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GLOBE, GILA COUNTY, AEIZONA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 1910,
PRICE FJX -."T3NTS
HOTEL ADAMS IS BORNEO
HOW AEROPLANES WILL APPEAR FLYING
OVER ATLANTIC FLEET IN NAVY TESTS
Loss of Quarter Million Dol
lars Half Covered by
"WILL REBUILD WITH
FINE NEW HOSTELRY
Entire Business Section Is
' Threatened in Most Dis
PHOENIX, Ariz., May 17. The com
plete destruction of the Hotel Adams
v. Am rhn mornlne and injury to a
score of surrounding properties was tho
rr(.ntPRt nhvsical disaster ovor over suf
fered by Phoenix, tho damage being
very material aside from tho property
JOSS, WHICH 13 uppruAWiuiKijr uv v i
000. Insurance perhaps will cover half
tho loss. The hotel was the largest and
best in tho city and was the central
point and rendezvous in most matters
political, commercial and social and was
almost a public utility.
Tho almost entire absenco of wind
was the only thing that prevented a
general conflagration in tho business
center, tho heat driving the crowds back
fully a block.
Tho building stood on tho corner of
Central avenuo nnd Adams street and
the property opposito and on tho sides
caught Are, but was saved by tho her
culean work of the flro department from
capes and few wore attired in moro than
night clothes, some saving thoir grips.
Probably half the guests had a close
call, as tho clevctor and starway were
both in tho center of tho building and
near tho fire, tho elevator shaft suction
filling th0 houso with smoke immedi
ately, moro suffocating and confusing
than tho fire. Nearly all camo down
Will Build New Hotel
J. C. Adams, tho owner,, announces
that ho will build a now hotel, tho
building to cost $UO,000.
With the fixtures and effects of the
guests the total loss is estimated at
over $200,000. Somo insuVanco was
carried on tho effects of tho regular
tenants. Tho insurance on the duuu
ing was $81,000, of which $75,000 was
divided between the Royal, Hartford,
North British, Phonix of London, Firo
man 's fund, Springfield, Norwich Union
and Caledonia. t
A scoro of other places suffered loss
es of from $50 to $1)000, with no in
As tho flames approached thopostof
fico, tho cash, money order equipment,
otc, woro romoved to a bank and tho
mail assembled for transfer. This was
found not necessary, but had the build
ing burned tho ofllco could have dono
a financial and stamp bu'siness an hour
lator on a now site. (
It was learned tonight that of six
girls who escaped from the Hotel Ad
ams firo and saved nothing and wero
sent to tho Crittenden home, ono was
sent to her homo in Los Angeles tonight,
two others aro ill in bed and one is
badly bruised. No names are available
This is the only personal injury verr
Spectator Drops Dead
Floyd "V. Purvis, of Draper, S. D.,
suffering from tuberculosis, in tho ex
citement following the firo dropped dead
in tho stot, but was not a guest of
the hotel and had no connection with
tho firo except through the shock of the
"Unlimited praiso is given to the firo
department, which certainly saved tho
city from a general conflagration.
The city council tonight created tho
offico of city firo chief, appointing
Peto Sullivan at $1,500 per year.
Ho has been serving as a policeman
and acting as chief for a side salary
of $25 per month, During tno nro sui
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10 TASK FOR
Dramatic Incident Marks In
vestigation of Ballin
KERBY ON STAND
TELLS OF LETTER
Brandeis Accused. of Trying
to Drag President Into
I in the offico might be corrupted, as Ker-
ly HUB uwii t.yiim'i.v-.
Asked who ho thought were behind
the "gumshoe" men, Mr. Lawler de
"James K. Garfield; Gifford Pinchot,
William Hapgood, a man named Con
nelly and that man there."
"You mean Mr. Brandeis."
Brandeis the Flower
"Yes, he camo in later. He's the
flower of that foul flock."
This reference to the champions of
conservation caused an uproar among
the spectators, most of whom were wo
men, and there was some hissing.
Th witness said he eave two copies
of his memorandum to the president's
secretary and one to the attorney gen
eral, and had not given one to Secretary
He produced the original, which he
said ho had obtained from the White
Houso Saturday morning.
Confidential letters which passed be
tween Secretary Ballinger and R. P.
Thomson, city engineer of Seattle, last
spring and summer "were reau uy
Stenographer Kcrby to bear out his con
tention that Thomson was not a fit
man to bo director of the reclamation
WASHINGTON D C Mav 17 -For ovor a month navy circles have b'jen actively at work planning a sec
WASHINGTON, D W.ay 1. ior uv '. .....- pre3idont Taft is going to go Roosevelt
ue n " i . .nMtaeular incidents to impress tho powers of
Within thS thirty days secret drills will bo held in which Jests will be -.
ond tour of tho world for tfae American navy uuiu up- - - - ;-; jn .(lpnts tr im"rcss &0 power8 0f
v v.v -- j vrTrtf Armpit -vsrtfh hnir rontain-
. i aI ftnvwr rYj tihi imii. iiii iii:i iiuiiii a.i.v -
connection with aeroplanes. A scoro or war vessels " .v "- -- -- - - uh five.onnce bag 0f white
ing flour, tho aeroplanes will circle over tbe J.JP effo rt to blow then, up mth . fl,e o
flnnr .Tiist how tho aeroplanes aro to bo hit has not Been aiscioscu, nun " , , . ,
who will 'use th0 airships aro in favor of being called
. . a J !.... flnaf with 51
ono better ana is planning to seuu u. iis' - -
the far east and Europe.
j tl.n. Vinrnnil frnnts Ten-
ants moved out for a block in every livan made a porsonal search of tho do-
direction and much loss b breakago
will never bo reported.
Tho postoflice, half a block north, and
intervening property was saved by tho
i,ntoi wiill ntnnrtinir until tho firo was
extinguished. When it fell tho wall
crushed tho nearby offico of Grceno &
Griffin, real estate ueaiers. iue
ing wnll at tho other end of tho build
ing was blown down by dynamito and
crushed the Utley building, which had
been emptied of a vohiclo and automo
bilb stock. It is belioved that thoro
was no loss of life, but this is not
Tho hotel register was not saved, all
employees being engaged in rousing the
guests, the Aro originating not far from
tho office. Including the help, about
ono hundred and fifty persons wero in
tlm Wilrtintr. Of lists mado from tho
memory of tho management, seventy
nnnikvo been accounted for. Others
nTyi,nl!ve,i to bo nil richt. but not lo
cntoil vet. It is belioved that a repprt
of a dead or dying invalid burning is
not substantiated and a sick bell boy,
reported lost, escaped and went to a
NirrM rinrk Henrv Willey. a youth
l...t n..nr vnnnl nlfl did ilnO Work.
assisted by a bellboy. They aroused i
s everybody on tho entiro four floors,
Willoy then fighting his way to safe
ty, with Mary, tho nine-year-old daugh
ter 'of Governor Sloan, in his arms.
J. M. Jamison, a resident guest, drop
ped to tho glass roof of tho hotel lob
w nnd cnucht in his arms a woman em
ployee of tho hotel dropping from an
adjoining window, both escaping down
the outsido stairway from that point.
Thero were scores of other narrow cs-
serted rooms for unconscious sleepers
at great personal peril,
ing if they escape the rapid firo guns of the ships,
the recent drills of tho Atlantic fleet mucu . "yriZ: ' -C:"o3 w t been settled.
loose from tho different ships. The exact date ior tno iour ox "" """ a th aeroplanes will be taken along,
announced at the navy building that ;tb trip 'mJ anes, still teste have been
T!PJbXJli& fetSTasStho practical end of airships in the game of war. ,
i.!n tliBir maohines hit even by paper wans. J.ue icsis urc y-
but it is
Balloting in Ohio Has Sur
prises for Progressive
CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 17. While
today's preliminary election returns
havo been slow, tho results so far in
dicated are that a majority of tho re
publican "regulars" in congress havo
Tho democratic delegation was re
nominated in a body with the exception
of Representative Touvoille, of the
fourth district, who was not a candi
date. . . ,
A result of tho election not wnony
expected, was 'tho endorsement of Sen
ator Charles Dick for a return to the
sonato by about two-thirds of tho re
publicans who participated in tho pri
maries. His name was tho onjy one presented
for endorsement, but a brisk fight was
mado acainst him.
In Akron, Senator dick's iiomo cuy,
a number of voters wroto in tho namo
of James R. Garfield in the place of
WOMAN STEALS HER
ow nrp.r.n. n.il.. Mav 17. That
Mrs. O'Rear, alias Julia Edwards, kid
naped hor five-year-old uauguier, iuu-
dred O'Rear, from I'lioemx, iy.,
where tho child was in the chargo of a
probation officer, was aumitieu iouuj
by the woman, when arraigned in court
on a cnargo oi vagrant).
A letter received by the chief of po
lice from Phoenix authorities cor
roborates Mrs. O'Rear 's statement. The
local polico are still trying to locate
the girl's grandparents, who are said
to be wealthy, but so far the effort has
been unsuccessful. In the meanwhile
little Mildred remains in charge of the
Snn Dinn-n probation officer until tho
Phoenix authorities send for her or her
grandparents are found.
SERVICE OF ESPEE
General Superintendent to
Change His Field
KEYS OE G1TY
Centennial Celebration at I
San Bernardino Thrown
SAN BERNADINO, Cal, May 17.
Bedecked with the blossoms of a ccn
tury plant that bloomed last when the
Padres first came,. Princess Lena form
ally opened tho Centennial celebration
of the settlement of tho San Bernardino
iw tliia (lvcninor. by accepting the
golden koys of the city from Mayor
Tho crowd that had packed tho "Big
Corral" tho amusement fcaturo of the
ir-.tinn .assembled for the cero-
mony at the city hall. Rov. Mark B.
Shaw offered tho centennial prayer, and
Airs E. D. Roberts read a pootic ver
sion of tho history of the valley since
the timo of tho mission fathers.
Tho evening closed with a brilliant
ball led by Princess Lena.
Tinlmin fixtures aro a reproduction
nf tlm mission church that was tho first
' building erected by white men in San
III IN JAIL
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 17. If Dr.
t ninrk TTvdo's attorneys -carry on his
case to tho supremo court, tho physi
cian will not have to go to statu
prison pending action by the higher
tribunal. He must remain m jail here,
This announcement was made by
Judgo Latshaw late today. Earlier he
had said the statute provided that an
nppcal did not act as a supersedeas, but
upon further investigation found ho was
Attorneys for tho convicted man said
tonight it was possible a motion for
a now trial wouldi be made before Judge
MULE STOPS LINER
Ship Loses Fifty Minutes
on Account of Animal's
WASHINGTON. D. C. May 17. A
day filled with interesting episodes
reached an exciting climax in tho Bal-linger-Pinchot
investigation late today,
when Assistant Attorney General Oscar
Lawler, author of tho famous Lawler
memorandum, arose wrathfully from tho
witness stand and accused Attorney
Brandeis of uttering a deliberate un
truth. Then, after he had been rebuked by
several members of tho committee, Mr.
Lawler withdrew his remarks and apol
ogized to the committee.
Mr. Layler was called to the stand
by the "defense" to explain the cir
cumstances under which he had pre
pared for tho president a memorandum
containing his bpinion on the charges
filed by Special Agent GLivis against
Several hours had been consumea in
tho examination of .Frederick M. Kcr
by, the stenographer in Mr. Ballinger 's
office, who was discharged yesterday be
cause he mado public information relat
ing to the Lawler memorandum.
Kerby On Stand
Mri Kerby was called unexpectedly
by Chairman Nelson that he might
civo sworn testimony about his testi
mony wnicn Mr. uranueis uau cuurav
The committee declined Mr. Brandeis'
request to have made a part of the
record the statement issu'ed from the
White- Houso last 'Sunday denying that
there was any foundation for the Ker
by statement. Senator Root charged
that Mr. Brandeis' whole llno.of inquiry
was a covert attempt to drag the pres
ident into the investigation, to which
Mr. Brandeis replied it was material to
the investigation, as tending to show
that the president's letter exonerating
Ballinger was prepared in such haste
that it was "Not judicial in its na
ture but was extremely partisan."
TRAGEDY ENDS FEUD
Crowd at Centennial Scat
. ters as Duelists FiH
Air With Bullets
SAN BERNARDINO, Cal, May 17.
Bert Mae, a Santa Fe sppcial officer
and David Allison fought out an old
feud tonight in the midst of the Cen
tennial throng. Bullets flour among the
crowd and Allison fell dead with four
bullet holes through tho body. No one
else was hurt, although the shooting
caused a panic.
The feud between tno two men .
I TtnrTinrdiTin V.llIflV
, ,r Tho ball was preceded by a historical
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., May l'--' acPicting historical events.
J. II. Young, tor tlirce years general
superintendent of the Southern Pacific,
resigned his position today. Word was
received from Mr. Young by General
Manager E. E. Calvin that ho had sev
ered his connection with tho railroad.
Mr. Young loft hero several days ago
for the east. It is expected ho will ac
cept a position with either the Southern
railway or thoGuggenheim interests.
ored to have printed in the record withl. t,n vf,ars standing, datinj from the
tho president's letter of last Saturday. tim0 ti,at raC( then a city policemtn,
served a vvarrant on Allison, inu iai
ter is said to have declared his intention,
of killing Mae, but the two never met
Will Try to Ensnare
Dust from Tail of
FIGHT OF HEAVYWE1G
MAY BE HELD IN FRISCO
Appear for Sale
First Time Since Inaugura
tion His Signature Is
Up at Auction
Geologists Set Unique Trap
at Observatory on Sum
mit of Wilson
Alameda Authorities Force
Promoters to Look for
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal, May 17.
Xearning moro of the attitude' of tho
officials of Alameda county regarding
tho Jeffries-Johnson fight and practical-
vwly abandoning tho intcntipnj, to - hojd
i the contest in Emeryvilje, Julyj 4, as
' 'scheduled, Tex Rickard, ono" of tho pro
moters 'of the affair, had a' conference
with' John L. Hergct, chairman of the
polico commission of tho local board of
supervisors, and Jack Griffin, tho prizo
fight promoter who holds tho July per
mit for a contest in this city, the re
negotiations to holdo the fight hero in
stead of across tho bay.
It is said by prominent sportingmen
tonight that tho promoters tentatively
havo agreed to accept Griffin's bargain,
upon tho assuranco that tho city and
pnnnfv ordinance now in effect, which
limits ring contests to twenty rounds,
will bo repealed and a substitute passed
under tho terms of which fighters will
l,n emitted to battle forty-flvo rounds.
This is tho only point that seems to
stan din tho way of tho fight coming to
San Francisco, and Supervisor Horgete
has expressed himself as agreeable to
a plan for tho extensidn of tho round
limit on fights hero.
Richmond, in Contra Costa count,
where tho Nelson-Wolgast fight took
in,. i nt cou'rso. beinc considered
but tho principals in tho affair favor
NEW YORK, May 17. -For the first
time since ho became president, an au
tograph of William H. Taft appears in
an auction sale. At Merwin-Clayton's
his namo is included in a sotof tho
It seems strango'that a man so long
in public life as President Taft has
been should not have been represented
in a single ono of tho many autograpli
sales that havo taken place since he
entered tho White House, but such is
tho fact, not even his signature having
been offered at auction since lie De
camo chief magistrate of the country.
Even "now it is not a holograph letter
of his that will be sold, but only a type
written note on one page, signed by
him. It is dated "War Department,
May 20, 1908," and is addressed to Gen
eral James G. Wilson. The set will be
sold as one lot.
PASADENA, Cal, May 17 Tho
character of the solids and fine
dust which Hallcy's comet is sup-
posed to bo carrying, is interesting v
members of tho United States geo-
j. i;noi snrvflv. who will havo a
. A1I t Al.n nvnaiTin nil. ?
reprcscnuuivu . mc ..".-" -
servatory on Mount Wilson tomor-
row 'to trap some of the particles
fr as tne earth passes through the
A high tower lias been erectuu -i-
at tho observatory, with a plate 4
a nntoil with crlvcerino surmounting r
it, to catch any dust the comet tail
may contain. But Dr. George E.
j. wnln director of tho observatory, 4
4 has little hope of the success of
fr the scheme.
Dr. Hale issued a statement to- t
4 day in which ho said that the earth 4
4 would enter the comet's tail auout v
4 o'clock and emerge about mid,-
4 "But in my opinion," ho said,
4 "The passage of 'the earth thorugh
j. ti.n tnil is not likclv to bo sitrnal-
fr ized by any conspicuous phenom-
enoni" . .
4. 4- -
NEW YORK. May 17. The Royal
Mail steamship Atrato was detained
fift.v minutes because a female mule re
fused to go aboard. It was a handsome
animal, judged trom mule stanaarus,
but it had moro brawn than brain.
When it was found that sho would
not. lie led aboard she was forced into
a large crate, but kicked it to pieces
just as tho tacklo began to haul it
shipward. Captain Cheret then took
i, mnttcr in his omi hands.
"This is a mail steamer," he said,
nn,l xvn can't hold her until a fool
mule makes up her mind to sail. Wrap
a ! .1 41.nl mitln'a linn'
a tew lines iirouuu i""" !"" -
and stern and make it fast to the
winch." , ...
This ivns done, and when the throttle
of tho winch was opened the mule went
aboard in a hurry.
Directly contradicting Secretary Bal
linger 's testimony, Kerby said his for
mer superior knew about the prepara
tion of the memorandum and partici
pated in a conference on the subject.
Furthermore, ho said, Lawler had told
Private Secretary Carr in his pres
ence that ho had left a copy of the
memorandum with Mr. Ballinger.
Under cross examination by 3ir.
Brandeis, Lawler was reminded of var
ious requests for the document and in-
fnrmntion beanne on it. wmen tue at
torney had sent to Secretary Ballinger
through tho committee. Mr. Lawler
had informed the secretary in each in
stance that he had supplied all the mat
ter bearing on the Glavis charges "In
liis nossession. "
"Did you riot discuss with Mr. Carr
me 0UV1UU3 jmijuoc ui "v "
"Did vou not discuss with Can- how
you could evade my request!"
The Lie Is Passed
"Did not youf know you wero evad
"That statement is an absolute false
hood hv vou. sir." shouted the witness,
jumping from his seat and facing his
inquisitor with flashing eyes.
Mr. Brandeis instantly appealed to
the committee to reprimand tho wit
SOLD TO EASTERNER
SANTA BARBARA, Cal, May 17.
Tho Independent, for ten years owned
i. rr nr RtnrVp Tins been sold to ireu
") 'iu ' :: ..i.i:.i.. tr
W. Slicrman, recent puuiwuv. ---Times
at Port Huron, Mich. Ill health
is given as the cause of Storke dispos
ing of his interest.
Senator Asks Boxer
to Do Stunt for
Battling Nelson Complains
of General Ignorance
BUND 61 PUS
Remarkable Attainment At
tracts Specialists Who
BOSTON, Mass, May 17. Sketches
showing remarkablo talent, made by a
little Roxbury girl during three years
of total blindness, have resulted in the
restoration of sight to the 9-ycar-pld
child. The drawings of birds, trees
and dolls brought little Rose Doherty's
"hko in the attention of eminent spe-
.inlists. nnd thev determined to rcstoro
her sight. By a rare operation they suc
nriipoi Tnnn consider the cure re
markable, but tho sketches which tho
child mado have interested them as
deeply as tho restoration of her sight.
hi.o nlsn became an accomplished pi-
janist during tho long period of dark
"If my remarks have beon,oiien
sive, I withdraw them and apologize
to the committee," said Mr. Lawler.
Mr. Brandeis was placated and re
sumed his cross examination.
Mr. Lawler said ho had been asked
by the president to prepare an opinion,
and that he regarded it as a confiden
tial trust. Ho said he had furnished to
i, onnunittcp all the information ho
had felt at liberty to divulgo and did
not think he had any right ,to Inform
the committee that such a memorandum
existed. Immediately after his return
to Washington from Beverly last Sep
toml.r Mr. Lawler said he had begun
preparation for his memorandum. The
original draft, he said, was completed
without consulting anybody.
Read It to Ballinger
Whn the draft had been typewrit
ten by Kerby and Massey, he added,
he called in Ballinger and others touear
"T n-.inted to be absolutely correct
in every statement," explained Mr.
Lawler said ho had burned the orig
inal draft of the memorandum.
"I was confident," he said, "that
'gumshoe' men had been on my trail
for months and I knew there were no
depths of degradation to which they
would not stoop. I was afraid someone
WASHINGTON, D. C, May li .
Battling Nelson appeared before
the house committee in opposition
to tho bill to prevent moving pic-
turcs of prize fights and news of
prize fights by wire. , , X
l The committee displayed keen
interest in Nelson.
"If you aro going after boxing
contests and the pictures taken of
j, !,,. wl.v not make a good clean
-.- ......, --.-- ...... ,: .
sweep and uo away win. h -
news; stock tickers and accounts
of football gamesi tu.......- .
Nelson. . .
"I've never seen a boxing eon-
test," said Mr. Sims. "Why not
give us a little exhibition here in
this room?" ... .
"That's just tne trouoie ...
i MniA wiin nre irviuu '" "
A 1. !- MtSTl a TIT III! Mill li tiut
V mi'BU H.UV ." --- -- rj
boxing," quickly interrupicu i..- -
son. "Most of them have never
seen a contest and they don t
know what they arc talking about.
Lot me tell you something, maybe
vn don't know, but Theodore
Roosevelt never missed a go when
he was in New York."
Tho pugilist was just starting
to recount the amount of money
tied up in the fighting business
when a call of the house broke up
"the committee meeting. Nelson
said.thcy rang the gong too soon
on him, as he had not finished.
sult of which has been tho opening of
i San Francisco.