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AND YUMA WEEKLY EXAMINER
A live, Republican Weekly With--All the News All The Time.
YUMA, ARIZONA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12. 191
Pioneer Paper of Arizona
VOL. 41. NO. 50
Established Near Dome
(From Wednesday's Examiner)
Asst. Territorial Engineer J. B. Tap
ran left Yuma this morning with a
force of men and teams to establish
the preliminary camp for the territor
ial highway work near Dome.
Mr. Tappan took with him eight of
the finest mules in Yuma county, and
the property of Graham Brothers, of
Wenden, and eight head of stock be
longing to J. N. Quick. Also a crew of
32 men, of which Earnest Graham, of
Wenden will be sub-foreman.
Camp will- be established on the
other side of Dome, and the work be
gun. More teams and men will be added
as rapidly as they are needed, or can
Old Tinier Here
.From Yuma Fxinniner;
J. "V. McCafferty is, in town
several years absence from Yuma. .
Several years ago, during the old
gambling days, Mr. McCafferty was
the leader of an orchestra in W. H.
Lyons' place on Main street
Now he has gone in for farming,
and came in last night with two cars
of live stock, household utensils, etc.
He was busy to-day renewing old
acquaintances and said that he would
not havfi recognized Yuma had it not
been for prison hill, so much has the
town grown and improved.
Mr. McCafferty is on his way from
San Antonio, Texas, to Sacramento.
Cal., where he has purchased" some'
Club Is Swamped
With Mail Orders
New York, Oct 9 Despite the, an
nouncements that only mailed re
quests will be considered, hundreds of
persons desirous of seeing one of
more of the the world's series games
besieged the offices of the New York
National League Club to-day. All were
turned away. Inside the offices a large
force sorted the mail orders. Even
after a busy Sunday Secretary Gray
is hardly able to see daylight through
the piles of applications. It is the
greatest rush on record for baseball
Prisoners Break Jail
The Calexico Chronicle says:
The inmates of the city jail early
this morning struck for free via the
underground route. When the jailer
went to the jail this morning he found I
that the prisoners had taken up some
of the flooring and dug a passage un
der the wall to the outside of the
building, and the whole bunch had dis
appeared to parts unknown, depriving
the constable of the squad of men he
was planning to set to work on the
Chums Die Within
Day of Each Other
Phoenix, Oct 9 L. C. Kennedy, for
merly Wells Fargo express messenger
of this city and his bosom friend and
companion, Fred Trefheway, former
ly Arizona Eastern ticket agent here
oied recently within twenty-four hem's
of each other, the one in a sanitarium
in Los Angeles, and the other in So
Neither knew of the serious illness
of the other.
New Magazlres, Shoreys, Tuma.
Col. W. S. Sturges,
Pima , County Republicans
who pride themselves on living
in the banner Republican coun
ty of Arizona, are presenting
only one candidate for nomina
tion on the state ticket for the
first state election, Hon. W. S.
Sturges, whose candidacy for
corporation commissioner was
announced a fortnight ago, sub
ject to the Republican primary.
Col. Sturges is one of the
best known pioneers of South
ern Arizona. He has "a large
ranch at Buenos.-. Ayres, in Pi
ma county. His services as
President of the Live Stock
Sanitary Board during the Bro
die administration, are grate
fully remembered by cattlemen
al! over Arizona. No man ir.
better acquainted with the "law
of the range" or more loyal to
With the dame determination
that lie fought joint statehood,
he has battled long and earn
estly for single statehood and
his work at the last national
j convention of the
party in Chicago was a potent
factor in obtaining the inser
tion of a statehood-plank in the
Republican platform of 1908.
Col. Sturges has long been a
leader in the Republican party
in Arizona, serving as national
committeeman for the past
seven years, but he has never
before been a candidate for public of
fice. During the past six or seven
years as National Committeeman he
has made frequent trips to Washing
ton to ai din the fight for statehood.
Col. Sturges was induced to become
a candidate for corporation commis
sioner because he is one of the prom
inent men in Arizona to-day, who is
'not identified with any corporation:
in fact, he lives sixty miles from a
railroad, the nearest corporation to
his ranch. If he is nominated, and
there is no question but what he will
be, he will make a trip throughout
Arizona telling the people .frankly
where he stands n reference to cor-porations.-
Although convinced that Arizona
needs capital to, develop her vast nat
ural resources, Col. Sturges believes
that the corporations -should be effec
tively regulated in the interest of all
the people. He is a firm believer in
carrying out the mandates of the con
stitution in letter and in spirit. "A
square deal for all corporations and
individuals, rich and poor alike," is
the platform on which he is making
Such men as Col. Sturges are rare
indeed and that he will be nominated
and elected there is not a doubt.
Town of Ensenada
Threatened by Fire
San Diego, Oct. 9 -Fire by which
two little children were burned to
death, threatened to destroy Ensena
da, Lower California, last night, the
town only beng saved by the efforts
of the soldiers under General Cordillo.
There being no fire apparatus, the sol
diers blew up the houses in the path
of the fire. Barracks of the eighth in
fantry were burned and two children
belonging to one of the soldiers, lost
(From Tuesday's Examiner)
J. W. Mahey, of the Maney Con
tracting firm of Oklahoma City, Okla
homa, arrived in town last night and
intends to offer a bid on the govern
ment work to be let here by contract
on Oct 12-day after to-morrow.
Mr. Maney was being shown around
to-day by County Treasurer George
Candidate for Corporation Commissioner
COL. W. S.
(From Tuesday's Examiner)
Every man, woman and child in Yu
ma should remember that Friday, Oc
tober 13th, is clean up day.
Especially is this true in the down
town district. There is not a store or
business house along the business sec
tion that has not more or less of a
fire trap in the rear, in the shape of
barrels, boxes, refuse, etc., that would
help a, fire along if one started in this
section. This especially should bo
Again there is hardly a house in Yu
ma, hardiy a vacant lot, that could not
have the premises cleaned to the ad--antage
of all. f
The matter has been well put be
fore the people of Yuma. Everyone
knows of it There 'is not a small boy
in town to-day that cannot tell you
when clean up day is. This being set
tled, it simply remains for everybody
to see that their own promises are
cleaned on that that day, and for ev
erybody to get in and help clean the
Don't stand back and wait for some
Get in and help.
No Longer Rampant
Lisbon, Oct. 9 The most extraordi
nary reports concerning the situation
in the north are being received here.
Monarchists, however, do not appear
able to make headway against the re
public as people are not flocking to
their side and the republican troops
so far have remained loyal. A semi
official report says the monarchists
fled from Vinhaes on the approach of
troops and were pursued to the border.
Several monarchists are reported kill
ed and two republicans wounded. Ad
vices from Galicia assert the monar
chists there are in a state of demor-
ilization. The leaders are unable to
persuade them to advance on Portu
Col. A. J. Ockerson has engaged
apartments for himself and Mrs. Ock
erson at the Duke house, and expects
to stay this winter.
(From Tuesday's Examiner)
Passers by along Second street
these days are attracted by the hand
somely furnished offices of Dr. H.
Vance Clymer in the front of he Yu
:aa Title and Abstract building.
The offices uv .ot o::l hand'-ouioly
furnished, biu tl.e new rurlains give
the reception voo -i the appearance of
a beautiful lib'ary window.
Negro Womair Acquitted
(From Tuesday's Examiner)
The trial of Sadie Jordan, charged
with the murder of a negro man, took
up nearly all the afternoon in the dis
trict court yesterday afternoon.
The evidence was all in her favor,
however, as to self defense, and the
jury brought in a verdict last night of
Appears in El Centro
The El Centro Press says:
H. C. Allison or George Ogle one
and the same person is on his way
from El Centro to Stockton, in the cus
tody of a deputy sheriff of San Joaquin
county, and this city's newest builder
and promoter has -had his office strip
ped of furniture and his automobile at
tached for attorney's fees and hotel
Allison, as he gave his name here,
came to El Centro about two weeks
ago, accompanied by a woman whom
he first stated was his neice, but who
later was said to be his wife. They
became guests at the Hotel Oregon
and Allison engaged a suite of rooms
in the First National Bank building
and fitted them up handsomely. He
announced his intention of buying lots
here and building houses and selling
them on payments. He ajso advertised
-n automobile for sale and that he
had money to loan.
Sheriff Meadows recognized in Alli
son a man wanted in Stockton, known
there as George Ogle, and arrested
him, holding him pending the arrival
of an officer from the north.
Chief of Detectives
(From Tuesday's Examiner)
Marshal Levy and Special Officer
Zavala will now have to look to their
laurels. There is a new chief of
detectives on the force, likewise on
the move. Sst! He carries a shot gun.
He is Councilman Downey and he
makes a specialty of the outlying dis
tricts, especially the districts that lie
promiscuous to his chickens.
For a month past he has been miss
ing chickens from his hen roosts, and
many indeed are the traps he has .set
and placed for the wily chicken mo
lesters who were unable to distinguish
tne difference bectween other peo
ple's property and their own.
Many a morning has George gone
out and gazed sorrowfully at chicken
roosts that were full the night before, ,
but alas, were empty now.
Many a time has he raved and pull
ed his hair and threatened to intro
duce a resolution to fire the city police '
force that is supposed to take care of
peaceful citizen's property after the
shades of night have fallen over the
sflvery Colorado and incidentally hen
But last night was his lucky night '
A railroad friend of George's was get-:
info TTa hpnxri n. snuawlc
and remembered that a squawk is al
ways a sign of trouble in the yards,':
snoring peacefully going up grade.
As soon, however, as he could get
steam up, he grabbed his trusty shot
gun and started after the thief who
was loaded to the guards with Tiens
and geese. ,
The thief was going, up prison hill,."
when George sent a load of bird' shot
after him. But his gun wasn't a good,
hill gun and he missed. In the meon:'
time the thief dropped one fat gooso
that he suddenly decided was excess
paggage and put on more steam.
Bang! George took a second shot
and managed to take the tail feath
ers out of his favorite rooster, but
missed again. Then he threw the
gun away in disgust and started after
the lover of poultry with his bare
hands, likewise, bare feet
In the meantime the thief had drop
ped the prize rooster and was going
some. So was George.
Topping ihe rise of prison hill, the
thief stumped his toe and stopped to
swear. The pause was fatal. Our hero
In the meantime the neighborhood
had turned out to see if George was
doing a night gown dance or training
for a marathon and the thief was land
ed in jail.
This morning Officer Juan Zavala
arrested one-of the man's alleged com
panions and Constable Julio Martinez
arrested the other.
Before Judge J. C. Jones this morn
ing the chicken embezzler caught by
Councilman Downey got six months;
the other two who were only caught
by just ordinary officers, got thirty
Now George can go to bed at night
and dream of chicken for dinner on
Sunday without fear of waking up to
find the hen roost empty.
All three of the men are strangers
in Yuma and they had a slick scheme
of taking the chickens down to the
river bank behind prison hill, dressing
them, throwing the offal into the riv
er and then coming over and selling
the dressed chickens to the restaur
ants. George affirms that if it wasn't for
losing his reputation, he vould go nn
the police force.
He has thrown away the shot gun
and now has a scatter gun trained on
the chicken yard.
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