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Tho Only Papor Botwoon Galvoston, Texas, and Los Angolcs, California, that Publishes the Full Dispatohes of tho Associated Press.
VOX,. I.
NO. 135
Noiniiialioiis Made Yester
day in Convention.
.John B. Montgomery Chosen
for Shcriil'.
A Well-Baliinced Ticket Placed lie
fore the People Much
Enthusiasm Shown.
Tlio Republicans of Maricopa county
met in County Convention yesterday
morning at tho Opera House, Phoenix,
and in the course- of their deliberations
presented to tho voters of this county a
ticket that excites favorable comment
from even political enemies.
Tho Convention was called to order at
7:15 by Chairman Iliuo, of tho County
Central Commute. Ho addressed a
Convention comprising representatives
from nearly every precinct in the county.
Hut few proxies had been sent and a
glow of confident enthusiasm seemed to
permeate tho whole assembly.
In addressing tho Convention, Chair
man Hinosaid:
Gentlemen It become my pleasant duty, as
Chairman o( tho Central Committee, to rail thin
Convention to order. This Convention, I be
lieve, is ROliijS to nominate n majority of theotll
cers that will occupy our comity olllces for the
next year. (Applause). This year we havo tcvcral
things which are decidedly in our favor, the
tuost important of which is that none hut citi
zens will to allowed to vote, which will take
from the Democratic party a largo number of
votes which they have heretofore received. The
next thing in order will be tho nomination of a
tcmiKrary chairman.
lion. John Y. T. Smith was nomi
nated for Temporary Chairman by K.
C. Powers.
Ed S. Gill was nominated by Dr.
Scott Helm. Mr. Gill declined tho
honor, with thanks.
Mr. Smith was thereupon declared,
by acclimation, tho Temjiorary Chair
man. He was escorted to tho platform
by Governor Powers and N. A. Morford,
and was introduced by the former as
"A man who needed no words in his
behalf he is a whole host in himself."
Upon assuming tho chair Mr. Smith
thanked tho members of the convention
for their compliment, speaking but
For tho position of Temporary Secre
tary Dr. Scott Helm and V. II. Millis
were nominated, but eacli declined.
Bruce Pcrley was nominated by II. II.
Wharton and elected by acclamation.
C. F. Ainsworth moved that tho Chair
appoint a committee of tiro upon creden
tials and a committee ot flvo on perma
nent organization and order of business.
Tho motion prevailed.
Tho following named gentlemen were
then appointed upon each committee:
Credentials C. F. Ainsworth, Wil
liam Harnett. K. C. Powers, F. A. Shaw,
It. J. Cartwnght.
Permanent Organization and Order of
Business Ed S. Gill, W. G. Hancock,
Henry Wharton, Scott Helm, Ixm
Moved by II. L. Wharton that tho
Convention stand at recess for half an
hour, to allow tho Committee on Cre
dentials time to prepare their report.
At 11 :45 the Convention was again
called to order to receive tho report of
the Committees on Credentials and
Order of Business. Tho report was as
follows :
I'ikenix, September ?J, 1MX).
MAiutot-A County, Arizona Your commute to
whom was referred the credential of members
who claim the right to scats in this convention,
do hereby respectfully submit and report:
That we hove examined the credentials of all
persons claiming seats In this convention and
certify that the following named persons have
presented suitable credentials, and are entitled
to seats in this convention-
1'hrenlx J. U (laiit, U J. Wood, John . T.
Smith, J. Coleman, liruce 1'erley, T. II. Scellg,
Hobert Hudson, KdS 0111, II. II. Wharton, A.
W ClatVe, ricott Helm, K J. l'telc, W. B. MUlls,
John Isaac, T I). Molloy, W. A. Hancock, Win.
Scott, K. 11. Klrklaud, Frank Mnrmolejo, Ocorge
W Chapman, 1". A. Shaw, Frank Moss, C. F.
AltmiTnrth. William Wldiner.
T.mnA f 'hitrtl.il ItntMTtfl. A. J. 1
Peters, Lou
Funipfl.Thomrison Walker. Samuel Ilrown, J. II.
Mullen, M. O. Hill, by 0. 11. Scldmore, proxy.
Mesa William Harnett, William Kimball;
William Xenall. by William Kimball, proxy
I.elil-11 Slmktns.
Onno James Hart and Sam Ilallcy.
Buckeye 0. U McWllliains; W. 1). long, by
V. O. MuWilllams, proxy. , . ,
I.ower Alia Ilcnd V. u (larrlgns and John
8 Anderoon, by I). II. Wallace proxy.
Agua Callente Oeorgo Williams ond W. II.
Dickinson, by N. A. Morford, proxy.
Wlckcnburg-K. I llrlll.
Vulture A I). McOlnnlsand Thomas Ash
burner, by Henry I Wharton, proxy.
Cave Creek W. II. Thomas and Thomas
Treadwell, by William Wldmer, proxy.
CartwrlKht-8. H. Oreen, K. J. Cartwrlght.
Knterprise No rogular primary held but II.
C Powers Is here as a delegate, having irregu
lar credentials, anil your committee would
recommend that he be heated as a delegate lu
this Convention, to represent that precinct.
Wo also recommend that tho two delegates
from tho Ormo precinct 1 authorized to cast
tho full vott of that precinct, giving each
delegate elected two votei,all of w hlch Is respect
fully submitted.
C. F. AlNswoitril, Chairman.
William Uaiinktt,
It. C. Powers,
ft A. Shaw,
It. J. Cabtwiuoiit.
It was moved that Governor Pow
ers and Frank Teal bo allowed seats in
the Convention, and bo given one-half of
a vote apiece, making or.o full vote for
Enterprise precinct. Somo discussion
followed and the motion was finally
carried. ,
Henry Wharton then moved that tho
report bo adopted. Carried.
Tho Committee on Permanent Organi
zation and Order of Business then re
ported, as follows :
To the ItErunucAN Convention or Mabicopa
County Your Cominlttceonl'ermanentOrganl'
zatlon and Order of lluslness beg leave to submit
tho following report; , ,
For iiermanent officers of this Convention;
Chairman, Judgo C. F. Ainsworth; Permanent
Secretary, A. J. l'eleni; Assistant Secretary,
We recommend that a Committee on Ilosolu.
tlonsand Platform, consisting ot seven mem
bers, bo appointed by tho permanent chairman,
and that all resolutions Introduced in H'?.'"";
ventloulx! referred to tho committee without
reading; that nominations bo mado in tho fol-
jVmbcr of' the Council, two Assemblymen,
8heritr, Treasurer, llecorder, District Attorney,
Probate Judge, Assessor, Surveyor, Supervisors.
That when nominations nro made tho Secre
tary call tho roll of precincts, and any cundldato
receiving a majority of all tho votes cast bo de
clared the nominee. . .
That the County Central Commlttco consist of
twenty-Ux members, apiKirtioncd to tho follow
ing precincts; Prwuulx 7, Tempo 3, Mesa J,
and the remaining fourtccu precincts one each.
Such Committee to elect a Chairman, Secretary
and Treasurer, and an F.xecutlvo Committee ol
seven, of which the officers of the Committee
shall bo members; that each precinct select its
members of tho County Commlttco and pre
id tnis afte
i M
sent to this Committee for ratification, and In
caso of any precinct not being represented, that
tho Conu'iitipu at Urge select some Itcimblh-an
who Is a resident of the unrepresented precinct
to servo upon tho Committee.
our Committee further recommend that tho
various precinct nominations 1k made im
mediately following tho selection of tho County
Committee, ltespectfnlly submitted.
i:n 8. Qui, Ohalrman.
Los Fohsee,
Scott Helm,
Wxt. a. Hancock,
II. II. Wiiauton.
G. W. Gatko moved that tho rcport'bo
adopted. Carried.
Ed S. Gill and Willliam Harnett were
appointed by tho Chair to escort 0. F.
Ainsworth, the Permanent Chairman,
to tho chair, Judgo Ainsworth spoke
as follows-
vention of M.uucor-A County I appreciate
highly the honor you have bestowed upon me
In making me your permanent chairman, and I
trust that the power Intrusted upon mo will bo
tiked so that tho eon tl donee which you havo rc
poedln mo will be honored and retained.
I am not in a position to makoa s)ecch at this
time, not for a moment dreaming that I would
bo your ierinaneiit chairman, being a compara
tive Htrangor, but I am ever willing to put my
shoulder to tho wheel, and work for the Ilo
publican party, no matter where lam. (Ap
plause). And 1 am willing at any time to put
in my tlmo and money for so" honorable a cause
as the Itepubllrun party. I thank you, gentle
men. What is your further pleasure?
Ed S. Gill moved that a committeo of
seven bo appointed on Resolutions and
Platform. Carried.
As such commute tho following mem
bers were appointed : Ed S. Gill, 1). II.
Wallace, N. A. Morford, It. C. Powers,
Lou Forsce, William A. Kimball, John
Y. T. Smith.
A motion was also carried that tho
Chairman act as ex-ollicio member of
said committee.
Tho Convention then adjourned to
meet at 3 o'clock, with an understand
ing that a caucus was to bo held at 1 :30.
Afternoon Session.
The afternoon session of the Conven
tion was called to order at 3:45 p. in.,
aftor a caucus of some two hours.
Tho first thing on the order of busi
ness was the report of tho Committee on
Resolutions and platform, which was
submitted by the Chairman of that
committee, Ed S. Gill, as follows:
To the Republican Convention or Maricopa
County We, your Committee on Resolutions,
beg leave tosubintt the following platform:
We, tho Republicans of Maricopa county, In
convention assembled, reaffirm our allegiance
to tho National Republican party.
We heartily endorse tho platform adopted by
the National Republican Convention in l&SS,
and tho platform adopted by the Republicans
of Arizona lu their convention at l'lurnlx
Augusta, 1800.
We endorse tho candidacy of Hon. George W.
Cheney as Delegate to Congress, and urge all
voters favoring statehood and tho material ad
vancement of tho Territory to give him their
hearty support.
The extravagauco In the conduct of our
county and tho steady Increase of taxation
without any lust Increase of expenses, calls
loudly for a change In the county government.
For tho past three years the revenues of Mar
icopa county have increased at the rate of ?J0,
000 jier year, while there hate been no improve
ments in tho county property nor any increase
in the number of county officials. At the same
time the rate of taxation has increased; yet,
notwithstanding this increase, the. county has
run behind J.V0.WO in its current accounts, and
tho Hoard of Supervisors has been compelled
to ask the Funding Commission to fund this
$SO,O0o now outstanding in certificates of In
debtedness. Wo therefore ask the hearty sup
port of tho people to aslst us In giving the
county an honest nnd economical administra
tion. That the Republican party of Maricopa County
lsilrmly opposed to the practice of the Demo
crallc Iirty, through Its Hoard of Supervisors of
this County, In taxing tho land claims of settlers
before they have received title from the Govern
ment, and the additional practices of Milling
those lands for taxes, thus attempting to cloud
titles and to wrongfully extract money from tho
Wo are heartily In favor of tho building and
construction of new lines of railroads for the
upbuilding ot tho Territory, and favor all honor
able concessions for the advancement of sucli
We hereby pledge tho Republican nominees of
this Convention to use all honorable means to
reduce tho county expenses and, especially, to
reform such abuses as the Illegal expenditure of
the iieoplos money mado by the present Hoard
of Supervisors.
Wo also plodge our Legislative nominees to
use their bet endeavors for the abolishment of
all useless Territorial offices and tho reduction
of Territorial taxes.
KdS. Gill, Chairman.
I). II. Wallace,
N. A. Mobfobd,
R. C. Powebs,
William A. Kimball,
John Y. T. Smith,
C. ft A1NSW0BTH.
The report was received with great
enthusiasm and every plank in the plat
form seemed to be heartily approved by
both delegate and audience. The plat
form and resolutions were adopted with
out a dissenting voice.
H. L. Wharton moved that the order
of business be suspended down to the
nomination for Sheriff. Carried.
Governor It. C. Powers then claimed
the floor, nnd with tho following speech
set forth tho claims of John B. Mont
gomery to the ollico of Sheriff of Mari
copa county.
I came to this Convention, ladles and gentle
men, to nominate J. II. Montgomery to lie the
next Sherla of this County. In making this
nomination I desire tosaythatMr. Montgomery,
from the time the subject was first mentioned
to him until yesterday, has refused absolutely
to be a candidate for this office. Ho has done
everything that a good citizen could do to avoid
this nomination. He has even gone to the
extreme limits of good politics to put In writing
his absolute declination and to put it in the
hands of his political enemies.
Hut stories havo been circulated concerning
him, and he has been accused of selling out to
the opposition, and the report has even gone
Into details that Mr. Sam Webb tried to bribe
him and had paid him $1000 to decline.
Now, I wish to say to tho peoplo here that the
gentleman who made such a declaration here
on tho streets of Phienlx, made It with malice
and lu justice to John II, Montgomery and also
to Sam Webb, I denounce It as a falsehood.
John II. Montgomery Is an old pioneer in
this country. Ho lias served you In various
iiositlons, and there has never lieen a smirch of
Ishonor placed on his escutcheon. There Is
not property owner but that would be willing
to trust him as much as they would any living
man. If you nominate him lie will accept and
will glvo Mr. Webb one of the hardest rackets
ho ever had In his life. There will be no dirt
thrown. Ho will treat Mr, Webb as a gentlo
man, as I believe him to be.
As a Republican I am proud to place his
namo nt tho head of our county ticket. With
John II. Montgomery at tho head of our ticket
wo will reform some of tho vices that have been
practiced in this county, lleforo this canvass Is
through with wo wilt open your eyes. I will
therefore nlaco the name of John II. Mont
gomery before this Convention as candidate for
heriir. ... ...
Ed S. Gill seconded tho nomination
and moved that tho nomination bo made
by acclamation.
Tho motion was carried and J. H.
Montgomery was nominated amid much
Mr. Montgomery was called for re
peatedly and was compollcd to como
before tho convention and state his ac
ceptance. This ho did and thanked the
convention for tho confidence they ovi
dentlv rcpoed in him.
Nominations for Treasurer being in
order, John Gray was placed in nomi
nation by L. J. Wood. Tho name of
Trunk Shaw was placed in nomination
by W. S. Millis.
Upon a ballot being taken Mr. Shaw
was nominated on a vote of 15 .to 8.
Moved by Prank Marmolcio that vot
ing upon tho various candidates bo by
written ballot. The motion was tabled.
For llecorder the name of Walter S.
received tho,fol
tiwbi.a in i. use ii iiilvh ihhiihutuxum:ipa tfmt
Zm f t .,. V)
T.-U. 11.11 III lJ '
Johnston, of Tempo, was placed before
the convention by II. L. Wharton, who
said :
I rhe to place In nomination a young man who
has been a resident of this valley for somo nine
years. Ho lias been for a long time In tho em
ploy of Mr. Henry W. Ryder lu this placo, lsnow
a resident of Tcihh), and has chargo of Mr,
it) tier's lumber yard there. Ho Is a young man
of integrity and ability, and if you nominate,
him, will canvass tho county thoroughly. And
If you nominate him he will give Nerl Osborn
tho closest run he has oTer had, If he does not
defeat him. Walter Johnson (Applause) Is well
known and I take great pleasure lu placing lilm
In nomination. (Great applause).
On motion of W. A. Hancock. Mr.
Johnston was nominated by acclama
tion. When tho nominations for District At
torney wero reached, N. A. Morford
arose and said :
In tho absence of any one to represent tho
gentleman I shall name for the ollico of Dis
trict Attorney of this County, I will perform
that duty, and take pleasure In placing before
you, gentlemen of tho Convention, the name of
a person well known throughout the County
and also well known throughout tho Territory.
He Is a gentleman of high leal ability; a
gentleman who Is also mi orator, and nu elo
quent one at that, and a gentleman, I think,
who will glvo tho people of this County entire
satlsfaction,aud show their appreciation of him
by electing Hon. Webster Street to be their
District Attorney. (Ureal applause.)
F. .11. Shaw seconded the nomination
of Webster Street ns ho behoved him to
bo "a true Hepublican and a true citi
zen." On motion of F. A. Shaw tho nomina
tion was mado by acclamation.
Nominations for Probate Judgo wero
passed over until a later time.
For Assessor, John Y. T. Smith
nominated John Gray, a nomination
that was unanimously ratified.
At this point the Chairman announced
that a telegram had been received from
Washington giving tho information that
John H. Irwin, of Keokuk, Iowa, had
been nominated by the President to be
Governor of Arizona. Tho news took
the Convention somewhat by surprise,
but three loyal and hearty cheers wero
given for tho now Governor.
For County Surveyor H. K. Patrick
was the only candidate and received the
endorsement of the Convention.
Upon motion the Convention ad
journed till 7 p. in.
Kwnlng Session.
The evening session was called to
order at 7:2o. The first thing in
order being nominations for Council
man, Mr. George W. Chapman placed
in nomination Ex-Governor It. C.
Powers, who received an able second
from Mr. W. S. Millis. N. A. Morford
was placed in nomination by II. L.
Wharton. In a speech of some length
Mr. Wharton spoke in high praise of his
W. S. Millis then moved that tho vot
ing for candidates should bo dono by
ballot. II. L. Wharton moved that ft
be laid on the table. Carried bv a vote
of 20 to 17.
The names of N. A. Morford and H.
C. Powers wero then voted upon for
Councilman by precincts, with the fol
lowing result: Powers 20, N. A. Mor
ford 25.
Upon bcitm called upon for a speech
Governor Powers spoke as follows:
I regret that any question of dissatisfaction
has urlsen In this convention over the position
for Councilman. I have told all my
friends that I did not desire the nomination. I
was sincere, and until some of my friends had
compromised themselves by the attitude that
they had taken, I had mado up my mind that I
would nominate Mr. Morford. 1 would have
been glad to have seen him the nominee of our
party, but as the convention In Its wisdom has
decided between Mr. Morford and myself, I take
the notion of the convention as final, and will
try to do the best I can for the ticket lu this
county, and I shall canvass tho county In tho
Interests of the Republican party.
Friends of Mr. Zullck, I desire you to notify
him at once that ho has an opponent in the
Held, and invito him from his home In New
Jersey (buughtcr) to come buck here to the
desert fields of Arizona and discuss the ques
tions that may come before these people. I
want him to defend his record, I want his
friends to notify him that I shall attack him,
and I shall attack It In no moderate terms. Ho
must come forward and defend It Ho came to
this Territory with a commission in his pocket;
lie served you as Governor for about four vears,
and at tho end of his teun, when the Demo
cratic Convention, which convened in this
house, tried to endorse his administration, after
wrangling for overall hour and a half he only
got oue vote. Now, gentlemen, for a man after
serving the Democratic party four years, and
who can come before his party in Contention,
and can receive but one vote in favor of his
administration, there must be something wrong.
The Convention that met hero a few weeks
n go for the purpose of nominating Mark Smith
for Congressln their platform stated themselves
to be In favor of abolishing all useless olllces,
especially tho offices of Attorney General, Com
missioner of Immigration, Territorial Geologist
ami Superintendent of Public Instruction. Now
1 want Mr. Zullck's friends to tell Mr. Zullck to
come here to make an explanation how it was
that when Mr. Zullck had a two-thirds majority
In both Houses that they increased the salary
of the Attorney General from $1000 tol-IWOn
year. Why didn't they abolish It? Mr. Zullck
Is charged with using his influence to allow tho
emoluments of tho office to be Increased for the
benefit ol his personal friends.
Up to that tlmo the office of Territorial Geo
logist wasraerely nominal, but for tho purpose
of giving ills friend, Dr. Trlppel, a position ho
used his influence to attach a salary and.un
llmtted mileage and traveling expenses to the
office. When they had the power to do so they
did not abolish the office, but they want to
abolish it now. There is not a child in Arizona
but can see through such demagoglsm as that.
There are other things I want him to explain.
I want him to explain tho addition of taw to
the salary of tho 'District Judges of the
Territory. I understand It was through his
advice that tho Fourteenth Legislature in
creased the pay of the District Judges from
fOOO to (l'.MO, but in a tit of retrenchment after
recommending it, he vetoed It.
After he advised his party to pass It, he
turned on them. "Oh, I am better than my
party I will save the people. My party, they
are willing to rob tho people, but 1 will save
them. I, tho virtuous Zullck. (Applause.)
1 want Mr. Zullck as a man of honor to come
up and explain how It was that ho got his
friends Into a hole In that sort of a way and
then deserted them,
Then tho Commissioner of Immigration.
There Is somo trouble about that I want him to
explain. There was no Democrat who wanted
to do away with that ollico when the Democratic
party hail tho power to abolish It, Hut, no,
ho had special favorites ho wanted to put
into that office ami ho could not do it
all at once. Ho wanted to put In
Mr. Farlsh, so he got Mr Cameron King to ac
cept tho ollico temporarily. Mr King was the
sort of a fellow who thought It would bo no
particular harm to take advantage of tho little
fellow from New Jersey, so he had it placed in
the code that the Governor could not remove
tho Commissioner of Immigration. There aro
several things that 1 want Mr. Zullck to explain.
I want his friends to get him here, and they
can't get him hero too quick. I don't want to
bo forced o go to New Jersey to get on his trail.
Now, gentlemen of tho Convention, I thank
you very highly for tho honor you havo con
ferred upon me, and if there is anything In my
record lhat is orydark, I shall try to throw a
little calcium light on it. (Applause.)
Mr. Morford I wish to make a
motion that the nomination of K. C.
Powers be made unanimous in this Con
vention. Motion carried.
Tho next in order of business was the
nomination for Assemblyman. Hon.
J. Y. T. Smith placed in nomination
tho name of Joseph R. Mullen. II. L.
Wharton then placed in nomination tho
name of Ed S. Gill, which was seconded
by Dr. Scott Helm. On motion they
were unanimously elected.
Upon being called upon for a speech
Mr. Gill spoke as follows:
vention: When Daniel Webster made his great
speech In tho Senate In reply to Mr. Hnyne, of
South Carolina, ho prefaced his remarks by
linage jindjgainstHhtfSond!ng mcas?
lijjLr--rj .i T:"
saying; "Mr. President, I shall enter Upon no
encomiums upon Massachusetts. She needs
none." So 1 will say to you, gentlemen of the
Contention, I shall enter upon noecomlums
on tho Republican party; she needs none.
8h6 comes before you with a record so bright
nd clear that "Ilo who runs may read," and
were I to talk from now until tomorrow's dawn
ami from then unto another dawn, I could not
mention all tho prominent acts of tho Republi
can party since Us formation in ISM. (Ap-
Thc Reiiublican nartv in onenlmr Its cam
paign in iSVS, mademanv promises, which the
present Congress has fulfilled to tho letter. Tho
Congress elected that year told you It would
1)0 a working Congress. When It went to tho
Capitol It would go there to do something for
tho Nation, ami under tho leadership of that
grand son of tho Tine Tree State. Thos. II.
Reed, (applause) and Major McKlnloy, it did
more than has ever before been dono by any
Congress In tho history of tho Nation, and
never was thoro so much dono, to the great
advanuigoof the people, as has been by the
present Congress that closes Its first session to
morrow. Coming down to local politics, tho Republi
can party of this county commends the plat
form adopted by tho Republican Territorial
Convention, and the platform adopted this
morning, and It proposes to stand by any state
ment It makes. It pledges Its candidates to
glvo to this county an honest and economical
administration. It pledges Its effiirts to abolish
all needless Territorial offices and to reduce
Territorial taxes, and If I am elected and I be
lieve I will bo I shall use my best endeavors to
carry out tho pledges made.
Gentlemen, I do not know that I should say
more. (Cries of "go on"). I do not know that I
should say more, but certainly this Is tho proud
est moment of my life. Far back In the old
Huckcye stato, there Is a good old mother, to
whom shall go ticking over tho wires totilnht
tho news that I havo been honored by my fellow-citizens
In Arizona (applause), so she may
know that although her boy Is far away, as ho
has been for years, ho has tried to le a man,
and be honorable, or ho never would have been
given this honor. (Cheers ami prolonged ap
plause). In responso to calls for a speech from
J. R. Mullen, he said:
It Is not necessary 'or mo to get out and make
you a speech, so I will just say that I thank you
for the nonor you have conferred upon me, and
I will do the best I can to elect tho entire Re
publican ticket.
The noxt in tho order of business was
tho nomination for Probato Judge. Mr.
J. H. Woodward being tho only candi
date was unanimously nominated. Mr.
Woodward nddressod'the Convention in
a short speech, thanking the Convention
for the honor conferred upon him.
The names of J. T. Priest, E. R. Kirk
land and J. L. Gant were placed in
nomination as members of the Hoard of
Supervisors. Tho names were balloted
upon with the following result: Priest
ID, Kirkland 38, Gant 12.
The Chair announced Messrs. Priest
and Kirkland to be tho candidates for
Sujervisors. Upon motion, the conven
tion then took a short recess to enable
tho delegates to select members for the
Hepublican County Central Committee.
The following names wero selected:
Phccuix precinct Scott Helm, W. S.
Millis, N. A. Morford, W. A. Hancock,
L. J. Wood, F. W. Gatko and II. L.
Tempo precinct J. M. Mullen, A.
J. Peters, Sam Hroivn and lx)n Forsee.
.Mesa precinct W. M. Newall, James
Wilkins and Win. Kimball.
Lehi precinct H. Simpkins.
Orine precinct M. II. Calderwood.
Huckcye precinct U. G. McWilliams.
Lower Gila Rend John S. Anderson.
Gila Rend Oscar L. Pease.
Agua Caliente W. II. Dickenson,
McDowell E. P. S. Andrews.
Wickenbttrg F. L. Prill.
Vulture A. I). McGinnis.
Cave Creek A. G. Rradstreet.
Peoria II. C. Mann.
Cartwright S. S. Green.
Enterprise John .Mullen.
Highland John Anderson.
Motion made and carried that the
members of tho County Central Com
mute meet immediately after the Con
vention adjourned. After n motion
thanking the chairman and secretary
for the able manner in which they had
conducted the Convention, the Conven
tion adjourned.
County Central Committee.
After the adjournment of the Conven
tion the County Central Committee met
for organization.
N. A. Morford was elected Chairman
and L. J. Wood, Secretary.
As the Executive Committo the fol
lowing gentlemen wero i-elected: W.
A. Hancock and II. L. Wharton, of
Phccnix; Ixm Forsce, of Tempo: W. II.
Kimball, of Mesa; M. II. Calderwood,
of Orme. The Chairman and Secretary
were added to the Executive Committee.
The committeo then adjourned to
meet subject to call of Chair.
l'rcclnct Nominations.
After tho conclusion of the business of
tho convention, the delegates of Phumix
precinct held a separate session and
mado the following nominations: Jus
tices of tho Peace, George W. Rarnard
and Willis 0. Huson; Constable, S. W.
The delegates from other precincts
made no nominations.
Michael Schwab, Anarchist.
Chicago, September 2!). This morn
ing Judge Gresham took up an applica
tion for a writ of habeas corpus for the
releaso from the penitentiary of Michael
Schwab, Anarchist, sent to tho peniten
tiary for life. The attorney filed a
special demurrer, setting forth that all
tho allegations in the petition were in
sufficient to warrant the granting of the
prayer. Schwab's attorney asked for
time to cxamino the demurrer. Tho
Court gave him until 2 o'clock this after
noon. This afternoon Judge Gresham decided
that he did not have sufficient grounds
for a writ of habeas corpus, and sus
tained tho Attorney-General's demurrer.
Solomon secured permission to amend
tho petition.
I'luenlx Huso Hall Nine.
A meeting of the Phumix Baseball
Club was held last evening at Goldman's
for tho purposo of perfecting nrrago
ments for the fall tournament, to bo
held in this city during fair week. The
Secretary was instructed to invito tho
Tucson b.iseball club to compete for
prizes during tho fair, and to pay their
travelling and hotel expenses during
their stay here. Tho folfwing commit
tees wero appointed: On Finance,
Messrs. Murphy, Wallbridge and Fleish
man. Committeo on Grounds, Messrs.
Shearer, McNulty and Widmer. The
meeting adjourned to meet Friday,
October 3, at 8 p. in.
Coiiiincnillni; I'ri-sldi'nt Hayes.
Cincinnati, September 29. In the
National Prison Congress today the
chaplains in attendance upon tho con
gress passed a resolution commending
those portions of President Hayes'
opening speech which set forth the
theory that the community was respon
sible, morally, for the crimes committed
in it.
to'appreheTgthatUiarterjKwld' ;MpacityritheireightJniSAWcaridrop
unfavorably.affectUhPresidenUVagree;! froi6tb"100tiii-Ediylitey
Trying lo Finish Work on
tho TarilT.
No Vote Reached on the Con
ference Report.
Several Senators Embrace the Oppor
tunity to Make Speeches
Minor 3Iattcrs Passsed.
AVasiiixotox, September 20. The
conferees report on the bill for the relief
of settlers on tho Northern Pacific rail
road indemnity lands was agreed to.
Tho aggregate appropriations now
amount to 1(0,002,008. Tho report was
agreed to Senator Aldrich said ho
should ask for a vote on the bill as soon
as it could possibly bo had.
Mr. Morgan having referred to Mr.
Sherman's recent letter to Erastus
Wiman, Mr. Sherman said that the
fitatemcnts thciein wero consistent with
tho position. Ho always held that it
was by mutual legislation, not by treaties,
reciprocity measures would bo carried
out. At the close of Mr. Morgan's
speech Mr. Aldrich called for a vote on
the conference report. This was op
posed by Mr. Cockrell who said Mr.
Carlisle desired to speak but was some
what indisposed today.
Mr. Aldrich asked for unanimous con
sent for a vote at 4 o'clock tomorrow,
but Mr. Cockrell objected. .Mr. Sher
man addressed the Senate on n general
defense of tho principle of protection.
Somo provisions of the bill were too high
and tome too low, but ho admitted the
impossibility of framing a measure to
suit every interest.
Mr. Aldrich said that the conference
report and bill as modified by it Were
printed, and ho did not deem" any fur
ther explanation of its "provi
sions necessary. Ho hoped the Sen
ate would be able to reach a vote
on the report at an t'.irly hour this after
noon. He had no knowledge of the in
tention of Senators on the other side of
the Chamber in regard to debate, but
was awaro of the anxiety of the Sena
tors on both sides to arrive at an early
conclusion of tho business session, and
with that object in view he should ask
for a vote as soon ns it could iwsaibly be
had. Mr. Morgan made a lengthy
speech on the tariiT. He be
lieved the new law to bo n beacon of
prosperity to tho whole country.
As to the reciprocity feature there was
nothing new in the idea of reciprocity.
As to sugar, ho would have given the
people free sugar up to No. 20, Dutch
standard, in the belief that some of the
higher grades would enter into consump
tion without having passed through re
fineries. As to hinder twine, lie felt
that tho manufacturers hail probably
taken advantage of tho opiwrtunity anil
demanded giossly unreasonable prices,
but had done as "much as other human
beings did, even farmers taking advan
tage of high market prices. In conclu
sion, Mr. Sherman expressed hope that
tno manufacturers would avoid these
trusts that gave popular discontent and
would incite fair competition and give
the people the benefits thereof, and of
cheaper production. If they did not do
so. he would be as ready to vote for a
repnal of tho bill as ho is now ready to
voto for it.
Mr. Paddock addressed the Senate,
and said that he must vote against the
conference report. Ho could not con
sider this great economic problem nsone
entirely political in its nature, uflecting,
as it did, interests most vital to his im
mediate constituency and the entire
West. He should not attempt to state
in detail his objections to the report,
but should draw particular attention to
the action of tht) committee on tho sugar
schedule nnd its relation to other pro
tected interests in the bill. He
criticised the. treatment given the
beet sugar interest, and said
it was not pleasant to contemplate,
nordid it particularly incline n Senator
from a Stato whero a strong and most
promising commencement had been
made in tho development of such an
industry to voto for the report, lie
since hoped the reuort would not be
adopted and a now conference ordered.
The conference report was laid aside
informally without action.
Mr. Hoar reported from the committee
a resolution which was adopted de
claring Senators from North and South
Dakota. Montana and Wyoming were
entitled to compensation from tho date
of the admission of those States.
Mr. Morgan ollered a resolution
which was agreed to, calling on the
President for copies of all ortlers and
instructions since March 1, respecting
the regulation of fur seal fisheries in
Alaska or Hehring Sea.
House bill defining the duties of
Sergeant-at-aviiis was passed.
Individual Pension bills on calendar
wero taken up and passed, forty-four in
twenty-fivo minutes.
Senato bill granting right of way
across Fort Assinaboino Military Reser
vation to the Great Northern 'Railway
passed. Adjourned.
Ill the House.
Washington, September 2D. Speaker
Reed laid before the House n bill to de
fine and regulate the jurisdiction of the
United States Courts with tho Senate
amendments thereto. Mr. Taylor, of
Ohio, moved non-concurrence in the
On motion of Mr. Carter, of Montana,
tho Senate amendment to tho House
bill for the disposal of the Fort Ellis
Military Reservation in Montana was
non-concurreu in and a conlerenco was
Tlio Conference report on tho bill to
increase tho efficiency of the signal
corps, nnnv nnd transfer, nnd weather
scrvico to the Agricultural Department
was agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Payroll, of Illinois,
tho Senato bill was passed extending
for one year timo for payment by set
tlers on public lands in case of drought.
Tho Senate joint resolution passed re
questing Secretaries ot btato, war,
Treasury and Navy Departments to sub-
mil to Congress propositions for enact
ment into n law of tho recommendation
of the International Murine Conference.
On motion of Mr. Caldwell, of Ohio, a
bill was passed to prevent tho desecra
tion of the United States flag by print
ing thereon of any painting or adver
tisements. The Hoiiho then took a recess.
At the evening session the Senate bills
wcie passed for the sale of the Klamath
River Indian Reservation, granting of
the Newport and King's Valley Railroad
Company a right of way through the
Silctiz Indian Reservation and some
Return from llelirliiR Hen In mi Uimeii
worthy Condition.
San Fkancisco, September 20. The
steamer Umatilla arrived tills morning
from Victoria and Pugct Sound ports.
Among her passengers was Lieutenant
Hroadbent of the Revenue Cutter
Oliver Wolcott which latter, it was said,
was to proceed to Hehring Sea to arrest
approaching beulcrs. The Lieutenant
comes here to relieve Lieutenant Hen
ham of the United States tug Hartly,
in tho customs' Fervice. Before Lieu
tenant Hroadbent left Port Townsend
where the Wolcott is lying, orders for
him to proceed to Hehring Sea were
countermanded from the department at
Washington. The probable reason of
this was that she is In an unseaworthy
condition. She put into Port Townsend
to have her boilers repaired. The state
ment that the steamer Bertha, which
leaves for Kodiak tomorrow, would
take the Wolcott's place, is denied by
her owner.
They Sot I'lro to Kefcldcnrcx and a School
IIiiiim) ullli KrrMn nnd Then Io
Homo to lied.
Nai'A, Cal., September 29. James
Flamont, son of a well-known olive
grower, only 20 years old, was arrested
tonight on three separate charges of
arson nnd placed in the County Jail.
Officers are now looking out for Lee
Horrell, aged 17. for two charges of
Last Friday, Detective John Curtin,
of San Francisco, accompanied by
Special Agent W. F. Sewall, of the
Home Mutual Insurance Company,
arrived in Napa and began looking into
the origin of the numerous fires which
the town has been subject to the last
two years. Flamont and Horrell were
the ringleaders of a partv of boys and In
each case performed all the work of
setting fire to the buildings. Others
were simply onlookers.
The plan of operations by tho boys
was to saturate straw or rairs with
kerosene, then on the top pile to place n
lighted candle one inch long. They
would then go home and to bed.
' Flamont was charged with setting fire
to II. J. Haddley's residence, temporarily
occupied; two years ago to tho public
school hou'c; last July to a cottage
owned by August Muller. In only the
first named case was the attempt" suc
cessful. Seven or eight other attempts
are also credited to him, but no positive
evidence is procurable.
The Horrell boy is charged in aiding
in the two last named fires. After his
arrest Flamont confessed to setting fire to
Haddley's house and Muller's house but
denied having anything to do with the
school house lire. He was takon before
Justice Thompson and his bail fixed at
Alnrm Felt nt tlio Incessant ItnliiA on tho
San Fkancioco, September 29. The
Associated Press dispatches from a great
many places in the State indicate that
the rainy season has commenced. Tele
grams announce that rain has fallen in
Auburn, Vacaville, Nevada City, Oro
ville, St. Helena, Corning, Marysville,
etc. In some places the damage done
haslxjen infantcssimal, but in others,
as at St. Helena, it is thought that un
less the rain ceases, the damage done to
raisins and grapes has been extremely
heavy. There was quite a heavy fall of
rain in San Francisco today.
San Dieoo, September 29, It ha.
been raining in this county lor several
days in an intermittent fashion, and
the probabilities are for more. Raisin
growers of Cajon, Sweetwater and other
fruit valleys are in a gloomy mood, and
say that if clear weather does not come
soon it will result in a loss of over $100,
000, and the raisin crop, which prom
ised to nearly double the output of last
year, will bo reduced to an average. The
present storm is the heaviest ever
known in San Diego during September.
Tuacv, Cal., September 29. Half
an inch of rain fell last night and
since then there lias been a regular
down-pour of one inch and twenty
hundrcths and is still raining. Over
20,000 sacks of grain uro "in Ibis
vicinity mostly covered with straw
and 1000 in stacks.
Carson, New, September 29. Drizl
ing rains all day. At the district fair's
first dav there were no races.If the rn'iis
keep up it will bo necessary to keep oft
tno tracK as it is Heavy.
Crooked l'ostiiiastri Work.
Washington, September 29. In the
investigation Into tho charges against
Postmaster Wheat today, William Brad
ley testified he had been on the House
postoflico pay roll for March and April
under diflerent names. He did no
work but drew aliout $ 100, all of which
went to Wheat's son, except $15.
Walter Wheat, the postmaster's son,
testified ho did most of tho work for
which Bradley was paid and was en
titled to the money he received.
Tho President will leave Wash
ington Monday for the purpose of at
tending the Grand Army Reunions at
Galesburg, III., on October 8, at
Ottumwa, la., on October 0, nnd at
Tojioka, Kan., on October 10. He ex
pects to return to Washington by Oc
tober 14.
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Hurley Has Somo Experi
ence in Ireland. -
No Wonder the Irish Are
The Mass of the Irish People Left
Entirely at the Mercy of
the Authorities.
London, September 29. John Morley
spoke at St. Helens, tonight, to a large
audience. He gave a graphic account of
his experiences during his recent tour of
Ireland. He gave instances illustrating
arbitrary and tyrannical methods of the
Irish authorities.
A week ago John Dillon went to ad
dress constituencies in Kast Mavo. Mr.
Dillon found the platform of the station
surrounded bv police and the military,
and was told if he used illegal lan
guage it would bo the magistrate's duty to
disperse the meeting. Now this simply
meant the Magistrate would be tho '
Judce as to w hether Dillon's language
would bo legal or illegal and in tho
second place what appeared almost in
credible, it meant if Dillon used lan
guage that the Magistrate considered
illegal, it was the Magistrate's duty to
disperse tho meeting with baton and
The Tipperary prosecutions had
cruelly blighted the hopes of the Union
ists and given the lie to their rose-
colored pictures. Tho proceedings of
the last fortnight in Tipperary would
have the inevitable effect of rallying
every Nationalist, lay and clerical, and
of once more closing the Nationalists'
He (Morelv) had been criticized for
going to Ireland. Balfour would neither
go to Ireland himself nor let anyone
else go. He (Morelv) went to Tipperary
uecause ne leit mat tno proceedings
there marked the turning point in Great
Britain and because he felt that the
Government was going to drive a nail
into its colli n and be wanted to see
the first blow of the hammer.
When he arrived at Tipperary gather
ings of people were few in number and
no obstruction offered He never saw
such an act of folly as the attitude of the
authorities. Colonel Caddell stated in
the Court room that it was one of the
most disorderly gatherings he ever
Three or four English ladies, who
occupied scats in the court room, laughed
at the absurdity of Caddell's statement.
It has been asserted that he (Morley)
and his companions were followed to
court by an immense multitude. This
he nbso'lutely denied. At no time did
the armed men, who defend tho court
house, number less than three to five
ngaiiistcivilians. It was an insignificant
and harmless a crowd as lie ever saw in
his life.
The police refused admission to tho
townsmen and he Haw a solicitor flung
violently from theTgates and assaulted.
O'Brien went out with Dillon and Har
rison and protested against the exclu
sion of the people. The police drew
batons without the shadow of provoca
tion and blood began to flow freely.
He saw no stones thrown. He would
undertake to say that a couple of Eng
lish constables would have done every
thing necessary to guard access to the
Court. Harrison went out to constables
and expostulated but the only reply was
a blow on tho head causing blood to flow
freely. He (Morely) saw a constable
strike rejwrter Keating a murderous
blow on the mouth drawing blood and
knocking him from the wall.
Outside the gates the police used their
batons ferociously upon the heads and
bodies of defenseless townsmen, several
of whom were brought in dripping with
blood. He (Morley) went to Colonel
Caddell and told him he ought to open
tho jrates and admit the people.
Then he went into tho court room, but
found nobody except two magistrates
and a few reporters. After the gates
were opened and everybody who wished
to were admitted, the court room was
not tilled with a "tumultuous" throng, of
which Colonel Coddel had spoken, but
was as quiet and orderly as if in church.
The rioting was wholly on one side. If
Colonel Caddel acted in the first place
as he did in deference to his (Morley's)
wishes, there would not have been a
tittle of disorder.
The whole thing was a clumsy blunder,
but to commit a blunder when dealing
with armed men was a crime. If Bal
four produced in tho Commons what
was published as an oilicial version of
the affair, he (Morely) would riddle it to
pieces in ten minutes. To .resort to
batons was deplorable, lawless, and a
cowardly outrage.
Balfour's system was responsible for
these scenes. Through three and a half
years Belfour defended every act of the
executive through thick and thin, right
or wrong, from the odious and wicked
slaughter at Mitchelletown onward.
Bolfour always lefused to institute effec
tive public inquiry, he always denied
the truth of the charges made against
the police. He always refused to believe
a word of an Irish Member of Parliament
and thus tho Irish peoplo had been left
wholly nt the mercies of the authorities
without any supervision, without help
and without hope.
No wonder the Irish people did not
respect tho law I No wonder tliey hated
the Government which inspired such
abuse of executive force.
To Consider tlio Eight-hour Law.
Washington, September 29. The
President today promised the Labor
Committeo that when Congress ad
journed ho Mould give consideration to
the eight-hour law and would insist
upon a strict enforcement of if in tho
Government buildings. Ho expressed
himself earnestly desirous of furthering
the interest of the working men.
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