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lOF COCHISE COUNTY'
TOMBSTONE. COCHISE COUNTY. ARIZONA. SUNDAY. DECEMBER .51, 3922
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VAULTS IS SHOWN
iriimrv illed b Superintendent Wm
Th r , jli . t a ji llio'i UiJar- in ilsun to investigate ami render a
e vaults o' ( im li - t.uin'v at the iWcision on the respnnslbillt.v fur the
use of Hit- cai s liisino- -cirti luaJoii collision between fain No
S to fit annual nport of ( ount lit" t'as-j'xiHiitd ami westbound spe
riasurer i.av C 'Uilih. filed with nal freight, last night Issued .1 state
ee C ulnsc lounty Hoard of super merit placing the full repou-lbIlit
sois todav, ,7ie rejmrl also showing for the wreck on 11 1! Pagett. tnci
at ilti-ing the ear Just clo-xl near- neer nf the freight train. The board
three million dollar ha been re- declared in Its findings that Pagett
-Ived through the oSlce. while ills hail erred in Judgement in not rpplv
m-ements fur the tar amounted to l"g lns brakes at .1 pulildtnt distance
ejrlv three millions and throe qua"-' from the point where he eLould have
rs dollars, tho total to account for taken the siilinc with tho result that
iring the ear being in exact fig t!n heavj freight train e-ould not !
"es J" .7s.04 11, according to tli-r- brosght under control in time to ore
rt wlilih shows in recapitulatio-i. ,xtnt an accident.
Recapitulation. The Jioard wts made up of V
...lanie Jan 1. 1H22 $ 73.777 23 Turner division engineer; O 11
.eceirts for ear V22 2.S0).s7O SS .Sclioenke. master mechanic in this
otal to account for J3, 7s.01s 11 ,(Jtj, anil "William Wilson, snperimen
)islmr-ements for r. '-'2 2 772.US1 21 j dent of the Tucson division, who
-al. close of business Dee 'served as chairman of tho 1 oard The
ISth. li22 $ ImCwCG.SSitno members of the lioanl who are
Taxis collected for state and coun-jmn connected with the railroad were
, hlchway bond aril interest, cltrJAmo-e C Quit, a retired locomotive
axes of l!ibe. Douslas. Tombstone .ciiglnctr formerh with the New York
nd Willcox, special, common and! Central lines, and G.-OTSQ 15. IMirvcs
" ish school levies and maintenance, a local ministo-
,oll tax. road tai, water ubers' asso-' T,fi ,Ksr(, PS,miu0)i alI mHnb,ra
latlon 'volunteer fire
mounttd to J2.302,"9t 20. while col
3':tIons bv County Assessor Geo I
Henshaw paid into the treasurer's of -
ce were $40.197 24 Fees and re
eipts from all other sources indud-
ut. jum. coiui, auu oiutr ,.,
inee-s orms uie reetipis up 10 me
,rand total of J.S4,S70 S. Dis-
urstments eoverlni; all funds, Kener-
road, salarv, bond and interes
law librarj. fire deiartments
make up th total of S2.772 0S1
Th s is the final report of Mr
Velch, who leaves the office on Jan
arv lt. to be (succeeded bv M C
Iankins, prt-cnt clerk of the board
CURLEE GAINING FAVOR
NOW FOR SPEAKER
DOl'CLA?. Dee 29 Arthur Curlee
iember of the Sixth legislature from
Douglas, Is running for the speaker
ship of the house, and, according to
report from Phoenix this morning. J
jas a splendid chance of winning.
Curlee stated that he had Just re
turned from a trip through Yavapai
county and had enlisted the support
of the entire delegation in that dis
trict. This afternoon he -will leave ,
for Olobe, wnere he also hopes to I
secure the patronage of the Olla j
SAWS WAY OUT OF
DOUGLAS. Ariz, Dec. 29. Albert
E. Caldwell, escaped convict from
lavenworth, recaptured by the local
police Thursday, sawed his way out
of the city jail tonight and is once
more a free man. It Is believed that
ie headed straight for the line and
1s now in Agua Piieta, Sonora, where
his recapture and return will be an
vasr matter for connty authorities to
morrow, police say.
Caldwell was sentenced to serve
eight years in Leavenworth for an
assault on a Cenman girl while the
American troops were on the Rhine
'o 1918. He had served -four yean
of his time when Tie made his escape
November 29, according to the story
lie told the police.
Only one other prisoner, a man
held for vagrancy, made his escape
from the Jail through bars sawed
By Inquiry Board
lllMi.N D.i i hxtend.i.g uur
ti whole of Thursilav tic board of
)Cf the two traincrews, such witness
3 to tho wred. as could be located
ml late esterday mornins visited
., scenP of thp crash where conai.,worl ,)M,B
tlons were Inv.st,pated It was latej,Jru 00
jestenlaj afternoon, however, before,
3 u.0rt was Issued by the board and
ticn(.d r! lna, Judgment In the Case
, Sht riff Kl tl Janus F McDonald V the govt mmt nt. in testing all ix
ivcsterdav announced the list of the'posves Uied in the gaseous mines
force of dfDUtles and iailtrs tnati,,' .lmt .iinn Ti.n iiu1crs u'ii in this stction extent bv the min
will hold office under him when he.tisted bv Mr Howell both as to 1
(reassumes the duties of sheriff on i
Follow inK are
of Douglas, chief
Sam Doucher, Douglas ileputj.
Walter Moms, motorcjcle deputy.
William McDonald, Lowell deputy.
I! W. Norton, IJIsbee deputy
Sam Ha hurst, ranger deputy.
lJob Tumniins. Tombstone deputy.
Hud Kelly, McN'eal deputy.
Jay Wilmouth, Douglas, Frank Mar
ion, Iiisbee. and Hube Wells. Gleeson,
will be jailers. George Davis will be
night watchman at Lowell.
I!. W. Norton, the Ulsbee deputy, is
more popularly known as "Harney"
Norton. For many jears he was chief
of the Iiisbee fire department and
has more recently been engaged in
the fire insurance business here.
Sheriff McDonald will have only
one motorcycle deputy. Walter Morris
who will cover both IJIsbee and Doug
las districts, now patrolled by Billy
Ryan and Vera La More, deputies un
der Sheriff Hood.
Sam Boucher, now Douglas deputy,
was a deputy under McDonald when
he was sheriff two years ago. ySam
Hayhurst, ranger deputy, and Hud
Kelly, McNeal deputy, are' also for
mer county peace officers. George
Roarfc, chief deputy or under sheriff .
was formerly assistant county attor
ney during the administration of that
office by R. N. French. Roark was
secretary of the Democratic County
I The Spirit of 1923 1
Specialists Making Investigations
Designed to Cut Down Risk to Mine
Workers and to Trim Mine Expenses
Tl CSON Dec nu T'.e iinpjrtanc.11
done bv tie I "ltl SUns'W' "Wnes in tht I.nes and Knsim-er
Mlnes in the testins of ex
,wUPS and m safetv instruttloa mfzona
,nmcrs, , ,,UtusMli rec. ntlv bv K
T (Ltrdner, who spec iali7es in satelv
work for the IJureau. and who wai
centlj transferred to Tucon f-ni
Herkelev. California. .
Mr Carilner to'ifiiied most of bis
nmarks to the aclut vemnts of S. P. Ni' Detonators an.l Electric D-tnna
Howell, an explosive specialist wit'i 'tors " and 'SeIctions of Kxplosives
tl-- IiurHi of Mines, who was also'l'sid in Kngineering and Mining Op
"in: l.en- reientl.v from Pittsburgh, eration " Mr (lard'ier explained
Pa where he had charge of the tue-'th.u lie. lil'iibe'fv 1 tarring on the
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plosive testing laboratories consaeteil
breaking abilltv and in the matter,
o' safet, Mr. tlardner said
' Doth of these prominent engineers i
iaie non stationed at the head-t
I Star Drivers .Equipment for
; Practice for , i New Operations
Phoenix Races '' Is Overhauled
PHOKNIX. Dei 30 Itate drivers
of Phoenix and surrounding, points. haulinS steam shoveIs and VMtas. ore
.... , .. .s ioars into condition in preparation for
who will take part in the New dears'
day speed events, will take their fin
al practice spins today on the mile
track at the state fair grounds.
Sunday the track will be' closed
and a coat of calcium applied.
t .. 1 .
Drivers will receive
i - .
and have their cars registered at a
meeting this afternoon.
Hoy Smith and L. M. Brusr,r . -
caped injury Thursday when Smith's
car sideswiped Burgy's as both were
rounding a curve on the track. Each
car lost a wheel In the smash.
Central Committee during the' recede
William McDonald, new depuly'foV
Lowell, is a well known mtnera' res!-'
dent of Don Luis. Jay WUmotltbVSo'f,
rt t . .1. t.i-ilvlL-
ISVUKsMS. ITUsT l IUC WR JAUtZiS. U4M
been a peace officer in BIsbee and
Douglas for many years. He has
more recently been a deputy United
arlers of t;t l nitid 'itis liartau
inp biiilding at the Fniverslty o( Ari
' Air Ilowtll his j -soi late in thejI,u:"-u '"" """orrovv ,., juugo tTen
....;...i. .n.i .,r. rt ..,i,-.,i:'nliam in superior court todav
s tj'ie- ...... -...- .- "- 1 ,
r-'ot is the author of a iminl
tile author of a iimnher of
'important pamphlets .Sstied lij the
'riuiean l'robablv tin- two mont I:n
'pdrtant of these are Investigations
'"t in work i'oiii cue irntcuai enu
"Tliis vvoik in the field of t xplos
ive has utver before bun carried
ins tompanits." declared Mr. Can'
ner 'The work of testing powders
is now being conducted by tho Tiureau'
at the Calumet Arizona, the Cop
(Contlnred on Pge Two)
HISJIfc-L, Dec 29 VNork of over-
'the'resumption of surface copper min
ing on Sacramento Hill Is under way
here by the Phelps Dodge corpora
tion? A foree of carpenters is also,
putting the finishing touches on the
new concentrator that1 will handle the
row grade?" or'es'shoeled from Sacra-
mento Hill. Officials of the Phelps
BuNigf- corporation-tieclare-the copper
tWrp!ur Is 'back to -normal proportions
foithe 'first ime in almost two-years.
-So redaction will be made in the
underground production with the r?
sumpflon of mining on Sacramento
Jllll, It was stated today. "Present
plans call' for a continuation' of the
pret'undefgruml'mlnmg1program.hh'eJ's"hoot, Greatlf to their surprise,
"" December rnlrfe -prodnctfon, it
walaBoiiBfei'ttday, wilf beJgreareV
tor liny-'other5 montrf-thf -year.'
:;ioik.al " r-ir-aa-s-j -.f j
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BACK FRbWsSttBe3'T-Jj ' "
A. N. Ewing, county jailer, return
ed from BIsbee today where he spent
a day with his family.
I Three Airplanes
Off On New Hunt
For Missing Fliers
SN niLIJO Cal l)ii 2'i Acti-' l'HOKMX. Dec -1 ileioninsenda-
011 .: fc lorn hope that h bivliis .if tlons that thanKs In made ill the
Colon 1 Franiis Marsh ill and Lieut l present dehnipient ta law, ( -peclall
Claries 1. Webber 1 -n s "e Do 'as to the toilet tlun of the tlelinr,ilen-
timli'r 7 mav be fn'inil 1 'ther ui th'lties, and in the gasoline tax law vwre
t5 solate fastnisaes of 110 .em
1 ra or alons the thor. nf the Oulf
of California, thn anm ind navy
planes left San Di-po totl.!,- tns viiya
ti seari h fur Lieut V.' Vierh j-lauelinan of the committte
ir whltli the two missing In rs Ie't
S in Dier.ii for Fort Htiacniici. Am.
M)d Li;st, Dei. 2' -Kvery minor
or elm so far receivnl whkhmUht
have led to the dlscoverv of the fate
I ( oltuiel Francis ( Man hall and
Lieutenant C L. Webber who dis
rppianu iimr" loan t ...ks .1C0
while fljin? from Ma Ditpo. Calif
t Fort Iliuchuca. Ariz, has been
il.orous'ilv mvestipated without re
suit und at the pros-em time the
search for the mlssinir aviators ii
1 Arizona is at a standstill. Col A. J
1 McXab ijmiinandinz ofliier at Camp
Stephen II Little, said tonlcht.
"Thi does not mean that we have
r.Aiii up lioi- of solving th mvs-
terv ' (olonel McN'ab declared
, Yl MA
Ariz . Der 2'
stntence of Alva K Smith, found
cuiltv In a jurv last week of embcz
Izlin? ?C0n of the funds of the Val-
!le Dank of Parker. Ariz, was post-'
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MOORE QUITS US
CulfM i STATE
I.H"(.LA. Dei "- Frank Moore
returned vesterdaj afternoon from
Phoenix, after spending several das
in that citj and tendered his resigna
tion to Governor elect G W. V Hunt
as chairman of the livestock sanitarx
board Cbarltj Mullen and J. M.
Ilcbinson. of Globe, other members of
tl'e board, also tendered their resig
nations Mr. Moore has served on
the board for five vears and during
that time has made many trips to
Phoenix to formulate and carry out
plans n connection with his office.
first as a member of the board and
liter as its chairman
WEEKLY NEWS LETTER
JKHOMK. Ariz, Dec. 30. With the
S10 drift on the $00 foot level ot the
Verde Central nearly 150 feet into an
ore body that Is steadily growing
richer." preparations are being made
to sink the shaft to the 1000 foot level
without delay and explore the mine at
that depth. "
When' the strike was made on the
S0O level, those in charge' of Verde
Central development did not expect
to 'find a body of ny consequence
there. They knew that on the same
contact, 'SOO feet above, there was
no' Eomnlerclal ore, therefore the SOO
must 'be somewhere near the apex of
the mineralization persists. More
than that, the ore 1s growing richer
the' farther that 'contact between
greenstone and 'quartz porphyry " is
followed into the mountain. It' is
now admitted that the ore probably
continues along the contact indefin
Urges a Stronger
jiontnintd In the biennial report of
the Arizona state tat cuinmlsiloii s.ib -
mittetl todav to Coventor Thomas II.
Campbtll bv (.'lurid I! Howe chalr -
t The report. In addition to the rec -
,otiimnidatlons, contain a report on the betttr fiurt of the dav, and 'vbi"i
I the entire work of the commission Ul.e board wound up their work tins.
' durin,; the past two : ears Tabula 'afternoon, but verj few matters
tlons show the tpei.dlturei of the went over until text month and n--xL
commission during the past tvvojenrs vtar for the new- hoard to take j.er.
'and also the assesseil valuations of The new board will be computed of
the slate 'two m'nbers of the prest-nt board
Tl.s rccomi'-endat'O'i for a iMinje'l I! Hart, of IJouslas. beins; tho
In the delluqu nt tax 1 ivv was made 'holdover. D A. dams,' of Dragoon.
bv the commission in the stction de-'re-e!icted from lil district, vvhile I.
voted to iMinnueat taxes The com (' V. Adams, of the'lrlshee district,
Imisslon loints out thai' thu present v Hi In succeeded bv v'"l Johnson,
Inw has ipparcntlv fallen down ' of liisbfe '
The present law, il.e commission fle- Approval of lio'nds, tax eccmptions.
clares. provides for' the collection of d'sposai of lommtirrlcations'i and the."
the bail! taxes hvr the'eountj' attorney leadinK and filint? or annuhVreports
of tach connty, and'ilue to tho fact 'o' -various ofices took'up'nut of the
that most of these olfitlals are cx-'iia's sdsion " ''
optionally bu'y on accOnnt 6f the The new board will meet in Tomb-
Immense amount of criminal work stone next Ti.eda"'when they wm
Ipo'suis: thioiigh their hamls the col
'lection of hack taxes is of neeessitv.
a seioiidiry matter with them and asifor contracts for supplies for the new
. result an 'effort to collect them is
made in but few of the counties of
th- tsate The commission in its tcc -
ommendation -does not offer anv spe-
1 rrtfi 111 Itl t n ls.h Afillfh.rfiArt n lrt.
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foI-'taxeS but -uggests that the law- be
amended to take the- matter out of, poKNIX D.i 3,-F.r the first
the hands of the tmintv atornev, ,n,tlrle , , ,lstorJ. of tnp stJ,e ((?
Chairman Howe sHted today th it
t w ts the idea of the con.raissiou to '
pr"seit to the leKi-dature .1 lullwhieh'
vviulil amend ti' back tax la'v sc as I
to plate tin- responsibility for the
tson of lratk taxes ami the filing
tf -Hits for this purpose on the tax
In this wav. Chair-nan How.- sai.l.
better results would be secured at a
muth b-ss cost than under the pres-'bol.a
MAN IN PILARES
, DOUGLAS. Dei 2ft Frank Mc
Kinnev, -JS. for manv ears a miner Kates from all parts or the state will
in Nacozarl. and of recent years part intend the two days' conference
owner and operator of the Cebolla which is to be held in the Blue Room
mining claims six miles the other side1 f the Hotel Adams There are Vi
of PUfiraa una afint flt-n llm.a in.llnOStS in the Stftte
linstantb killed by Frank Wilson, an!
eraplove. during a dispute over wage's
Tuesday night. Word of the shoot
ing reached Douglas xesterday thru
W. N. Flippea. manager of the Naco-
McKinncy had employed Wilson, a
stranger in the Pllares district, to
help him build a mill on the Cebolla
property, and Tuesday night inform
ed Wilson that be had decided to shut
down for a few months. Wilson ask
ed for three months wages and upon
being refused.- demanded that he be
given employment as. watchman.- 'Mc'
Kinney also refused "this request "and
Wilson polled'a revolver, with which
he fired, five t knots into XcKteey
back as th. latter fled. Wilsoawas
captnredi by -Mexican police's few
hours later and is' now being held ia
the jail at Pllares on a charge ot
McKinney wits burleM ."TfsteriUr'iB
Nacoam. ?W intorvlved"oy fei wife
and four year-old daughter. The
whereabouts ot other relatives is no:
known by friends or his wife.
(.duplet ins unfm
,ir is jiossiblc t' 1
hed biisituss as
boaid of siiper-
,lor composid of ( h llrnian J II
, Hart and .Members 1 C K Ai'anis anil
1 1) A Ad 11ns held th ir final mes'ms
jfor the vear lij todav. finlshiriK-
'their work late this afiernosn
l Ilusiness. mostlv routine. o.wun.eJ
organize, make appolr-tmcnV. ap
prove furth"r bonds and open bids.
'hEAD OFFICERS Or
LEGION IN STATE TO
MEET IN' PHOENIX
lartment of the American Legion th-
st ite officers and th" ' i' iluef offl
eers of each post " "ie stite xvill
meet for a confe mi- ! 1 ''oenix on
liiiuav anil sa.ii.Tiv .i.iniiary .. :.;:ii
'12. The meeting, v. bb'i u pittcrned
after the conferences o.' tin- natioi-ii
(leparfraeIlti ,la, ,,. ta;H, by s;tat
Commander Celora v Sto.lelard nm'
noft.s ()f le , onr.,rf ,. Krr1 VPI1.
ouf ,.lst nigIlt to all , 0 , Nl ri (u
j,., staIe auJlltant
-ri,ia innir,. ?a ,h in-,ii.,i.T
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one of similar conferences to be held
each jear for the purpose of putting
new life and "pep" into the state de-
partment of the American Legion and
1 In each of the posts In the state. It
'Is expected that more than 100 dele-
Governor Geo. W I. Hunt will de-
(liver the address of we
velcome to the
BISBEE REVIEW HAS '
WRONG DOPE ON, DEATH
OF TOMBSTONE BOY'S WIFE
An article' "Sri the llislK Daily Re
view this-'biocnlnc was In error -regarding:
the death of the' wif" of
Tames Lamb. Jr.. ot thlsf cltyi Tho
was drowned at Deep RlveVv "Wash.."
bn Chrhvtmaif day.- The Review ar
ticle hai 'killed'! Uie'.wire ot Walten
Lamb, 'brother -of Jtrraes." Lamb, the''
Utter! being?nvey"'art well In Ixs'
Angeles where 'ho.--couple make
thefrihonle' "The MlW'Jessl "Brown,
referred: to 'by? xhe-Rrlir athee''
in Tombstone in 1920. and it"ws"W
this city that she met her husband.
Tbr werenawtWl)n"Jeto iftrd a half
3t Ia: tos-Anlis. -ito&"- reeentryl
spent several weeks in Tombstone on
a visit with Mr. Lamb's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. James Lamb.