicks for Mrs. Packard.
Ned Eckles, a lineman on the
power line from Roosevelt dam,
wag killed last week by grasping
a live wire that sent 11,000 volts
of electricity- through his body.
Heaters and ranges at bed rock
prices. Aubineau Bros.
George T. Herrington is visit-
ing relatives in Kansas this week,
CAN SOON TALK TO
PHOENIX VIA PHONE
Mr. H. M. Fennenore, legal
represcntatative of the Mountain
States Telephone & Telegraph
company, was in Flagstaff Satur
day morning from Phoenix on a
short business trip. Mr. Fenne
more says that within the next ten
days direct communication with
Phoenix will be made via Ash
Fork and Prescott.
An appriation has been made by
the company to completely over
haul the local exchange, putting
wires in cables and the telephones
in the alleys.
Funeral of Mr. Athel 0; Jones
Mr. Athel O. Jones, father of
Mrs. Wm. M. Rudd, died at
Phoenix last Sunday and was
brought here yesterday for burial.
The funeral services were held "at
the Presbyterian church at 3
o'clock p. m. The funeral was
conducted by the Masonic order
of which he was a member.
Mr. Jones was prominent in'
business affairs in Ohio and later
moved to St. Louis. Owing to
ill health he has spent the last
year or more in Arizona. Mrs.
Rudd was with her father at the
time of his death.
TO
REDUCE COAL RATE
After weeks of earnest effort,
the Corporation Commission has
secured a reduced rate on coal
irom Gallup, N. M., to intermej
diate points between that town
and Phoenix.
The Maricopa County Commer
cial Club attacked the rates be
tween Gallup and Mesa about
four years ago and in the decision
rendered therein, the Interstate
Commerce Commission prescribed
$2. 60 per ton to be the maximum
rate between Gallup and Tempo
and Mesa and expected the de
fendant companies to adjust the
intermediate rates on the basis of
rates prescribed. Notwithstanding
this decision, the carriers con
tinued to collect what the Corpo
ration Commission termed to be
an unreasonable rate and the mat
ter was taken up with the A. T.
& S. F. in particular with refer
ence to an adjustment.
For instance, although the
share of the Arizona Eastern Rail
road company of the $3.60 rate is
55 cents, yet the Santa Fe
charges Phoenix the full rate.
Flagstaff pays the same as
Tempe and Phoenix, Prescott
likewise, and this state of affairs
persuaded the commission that
the adjustment was not in line
with that recommended by the
Interstate Commerce Commission.
As a result ot the conference
between the A. T. & S. F., the
rates in northern Arizona will be
reduced, but the Corporation
Commission contends that the
reduction is not sufficient and has
filed a complaint with the Inter
state Commerce Commission,
praying for what is termed a
reasuiuiuie icuuuuuu.
The new rate will be operative
approximately thirty days from
date, as that allotment of time is
necessary to provide for the filing
of the same under the federal law.
Below is a statement of the
old rate, the proposed rate to be
installed, and the rate contended
for by the Commission and re
garding which complaint has been
filed: .
Rate pro. by
Cor. Com.
per ton
$I.Q4
1.25
I.67
1.92
2.04
2.28
2.40
3.05
2.65
3-35
Such reduction as will soon
effective has been occasioned
be
by
the good work of the Corporation
Commission but that body an
nounces that the rates proposed
by it are more reasonable and
that the matter will be fought out
at the earliest possible date.
Don't forget the lecture by Dr.
Shaw tonight. Her subject is the
humorous side of Woman Suf
frage. There is perhaps no other
woman in the country who can
stir and inspire an audience as
can Dr. Anna Howard, the na-
tional oresident of Woman Suf-
frage.
Old Hate New Hale
per ton per ton
Holbrook .S3.25 S2.00
Winslow.. 3.35 2.35
Flagstaff.. -3.60 2.60
Williams.. 3.60 2.85
Ash Fork. 3.60 3.20
Jerome Jnc 3.60 3.20
Prescott .. 3.60 3.60
Phoenix... 3.60 3.60
Kingman.. 4.15 3.60
Parker.... 3.15 4-15
He Cut and
Deputy Sheriff Dickinson at
tempted to stop a Mexican Wed
nesday night whom he saw with a
knife. He shot over him a couple
times as he ran down Aspen
avenue east passed the Hunter
Drug Co. store, but it only made
him go that much faster in the
dark. When he came back he
found the fellow had cut a Mexican
by the name of B. Martinez on the
arm in a row near Finley's place.
The man bled profusely but wasn't
seriously injured. The cutting
scrap had been so quiet no one
noticed it until the fellow tried to
get away
Turkey Shoot
Shooting galery Flagstaff com
mencing Friday Oct. 18 ending
Sunday Oct. 27. Twenty pound
Turkey or $5.00 given for the best
score last weeks prizes won by
Chas. Heston John Piper, score
24 out of 25.
Hugh Hampsey. Manager
SENATOR 1RSLEY AND
SPEAKER BRADNER HERE
Senator A. A. Worsley of Tuc
son and Speaker Sam Bradner
held a meeting in Flagstaff last
Friday evening at the court house",
in which the proposed laws and
constitutional amendments were
discussed to an attentive audience.
Senator Worsley spoke especially
on the tax amendments to the
constitution, and presented argu
ments in favor of the amendment
that will permit the assessment
and levying of taxes and equali
zation of the same as required by
law. The constitution as now
written was weak on this point
and left open wide leeway for le
gal dispute.
Speaker Bradner spoke mainly
in favor of the five laws affecting
railroads, which the railroads are
seeking to have defeated, claim
ing they are detrimental to the in
terests of the people in the de
velopment of the new state.
Speaker Bradner is an old-time
railroad man and spoke not only
from the standpoint of a legisla
tor but of one who had seen active
service.
Little interest has been mani
fest so far in the amendments and
few people have seen or taken
the pains to read the proposed
laws. It is probable that they
will receive little or no attention
from the voters this fall.
Normal Lecture Course
Flagstaff people are taking
kindly to the idea of a lecture
course for the town this winter.
From all sides we hear expres
sions of pleasure and satisfaction.
"Just the thing," one says. "Of
course I'm going," says another;
"the talent looks fine and I shall
not miss a number." "Those
Waterman people look all right
to me," says a third. "All right!
You bet they are, and that Stroll
ers quartette is great, I have
heard them," returns another. So
we hear people talking about our
talent. Everything points to a
successfuj season for first Normal
School lecture course. Tickets
are now in the hands of students
who are canvassing the town. It
is the aim of the management to
have every home visited, but if
any person is missed, he may se
cure tickets by telephoning to the
Normal. Now is the time to buy.
The first number, the Waterman
Concert Company, is not far dis
tant, the date being set for No
vember o. Ojher dates are: The
Geo. D. Alden lecture, Dec. 7;
the Strollers quartette, January
q; the unrivalled impersonator,
Ralph Bingham, April .14. Sea
son tickets are to be sold for the
relatively low price of two dollars
and fifty cents. This admits the
bearer to the four numbers with
out extra charge for reserved
seats. A section of the best
seats in the hall, corresponding
in number to the number of two
dollar and fifty cent season tickets
sold, will be reserved at the hall
at each lecture, so that all season
ticket holders are assured of good
seats. A charge of -one dollar
will be made for single admission.
A special rate of one dollar is
made on tickets sold to any school
child in the city. These one dol
lar tickets are not transferable.
Tom Moloney, the baseball fa
natic, took a "cow special" to
Phoenix Wednesday. He was
taken along to nfet the wild ones,
and was last seen wiping the tears
from the eyes of steers who, were
sad at leavingjiome.
SENATOR WQRSLEY ID-
DRESSES STUDENTS
Senator A. A. Woosley, who,
addressed the people Friday
evening on the proposed consti
tutionial amendments, visited the
Northern Arizona Normal during
the day and was taken all over the
institution by .Dr. "Blorhe. He
was greatly surprised and pleased
with the state instutition of learn
ing and warmly praised its mana
gement, deploring the fact that
there were insufficient accom
modations for the students. He
made the students a splendid
short talk and was astonished to
learn the wide range of country
from which pupils were enrolled.
He went away an "ardent booster
not only for our big school, but
for Flagstaff, its climate and
people.
Socialist Candidate Here
Hon. A. Charles Smith,
the
socialist candidate for congress,
was in the city a couple of days
this week in the interest of his
candidacy and party in general.
Mr. Smith is a resident of Doug
las, a fluent talker and a gentle
man who is ever out to win con
verts to his party. He claims
that his party will help mix it this
fall with the old parties.
COLUMBUS DAY IS
FITTINGLY CELEBRATED
Da Silva Council, Knights of
Columbus of Flagstaff, fittingly
celebrated "Columbus Day," on
Saturday evening at the Majestic
theatre with a splendid program
of music and patriotic addresses
by Hon. R. E. Morrison of Pres
cott and Hon. George Purdy Bul
lard, attorney general.
The program was opened by
the orchestra with "America"
and was followed by the Normal
training school children with "Co
lumbia" and Flag song.
Attorney General Bullard's ad
dress was a master piece in which
he reviewed the history of Colum
bus, showing the persistence and
tenacity of purpose of the great
navigator, the indomnitable spirit
of the man who would do things
in spite of the many obstacles
placed in his way.
After the "Knights of Co
lumbus March" by the orchestra,
Hon. Robert E. Morrison took up
the earlier history preceeding the
struggles of Columbus and made
a most entertaining -address in
his most pleasing and eloquent
manner.
The entertainment concluJed
with a chorus by the St. Antho
ny's Academy, entitled "My
Dream of the U. S. A.
A special film of motion pictures
describing the voyage and land
ing of Christopher Columbus on
the western hemisphere were
shown by Manager Ryan.
Proclamation of Election
A general election is hereby
called in the several precincts of
Coconino county, State of Arizona,
on the first Tuesday after the first
Monday in November, 1912, and
the offices (0 be filled at such
election are as follows, towit:
' One Representative in Congress.
Three Presidential Electors.
C. H. Browneli.
Clerk Board of Supervisors.
oct.:8-nov.i .,
Dan McDermitt, a Phoenix cat
tleman, was in Flagstaff Wednes
day. Stoves, stoves good stoves at
a very low price. Aubineau Bros.
Rev. Meade will preach Sunday
morning at Elks hall, after which
he will leave for the east. During
his five week's absence there will
be services every Sunday at Elks
hall.
Mr. Erwin Sch'urman of Oak
Creek was married by Superior
Judge Perkins Tuesday to Adelade
Lucero of Flagstaff. Mr. Schur
man is a prominent rancher on
Oak Creek and a young man
highly respected in that section
of the country.
The entertainment given by
local talent for the benefit of the
new Episcopal church at the
Majestic theatre last Friday night
attracted a full house. The au
dience was an appreciative one and
the actors were given hearty greet
ings. The actors all received high
compliments for their, work, and.
there was nof one poor one in the
lot.
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